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Mentioning the Unmentionables

I’ll be the first to admit that a little knowledge of a subject can actually hurt you when writing. You know what they say about assuming anything. I assumed during the writing of my first two novels that I understood Victorian undergarments. To be more specific, I knew what they were and their basic function, I…… Continue reading Mentioning the Unmentionables

editing · tips · writing

You finished your manuscript…what now?

If you just finished NaNoWriMo Camp or perhaps just wrote The End on a manuscript, congratulations! You’ve made it through the first step, you’re over the first big hurdle. Now what? Well, that depends. If you are like some self-published authors you will whip together a cover and publish that bad boy, but I hope…… Continue reading You finished your manuscript…what now?

readers · tips

Summer Author Bash by Celebrate Lit

Most of my friends have attended Facebook book events so you know the drill. You accept the invitation and Facebook kindly reminds you the day of the party and again about an hour before. Couldn’t be easier, right? In honor of the Celebrate Lit Summer Author Bash May 9-10, I’d like to give Facebook party…… Continue reading Summer Author Bash by Celebrate Lit