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13 THINGS THAT TURNED ME FROM READER TO PUBLISHED AUTHOR

*This post originally appeared on Medium (here) As a forty year-old bond trader, I wrote two novels and signed a 3-book deal with a publisher. I did this with little formal writing experience, no creative writing classes, no writing coach,

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No Slipping Past Airport Security

  Young Adult Fiction Author Style Since I left the corporate world to write full-time, my wardrobe needs have changed. My charcoal and navy suits are collecting dust in my closet, praying a wedding will thrust them into the limelight

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Buddy: Volume 3

Catching Up With My Editor Batman had Robin. Sherlock Holmes had Dr. Watson. Han Solo had Chewbacca. Harry had Ron and Hermione. Shrek had Donkey. I could keep going. Everyone needs a sidekick. Every writer also needs an editor. Joseph

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10 Memes That Writers Will Understand

What better way to connect with young adults and writers alike? So, maybe I’ve been looking at too many memes lately.  I also read a ton of writing blogs, and I don’t believe I’ve ever seen a writing post consisting

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