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The Series Bible

On top of creating stories, authors of fiction build worlds, settings for our characters to act out their stories. And if we’re writing series fiction, those worlds tend to grow, and get more complex over time. As the proud owner … Continue reading

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A Story Fit for a Novel by Rebecca Heflin

As writers, we dream up stories, create characters, and in some cases, settings or whole worlds. We let our imagination play “what if” and spin out our tales for the pleasure of our readers, never expecting our life to become … Continue reading

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Cell Phones and Creativity: The Balance of Technology

I live for the last four months of the year. The transition to cooler weather does something magical, making me feel more in tune with my body and mind. Due to all the extra sparkly connectivity, I’m usually at my … Continue reading

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Reviews, reviews, my kingdom for a review!

Just kidding about the title, of course, but if you’re an avid reader, you’ve probably heard how important reviews are to authors. They not only help other readers decide if a book is right for them, but professional reviewers and … Continue reading

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Author Visibility by the Numbers by Rebecca Heflin

Having an online presence is a given these days. Authors have to be visible to readers. And in order to have visibility, authors have to go where readers go. Your reader demographic influences where you find your readers, and should … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It! by Rebecca Heflin

Never underestimate the power of a good newsletter. Sadly, with Facebook’s constantly-changing algorithms, your posts may be getting little-to-no-reach. But newsletters give you a direct line of communication to your readers. They are the perfect tool to announce new releases, … Continue reading

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Graphic Design for Authors by Rebecca Heflin

Who knew that when I published my first novel, I’d have to learn graphic design along with the business side of writing, as well as improving my craft? And what’s more, who knew I would enjoy it! While we can … Continue reading

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