Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mmmmm, first chapter.

It makes or breaks you, my friend. Have you ever picked up a book, loved the cover, loved the back cover and opened it to the first chapter only to put it back after the first paragraph? Why did you put … Continue reading

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To plot or not to plot?

Plot or wing it? Now, usually you’ll hear me spout some nonsense “Write it how it needs to be written” or “what works for me won’t work for you”. However, in this one instance, I believe that one side produces … Continue reading

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Said bookisms

Let’s have some fun. Said bookisms. Yep. I’m going there. I’ve heard hundreds of arguments about this. Hundreds. I’m not kidding. Here is what I’ve come down to. If you are looking for a traditional publisher, nix ‘em. Traditional editors … Continue reading

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Indie pub or traditional pub?

Let’s start things off with a bang. Indie pub or traditional pub? (And don’t ask me my thoughts about vanity press.) Well, let’s break stuff down. Janet Reid raises some interesting points about wanting to go from self-pub to traditional … Continue reading

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