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Writing Challenges: overcoming resistance

Stephen King has written over 50 books. Chuck Palahniuk has written 15. Steven Pressfield, 13. All have seen their work made into movies. I'm only 2 books in, but I am already starting to understand some of the stuff all three have written about in regards to overcoming resistance and the day to day ...
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The crafting of a character: Harbert Pencroft

The accidental protagonist:I have a confession to make: Harbert Pencroft, the central character in 'The Peacemakers,' was an accident. He was the unexpected result of needing to add a character to the story as a narrative device. Not only was he never supposed to be a major character in the s ...
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I was having coffee with a long time friend last month, and naturally, we got around to talking about The Nemesis Engines, which was kind of nice because I spend way too much time talking about social business and brand management anyway. The big question - and one that  get every time someone find ...
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Just a quick reminder that we're less than two months away from the launch of #TNE1. (What's that? I hear you ask...)Well, ask no more. Here are the deets (and there will be lots more to come):The Nemesis Engines – Book One: The PeacemakersGenre: Historical Fiction, Adventure, Science Fict ...
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