Last month’s BAM! Box was a little bit disappointing, but they picked it back up with this “Legends” Box, which I thought was awesome!
It’s always amazing to get surprise packages in the mail! This one is from a buddy of ours who is very active in the Basement Geeks Facebook Group, and it is absolutely wicked. Check it out!
Yeah yeah, I know, the holidays are WELL over (although, dead serious, I saw some houses in Nova Scotia with lights still on just two nights ago), but I wanted to share this video anyway. I promise that I’m almost caught up, so I’ll start sharing these videos AS they’re being posted for a change! 😄
Okay, okay, so this giveaway was finished ages ago, but I still wanted to share the video with you guys because Jason is a nut as usual and it has to be seen. It has to be seen! lol
We all make mistakes – oh BOY, do we all make mistakes – but today on Authors Answer we’re talking specifically about the mistakes aspiring authors make. Take a look! You might learn something!
Everyone goes through that awkward toddler stage of writing. There are mistakes. Lots of them. And frankly, the writing sounds weird, clunky, and just plain awful. The mistakes are extremely common, though. It’s not that difficult to avoid them.
Since I consider myself to be an aspiring author as I’ve only been published via my blog posts, I would love to know some mistakes to avoid. Based on what I’ve learned from the writing I’ve done thus though, I would say one common mistake that is made is telling instead of showing. It’s quick and easy to tell me what happened. However, it’s much more meaningful if you show what happened. Give the reader details. Another mistake is editing. I know it’s one I struggle with time to time. I don’t do it enough. It’s annoying to read…
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I already discussed my writing plans for 2017 in two other posts, but today, on Authors Answer, the whole crew is telling you what they’re going to be working on in the next year, so check it out!
It seems to be tradition to talk about our plans for the upcoming year after the New Year. Why stop? This week, we’re talking about what we plan to do in terms of writing this year. Are we going to publish? Write? Find out!
This year I want to do three things:
1.) Finish my current WIP
2.) Find a home for my currently-finished WIP. Tempus Fugitive has been with some larger publishing houses, and requires a polite follow-up, because some things happened that interrupted the standard flow of business.
3.) Get a start on my next one. I have another installment on the docket for my published series, that I need to hit ASAP.
My goals for 2017 are to publish at least one book. I have Book 4…
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And today is the second half of yesterday’s post, continuing on with the (belated) Secret Santa goodness. This one is my present, and it’s pretty awesome! Definitely check it out!