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Authors, Writing and Covid19

The corona virus is with us, all around the world. I often use news headlines or stories I find buried in the news in the plot or development of my stories. Whatever genre you write, have you used the corona virus in your story? The corona virus has been with us for at least three months. The main ways to protect yourself and others is to wear a mask and practice social distancing, washing your hands, and staying at least six feet apart.   Is there a way to use the situations that we see these situations in our city, country, or area as part of a plot in our novels? I write romantic suspense and I don’t see how I could use it in a romance. Romance is about relationships, developing a relationship, touching, holding hands, or kissing. How do you do this if you stay six feet apart and wear a mask? I find wearing a mask covers the face so you can’t even see a smile. I suppose you could use it in an online relationship. If you write romance, sweet romance, YA romance, contemporary romance or any other genre, are you writing a book that uses the corona virus in your story? If you are, how are you incorporating it into a romance in this New Normal? Or how could you incorporate it into a romance? As I’m writing this, I’m also thinking about how this might be affecting relationships in today’s New Normal. Hmm. I ...
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Update – FYI

If you’re checking for Dr. Bob Rich (and free books) – scroll downOr check out the permalink at https://beverleybateman.blogspot.com.au/2017/06/heroes-or-protagonists-with-dr-bob-rich.htmlIt will be up until July 1st when he’ll announce the winners of the books. And is you’re interested in the Fringe Festival workshops, you can still access them at http://selfpublishingadvice.org/indie-author-fringe-june-2017-agenda/ ...
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Sylvia Hubbard on Heroes and a New Book

This week we’re going to find out a little about author Sylvia Hubbard. June’s theme is ‘Heroes’ so Sylvia will be talking about heroes. She’ll also tell us a little about herself and her writing, and answer some fun questions.Detroit Author & Founder of Motown Writers Network, Sylvia Hubbard has ...
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Kelli Wilkins on Marketing and her new Book

This week we’re going to find out a little about author Kelli Wilkes. Kelli will be talking about marketing. She’ll also tell us a little about herself and her writing, and answer some fun questions.Kelli A. Wilkins is an award-winning author who has published more than 100 short stories, 19 ...
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Update on the ALLIE Fringe Festival

I’ve been asked to post on the ALLIE Fringe Festival so here’s a few highlights. The second workshop I attended, and for me, the most interesting was Instafreebie Explosion. I had never heard of Instafreebie. It explained how to add thousands of targeted readers to your email list. I’ve learned ...
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