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Jabberwocky: a novel based on the epic poem by Lewis Carroll. How can a boy succeed where an army has failed? Tjaden, a young man who aspires to be an Elite soldier, blames himself when Elora’s beautiful face is disfigured by a bandersnatch. Elora hides behind her scars, feeling unlovable in a world that only confirms her doubts. Before Tjaden has a chance to convince her the scars don’t matter, an even more terrifying monster […]

Jabberwocky


This article is reprinted by permission of the author. Award-winning novelist Randy Ingermanson, “the Snowflake Guy,” publishes the free monthly Advanced Fiction Writing E-zine, with more than 8,000 readers. If you want to learn the craft and marketing of fiction, AND make your writing more valuable to editors, AND have FUN doing it, visit www.AdvancedFictionWriting.com. The Advanced Fiction Writing E-zine Publisher: Randy Ingermanson (“the Snowflake guy”) Motto: “A Vision for Excellence” Date: May 7, 2014 Issue: […]

The Advanced Fiction Writing E-zine – May 2014


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I just came across Smashwords.com, which is a great website for publishing your books, novels, poetry, short stories, etc. It only took a moment for me to convert my .doc file to the site, and they converted it to other ebook formats for me! It was so easy.       The site includes ebooks of every kind of category, and there are a number of them that are free or included at discount prices. […]

Smashwords – A Great Resource to Indie Authors





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NaNoWriMo 2012
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NaNoWriMo Motivational Message 1


NaNoWriMo 2012
[embedplusvideo height=”600″ width=”695″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/Mb5a93″ standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/6r5smyogIbI?fs=1&vq=hd720″ vars=”ytid=6r5smyogIbI&width=695&height=600&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=1&autoplay=1&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep1125″ /]   Click banner to buy “The Fallen Body” Welcome to all as I embark on a new writing adventure! I am going to write a 50,000 novel in the next 30 days, starting today, November 1, 2012. This is a part of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. I am so excited to focus my energies in writing this next month. I have been preparing extensively for […]

NaNoWriMo 2012 – My First Time!


Writing a book
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Writer’s Digest Community



body language
In writing my novel, I found it necessary to understand what types of non-verbal cues people use to express what they are feeling. I came across this website that is a series of videos that teach a person how to read body language. The 18 videos are brief, between one and a half to two minutes each, and are presented by Dr. Michelle Roth Cohen, a Psychological Expert with her own talk show on LA TalkRadio, […]

Understanding Body Language