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POINT OF VIEW: Choosing Person and Tense – Third Person

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Last week we talked about writing in first person. This week I thought I’d tackle the more common third person usage. Third person means using he/she/they etc pronouns – stories that describe the action from outside of the characters. It comes in three basic flavors: Third Person Omniscient: The most common of the three. Omniscient … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Stephanie Lake

Stephanie Lake

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Stephanie Lake – Stephanie Lake is the pen name for a husband/wife team (Stephanie and Lake) who enjoy writing happy endings and steamy middles. We write historical … Read more

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REVIEW: Any Job Will Do – John Wilker

Any Job Will Do - John Wilker

Genre: Sci-Fi, Space Opera Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book Jackson ”Jax” Caruso inherited a ship from his parents. They’re dead, they don’t need it. The unification wars happened a while ago, Jax’s parent’s fought for the losing side. Now he takes the jobs he can get; smuggling, bounty hunting, hauling cargo. … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Choosing Person and tense – First Person

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When crafting a story, every writer has to make some key choices: What’s the genre? What’s the tone? How about the setting? Who are the characters, and what’s going to happen to them? How will they react? And will it all end? But there’s another choice we all make, consciously or unconsciously, that can have … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT/GIVEAWAY: Kerrie Noor

Kerrie Noor

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Kerrie Noor – Kerrie Noor was born in Melbourne Australia but has spent most of her adult life in Scotland. She has in the past been a … Read more

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REVIEW: Futures, Friends, and Other Firsts – Amara Lynn

Futures, Friends, And Other Firsts - Amara Lynn

Genre: Sci-Fi, Romance LGBTQ+ Category: Non-Binary Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book Sallon Lee is quiet, shy, and has no friends. They have no idea what they want for their future on the space station in which they live. But they do know one thing: they have a huge crush on Ignis. … Read more

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REVIEW: Shape Of Secrets – S.R. Cronin

Shape Of Secrets - S.R. Cronin

Genre: Sci-Fi, Near Future LGBTQ+ Category: Gay Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book You can’t outrun the past in this mystery adventure where things are not always as they appear Zane, a young man with the ability to change his appearance, is starting his first job at Penthes Pharmaceuticals. However, it’s not … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: E.F. Schraeder

E.F. Schraeder

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, E.F. Schraeder – An admirer of strange wonders, sleights of hand, and carousels, E. F. Schraeder writes poetry and fiction that is often inspired by not quite … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Time Paradox – M. Timothy Murray

Time Paradox - M. Timothy Murray

M. Timothy Murray has a new space opera out: Time Paradox. And there’s a giveaway! The time crew are unexpectedly thrust six hundred years into Thumar’s past, where a planet wide plague is raging. These intrepid time travelers are predestined to find a cure. When they return to the future, they discover their actions dramatically … Read more