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Characters Don’t Listen to Us

Snippets of an Author’s Life: Post 7 So many authors have said it: their characters start doing what they want, deviating from the original plan. “Hey, that’s not the conflict I had in mind for you!” As outside observers, we … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Self-Publishing and Why You Should Keep At It

Originally posted on Writing Is Hard Work:
Sometimes the self-publishing game can be quite discouraging. We write a mediocre novel, give it to beta readers, focus groups, writing groups, and make it better.  We take some writing courses, improve our…

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