Nov 17

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty

    Number Twenty Just Because It’s In The Dictionary, That Doesn’t Mean It’s Right   Back in the days when I did a little critiquing, I heard this all of the time. “Well, it’s in Webster, so it’s a real word.” And yes, I get the same crap from the kids when we play …

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Nov 14

THWT Question for 14 NOV 2017

    Here is today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question:   All authors have had at least one story “get away” from them and grow too large or have way too many characters or other writing nightmares. What was your worst runaway story? Did you fix it or just throw it away?   Keep Loving! …

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Nov 10

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Nineteen

    Number Nineteen Between The Quotes, Grammar Doesn’t Count   I’m a Grammar Nazi. I admit that freely and fully. Bad grammar—and other associated issues like slang, syntax errors, and all the rest—drive me absolutely bonkers. Ask my kids. But the simple fact of the matter is that between the quotes—that is to say, …

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Nov 07

THWT Question for 07 OCT 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for today is:   Are there any new authors that have grabbed your interest?   Keep Loving!    

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Nov 03

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Eighteen

    Number Eighteen Never Listen To English Majors…Most Aren’t Published   The short version of this is that an English major knows a lot about the English language, like how to build a proper sentence, but by and large, they don’t know jack-shit about how to write a book people want to pay for …

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Oct 31

THWT Question for 31 OCT 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for Halloween 2017 is:   What book(s) are you reading now?   Keep Loving!    

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Oct 27

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Seventeen

    Number Seventeen Family Comes First…Most Of The Time   Family is very important, and there is no denying that. In your day-to-day life, no matter what your occupation is, family should come first. But, just like if you’re a firefighter, police officer, military member, banker, lawyer, machinist, bus driver, or flipping burgers at …

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Oct 24

THWT Question for 24 OCT 2017

    Today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question is:   Is there a theme or idea you’d love to work with?   Keep Loving!    

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Oct 20

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Sixteen

    Number Sixteen Good Books Take Time   This is an important rule and it applies 100% of the time. The question is, “How much time?” Well, that gets a little fuzzy. The real answer is that a good book takes as much time as it needs. Not a moment less, and not a …

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Oct 17

THWT Question for 17 OCT 2017

    Here is the Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for today:   What is your favorite movie of all time?   Keep Loving!    

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