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July 29, 2019

Question Of The Week

Do you edit as you write or do you wait until the end of your first draft?
August 2, 2019

How To Write A Book Blurb.

I talked earlier about how to craft a great first page; you can read that here (GedwardSmithBlog.com). Now let’s talk about writing that all-important book blurb. […]
August 3, 2019

How To Come Up With A Title For Your Book.

Titles can be difficult to come up with. They have to stand out from the crowd and entice readers to pick up your book. So, how […]
August 4, 2019
Angel

Angel

I thought this word would have an older origin. I wonder if the word has carried the controversy it has today during it’s whole of existence? […]
August 4, 2019
Prognosticate

Prognosticate

Prognosticate [prog·nos·ti·cate] v.  To predict according to present indications or signs; foretell. “The armchair quarterback tried to prognosticate the play from his recliner.”
August 5, 2019

Every Last Drop Of Hope

Kirkland ran his hand across his beard wiping away the excess blood.
August 6, 2019
Attrition

Attrition

Attrition [at·tri·tion] n.  1. A gradual, natural reduction in membership or personnel, as through retirement, resignation, or death. 2. A gradual diminution in number or strength. “The company’s attrition rate […]
August 6, 2019

How Not To Begin Your Novel.

A bad start to your story can be devastating for your book. What are the top no-nos to avoid when trying to entice your readers to […]
August 6, 2019

How To Write An Addiction Into Your Story.

Unless you are a counselor or have personal experience with addiction, writing a character with an addiction requires some research. Which questions should you ask yourself […]