September Links

Here are this month’s recommended links. Finding the Balance Between Hooking Readers and Setting up the Story the Balance Between Hooking Readers and Setting up the Story By Janice Hardy on the Romance University blog. The problem with starting with a bang: Since readers haven’t yet met those characters involved in the trouble, they don’t […]

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Autumn news and plans

Happy Autumn, Fall, or whatever you call it in your neck of the woods. Clearly the end of summer is a time for revisiting and reviewing ones goals and making new plans. I can tell this from the number of “Join our gym!” leaflets I’ve had through the door in the last few days. If […]

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August Links

9 Story Openings To Avoid, Part 2 Kristin Nelson & Angie Hodapp continue their series on Nelson Agency blog. Your opening pages might be in trouble if… #2) Your novel opens with White Room Syndrome. In other words, you may have succeeded at putting at least one character on the page, and maybe some sort […]

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The Joy of Tickling

This post was originally on my Live Journal but I thought I’d update it and post it here, because I’m kind of evangelical about the subject. The Tickler File, for anyone who wants to never lose a plane ticket or forget a bill again. It’s an old idea (I mean it’s about paper!) but it’s […]

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