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Emily Moore
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Using Amazon Free Samples to Better your Writing
I have a confession. I may or may not be addicted to those free samples on Amazon.  You know, the teasers you can download to convince you to buy the book?  It’s a great marketing tool, and an awesome way for readers to decide whether or not they want to in...

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A Study on Tragedy in Modern Literature and Drama
A few years ago, I did a shout out across the interwebs about modern novel tragedies. My latest (and still latest) project was going to be unique. I'd been reading young adult novels in an effort to understand the dynamics involved compared to the middle gr...

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Discussion:Hello new writerly friends! Let's swap ten things.
I've had a lot of new friends via the #Nanobloghop subscribe to my social media and blog. Until now, most of my readers have been writerly friends I've met face to face or critique partners that I've been interacting with for years. It's been a pleasure to ...

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Storystorm Part 2: Some Ideas Deserve a Drawer
Well, for my second year in a row, I've completed #Storystorm. Technically, last year it was #PiBoIdMo. The general idea is an idea each day for a whole month. I'm super excited about a dozen or so of those ideas. And then there are the other ones. You know...

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Storystorm Part 1: Are you participating?
I don't know if you heard, but Tara Lazar's #PiBoIdMo was transformed into #storystorm ,  and in January 2017 authors all over the world (including moi) are attempting to come up with a new story idea every single day. That's a lot of creativity.  We're abo...

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New Year, New Words, and a New Perspective + A #QueryHelper Giveaway!
It's week two of 2017. So far I have.... Worked, shoveled snow, cut firewood, and drove my new truck a lot....     Mentally written some.... And edited very little. But its all perspective.   I've connected with over 400 people since NANO ended on November ...

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A review: The Snowglobe by Jenna Nelson
In an effort to keep myself excited about the young adult novel trilogy I'm writing, I've also been reading a lot of that age category fiction. I have to admit that I've read a lot of novels that I've not been impressed with. I've put some down, or dragged ...

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5 Reasons to sign up for National Novel Writing Month (and giveaway announcement!)
Wow, okay so an update: This summer was insane in all the right ways. Lots of editing on my fantasy trilogy novels, and roping a few new (fantastic!) critique partners. I also helped put together a local writers conference in September, and did my first off...

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#FicFest Fables #4 - Common Issues In Contest Entries
I need to apologize to those on my "give feedback" list who still haven't heard from me. Some health issues have clogged up life since #ficfest finalists were announced. My mentees have been patient with my delayed responses and I'm grateful for that. I wil...

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#FicFest Fables #3 - 5 Big Trends in the Slush
Through out my #FicFest teasers as I perused the slush, I noticed several trends. Some of them followed the industry ones while others hinted at up and coming ones. I actually chatted with a local writer friend and one of my mentees about a few of these on ...
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