Wednesday night after church, a mother and her seven year old came up to me. The daughter said, “I just loved your book (The Cave of Mystery). It was sooooo exciting.” Isn’t that why we write? This is the youngest person I’ve known to read the story. The oldest was an 89 year old lady

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If you’re a writer and want to enhance the characters in your novel, consider the following: Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn from Actors. Author: Brandilyn Collins. This is an excellent book with great examples of what the author discusses. Key topics include: Personaling; Action Objectives, Subtexting (nothing to do with cell

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Self-Publish Book Contest Rankings for The Cave of Mystery

The Cave of Mystery was entered into a Writer’s Digest Self-Publish Book Contest in April 2015. Each book was evaluated on a scale of 1-5 with 5 meaning “outstanding” and 1 meaning “needs improvement.” The Cave of Mystery had rankings of 2 and higher throughout the competition. Judge, 23rd, Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards revealed scores

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