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Things Not To Do when Writing Combat

There are things to do when you’re writing combat and there are things not to do. These are the second type Ten hand to hand combat myths writers need to stop using Catherine Kane 6/13/17 For more information on Catherine’s … Continue reading

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How to Write For Teens

The young adult market is opening up now and there’s a lot of opportunities there  for writers, but it takes a certain touch to write well for that age group. Here’s a good reference. How To Write For Teens Without … Continue reading

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Better Descriptions on Amazon

When folks buy books online, the description is one of the major factors that gets them interested in a book. Want to write better descriptions? Check out How Writers Can Optimize Their Book’s Description On Amazon Catherine Kane 5/18/17 For … Continue reading

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“Impossible Project” Status Report

Posted an article earlier this week (Behind the Scenes) about a writing project I’m attempting to complete in less than 7 weeks. Figure I’m gonna do some updates along the way to help keep me focused and on task This … Continue reading

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Cover Girl

Was thinking at the end of last week about what kind of picture I wanted to have for the cover of the book I’m currently working on. It’s a book about energetic methods for coping with, surviving and thriving while … Continue reading

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What Makes People Buy Your Book?

Want to sell books? Then you need to know what makes people choose one book over another so you can encourage them to buy yours. Here’s one take on that. How People Really Decide to Buy Your Book Catherine Kane … Continue reading

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Who I Am, per Jong (Inspiration)

“I write lustily and humorously. It isn’t calculated; it’s the way I think. I’ve invented a writing style that expresses who I am.” Erica Jong Catherine Kane 4/10/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath … Continue reading

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The Classifieds (Games Writers Play)

Every story has a goal. That’s what makes it a story. If you write a story where nothing happens and the characters don’t do anything, there’s not really a story there Many stories have MacGuffins/McGuffins. Per our friends at the … Continue reading

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Publishing and Sexism

Evidently, there are still certain areas in publishing where men are taken more seriously than women. For a startling experiment, click the link. Sexism in publishing: ‘My novel wasn’t the problem, it was me, Catherine’ Catherine Kane 3/23/17 For more … Continue reading

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Recycle (Writing Quick Tip)

Done a lot of research or given a lot of thought to something you’ve written on a particular topic? Think about are there ways that you can use that thought or research to support multiple writing projects. As an example, … Continue reading

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