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Free Indie Novelist Summit starts tomorrow!

If you’re interested in finally writing, publishing and marketing your first novel, then keep reading. Brian Berni, best-selling author and creator of Authorstech.com, has just announced his latest project, and it’s a going to be amazing! He’s pulled together SCORES of the most successful names in indie publishing to share their best tips, strategies, and

Why I read

If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. ~ Stephen King You can find amazing things between the covers—actual or virtual—of a book. I’ve been a book lover since I first sounded out the words detailing Spot the dog’s adventures. As

Power of the prompt

For more than a year, I wrote a weekly blog post called The Sunday Squirrel. I picked a word or concept as a prompt and wrote a short scene about it. The scenes were written and published immediately, with minimal editing. Looking back, I’m shocked that I was brave enough to put the results of

Breaking through the wall

What do you do when you hit a wall in your writing? I’m under a tight—self-imposed—deadline to get Blind Justice to my editor and I was absolutely stuck on how to approach the climactic scene. I only work with loose outlines and don’t usually have a solid idea for the ending until I’m more than