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Category Archives: Writing a best seller
Penguin posted their top ten list of entries for the Amazon Breakout Novel Award. Maven didn’t make it, but then neither did 90 other semifinalists. I don’t feel so bad. I do have a book listed at Amazon (Port Nowhere) and … Continue reading
I am so thrilled to get a pre-publication review of Maven Fairy Godmother from Publisher’s Weekly on the Amazon Breakout Novel Award promotion! I am certainly willing to “smooth out the prose.” Manuscript Review by Publishers Weekly, an independent organization Maven, … Continue reading
I got word today that my novel, Maven Fairy Godmother, is a semi-finalist in Amazon.com’s Breakout Novel Contest. By all means, go over a give it a free read, and tell me what you think. I am glad to have made … Continue reading
This simple structure comes from Randy Ingermanson’s Snowflake Method of plotting a story: sentence one: introductory sentence. sentence two: disaster #1 sentence three: disaster #2, caused by consequences of actions taken because of disaster #1. sentence four: disaster #3, caused … Continue reading