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L.M. Bilger

I paint pictures with words. Currently working on my second novel in the supernatural noir 3:33 series. Former...
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Judy Nickles/Gwyneth Greer

Judy Nickles is a former teacher, avid genealogist, intrepid traveler,  Kindle-reader of mystery and suspense, and spinner of...
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figuratio

figuratio is an Australian author living in Wollongong, south of Sydney. He is married with three grown-up children....
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Shirley Ford

Shirley Ford

I have had a varied working life, from Coffee Shop Proprietor, to Company Director, to carer to the...
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Allen Pollens

Allen Pollens has always had two personas.  There is the tinkerer who always wanted to know, “How does...
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Heather Young

Heather Young was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario where she first developed her love of horses at...
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Featured Fiction

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  • IANTO
  • thewhisperingwind (2)
  • Continuing-Conflicts
  • The Death of Innocence final front cover, small size
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Notable Nonfiction

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  • Year on your path
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  • Chris Bent  front Cover -Vol2 - Smallest Size For Upload On The Net
  • Fear to Success

RSS The Indie Writer’s Guide

  • New Year, New Writing Exercises January 7, 2015
      My fingers are buzzing with anticipation. Now that the holidays are over, I can get back to uninterrupted writing (relatively speaking). And every year, every week, every day, my goal is to get just a little bit better than I was before. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it’s just finger exercises. So to help […]
    CN James
  • On Reviews January 6, 2015
    The online book review has come to be a matter of some controversy. Many reviews are unmoored from any standard of evaluation, while some are plainly meant to wound. Here are some thoughts about producing a review the prospective purchaser will find useful.
    Francis Poretto
  • Should we stay Amazon-Exclusive or spread the net? January 6, 2015
    Lately there’s been a lot of hoopla over Kindle Unlimited and the way Amazon is apparently intent on screwing over its authors. You know–those people who used to spend a fortune on books now spend 10 bucks a month for all the books they can get their sweaty mitts on. And this is great for […]
    Kessie Carroll
  • Cliffhangers – Good Idea or Not? January 4, 2015
    This article reviews the different types of unresolved endings to novels, why readers sometimes do not like them and discusses how to best handle unresolved endings to make readers happy.
  • A Second Life for a First Novel, Using Professional Editors December 10, 2014
    Anyone paying attention knows that the book publishing industry is undergoing tremendous change.  The result is that a book you see on the shelf of a bookstore, or at a reading, may have been produced by an entire team of publishing professionals in New York, or a team of professionals working independently for a self-published […]
    edavis
  • How to make Wattpad work for you as an author December 5, 2014
    Wattpad's not great for making sales--but it IS a great place for getting critiques and feedback, if you're willing to invest the time.
    Kessie Carroll

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