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The Importance of Synopsizing

Writing a synopsis! It’s awful. Especially for those of us on Team Pants (not to be confused with Team Bella), and eschew all manner of plotting, character summaries, chapter outlines, and scene lists. Because really, who wants to do those? … Continue reading

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Finally, a post about writing

I get it. I talk about books a lot. A lot. Look, I work at two bookstores and my weeks start on Tuesdays. Plus it’s sort of my job to read books. At least that’s what I have to tell … Continue reading

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Search: “books like the dresden files”

Okay, so I get this a lot. It’s all over Goodreads, it’s a search query that brings folks to my blog at least every other day, never mind all the real people I run into that ask me that question. … Continue reading

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Genre and aesthetic

Author’s note: When I talk about the sections that books live in, I’m talking specifically about the shelving standards at Barnes & Noble booksellers, because that’s where I work and am therefore most familiar with their classifications. I recognize that … Continue reading

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Some words of wisdom from Mary Alice Monroe

This weekend saw the 15th Annual South Carolina Book Festival hit town in Columbia, SC. Lots of folks attended – the Festival sees about 6000 people in any given year – and we had some fantastic authors come through. Cokie … Continue reading

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