December 2015 | Norma Hinkens

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15 Ways Fiction Writers Can Stay Creative in 2016

  • December 29, 2015
Creativity 2016

When your medium is magical action thrills, dystopian high jinks, or paranormal cozy mysteries, the creative perspiration required to keep those tall tales coming can be taxing at times, to say the least. Here are a few lighthearted ways to revamp your creativity as the new year gets underway: Rummage the racks at your local thrift […]

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8 Tips For Self-publishing On Amazon

  • December 23, 2015
Self-publishing Immurement

  Self-publishing my first book Immurement on Amazon this month was an exhilarating experience, but despite the time I spent researching how it all works, there were several details I wasn’t fully aware of until I began the process. Here are a few pointers that will give you a heads up on some of the items that tripped me up. Uploading the […]

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Immurement Releases Today!

  • December 16, 2015
Immurement

A fast action-packed ride of survival. Sara Reid, Book Reviewer, Today We Did. It’s official! Immurement, Book One in The Undergrounders Series is live on Amazon. ’Tis the season to spread goodwill, so for the next 48 hours you can grab it at a special introductory launch price. In the meantime, here are some behind […]

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Rafflecopter Book Giveaway

  • December 14, 2015
Christmas Gift Books

Massive Book Giveaway just in time for Christmas! Amber Gregg from Judging More Than Just The Cover is running a book giveaway which ends in seven days, so check out the link for all the amazing books you can win, including a copy of my hot new YA post-apocalyptic release, Immurement. Get your name in the hat now by clicking on the […]

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4 Things I Learned From Post-apocalyptic Fiction

  • December 9, 2015
Post-apocalyptic fiction

Part of the thrill of reading post-apocalyptic fiction is the disturbing sense that it’s not true escapism, but rather one uneasy step away from reality as we know it. There’s a lot to be learned from a genre that by definition portends the end of everything it means to be human. Here are four things […]

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How To Pick A Book Title

  • December 2, 2015
Title for a book

Choosing a book title is almost as challenging as naming a child. After all, your freshly written book is your baby, an entity that will live with you for years to come. Readers will judge your book by its cover, and that includes your title. You don’t want to slap a lackluster label as an afterthought […]

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