10 Things Every Aspiring Author Should Know…

10 Things Every Aspiring Author Should Know…

You can’t write what you don’t know. Research is essential. No one gets it right in the first draft. The average novel is rewritten 7 times. You will get rejection letters. Learn Origami, rejection letters look much better when they are folded into cranes. There will always be people who don’t like what you write, you’ll never please everyone, it is impossible, don’t even try. Embrace your characters quirks and tells. When I was...

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I’m Afraid.

I’m Afraid.

Reviews are very important to authors; they can make or break a book. I wish I wasn’t, but I am afraid to write them. My spelling is that bad. How embarrassing is it to have to admit that I am an author who can’t spell? My publisher and editor actually laugh at my many mistakes. “At least I’m consistent,” they tease. Thank God I’ve learned how to laugh too. Well that and luckily my husband and children are great spellers who proof...

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Happy Book Birthday Scream! Lakeview Novel #3

Happy Book Birthday Scream! Lakeview Novel #3

The third novel in Campbell’s Young Adult “Lakeview Series” finds its heroine, Halle Henry, kicking off her senior year with the perfect boyfriend, perfect roommate (his twin sister) and the prospect of getting into the perfect college–all of which become endangered when her boyfriend Alex witnesses a murder and ends up expelled for drugs planted in his backpack. Faced with uncooperative adults, Halle devises her own...

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