Start your Engines: NaNoWriMo 2017

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By Alberto Pupo

October fades away and after the Halloween hangover fades the month of November is here. For indie authors, this is the beginning of National Novel Writing Month.Or NaNoWriMo as we authors like to call it. I have heard much about this special time of year all throughout the year. This year, however, after much thinking I decided to roll the dice and join the madness. Continue reading “Start your Engines: NaNoWriMo 2017”

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Genre Musical Chairs?

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By Alberto Pupo

An author one has to think what genre to write in. Does one go all in one particular genre? Or bounce around all over the place taking a little bit from here, a little bit from there? This is a question that we authors ask ourselves constantly the truth is there may be no one answer. Continue reading “Genre Musical Chairs?”

The Art of Crafting an Ending

 

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By Alberto Pupo

The story is only a few lines away from its end. Now the time has come to close it off. The only words left are The End? However, a new decision is made… and instead we have the words “To be Continued”.

Endings, this is an author’s best friend and most dreaded foe. The end signifies yet, another successful telling of a story. However , there is always going to be that niggling Continue reading “The Art of Crafting an Ending”

The Golden Rule of getting your book reviewed.

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By Alberto Pupo

You have just published your book after the initial excitement (Usually escalated by a massive caffeine buzz) wears off reality slaps you in the face. “I need to get out there and sell books!” After doing market research till your eyes fall off, you learn that one major key to getting your work out there is to generate positive reviews. Now that you have a Continue reading “The Golden Rule of getting your book reviewed.”