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Elizabeth S. Craig
Works at Writing mysteries for Penguin Group and Self
Attends ElizabethSpannCraig.Com
Lives in Charlotte, NC Area
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7 Ways to Use Consequences in Stories: https://t.co/VALSqukuFV by David Mesick +Mythcreants
When characters fail, either through negligence or action, their failure matters little if there are no consequences. The consequences may affect the characters directly or the people around them, but they have to be tangible and ...
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On Creating (Flexible) Schedules: https://t.co/ktSUUhay6G @Ava_Jae 
Photo credit: RHiNO NEAL on Flickr So a couple days ago, I tweeted a realization I had about just how incredibly busy I'll be in Novemb...
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7 Types of Writing Days: http://ow.ly/Sqx5305xRtD @NatePhilbrick 
Disciplined productivity days Inspiration is for the weak. You get up early, set a goal, and achieve it. Interruptions, discomfort, or fatigue aren’t roadblocks – they’re hurdles,…
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A different approach to book promotion: http://ow.ly/wfXi305AhLk +Nina Amir
Do you hate promoting your book? If you complain about book promotion, follow this advice from guest blogger Nina Amir. She'll help you see it differently.
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How to Run Short-Term Social Media Campaigns: https://t.co/1ta9suwIjU @cksyme +Jane Friedman
A short-term marketing campaign is a series of strategies designed to reach a goal in a defined period of time, and include projects such as book launches.
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6 Ways Flight Changes a Fantasy Setting: https://t.co/mP6cOwevTL by Oren Ashkenazi +Mythcreants
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What is Your Novel’s Genre? Is it YA, MG, New Adult, or Adult? https://t.co/ISO9tGUyA7 +Roz Morris for +Anne R. Allen
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Hi guys! Eddie, that's an intersting case. But I agree with Anne - the publisher has probably identified that your book will have the widest appeal if marketed as YA. Best of luck with it. 
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Dealing with a slump: https://t.co/7zSdoayNQ5 +Dan Blank
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NaNoWriMo: When It Goes Wrong: https://t.co/0PBED304BJ @KhaosFoxe #wkb83
If you’re reading this, you’re probably in the NaNoWriMo trenches, and something has gone wrong. Maybe you’ve hit a block, maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed. It’s ok, I’m here to help. First …
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Dreaming of a Writing Career: 6 Things New Writers Can do NOW: http://ow.ly/A0oI305Ud10 +Anne R. Allen
What can a new writer do while pounding away on that novel or memoir? Here are 6 ways to jumpstart your writing career and be ready when opportunity knocks.
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Thanks for the shout-out, Elizabeth!
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Elizabeth writes the Memphis Barbeque series for Penguin/Berkley (as Riley Adams), the Southern Quilting mysteries for Penguin/Signet, and the Myrtle Clover series for Midnight Ink and independently. Find out more about her books on her website: http://elizabethspanncraig.com . She blogs at Mystery Writing is Murder which was named by Writer’s Digest as one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers.

Elizabeth Spann Craig (Riley Adams)
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http://elizabethspanncraig.com/blog
Twitter: @elizabethscraig
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Riley Adams
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  • Writing mysteries for Penguin Group and Self
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    Elizabeth writes the Southern Quilting mysteries for Penguin/NAL, the Memphis Barbeque mysteries for Penguin/Berkley, and the Myrtle Clover series for Midnight Ink and independently. She blogs at ElizabethSpannCraig.com/blog , which was named by Writer’s Digest as one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers.
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