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[Q&A] Story Pacing – how close together can important plot points be?

by Drae Box | Learn Q&A | 0 Comments | 16 Dec 2016

This post’s Q&A is on story pacing and took place over on Twitter.   How fast/close together can plot/bad things happen? Pacing-wise, should there be downtime space between events? – Dvorah   Answer   Where scenes are positioned has to…

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The Ultimate Guide to Cross Promotion

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 09 Dec 2016

NOTE: There’s a gift to help you with this at the bottom of the article.   There’s never a better time to grow awareness of our stories, and better yet, it’s not required to pay a fortune to market your…

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Interview with Successful Author: Tracy Hewitt Meyer

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 05 Dec 2016

Today we’re joined in the first of a new interview series with award-winning author, Tracy Hewitt Meyer! My challenge to you: as you’re reading these interviews, I want you to find at least one take-away that will help you on your…

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Case Study: Does Waking Up Early to Write REALLY Work?

by Drae Box | Learn | 8 Comments | 14 Oct 2016

Before the Playstation Two was a twinkle in Sony’s eyes, weekend mornings were great fun because I could get a few hours on the Playstation One. With my twin sister either asleep or already awake, we would stay in our…

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Chromebooks for Authors

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 21 Feb 2015

A few weeks ago, my all-in-one desktop computer’s motherboard died. Thankfully, a Dell technican came by and sorted it out. However, the desktop remained out of use for another week as after the motherboard replacement, the computer was struggling to…

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Considering Using WordPress for your Author Website

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 18 Feb 2015

Using WordPress for your Author Website One of the things I struggled with at the beginning of training myself into a self-publishing storyteller over traditional, was not anything to do with writing my stories. In actuality, what I was (and…

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How I get past Difficult Scenes

by Drae Box | Learn | 0 Comments | 12 Feb 2015

Sometimes a scene and I just aren’t getting on. I had one such scene with Pedibastet and Chapter Eight of 2014 version of The Royal Gift. Here are some of the ways I tackle a scene I’m struggling with for any…

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