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I’d Buy that for a Dollar! Would you?

I am toying with the idea of running a 99 cent sale on Blood of the Tainted. For those that don’t know, this is my most recent horror novel release, and my first foray into Vampire horror. 989 more words

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I’m Going to Whisper Sweet Nothings in your Ear

Sometimes, a character introduces themselves to you in such a fashion that you cannot ignore them. It is not a simple matter of them appearing to say hello and settling back down to wait their turn to be written. 1,226 more words

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The First Step Toward Permanent Growth

Today was the day! A new milestone was reached and a marker laid. The foundations of growth are being laid, and the winds of change are blowing through my writerly sails. 1,072 more words

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Why I Feel Like a Polar Bear in the Jungle

After close to a week, I am finally back in the land of the living, and I will tell you what, it is a damned strange place. 1,216 more words

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Writing What is Hot to Sell More Books

When I first started writing, one of the key things I was always told is, write what you know. This, to me, was common sense. It is surely better to write about things, or locations you know, twisting and tweaking them into different places, but using the same base. 788 more words

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Weekly Writing Wrap-up 08-02-15

The first week of February passed by like a flash. I really don’t know where the days went. I mean that. If I think back it is like they did not exist. 877 more words

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Guest Post: The Horror in Crime Fiction

It is my pleasure to introduce my first guest author of the year, Sharon A Crawford to my blog. She has a very interesting post to share with you all today, discussing horror, and how it can be used in crime fiction. 1,035 more words

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