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  • how many characters Chekhov thought a story needed;
  • the differences between major and minor characters;
  • tips on adding emotional depth;
  • characters in historical fiction;
  • how to make the most of dialogue;
  • why you should interview characters;
  • details that make the difference;
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Montpelier Tomorrow

Montpelier Tomorrow: A Novel

Her grandchild’s first steps. Her son-in-law’s final days. The choices she makes will determine her family’s fate. After her second grandbaby’s birth, Colleen Gallagher puts life on hold to lend a helping hand. But when she arrives at her daughter’s out-of-state home, she’s surprised to discover that it’s not just the newborn who’s in need […]

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Poisoned Legacy by Jenny Wheeler

Ten Questions for Jenny Wheeler

by Jenny Wheeler in Ten Questions

In this column I’m asking subscribers to share their knowledge about writing, publishing, and marketing their books. I’m calling it “Ten Questions.” Thank you, Jenny Wheeler, for allowing us to learn about how a late-in-life writer from New Zealand found inspiration and excitement in the gold fields of California! – Marylee MacDonald Author Tip: “Think […]

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Your book launch simplified

by Marylee MacDonald in Book promotion

“A book without a book launch plan is just a fantasy.” Did I hear that someplace, or am I making it up? In any case, I’m launching a new book on April 17, 2020, and I thought it might be helpful if I take you through this journey with me. I am by no means […]

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Last of the Gladiators

Ten Questions for James M. LaRossa Jr. | A Son’s Heartfelt Homage

by James M. LaRossa Jr. in For Memoir Writers, Ten Questions

In this column I’m asking subscribers to share their knowledge about writing, publishing, and marketing their books. I’m calling it “Ten Questions.” Thank you, James M. LaRossa Jr., for allowing us to share in the excitement about your newly released book, Last of the Gladiators.–Marylee MacDonald James M. LaRossa’s Author Insight: “Not until I wrote Last […]

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