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Prepping for NaNoWriMo 2015?

I’m in the process of prepping for NaNo next month. Lots of outlining is going on. I’m pretty excited about it for two reasons. My first reason for being excited is because I’ve outlined not only the first book in

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Middle Grade Week – Writing Indie Middle Grade

This week is all about Middle Grade: writing it, indie publishing it, and especially marketing it! As you may know, reaching those elusive middle grade readers is tough, doubly so when you’re indie published. Plus there are giveaways (see below)!  Here’s

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Always be Writing

I just had a chat today with the wonderful Laura Pauling and we came to a conclusion. As indie authors we should always be writing.  I’m actually in the throes of revision right now but I really want to be

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High Concept – How to make it your own

I have a fascination with all things High Concept.  I enjoy reading it and I absolutely love the elusive hunt for it as a writer. The best way I think to find your own unique high concept is to really

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Happy NaNoWriMo!!

Today is November first and the first day of National Novel Writing month. You can find me over there at: http://www.nanowrimo.org/en/participants/anshakotyk My blog posts will be short this month but I’ll be busy working on the next Ink Portal Adventure:

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We’re updating the blog

Hey everyone, have no fear I’m still here. Just quietly working hard on building the next great version of my blog! Check back soon for the new look! Like this:Like Loading…

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Available Now

Available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Gangsterland 1920's mystery GANGSTERLAND When Jonathan Brooks moves in with his dad, he's sure his life has hit bottom. Until the local bully causes him to discover an unusual skill: Jonathan can disappear into a book. The book requires him to solve a crime, rescue the girl and save himself...all before the final page.      

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