Writing

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How to Write a Great Custom Text Ad for Amazon

In the bookstore world, they say if person picks up a book and looks at it, you’re halfway to a sale. In the digital world, if they’ve clicked on your ad, they’re halfway to buying it. So how do you get them to click on your Amazon ad? This post will help you answer that question, and maybe it will boost your success in the dating world at the same time!

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10 Tips on Character Development

After plot, character development is the most important element of storytelling you need to think about. But writing strong characters is difficult. It’s an art form unto itself, and if you don’t pay enough attention to it, your readers will enjoy their experience much less. But how do you pull this off?

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6 Ways to Become a Better Writer

Save yourself lots of time, and reach audiences faster, by following some of the tricks William Kowalski, the award-winning, best-selling author of 14 novels, has used in his lifelong practice of writing.

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How to Think of Good Story Ideas

It’s common among writers to feel like they need to write or explode… but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. This post was written to help writers of fiction find some direction as they create their next magnum opus.

Q&A with Steven Buechler

Book blogger Steven Buechler was kind enough to do a Q&A with me on his site. I talk about why I wrote The Best Polish Restaurant in Buffalo, my plans to promote it, and a little bit about what I’m working on next. Check it out here.