Category Archives: Writers

The Naked Writer: What (Pen) Name?

Things you need to know when deciding whether to use a pseudonym via The Naked Writer: What (Pen) Name?

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May 4, 2019 · 8:04 am

The Naked Writer: Pen Names

Things to consider when choosing a pen name via The Naked Writer: Pen Names

[I’ve always used my own name when writing non-fiction or fiction in different genres, but I have a pen name standing by.]

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April 3, 2019 · 11:11 am

Be Kind to an Author Day

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Story settings by Lynne Milford (aka LM Milford)

An author’s background settings suggestions via Lynne Milford’s (aka LM Milford’s) Monthly Guest Post – October 2018 ~ @LMMilford

I like her comparison to Midsomer Murders!

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October 30, 2018 · 1:37 pm

 Meet the Authors Book Fair (November 17 & 18, 2018)

Meet the Authors Book Fair will be at the Eau Gallie Civic Center, Melbourne, FL. on November 17 & 18, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  This event is FREE and open to the public. There will be 50+ authors in addition to our Book Display Only authors participating.

Three of my books: Detour Trail, Strike Three, and Sugar Time will be there.

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The BIG editing lesson …

From author Louise Jensen via The BIG editing lesson I learned writing The Surrogate #WritingTips  

Thanks to Louise Jensen!

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September 20, 2018 · 11:07 am

Don’t rest on your laurels.

Writers need to keep learning. It’s so disappointing to read an author’s next books and not find the characters and the quality of writing that you loved:

via Filling the bucket of learning

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