Annie's Truth

Dave Meigs

Life-Transforming Fiction

Rising Above Setbacks

A funny thing happened on my way to writing this article. I was busy going about my day, when suddenly, my heart seemed to stop inside my chest for a long count, and then it started beating wildly, as if it were my three-year-old grandson playing a frantic drum solo on his grandma’s end table (a capital offense). I shot to my feet and went to the window for some air. It didn’t help. My heart was in atrial fibrillation. I’d had it before, but never this bad.

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Deborah Anderson

Diary Of A Crazy Writer


I love going to a bookstore, don’t you? Between that and the library, well, I could easily spend a day in either one of them. I recently visited Books-A-Million while my husband headed over to a nearby Office Max. Once inside, a friendly clerk led me to the reference section, and I eagerly followed, looking forward to perusing their how-to books on writing.

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jim Rubart

Quantum Marketing

Mail Bag Answers

I thought it time to answer a few questions authors have asked. If you have a marketing question, don’t wait, don’t hesitate, fire it my direction and I’ll answer it in a future column:

Marketing Jim, what’s the best way to promote my fiction?

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Jeannie Campbell

Character Therapy

Serial Killers 201

Welcome to Serial Killers 201. (If you missed Serial Killers 101, where I discussed common background traits of psychosis, please click HERE. This section discusses the basic types of serial killers, based on the killer’s motives. Act Focused These killers generally don’t kill for the gratification of the kill, making the act itself their primary emphasis. They kill quickly and in two subtypes:

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