Searching for the Right Words? Tip #27

This series is aimed at helping writers use the right words to express their meaning. All thoughts and comments are welcome. As a writer, you want to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love, overwhelm them with horror. This set of posts examines ways of influencing mood by selecting the ‘right’ …

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July is eBook Bargain Month on Smashwords

Smashwords, for those readers who don’t know, is a publishing platform for all formats of eBooks. I have several books with them. And the great news is that July is their promotional month, when those of us who wish to participate offer discounts on our books. This gives readers the opportunity to buy our books …

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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #26

This series is aimed at helping writers use the right words to express their meaning. Your thoughts and comments are welcome. As a writer, you want to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love, overwhelm them with horror. This set of posts examines ways of influencing mood by selecting the ‘right’ …

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Progress on the WIP: SciFi in the Making.

This week I’ve reached 83,803 words in the second rewrite, so another 18,231 words processed this week, and 12,049 new words added to the original story. I was hoping to start on the next phase at the end of this week, but I felt the story needed some additional povs, so I’ve included some passages …

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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #25

This series is aimed at helping writers use the right words to express their meaning. All thoughts and comments are welcome. As a writer, you want to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love, overwhelm them with horror. This set of posts examines ways of influencing mood by selecting the ‘right’ …

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