Self-Publishing Helps, Tech Tips

How Long Should a Book Be?

A novel starts a word at a time, building one upon the other. A fellow writer stated, “A word upon a word upon a word equals power.” Words transform into an idea and that idea develops into a story. The story becomes a novel, and that work of fiction can inspire, and bring enjoyment or […]

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Tech Tips, Writing Tips

PLOTTING BY DESIGN

Plotting a book doesn’t happen by accident, it must be designed. Just as a baker needs a recipe, a seamstress needs a pattern, and a builder needs a blueprint, a writer does best with a plot. Structuring your manuscript doesn’t have to be hard. A plot is simply like a road map. It doesn’t mean you […]

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Inside Ballerina – Written from Z to A

Zealous in her love of dance, she pushed ardently through one more pirouette, delicately balancing on one toe. Young, graceful, beautiful, her chiseled body spun weightlessly on the toe of her yellow satin slipper, then knee buckling, she relinquished to the pain of another cramp. X-rays revealed a different plan: new life was developing inside […]

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Shout Out to Clark Flower & Gift Shop

  A huge shout out and thank you to Clark Flower and Gift Shop for a huge success with our book signing event. Candace Woodland          Simonson and Barbara Woodland Clausen,              sisters and natives of Clark, South Dakota, were pleased to have a sell-out event on July 3, 2015.  Clark Flower and Gift Shop did a […]

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