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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 84 – RT Booklovers Conference Part 3

  Episode 84 contains the third and final installment of interviews that took place at RT (Romantic Times) Booklovers Convention in Atlanta this year. This time the interviews are from Sinead McElhinney, PR Coodinator for Kobo, who was interacting with dozens of authors and romance readers at the conference. Featured interviews include chats with the two authors who write under

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The Fight for Phoenix

International bestselling author Mark Dawson has united two of his landmark characters (John Milton and Beatrix Rose) in a single intriguing team-up story entitled Phoenix.   She does Britain’s dirty work, but this time she needs help. Beatrix Rose, meet John Milton… Beatrix Rose has a knack for making the British government’s problems go away. When the assassin is sent

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Overcome Your Writer’s Block: Key Strategies On Pushing Past Your Mental Brick Wall

Writing can be a difficult and trying task even for the most seasoned of writers. At some point or another it’s inevitable that you’ll “hit the wall” and suffer from the dreaded curse of writer’s block. However, there’s no reason that your bout with writer’s block should spell disaster because there are some strategies that can help you push past

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The “Sweet 16” First Lines of Your Manuscript

by Chris Mandeville The first page of your manuscript contains only sixteen lines, and this “sweet sixteen” is an essential tool for hooking a reader. If Page One doesn’t capture the interest of the editor, agent, or book browser, chances are your story will be set aside, so it’s important to make those first sixteen lines as successful as possible.

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