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The Facts and Factors of A Novel’s Word Count, I

The Facts and Factors of A Novel’s Word Count, I

A recent question posted on The Divining Wand’s Q & A page sounded simple enough and an overwhelming number of authors responded to answer: Here’s another question for your authors: What is the word count of most of their novels? I know that we here all sorts of estimates of what a novel should be, 70,000 to 100,000 words. But what is the actual count for the novels featured here, and do your authors think about word count as they’re…

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Our Authors’ Go-To Writing Books, III

Our Authors’ Go-To Writing Books, III

Today’s post presents the third and final additions in response to this question: I wondered, what do your authors read in the way of writing books? Do they have favorites they refer to again and again? Do they read the classics like, Bird by Bird, or Writing Down the Bones, or do they favor books on craft like, Save the Cat? Reading (and writing) minds want to know! Shana Mahaffey (Sounds Like Crazy): “The best investment I EVER made was…

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Robert Gregory Browne’s Kill Her Again

Robert Gregory Browne’s Kill Her Again

Robert Gregory Browne (author of Kiss Her Goodbye and Whisper in the Dark) offers a new thriller in Kill Her Again released today, June 30, 2009, just in time for summer beach reading Would you like to learn more About Rob and his background? By clicking on that website link, you’ll discover: “Rob was born in California, but at the age of 11, moved with his family to Honolulu. His father had threatened to quit his job in Los Angeles,…

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