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From Rough Draft to Finished Manuscript: Guest Post by Andy Peloquin

Over the last thirteen weeks and more, I’ve shared with you my own process for rewriting the first draft of your novel manuscript. But is it my way or the highway? Hardly. And thankfully, I’ve got Andy Peloquin back with

Posted in Author Spotlight, Discipline, Editing, Process, Writing craft

The Thirteenth Question with Author Heidi Angell

Today, I’m very happy to welcome Heidi Angell to these Adventures in Indie Publishing. Heidi is the author of The Hunters Series, The Clear Angel Chronicles, and The Hell School Series. She also created Royal Prince Vince, and Creative Exercises

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Author Spotlight: Christopher Lee

This week, I shine a spotlight on the amazing indie story-teller, Christopher Lee. Who is Christopher Lee? Yes, the name is familiar but he’s not Saruman, nor is he Dracula. He’s a somewhat lesser—but no less interesting—version. Christopher Lee is

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New Feminist Science Fiction Series Appeals to Readers of All Ages

Like most kids her age, seven-year-old Cheobawn spends most of her day lost in her own world, imagining ways to defy her parents. Unfortunately her parents are a coven of mind-reading, gene-splicing priestesses intent on building a futuristic Utopia on

Posted in Author Spotlight, Fiction

Fantasy Doesn’t Mean Kid-Lit: Spotlight on C.L. Schneider

Last week, I announced that I’d be exhibiting my Matter of Manred Saga at Newark Comic Con 2016 and talked at some length about all the things I felt I had to do to be prepared for my first ever

Posted in Author Event, Author Spotlight, Writing Life

You Promised Me Forever: Spotlight on Lizabeth Scott

As always on this blog, I try to bring you news and information that will help you build your own author platform and achieve your dreams of indie publishing success. Today, I’m honored to shine a spotlight on Lizabeth Scott,

Posted in Author Platform, Author Spotlight

Author Spotlight: Steven Raaymakers

Few writers can say they live in Middle Earth. Steven Raaymakers is one of them. Though “largely inhabited by sheep and cows,” as the author puts it, New Zealand is also a source of inspiration on an epic scale. And

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The Writer’s Attention Span: Guest Post by Jean Lee

He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. – Francis Bacon One could say the same about writers of either sex who struggle to find

Posted in Author Platform, Author Spotlight, Blogging, Discipline, Passion

Spotlight: Andy Peloquin, Author of Blade of the Destroyer

This week, I want to take a moment to shine a spotlight on another up-and-coming indie fantasy author, Andy Peloquin. Andy Peloquin—a third culture kid to the core—has loved to read since before he can remember. Sherlock Holmes, the Phantom

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Spotlight: Lizabeth Scott, Author of Sweet Destiny

The origin-stories of authors are every bit as fascinating as those of superheroes. How does one “become” a writer? An “author”? Does one need to be sprinkled with magic pixie dust? No. Sometimes, one just needs a chance encounter with

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Michael Dellert is an award-winning writer, editor, publishing consultant, and writing coach with a publishing career spanning 18 years. He is currently working as an independent freelancer. He lives in the Greater New York City area.
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