Sep 29

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Thirteen

    Number Thirteen Your Great New Title Is Already Taken   Titles are a problem for all authors. You want a title that will say something about the story and catch the potential buyer’s attention. Sometimes, that’s hard to do and most of us struggle as much with the title as we do with …

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Sep 26

THWT Question for 26 SEP 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 26 SEP 2017 is:   What one thing triggers writer’s block in you the fastest?   Keep Loving!    

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Sep 22

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twelve

    Number Twelve As Soon As A Book Is Released, You Will Find 100+ Editing Errors   Murphy’s Law: If anything can go wrong, it will. O’Toole’s Corollary: Murphy was an optimist.   Yes, Murphy is alive and well. He works in the publishing business. Just a couple of my own experiences in this …

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Sep 19

THWT Question for 19 SEP 2017

    Here’s the Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 19 SEP 2017:   Are there any teachers you particularly disliked in school?   Keep Loving!    

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Sep 15

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Eleven

    Number Eleven Most Promo Companies Only Promote Themselves   This is not aimed at all promotional companies…just most of them. It is also not aimed at any particular company or companies…just general observations and comments. What is it that most of the promotional companies do? In a nutshell, they send out notices about …

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Sep 12

THWT Question for 12 SEP 2017

    Here’s the Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 12 SEP 2017:   How do you pick excerpts used to promote your books?   Keep Loving!    

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Sep 08

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Ten

    Number Ten Generally Speaking, Writing Experts Aren’t   I want you to think about something totally unrelated to writing for a minute… How many people are there professing they are “experts” in social media or search engine optimization (SEO) or various other subjects related to online marketing? Millions? More? Why are there so …

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Sep 05

THWT Question for 05 SEP 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 05 SEP 2017 is:   Were you involved in sports, music, drama, or other extra-curricular activities in school?   Keep Loving!    

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Sep 01

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Nine

    Number Nine Final Drafts Are Still Pretty Rough   OK, maybe they’re REALLY rough. No matter how carefully you read your manuscript, there will be errors. Grammar, spelling, syntax, and all of the rest will creep in and entrench the errors so deep that you, as the writer, can’t even see them. Logic …

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Aug 29

THWT Question for 29 AUG 2017

    Here’s the Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 29 AUG 2017:   Do you prefer fuzzy or tube socks?   Keep Loving!    

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