December 29, 2014

Happy New Year! I’m a few days early, but close enough. At this time of year, our thoughts naturally turn to what we want to accomplish in the upcoming year, what we want to do differently, how we want to change. As you embark on 2015, consider making a few resolutions...

December 22, 2014

In order for a book to be great, two things are required: great writing and great storytelling. You’re not alone if you are asking, “Aren’t those things the same?” While they certainly go hand in hand, they are two distinctly different skills, and chances are you are b...

December 15, 2014

For this week’s blog post, I interviewed June Kramin, author of numerous books including the fast-paced romantic suspense story, I Got Your Back, Hailey; a time-travel romance series, Dustin Time; a sweet romance series, Money Didn’t Buy Her Love; and Hunter's Find, a...

December 8, 2014

Authors hear it all the time: your first sentence must be great. No pressure, right? It may be a bit of an overstatement to say that your first line will make or break you—readers may give you a few more sentences to convince them—but an opening line that gives a reade...

December 1, 2014

“She watched as the man pulled a knife from his jacket pocket. She knew that if she didn’t get away now, in the next minute, it would be too late. She saw a door across the room that she thought she could get to before he got to her. Before she could change her mind, s...

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