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Writing a Novel?

How do you begin writing a novel?   My first novel was a training ground for me.  I had always been taught to plan out anything you intend to write for others.  This meant a dreaded outline.  I hate outlines.  … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU READ?

Do you write the way you read? I was recently asked this question and it made me think a little.  I love to read mysteries and thrillers and combinations of these genres.  Two of my novels are, in fact, mysteries … Continue reading

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WRITING HURDLES

Writing Hurdles Everyone I know, who writes, comes up against challenges that leave them speechless.  The dreaded blank page affects everyone at some point.  Here are a few hurdles I have come up against, add yours in comments. What should … Continue reading

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BIKE PATHS AND WALKING

Bike Paths and Walking I am often asked why my novels involve bike paths.  In A Step Ahead of Death the murder victim is found just off the trail as it leads from town.  In Witness in the Window  (Here … Continue reading

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UNMASKED a novel by EM Kaplan – Author Interview

UNMASKED – by Independent Author EM Kaplan Review and Interview I recently committed to downloading and reading self-published authors with a goal of reviewing their works on Amazon.  I realized that I had been focusing upon well-known authors only.  As an … Continue reading

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BE AN AUTHOR

Be an Author (Note That I didn’t say “become”) In my publishing journey I have met many people who say that they “always wanted to be an author.”  The truth is that many of them have already written poems, short … Continue reading

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Be a Publisher – Esengo Publishing

ESENGO PUBLISHING                  Congo Mission My second book was self-published.  I was hesitant to follow this route, at first, because I have seen some books written and self-published by their author that were … Continue reading

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Beyond the Page: Getting Published

Pushing Beyond the Page: Getting Published Traditional Publishing I don’t claim to have all the answers when it comes to getting your work published.  There are many factors to consider when making the decision about how to publish your work.  … Continue reading

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Putting “Pen” to “Paper”

Putting Pen to Paper The Writing Process or pen to paper When you think about authoring a book, what comes to mind?  Do you see a frustrated writer, head in hands, staring at a blank page?  Do you wonder, “What … Continue reading

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Scott McPherson Novels

Novels by Scott McPherson, M.D. A Step Ahead of Death  The first Jack Sharp, M.D. novel.  Jack, a middle-aged family doctor, loves to walk for exercise.  One fall day while taking his walk on the bike path near his office, he … Continue reading

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