Jan 19

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-Seven

    Number Twenty-Seven Have A Clear Understanding Of Success   How do you define your success as a writer? Is it measured by how many books you release? Maybe by how many books you sell? What about by how many awards you win? Something else, perhaps? For most authors, but by no means all, …

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Jan 16

THWT Question for 16 JAN 2018

Here is today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question:   If you are not now writing full time now, when do you plan to quit your day job to be a full time author?   Keep Loving!    

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Jan 12

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-Six

  Number Twenty-Six There Are No Limits   I’m talking about limits on what you can write. There is no essential difference between writing a short story, a novella, a novel, a teleplay, a screenplay, or an audio book. (And yes, you can write something aimed at being an audio book only.) The limits here …

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Jan 09

THWT Question for 09 JAN 2018

    Today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question is:   How did you come up with the title for your latest book?   Keep Loving!    

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Jan 05

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-Five

    Number Twenty-Five Take Care When Revising Your Story…You May Break It   Every writer does it. Professional authors are not an exception either. Just because we’ve been in the business for a few years, that doesn’t mean we aren’t just a little stupid sometimes. Besides, the temptation is simply too great…you’re working along …

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Jan 02

THWT Question for 02 JAN 2018

    The first Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 2018 is:   How do you celebrate the release of a new book or story?   Keep Loving!    

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Dec 29

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-Four

    Number Twenty-Four Beware Of Publishers Bearing Gifts   OK…this is an exceedingly rare problem, but I learned this Rule the hard way. A few of you reading this may be old enough to remember the payola scandals of the 1950’s. Many more may be familiar with the events through research or just general …

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Dec 26

THWT Question for 26 DEC 2017

Here’s the Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for your post-Christmas recovery…   When–if ever–do you hope to retire?   Keep Loving!    

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Dec 22

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-Three

    Number Twenty-Three Listen To Your Readers, Not The “Experts”   Of all the rules, this could very well be the hardest one to learn and—more to the point—follow. We all want the approval of someone we consider to be an expert of some sort or another. That expert might be a teacher, a …

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Dec 19

THWT Question for 19 DEC 2017

  Today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question is:   How did you know you were really in love?   Keep Loving!    

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