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Morgan Kelly Blog Tour

A big welcome to Morgan Kelley, who is guest-blogging today.  I had a look at the extensive list of books she’s written, and I’m really interested in her newest offerings: The Harcourte Vampyre Society series Dangerous Revelations (1) July 2014 Dangerous … Continue reading

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What the hoo-hah is a marketing plan, and where do I buy one???

Lately I’ve been seeing the phrase, “marketing plan”, as in “You need a…”. Oh?  Thought what I had in mind was pretty good: 1.  Write a book 2.  Get book published 3.  The crowd goes wild, and they are lining … Continue reading

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“Pong” vs. “3-D Tennis”: Bringing Life to your Storyline’s Dialogues

I’m pretty much dating myself, but I have to ask:  Does anyone remember “Pong”?  That was the very first TV/computer-ish game to come out, and my family was enthralled.  It consisted of two vertical bars on either side of the … Continue reading

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Potted Plants…er, I mean, Plotter or Pantser

To the non-author, the terms “plotter” and “pantser” might seem very strange.  “Pantser” sounds like someone who is fond of giving reverse wedgies.  Or maybe a frat member with too much time and beer on his hands.  “Plotter” sounds like someone … Continue reading

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