Night Oracle: Read and Sip

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Nanea Hoffman of Sweatpants and Coffee created a specialty cocktail to go along with J.P. Rose’s new romantic suspense novel, Night Oracle.    NIGHT ORACLE Nan Troy’s dreams come true, but she sure as hell wishes they wouldn’t; they’re destroying her chances at love and the lives of those around her. Cal Banks hates to close his eyes; that’s when … Read More

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The Magic of Expanded Dialogue Tags: Tips to Build Strong Characters and Draw Readers into Your Story

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by Amy McElroy Certain writers possess a power to weave a story like a tapestry with the perfectly arcing plot, just the right amount of narration lacing the edges, and life-like dialogue. Readers dive in to meet the characters as if they are long-lost friends—or enemies. Every scene takes place down some familiar trail that reminds readers of the dusty … Read More

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Genre Writing for St. Valentine

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Some of my best friends are genre writers. In fact, several of my best friends are my Indie-Visible colleagues, and some of us are drafting genre novels this month. Not just any genre novels—for most of us, we’re writing our debut genre novels. Although it’s the first time we debut genre writers have undertaken to hew to the specific formulae … Read More

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Another Big Change in My Big Life (AKA: I Quit My Day Job)

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By Tomi L. Wiley When I was young, my parents had dinner parties and people over – friends from the tiny community I grew up in (I think the population still hovers around 800 people, give or take), business colleagues, people I didn’t know at the time but who would play large parts in my life later. As an only … Read More

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So You’re Dating a Sociopath…

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An Interview with Dr. Annabelle Charbit, author of A Life Lived Ridiculously By Stephanie Naman We’ve all been there. One minute you think a guy’s crazy about you. The next, you realize he’s just crazy. Or more precisely, a sociopath. And if you’re already living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, well, that may be just a little bit too much disordered … Read More

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Meet…My Big Mouth

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by Jordan E. Rosenfeld I can no longer avoid the truth: I have a big mouth. Yes my actual mouth is big enough to shove In ‘n Out burgers in whole, but what I mean is I have a hard time keeping my thoughts to myself. The truth sneaks out over the edges of my lips. My mouth tells raunchy … Read More

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