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Lesson 6 The Final Act! Hacking the First Draft

This is it. The final step and then it’s a GO. Mapping out your story. Now that you know your story’s plot, which is really fleshing out the premise, you can put it in order. This is where you can … Continue reading

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Lesson 5 Hacking the First Draft

Planning your story is like tilling the ground and getting things ready to plant. Think of all the things you need for your veggies to grow. Good soil, irrigation, and plenty of sunshine. Likewise, your plan for your story should … Continue reading

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Lesson 4 Hacking the First Draft

Tense and POV I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Where I live it’s supposed to be cooling off a little. But then, the weatherman doesn’t control the weather, he’s only supposed to report it, so we’ll see what happens! … Continue reading

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I LOVE KICKSTARTER from me!

I’m adding to the I love Kickstarter posts because I have something to say about it. Please read the other ones too and VISIT THE KEEPER! I first started following Kickstarter when Zombie Orpheus was filming their series. I was … Continue reading

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I LOVE KICKSTARTER! Words from Our Friends!

I’m taking the weekend off from our Hacking the First Draft Lesson to bring some real posts from some real people about the awesomeness of Kickstarter. When asked why these authors enjoy Kickstarter both as a patron and a creative, … Continue reading

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Lesson 3 | Hacking the First Draft

You have your premise, and you know your genre. Now what? Characters. And I’m using Kairos to escort you through this phase because he’s a wizard, and you are just about to perform magic, so I thought he’d be a … Continue reading

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Lesson 2 | Hacking the First Draft

First step. The Premise! Where are you going and what might get in your way? Through my years of writing, I’ve seen most authors write the story and then try to pull the premise out of the story. But if … Continue reading

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Hacking the First Draft in 30 Days

I promised I’d post a workshop on my blog to help authors so here it is. This is for people who have wanted to write a FICTION story and don’t know where to begin. And if they do begin they … Continue reading

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3 Day Special

Beginning at 5 pm today July 21 until July 24 I’m running a 3-day special on my Kickstarter campaign! The eBook Fantasy Bundle, an $80 value for $40. Here’s what you get. eBook of The Keeper eBooks 1 -4 of … Continue reading

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Free Books!

In celebration of my Kickstarter that runs until August 16 Sword of Cho Nisi Book 1 is now FREE ONLY ON MY WEBSITE Come and grab it! (you’ll get a BookFunnel link). And while you’re reading these free stories, why … Continue reading

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