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The Walking Wounded

The Walking Wounded

No. 108: The Walking Wounded No. 108 – tl;dr: Creativity wound, conflict in fiction, build mysteries around whether characters will succeed or fail, hold reader attention using character flaws, 5 lessons to connect with your audience, self-editing to take your novel to the next stage,…

Don’t Worry Be Happy

Don’t Worry Be Happy

No. 107: Don’t Worry Be Happy No. 107 – tl;dr: Why we worry, how to structure Act Two, write like no one is reading, writer’s inner critic, starting a writing business, write your second book, tells in crime fiction mysteries, a morning routine, how to…

Be Brave

Be Brave

No. 106: Be Brave No. 106 – tl;dr – Be brave, writing is like building a house, 6 cheats to “tell”, pampering on a budget, 9 habits to stop today, author platforms for those who don’t have a clue, developmental editors, reader profiles, become financially…

Writing Advice Red Flags

Writing Advice Red Flags

No. 105: Writing Advice Red Flags No. 105 – tl;dr – Spot bad writing advice, things they don’t tell you, making story structure your own, preventing brain fog, a year without social media, reasons to exercise, the full-time job, author branding, marketing mindsets.   If…

Have Fun & Don’t Forget to Dream

Have Fun & Don’t Forget to Dream

  No. 104: Have Fun & Don’t Forget to Dream No. 104 -tl;dr – Have more fun writing, questions to ask, dreamzoning, authenticity, boost your writing confidence, 8 good habits, bestselling titles, stay true to yourself, publishing trends and useful insights, and how we all…


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The Walking Wounded
No. 108: The Walking Wounded No. 108 – tl;dr: Creativity wound, conflict …
Don’t Worry Be Happy
No. 107: Don't Worry Be Happy No. 107 – tl;dr: Why we …