Author’s Journey: How to Combat Lonely Writer’s Syndrome

March 4, 2024

Anyone that works remote, especially alone in home office, may experience feelings of isolation. While there’s plenty to do, and maybe you have a pet, kids, and several calls or virtual meetings, you’re still pretty much alone. Isolated. Possibly longing for adult conversation and the vibration and headiness of a bustling team atmosphere. While there […]

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Always Watching: Book One in the Elite Guardians Series

March 3, 2024

This book is an exciting start to the series by Lynette Eason, centered on an all-female bodyguard team. When her teammate, Maddy, is brutally attacked, Olivia Edwards steps in as bodyguard to celebrity psychiatrist and radio host, Wade Savage. He’s being stalked by a woman who’s made it abundantly clear she will stop at nothing […]

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Advice From Pros: Lisa Hagan

March 2, 2024

Lisa Hagan has been a literary agent for the last 25 years in New York City and London and is now on the family farm in Virginia, still partnering with top authors and helping them reach their publishing goals. Her business, Lisa Hagan Books offers literary agent services and book publishing and her books have […]

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The Coworker

March 2, 2024

When sales star Natalie’s fastidious and compulsive coworker fails to show up for work, she knows something is wrong. Her colleague Dawn is an annoying pest, socially awkward and obsessed with turtles. It’s also obvious Dawn envies Natalie and is bent on becoming her friend. But Natalie has little time, or interest, in Dawn. Suddenly, […]

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Elements Authors Use to Build the Intense Suspense

March 1, 2024

You’ve just tossed a handful of popcorn into your mouth when “Bam!” the killer jumps out of the closet. You jump, choke, and rush to the kitchen for a cool drink to clear the cough and curb your adrenaline. While that movie success is the result of a million-dollar budget, authors don’t have that luxury. […]

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No Such Thing as a Bad Review

February 28, 2024

Let’s face it. No one likes criticism. Well, at least the destructive kind which hurts to read and possibly leads to scars or setbacks. But we also can agree that constructive criticism is useful. While there’s positives and negatives to all feedback, the “bad reviews” of books are largely of the latter. Now I’m not […]

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