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Beta readers, huh? Well, then…

Hello WordPressers and others! I found an article on Beta Readers and thought I'd share it. It's at the bottom and I've included a few examples of the advice given. As a new author, I haven't yet had any successful "beta readers" unless mom counts. She did an okay job finding things that confused her… Continue reading Beta readers, huh? Well, then…

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After trying Grammarly Premium..

Hello ya'll, I like the free version of Grammarly, but after trying the premium I really want it too. Not working makes that impossible, but I tried it, and I really like it, and I want to keep it. I was given some free trial time, but with everything going on I haven't gotten a… Continue reading After trying Grammarly Premium..

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17 Truths Only Book Lovers Will Understand

1. You’ve been told you have a “problem”: Fox / Via instagram.com 2. If you start a book right before bed, there will be no bed: instagram.com 3. The joy and agony of ending a great book: instagram.com / Via Fox 4. Books > Productivity: someecards.com / Via instagram.com For the rest of them: https://www.buzzfeed.com/erinlarosa/truths-only-book-lovers-will-understand?utm_term=.mp9V31mW2#.uiBz4q2ZJ

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23 Irrational fears all book lovers have:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/annakopsky/irrational-fears-all-book-lovers-have?utm_term=.alpOdoDQJ#.fbq7xl8NY 1. Craving a title that you can’t find, and being positive you’ll probably die before getting your hands on it. 2. Thinking about trying to survive in-between the releases of books in a series and wondering if anything in life is promised. 3. Spending sacred reading hours on what will end up being the… Continue reading 23 Irrational fears all book lovers have:

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Nwa Pante Rising Excerpt:

*You know,* Shiloh mused. *I always imagined that I’d hear my brain snap when I went crazy. I was a perfectly normal girl until we met, then you, and all your cologne came in, and the next thing I know I’m—* Shiloh rounded on Turi when all those horror movies she’d watched with Mikey came… Continue reading Nwa Pante Rising Excerpt:

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Wow… Your brain on stories.. Pretty cool science!

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3059385/this-is-your-brain-on-words?platform=hootsuite   What Happens To Your Brain When It Hears A Story Forget the Mariana Trench. The deepest unexplored geographies on the planet are trapped right inside our skulls JOHN BROWNLEE 04.29.16 7:25 AM The human brain is a mysterious hunk of meat. For example, as you read this, you're "hearing" the words in your… Continue reading Wow… Your brain on stories.. Pretty cool science!

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23 reasons reading makes us better people :)

23 reasons why reading makes us better people We here at Bright Side came across some interesting pieces of research that prove reading really is a very useful activity. Take a look and find out why picking up a book is probably the best decision you can make today. 1. Reading relieves stress. pikselstock / Shutterstock How do you prefer to spend time if you’re stressed out? By listening to music or maybe… Continue reading 23 reasons reading makes us better people 🙂

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20 words (or less) is all it takes :)

REVIEW, REVIEW, REVIEW. I'll take any number of words  🙂 Here are a just a few short ones to get you started: Wow. Awesome book/story I liked this book/story. This is a good author. Great book. I'm telling my friends to read this. Loved this! My new favorite author. It will only take a few… Continue reading 20 words (or less) is all it takes 🙂