The true responsibility of being a published author

Originally posted on katemariecollins:
Good morning! I have coffee! I have kids moving towards school (thus giving me a quiet house)! And I’ve got a desk full of ‘stuff’ needing my attention! Unfortunately, most of it has nothing to do with writing. As a published author, you’ve got responsibilities. To your editor, getting your changes…

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Review of Whispers of War by Sean Rodden. Plus Author Interview.

Review of Whispers of War by Sean Rodden. Plus Author Interview..

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The Diamond.

A sharp pain at the back of his cranium pierced his head. His blurry vision did not allow him to make sense of the four hooded figures standing near him. The view of the starry sky, it was an indication that he was lying upon his back, but strangely, he could not feel the surface […]

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Are you Sabotaging your Sales?

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Good morning! The solstice was yesterday, the sun’s warmth will be returning soon, and I’ve got two kids awaiting Thursday morning. Me? I’m thinking Muse is going to have a fun time with piles of paper and boxes. I’m not big on twitter, but I do get on there once or…

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The Malediction Legacy

® THE MALEDICTION LEGACY (Supernatural Police Thriller) By Dean Steven Nichols Synopsis Elissa Ashlynn Harlow, a rational NY Police detective, investigates a murder. Though the crime, committed in a busy subway during rush hour, except a drunken homeless man who insists an Indian is the killer, and a mysterious feather in the victim’s mouth, she […]

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The Redeemer.

It was a long time ago, but not long enough to forget. It all started the day I turned eighteen. Eighteen and life, my mother Beth, used to say. I remember that beautiful, sunny November morning. I jumped out of bed, and I opened my bedroom window. The refreshing winter breeze rushed into my room. […]

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The Night Horror Died

PROLOGUE Lawrence Drayton, a thirty-year-old free spirited, independent journalist. Born in Manchester England, had moved to the United States in search of the story that would give him the opportunity to stand out from the crowd as a successful journalist. The mystery of the cruise ship the Caribbean Queen; captured his attention. For the last […]

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The leaf blower sounded loudly, but it was a welcomed distraction for Sarah, who had been reading, her grandma’s diary nonstop. It had been one year since she inherited the big house. After her separation with Toby, she had lost her enthusiasm. She was a warrior, but she allowed herself to become the victim of […]

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