Writer Groupie Episode 35 : Cecilia Dominic, author of Eros Element

Writer Groupie Episode 35 : Cecilia Dominic, author of Eros Element

Writer Groupie Episode 35 : Cecilia Dominic, author of Eros Element

Writer Groupie Podcast presents Cecilia Dominic, published by Samhain Publishing! From Samhain’s website: Cecilia Dominic wrote her first story when she was two years old and has always had a much more interesting life inside her head than outside of it. She became a clinical psychologist because she’s fascinated by people and their stories, but she couldn’t stop writing fiction. The first draft of her dissertation, while not fiction, was still criticized by her major professor for being written in too entertaining a style. She made it through graduate school and got her PhD, started her own practice, and by

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Caper Mystery info

Welcome to August! I know I am only about a week behind. I hope you are all enjoying the How to Write series of posts and the first four chapters of the blog book. I haven’t written a thing on it since the end of July because I am fast at work trying to get out the caper mystery. I have heard from so many sources that you should “brand” yourself as an author by being known for a specific genre of book. I have sort of been all over the map: YA fantasy, romance, slipstream, short story, novella, novel.

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Writer Groupie Episode 34 Robert Williscroft, Slingshot

Robert Williscroft is a fantastic science fiction author, speaker, and professional whose latest novel, Slingshot is now available on Amazon for pre-order. Robert is full of great information and inspiration for authors, so I am excited to have him on Writer Groupie Podcast. In this episode, we discuss his journey from idea to story, and upcoming events. SHOW NOTES: Discussion about what sent him off on a writing journey that ultimately became Slingshot. Details about what a space slingshot is (or could be/will be one day!) Inside info about the sequel to Slingshot, The Starchild Compact. Slingshot purchase details and

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3 Ways We Fail Readers in Our Work

There is a pact between a reader and a writer, and when it is established with credibility the reader will read and commit to the writer’s offering. Likewise,the writer will, on their end, agree to give the reader something for their time–a story, an idea, a way to look at the world. DUH! But sometimes we don’t quite hit our mark, and we end up failing the agreement with our reader and well, this is a bad thing. So in order to prevent this from happening, we need to look at what our readers expect and how we might be

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13 types of mystery stories

Did you know there are 13 different types of mystery? The following article was penned by Marta Stephens over on the Murder by 4 blog a few years back. It’s still relevant. From Cozy to Caper: A Guide to Mystery Genres The mystery genre has developed many sub-genres over the years. While some stories straddle categories, correctly labeling your mystery will determine how an editor responds to your submission. Following are thirteen of the most common slots. Cozy When the rich uncle is found poisoned, the kindly lady from across the heath skips her afternoon tea to discover which of

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