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Written in Ruberah receives another 5 star review on Amazon and BookPleasures.com

Reviewer Bani Sodermark has posted her review of Written in Ruberah on BookPleasures.com. Bani has a Ph.D in mathematical physics and has been a teacher of physics and mathematics at the university level in both India and Sweden. For the

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Choosing a Setting for a Novel

I must be in love with the setting I select for a novel, as that place will have to inspire me for all the time it takes to complete the story. When I was seventeen, I lived in London. I

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Posted in Dream Chaser: Awakening, Paranormal Romance Genre, The Writing Life

When I grow up …

As a child I liked to climb onto the cliffs and gaze out to sea. Soon, a source as huge and wonderful as the ocean itself would stir inside me. Great adventures would unfold in my imagination. I’d choose a

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Mistakes I made publishing my first book—# 3 book cover

Dream Chaser:Awakening is a paranormal romance. While on holiday in Hawaii, the main characters look through a telescope and gaze into the Milky Way. The gaseous lights of the galaxy shine back at them from millions of years in the

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Mistakes I made publishing my first book. #2-title

I chose the title Dream Chaser and added a long subtitle: A Novel that Reaches Beyond the Veil of Time.   The title suits my novel. The main character is a goal-oriented woman—a high-speed dream chaser, but if had I

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Mistakes I made self-publishing my first book—#1 Genre

Five years ago, after years of longing to write a novel, I dove in and produced a first draft. I then hired a highly recommended editor and rewrote the book several times, implementing her valuable suggestions. I published a well-written

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