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TO SWEAR OR NOT TO SWEAR

Authors have an awful lot to think about when we sit down to write a book or short story (or script, or whatever), and one of those things is audience. Who is it you expect to read this book? Believe … Continue reading

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NATIONAL BUY A BOOK DAY IS HERE AGAIN

Tomorrow is September 7th, which as you all hopefully know by now is National Buy a Book Day. Here’s what you do: 1. Go to a bookstore. 2. Pick out a book. 3. Buy it. A simple, three-step process—a fairly … Continue reading

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NATIONAL BUY A BOOK DAY

Is it National Buy a Book Day already? YES IT IS! Wait, what the hell am I talking about? If you haven’t heard already, today you are instructed, at least encouraged, to go to ANY book store and buy ANY … Continue reading

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WRITE FOR YOUR AUDIENCE

The publishing business can have a tendency to pigeon-hole an author into a certain genre or age group, but a number of successful authors, Iain Banks perhaps most notably, have managed to step in and out of the fantasy and … Continue reading

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