May 23

THWT Question for 23 MAY 2017

    Today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question is:   Are there certain minor characters from your prior stories you would like to go back to?   Keep Loving!    

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May 19

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Thirty

    Number Thirty Thou Shalt Not Snark   (This Rule was triggered by a production meeting I attended in Los Angeles where the other two writers on a project were nipping at each other like a pair of chihuahuas.) Isaac Asimov said in The Foundation Trilogy: “Violence…is the last resort of the incompetent.” I …

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May 16

THWT Question for 16 MAY 2017

    Today’s Two Hundred Word Tuesday question is:   What tools are must-haves for writers?   Keep Loving!    

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May 12

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-Nine

    Number Twenty-Nine Have Book, Will Travel   Yep, just like Paladin on TV. Well, sort of… For most writers, there will come a time in their career when they will need to travel. Sometimes it’s to a convention. Others it may be to do a business meeting. And there may come a time …

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May 09

THWT Question for 09 MAY 2017

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 09 MAY 2017 is:   Is there any subject you particularly liked in school?   Keep Loving!    

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May 05

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-Eight

    Number Twenty-Eight Get Thee A Pen Name…Or Several   If you don’t have at least one pen name, you really need to get a few. Pen names do a bunch of things for you…they protect your identity from the crazies out there (and there are plenty of them…I have the scars from a …

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May 02

THWT Question for 02 MAY 2017

    The first Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for May 2017 is:   How do you market your work? What avenues have you found to work best for your genre?   Keep Loving!    

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Apr 28

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-Seven

    Number Twenty-Seven Have A Clear Understanding Of Success   How do you define your success as a writer? Is it measured by how many books you release? Maybe by how many books you sell? What about by how many awards you win? Something else, perhaps? For most authors, but by no means all, …

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Apr 25

THWT Question for 25 APR 2017

    Here’s the Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for 25 APR 2017…   Thinking back to the first story you wrote and actually sold, was it: Too Long; Too Short; or Just the Right Length?   Keep Loving!    

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Apr 21

Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Twenty-Six

    Number Twenty-Six There Are No Limits   I’m talking about limits on what you can write. There is no essential difference between writing a short story, a novella, a novel, a teleplay, a screenplay, or an audio book. (And yes, you can write something aimed at being an audio book only.) The limits …

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