Abingdon Kindle titles

Randy Rooney

Randy Ingermanson


“Lookit this great new book I just bought,” a familiar voice behind me said.

I spun around in my chair, wondering who had let my plumber, Sam, into the house. “What are you doing here?”

Sam grinned at me. “Just came to show you this new gadget. Betcha you ain’t seen one of these yet. They’re the hottest thing.”

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Adele Annesi

Word For Words

Drafting: Not Just for Architects

t’s impossible to build a house without a plan, and most architects need more than one pass to get the results they and their clients envision. The same is true for writers. Nobody can accomplish everything—story arc, proper word use, accurate spelling and punctuation—in one try.

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The Promise of Morning by Ann Shorey

Screenwriting 101

C.J. Powers

Rewriting the Rewrite

Rewriting the short film “Family Law” consumed my time recently. The premise of the film is law firm partner Carol Peters fights to keep the legal sharks away from a teenage boy who wants emancipation from his oppressive home life. Cornered by the boy’s choice, Carol risks disbarment unless she can find the deal-changing answer in a gentle whisper.

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POD and Self-Publishing - Part II

Donald James Parker

Come on, Baby, Do the Promotion (and the Locomotion)

Building on last month’s topic of sixteen ways to promote your book, I am providing the details to each point. This subject is much like an onion. If you peel a layer, you’re bound to find another layer to explore and to master. And like onions, marketing has a tendency to provoke tears.

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Nora St.Laurent


Interview with Leader of the Chick Lit Book Club & Review

In 2004 I joined the ACFW online book club; I had never been a part of a book club of any kind before. I was not very involved but enjoyed reading about the authors and I read a couple of the book selections. Since I had set up an e-mail address specifically for the book club, I slowly quit checking it as life got busy. Then after a year or so...

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