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Three Books That Guarantee a Good Read

by Maxine Davis It’s time for another break, and I took advantage to relax and read.  I found some books you will definitely want to put in your TBR stack.  All are available on Amazon. Invisible Prison (Invisible Recruit Series) is a page-turner with a story you have to finish and characters that beg to […]

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Brenda Novak Auction and Reevaluating Family Time

Update – – Winner Announced – – Drum roll please…. *************Using the wonderful randomizer program******************* #0*************** And the winner is – – – – our first commenter (plugged in 0-32) KAT or Kathy as she signed her post.  Kat, shoot me an e-mail at Thank you to all who commented and to all who […]

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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, an online learning resource for writers of all genres. […]

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From RWA Nationals to Moonlight & Magnolias

All Conferences Big and Small: How to Navigate the Romance Writers of America’s National Conference, Georgia Romance Writers’ Moonlight & Magnolias, and other One-Day Writing Conferences. Nicki Salcedo is a graduate of Stanford University where she majored in English and Creative Writing. She has served on the Executive Board of Georgia Romance Writers as Recording […]

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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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Break Into Fiction® by Dianna Love and Mary Buckham

My work in progress was suffering from a severe case of the missing middle recently. I knew how it opened and how it ended. It was everything else between the two that was not coming together for me. So I broke out my Break Into Fiction® materials. These materials consist of a series of templates […]

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BY: DEBBIE KAUFMAN I believe that we can all tell a good story. It’s telling a good story in an extraordinary way that separates one manuscript from another, the unpublished writer from the published, and a mid-list author from a New York Times Bestseller. Okay, there’s more to that for a NY Times Bestseller, but […]

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