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Conflict Thesaurus Entry: Public Humiliation

Conflict is very often the magic sauce for generating tension and turning a ho-hum story into one that rivets readers. As such, every scene should contain a struggle of some kind. Maybe it’s an internal tug-of-war having to do with … Continue reading

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Conflict Thesaurus Entry: Losing a Job

Conflict is very often the magic sauce for generating tension and turning a ho-hum story into one that rivets readers. As such, every scene should contain a struggle of some kind. Maybe it’s an internal tug-of-war having to do with … Continue reading

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Release Day Celebration: The Occupation Thesaurus Is Here!

Celebrating a new book NEVER gets old for us. Aside from the obvious feel-good-ness of having another book in the world, it’s satisfying to know everything WE learned as we wrote the book is now yours…and your writing is going … Continue reading

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Conflict Thesaurus Entry: Peer Pressure

Conflict is very often the magic sauce for generating tension and turning a ho-hum story into one that rivets readers. As such, every scene should contain a struggle of some kind. Maybe it’s an internal tug-of-war having to do with … Continue reading

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The HOT SEAT with Angela & Becca Is Today, July 16th – Sign up!

What’s more fun than an Author Q & A? Easy, a HOT SEAT. Hot, as in Angela will put Becca in the Hot Seat and ask questions she won’t see coming…and then Becca will repay the favor. Hot, as in … Continue reading

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CRITIQUES 4 U!

Welp, Angela and I are in full-blown, a-million-balls-in-the-air, pre-publication madness right now. It’s crazy, but we love it because it means that by this time next week, The Occupation Thesaurus will be available at all our regular distributors :). In … Continue reading

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Ready to Put Angela & Becca in the HOT SEAT?

You guys! Do you realize the NEXT Thesaurus Writing Guide, The Occupation Thesaurus, will be here in less than 10 days? *excited shrieking* Our book release event is July 20th and many great prizes will be up for grabs. But … Continue reading

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Improve Your Fiction by Studying the Brothers Grimm

We all know how important it is to read within our genre. Doing so shows us what elements make those books successful (and also what overdone tropes to avoid). But reading outside of our genre can be just as helpful. … Continue reading

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Joining Forces: Harnessing the Power of Coauthoring

I always knew coauthoring had benefits – half the workload, and twice the platform to launch from are the obvious bonuses. Sure, you have to split your royalties, but you also share the costs. But I had reservations (how do … Continue reading

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Conflict Thesaurus Entry: Failing at Something

HAPPY JULY 4TH TO MY AMERICAN FRIENDS! And now back to our regularly scheduled Conflict Thesaurus entry… Conflict is very often the magic sauce for generating tension and turning a ho-hum story into one that rivets readers. As such, every … Continue reading

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