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6 Best Young Adult Books Of 2019 … so far

6 Best Young Adult Books Of 2019 … so far

Throughout my childhood, my uncle would ship books to us several times a year. It seemed essential to read those books, classics and contemporaries both, into my adolescence and adulthood. I came to favor the controversial, hot-button, balls out titles that compelled discussion, that ripped away boundaries. Uncle John wrote those kind of young adult novels and I knew when I read them that I would write them too. My picks for 2019, January to March.

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8 Best Romance Novels (March 2019)

8 Best Romance Novels (March 2019)

A recent curiosity for how things were going in Romancelandia had me perusing a sampling of March 2019 bestseller lists. The New York Times has done away with the Mass Market Fiction Best-seller List (which many of us former Big 5 editors took as our holy grail for all things successful Romance), so the new list is referred to as a Combined Print and EBook Fiction Best-seller list.

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Why Produce A Book Index And Who Should Do It?

Why Produce A Book Index And Who Should Do It?

Book Indexing Quiz Time for a quick test of your knowledge of back-of-the-book indexing. Would you say the following statements are true or false? 1. The index can be created by a computer. 2. Creating an index is a simple job. 3. A good index adds value to the book....

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How to Enter and Win Book Award Contests

How to Enter and Win Book Award Contests

Contest Tips from Indie Book Awards Judge If you are a published author, whether published in the mainstream or independently, the marketing and promotion of your title(s) will be your responsibility. Unless you are a celebrity or are very well connected, you will be...

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6 Must-Have Scenes In Your Romance Novel

6 Must-Have Scenes In Your Romance Novel

Writing a romance novel aimed at traditional publishing When you plunk down money or check out a title from a library, you expect certain reading parameters to be met. If you’re a prolific romance reader, you want to experience all of the emotional high notes at the...

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The Dark Horse: A Walt Longmire Mystery – Book Review

The Dark Horse: A Walt Longmire Mystery – Book Review

If you like crime dramas with a police-procedural slant, and you like modern Westerns with a noir touch, then check out this series about sheriff Walt Longmire, set in rural Wyoming. Here in volume five, Walt sets out to prove that a woman who confessed to killing her...

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Hire a Professional Proofreader

Hire a Professional Proofreader

Online Proofreading Services I have lost count of how many times I’ve been the cleanup crew for another company purporting to be professional proofreaders or editors. Authors find me for help after their book is out in the world, serviced by subpar editors. They share...

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