Write Hacks 2

I have lists of tips for using social media for promotion; for cleaning up Word docs before formatting them as ebooks; for finding free images to make into book covers; for navigating the maze of twisty little passages that is the iTunes book publishing interface. Okay, I broke down and paid someone to do that last one for me. But I had her name and URL on a list somewhere. Boom, done.

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Write Hacks 1.1

This character is resistant. She thinks she’s a person, not a minion out of my imagination. She refuses to come to life. Now what do I do? Do I put her off and come up with a new character? (Tried that in the last series. Didn’t work well.) Skip her? (Uh, she’s already written into the first three books, you can’t rewrite her out of the series now.) When the writing gets tough, the tough go shopping.

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