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Blogging Part I–Meet the Bright Idea Fairy, then Shoot Her

Welcome to WANA Wednesday, the day based off my best-selling book We Are Not Alone—The Writer’s Guide to Social Media. I dedicate every Wednesday to teaching you guys how to rock it hard when it comes to social media. Today we are going to discuss blogging. In fact this will be the first in a …

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Pay the Bookseller! Why C.E.O. James Daunt Won’t Save Barnes & Noble

Pay the booksellers. When the people you employ have to launch a petition to ask for a living wage, that’s a problem. Amazon capitalizes on those who fail to value the valuable. They poached the authors and they aren’t above poaching the best of B&N’s retail people and offering better PAY.

Is Your Story PRIMAL?—Anatomy of a Best-Selling Story Part 6

The plot is the foundation. Now what you construct on top of that foundation can be super-complex. Note I wrote complex NOT complicated.

Structure Part 6–Getting Primal & Staying Simple

Sorry for the delay in posting. Busier than a one-legged man at a butt-kickin’ contest today. Some cool announcements, though. I am teaching a fun class called ACHOO! The Writer’s Guide to Going Viral and it’s only $25. Also have a really cool Facebook class coming up taught by FB expert Lisa Hall-Wilson, which I …

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Structure Part 6-Getting Primal & Staying Simple

Okay, so if you have read all the blogs in this series, you should understand what makes a scene vs. a sequel, understand the three-act dramatic structure. You also understand that the antagonist—or Big Boss Troublemaker—is the engine of your story. Without the BBT, your protagonist’s world would remain unchanged. The BBT’s agenda drives the …

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