A Word on Plagiarism

Here’s my intro to my book “the Lost Sigil Ebook Editor Guide” … What do you think? Inviting danger? A Word on Plagiarism Just the word sends chills down the spines of every hard-working writer in the world. And though we would love to be able to eradicate every aspect of literary piracy that simply […]

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When Plagiarism Hits Home

Last December I was on Guru.com searching for ebook formatting clients. I noticed one project came up looking for someone to write a short manual on Sigil ebook editor. Since that program is the foundation of my eBook Formatting Guide, I was curious. I knew the book would eventually end up in Amazon. I had […]

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My Writing Formula

If you ask a writer how to write a novel, you’ll hear a dozen different answers. From note cards to outlines. I tried them all and each time I felt bogged down, stuck. In fact, I got lost in the quagmire of paper. I felt like I was preparing for a full-scale invasion rather than […]

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Does Your Novel have Flavor?

If you start with substandard ingredients your broth will be clear and your soup unflavorful and disgusting. You wouldn’t serve cold french fries and stale bread to your in-laws would you? (OK, don’t answer that!) Every stew begins with individual ingredients: stock, veggies, meat, herbs and seasonings, flour for thickening. These ingredients are similar to […]

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