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CREATE MEMORABLE CHARACTERS

    . This is the very same information I've taught at writers' conferences and creative writing workshops.
    Here's what you'll learn:
  • 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;
  • character worksheets, and much, much more.

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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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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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Find Readers and Get Amazon Reviews

by Marylee MacDonald in Book promotion, For Writers Who Need Readers

New authors need to find readers who will leave Amazon reviews, but if you’re a new author, how do you do that? Your friends may not understand why authors live and die by the quantity and quality of Amazon reviews. And, certainly, as a new author, you can’t be expected to have the name recognition […]

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The Gurus of Author Marketing

by Marylee MacDonald in General

Self-published authors who wonder how to find readers for their books can learn a lot from these four internet gurus: Mark Dawson, Nicolas Stephenson, Joseph Michael Nicoletti, and Bryan Cohen.

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