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The Importance of Choosing the Right Music for Your Book Trailer

A little while back, I posted a link to my cheezy amateur book trailer. I chose a song by Austra, called Hurt Me Now. Something about the song captured the darkness and desperation of my protagonist’s story. It’s always amazed … Continue reading

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Book Trailer Fun

Creating a visual with music helps you step into your story world I made a cheezy amateur “book trailer” for my work-in-progress…. I had never used Windows Movie Maker or anything before, so it was kind of an experiment. Made … Continue reading

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Setting as Character

I came across a great post on world-building, by Magical Words. It got me thinking about my own work-in-progress, Last Leaf Falls. I’ve been struggling a little bit with the setting, maybe because it’s based in the real world (sort of), … Continue reading

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My Tea Has Gone Cold (Inspiration–It’s Hot)

This post was inspired by a question I once posed on my Facebook, which was “Does anybody else repeatedly pour themselves a big cup of hot tea only to forget about it until it’s ice cold?” Apparently, I’m not alone … Continue reading

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Point of View

As you may know, I’m currently editing the completed first draft of my first novel. And I’m struggling a bit with point of view. As it is, my novel is told from the first person point of view of my … Continue reading

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The Procrastination Demon

I procrastinate. I am ridiculously good at it. If there were classes to be taught on the art of procrastination, or if people were interested in a “How to Procrastinate” book, I would be on that like mold on a … Continue reading

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Out of The Writer’s Book Closet and Into the Real World, Sort Of

So here I am. I got as far as signing up for a new blog, figured out my name, and my little tag line, chose a template, added widgets, and now…I’m stuck. I have no idea how to start this … Continue reading

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