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Monthly Wrap-Up: August #writersjourney #writingupdate

I haven’t done one of these in a while! As you might have noticed, I’ve added a new feature to my blogging schedule: Bookish Stuff. I share reviews, new releases and news about my writing on Mondays. Fallen Princeborn: Stolen by @jeanleesworld #bookreview Book Club Questions: Magic at Midnight #newrelease #books New Book Release: ThunderTree …

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Insecure Writer's Support Group

Burning Questions #IWSG

It’s the first Wednesday of the month! I would like to start out this post by thanking everyone who had participated in my July book promotion either via blog posts or reviews. Sandra Cox: Magic at Midnight (review) Jacqui Murray: Great Fantasy Books from Indie Authors (review) Juneta Key: Magical Pegasi (guest post and review) …

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A to Z Challenge

Opening Up

O is for Opening. There’s always a debate about what makes for great and memorable stories. It’s easy enough: a story that pulls you in emotionally and won’t let go even after the book is finished. But how do you write that? There are many formulas out there on how to write a proper story. There …

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A to Z Challenge

Making a Living as a Writer

M is for Making. We’ve all heard the stories of overnight successes, one hit wonders and other improbable ways writers have raked in the money. But for those of us who have stories part of our blood, we will always write. Which means that at some point our writing should do more than just look …

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A to Z Challenge

Knowledge and Where to Find it

K is for Knowledge. Sometimes it can be hard to know where to turn to for the right info when you want to learn how to write and how to become a great writer. I’ve been looking at my search history and the books in my personal library and decided to set up a list to …

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A to Z Challenge

Ill-prepared: Fear of Success and of Failure

I is for Ill-prepared. To continue with the theme for everything writerly, I decided to share what it’s like to suddenly be published without any warning. In June/July last year I wrote stories for a competition. Not all of the stories I planned at that time could be written – some of them just weren’t …

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