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How to write a character first powerful plot

How to write a character first powerful plot

We've all heard that plot driven stories may be fun to write, but readers stick around for the characters. But how exactly do we squeeze all that boring character heavy stuff into our action packed storyline?? If you're like me, character may be your weakness. You...

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Amazon Ads in Germany, Italy, France, & Spain

Amazon Ads in Germany, Italy, France, & Spain

One small leap for man. One giant leap for mankind! I jumped in with both eyes closed and completed my first German AMS Ad! If it wasn't for Google Translate*, I wouldn't have gotten through the signup process. Luckily, it connected through my UK login and accepted my...

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Livestream Fiction Writing on Youtube

Livestream Fiction Writing on Youtube

I have a special announcement to make!  After listening to someones podcast about a writer live streaming their writing on Twitch, I have joined the club! Albeit, not on Twitch, and not live.  I'll explain: I'm on Youtube here and I upload the video after I'm done....

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When exactly can one call themselves an Author?

When exactly can one call themselves an Author?

Yesterday I had a strange email arrive which I couldn't quite believe. I thought it was a mistake, I dreaded the message behind the Subject line and reluctantly clicked on it. Before I tell you what was in that email, let me step back and tell you why this email was...

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Smarter Writers Use Semi-colons and Colons

Smarter Writers Use Semi-colons and Colons

I have heard in writing circles that writers who use the semi-colon are just demonstrating that they've been to college/Uni. And that writers should either pause (comma), not pause (no comma), or stop completely (full stop). This is not true at all. A semi-colon is an...

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Badass Book Cover Designs

Badass Book Cover Designs

I have known about GoOnWrite book covers for a long time, but couldn't recollect the name until I searched (hard) for it this morning. These covers are sooo good! I want them. In fact I love them so much, I don't want to tell anyone about the site! I want it to be my...

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Progress on Book 3 looks like this…

Progress on Book 3 looks like this…

I'm grafting away. Actually, I shouldn't be writing this, but hey. Distractions! I'm not put off by my 3k a chapter targets, because this is just draft 1. I'll be whizzing through it again as soon as I've finished and sprinkling description, better dialogue, and all...

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Blatant Self Promotion

Blatant Self Promotion

CredibleInk is on instagram! Yes. Blatant, unashamed, self promotion alert. Go here: instagram.com/credibleinkmark and follow me! Why should you follow? Because you'll get to find out more about me, my writing woes, and you'll see how to do Instagram for writers!...

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Mistakes I Make When Writing Fast First Drafts

Mistakes I Make When Writing Fast First Drafts

The point I want to make is usually at the end of the sentence because I'm thinking things up as I go. This means a lot of rewriting because the sentence is clunky. I know I shouldn't leave it like that but I often do. Echoing headwords. Too many sentences start with...

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I build websites and publish books for others and myself. This is my creative outlet as an Author.

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