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Romance Writing: "Professional" Advice May Hurt Your Sales! #Romancenovels #writetip #selfpub #amwriting

When Romance writers are starting their careers, they need training. They don’t know how to differentiate between writing advice that advances their publication goals, and writing advice that is useless – or even detrimental. In their…
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Career Killer: Sometimes Your First Book SHOULDN'T Be Published #Romancenovels #selfpub #writetip #amwriting

Before I was a successful Romance author, my published mentors would lecture me: “You must finish your first Romance so you can learn how to write book-length fiction. You must finish your second Romance to get published.” Needless to…
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Spot Bad Writing Advice During a Romance Novel Critique

As an aspiring author, you may not recognize when you're receiving bad writing advice during a Romance novel critique. Not all "Beta Readers" are created equal—and that includes the published ones, who've landed a book contract with a Legacy…
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Romance Writing: 7 Questions Story Critiques Should Answer

Congratulations! You're ready to seek feedback for your Romance novel. Now you must decide what kind of feedback you're looking for: line edits or a global critique. A line edit is exactly what it sounds like: a line-by-line evaluation…
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How to Choose the Right Beta Reader

Before I was published, I used to be an avid participant in four critique groups. My "writing buddies" kept me focused on my goals; they helped me brainstorm; and they showed me where my prose was confusing or weak. Critique groups (or "Beta…