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2017 in Review; 2018 Goals

Reflecting on 2017 and looking forward at 2018. Continue reading

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Letting Joy In

Yesterday, a writer friend of mine announced that she signed on with a respectable agent at one of the big publishing houses. I’ve been following her journey since at least 2012. This person is one of the sweetest, hardest working, talented … Continue reading

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To Pen a Name for Thyself (Pros and Cons of Pen Names)

Or to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune… Some of you may have noticed I have decided to change my publishing name to my actual name from the initialed, androgynous version of it, A. B. Davis. This is sometimes … Continue reading

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The Querying Process: A Lesson in Humility

This is a difficult post to write. Not because I’m embarrassed to share this experience, but because I really had to do some digging to understand what urged me to share this. The point I hope readers take away from … Continue reading

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9 Free Expert Sources Every Writer Should Explore

I am obsessed with procedure and process and understanding others’ processes and methods.  As an aspiring writer, you should be on the up and up with expert advice and examples of successful methods. Fortunately for you, I actually enjoy researching … Continue reading

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