Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any.”

– Orson Scott

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Just Curious.

Is Stephen King made from the dead body parts of previous writers? This is freaking me out! πŸ˜€

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Question Of The Week.

Would you rather self-publish or be traditionally published?

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”


–Franz Kafka

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Word Of the Every Other Day.

welkin

[ wel-kin ]


noun Chiefly Literary.

the sky; the vault of heaven.

the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

Example of use:

I was followed by Hocker in a like strain, and others chiming in, we made the welkin ring from turret to foundation-stone.

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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge.

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.

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Why Publishers Reject Your Book After One Page.

This video full of immensely helpful information fills me with dread for the coming year as I prepare to shop around my first novel manuscript to publishing houses and agents.

I hope you get the full effect of its wisdom as I did. I hope you take what you learn and use it to sell more books. πŸ˜€

Getting Published

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In The Depths.

Alone in your darkness
Dismembered and heartless
All has been done
The war fought in and won

Stalked from within
The whole was to end
Flashes to the mind are hard to ignore
Even more so now than from before

Just one will appease
And cure this disease
This voice has become haunting
Increasing its wanting

The sun is eclipsed
By a moon never missed
Another I have become
Until two will be one

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Book Cover Design Checklist.

DIY book covers can be one of the most rewarding projects for any author. However, if done poorly, it can have drastic consequences.

Before you embark on creating your own cover design check out the article below for some pointers on how to go about it. There is also a short YouTube video on the subject I found helpful. I hope you take what you learn and use it to sell more books.πŸ˜€

Book Cover Design Video

Book Cover Design Checklist

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Three Ravens.

Three ravens at my door. One is simply looking. While the other two want something more…
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Moonlight Rains.

Some prefer the day. In which the sun reigns. But give me the night. Where moonlight rains…
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Crafting Morally Grey Characters.

Who doesn’t love a character that straddles the line of good and evil? They’re interesting, shady, and most of all, strangely lovable.

However, have you ever attempted to write a morally grey character? If you have, then you’ve been through the pitfalls already. If you think you might add such a character to your next story, then give the video below a watch and learn the ins and outs of writing these types of characters.

The vlog is from YouTube superstar (in my humble opinion) Jenna Moreci. If you’re not following her, I would highly recommend it. I hope you take what you learn and use it to sell more books.πŸ˜€

Morally Grey Characters Video

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NaNoWriMo is Halfway Finished!!!

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.”

– Ernest Hemingway

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Building Cohesiveness Into Your Novel.

Have you ever read a book that felt like it was a mash-up of separate thoughts and directions? As if the author wasn’t sticking to a predetermined theme or motif.

This can throw a reader off and confuse or even annoy them to the point of putting the book down.

To keep your stories cohesiveness just follow these five rules in the article below, and you’ll be one step closer to writing a masterpiece readers will love.

5️⃣ Steps To Novel Cohesiveness

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Words Unheard.

To be torn apart
One day at a time
Fraught with foreseeing
Mind versus mind

A desolate place
For one to be sure
Surrounded by yearning eyes
Unwilling and insecure

Slipping through the hours
Dripping from the sky
This image of you
Left alone to decide

Like words unheard
In echoes we find
The meaning in loss
Blind leading the blind

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Undone.

Optimistic Melancholy: A Collection Of Poetic Defiance’s

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What Music Led You Down The Road To Writing? Here Are The Bands That Started Me On My Journey To Authorship.

Smashing Pumpkins – I Am One

Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit

Jane’s Addiction – Summertime Rolls

Pearl Jam – Even Flow

Alice In Chains – Would?

Soundgarden – Jesus Christ Pose

And on days when I couldn’t write for whatever reason:

Ministry – Just One Fix

Well if you made through all of those or just a few drop a line on what music started you on the path to writing and what music keeps you writing.

Obviously, my musical tastes have changed over the past twenty- six years, but I still look fondly back at these particular songs and bands because they were the force that shaped the seed that began to grow into my outlook on life, subtle disposition, and love of everything creative and those who create them.

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Ignorance though a hurdle carries with it a child-like optimistic outlook of the world while stupidity brings only failure, sorrow, and the inevitable making of the same mistakes over and over again.”

— Anonymous

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”

–Oscar Wilde

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