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You Could Be Write by E. R. Smythe, notes to a writer from her character

You Could Be Write by E. R. Smythe, notes to a writer from her character. Hi, I am Sir E. Robert Smythe in service to Queen Sage of Gwill. I am her Head Galactic Safety Ambassador, working to help young … Continue reading

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Six Tips You Can Use To Add Emotion and Take Your Fiction from Good to Unforgettable by Charlee Allden

Guest Post Time! Introducing Charlee Allden, writer of the fantastic Arena Dogs series! Take it away, Charlee!   Authors know that emotion is the key to engaging readers in the story, but we’re often urged to trim backstory and inner … Continue reading

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A Relatively Painless Research Strategy with Therese Martin

Let’s talk research! I’d like to introduce you to Therese Martin!   I hate research! Some writers have that initial, instinctive reaction; it’s a necessity they would rather avoid, and research-phobia can keep writers from moving into new genres. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Setting Writing Goals: April 2017

  How’s it going, writers? Did you write in April? I hope you did. I hope words flowed from your fingers and characters and worlds came to life through you. This month, I focused on writing articles, business copy, and … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Writing

Hey, writers. I’m guest-posting about anthropology and research at AR DeClerck’s blog, Amy Reads and Writes. Come check it out: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Writing. Write on, Darlene  

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Three Things Times Three by Veronica Scott

I’m excited to announce a new guest post by Veronica Scott. Thanks, Veronica for sharing your insight in this wonderful article!   I’m honored to be one of your first science fiction romance guest authors! Thanks for inviting me to … Continue reading

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Piercing the Shadows of Cyberpunk

Dear Writers, I’d like to introduce you to a fantastic sci fi writer who loves the genre! JC Hay graciously volunteered to write a guest blog when I told him about a friend of mine who loves the genre and … Continue reading

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