Dec 12

Getting Into My #FF, #WW, #MM, and Other Tweets

  I get a fair number of questions about how a Tweep can get onto the various #WW, #FF, and other tweets I send out each week. I’ve decided to put everything you need to know here in this blog post so you can find the answers easily. In the future, my reply to such …

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Dec 12

THWT Question for 12 DEC 2017

    Sorry for missing last week’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question…long story!   Here is the question for today:   What writing projects are you working on now?   Keep Loving!    

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Nov 28

THWT Question for 28 NOV 2017

    Here is today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question…   Do you see writing as a full-time career?   Remember! Try to keep your answer to 200 words or less!   Keep Loving!    

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Nov 24

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-One

    Number Twenty-One Never Back Down From An Editor…Someone Else Will Buy The Book   The best way I can sum this up for you is to say that the author (aka YOU) knows best what makes the story work. No one else—most especially an editor—can do a better job than the author (aka …

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Nov 21

THWT Question for 21 NOV 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for today is:   How do you define your specific writing style?   Keep Loving!    

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Nov 17

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty

    Number Twenty Just Because It’s In The Dictionary, That Doesn’t Mean It’s Right   Back in the days when I did a little critiquing, I heard this all of the time. “Well, it’s in Webster, so it’s a real word.” And yes, I get the same crap from the kids when we play …

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Nov 14

THWT Question for 14 NOV 2017

    Here is today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question:   All authors have had at least one story “get away” from them and grow too large or have way too many characters or other writing nightmares. What was your worst runaway story? Did you fix it or just throw it away?   Keep Loving! …

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Nov 10

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Nineteen

    Number Nineteen Between The Quotes, Grammar Doesn’t Count   I’m a Grammar Nazi. I admit that freely and fully. Bad grammar—and other associated issues like slang, syntax errors, and all the rest—drive me absolutely bonkers. Ask my kids. But the simple fact of the matter is that between the quotes—that is to say, …

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Nov 07

THWT Question for 07 OCT 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for today is:   Are there any new authors that have grabbed your interest?   Keep Loving!    

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Nov 03

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Eighteen

    Number Eighteen Never Listen To English Majors…Most Aren’t Published   The short version of this is that an English major knows a lot about the English language, like how to build a proper sentence, but by and large, they don’t know jack-shit about how to write a book people want to pay for …

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