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Lessons Learned from a College Textbook

When I started grad school and took my first fiction class, my professor said, “And I have Writing Fiction, the Burroway book, on the syllabus, but I’m sure you’ve already read it.”  And I nodded my head because I was supposed to have already read it, but, of course, I had not.  In the meantime, […]

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Seattle, Washington with author, Mary Buckham!

Welcome to Seattle, Washington!!! With award-winning author Mary Buckham.Mary has worked with thousands of writers both on-line and in live workshops throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is the co-author of BREAK INTO FICTION®, a must-have craft book for your bookshelf and is co-founder of www.WriterUniv.com, an online learning resource for writers of all genres. […]

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Dianna Love, New York Times Best Selling Author Invites Writers and Readers to Come Out and Play Today

Hi everyone (Dianna waving at you) – Thank you, Petit Fours and Hot Tamales, for inviting me back to your blog and congratulations on the new hot look!! I sat down to write my first book in 2001.  I started writing the story I wanted to read, one that opened fast and the pace only […]

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The Dreaded C-word: Conflict

How many times have we heard it? Story is all about conflict. If you don’t have conflict, you don’t have a story. Easier said than done, isn’t it?Years ago when I first started writing, I hadn’t heard this advice and most of my scenes just laid there like a lump of overcooked oatmeal. On one […]

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Dianna Love – New York Times Bestselling Author

Dianna, thanks so much for being with us today. It’s got to be a very busy week for you with the release of your newest BAD Agency novel, WHISPERED LIES, with Sherrilyn Kenyon. Tell us about WHISPERED LIES. Thank you Petit Fours and Hot Tamales for inviting me. Yes, it’s a crazy week, but that’s […]

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