Category Archives for Author Tips Tuesday

Author Tip Tuesday – Goodreads Cracked

It's been a while since I've posted Author Tip Tuesday. Let's talk about Goodreads. If you're an active reader you probably love Goodreads. It's a great place to engage with other readers, keep track

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Author Tip Tuesday – 5 Steps to Writing Quickly

Do you want to write that first draft faster? I developed 5 steps that can get you from idea to publishing in the nick of time. Here's what I do: 1 – STEP SHEET I discovered the step sheet concept

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Author Tip Tuesday: 15 things I have/know now (2017) I didn’t have/know then (2012)

  What they say is true: Hind sight is 20/20. Or this fabulous/painful old adage, “I wish I knew then what I know now.” Or my favorite, “Youth is wasted on the young.” :0 I've

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Author Tip Tuesday – Tip #24 The White Room Syndrome

First off – HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope you find these writing tips will help you get your writing mojo on for 2017 🙂 Q4U: Would you like to see these tips put into a book form? There are two more

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Author Tip Tuesday – Tip #23 Back Story, Flashbacks, and Foreshadowing

Back Story, Flashbacks, and Foreshadowing Back story is the story that happened before your story starts. As the writer, it's good to know the history of your characters—what brought them to the place

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Author Tip Tues – Tips #21 Point of View

Since I can't think of a Point of View image, I'm just going to show you the view out my window right now. Yes, I love living here. 🙂 This tip is for beginning writers and it's important that it's

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Author Tip Tuesday – Tip # #20 Protagonist vs Antagonist

In case you don't know, and some people don't and that's okay, Protagonist is a fancy word for Main Character. Harry Potter is a protagonist. Katniss Everdeen is a protagonist. Also referred to as the

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Author Tip Tuesday – Tip #19 Characters Who Have, uh, Character

Why do we sometimes say that a person we know is “quite a character”? You know the type I'm talking about. This person is distinctive, amusing, mystical, humorous, larger than life, etc. In

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