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How To Write A Successful Serialized Series — Tips by Boystown Author Jake Biondi

May 13, 2015 by Karyn Connor

The Boystown series by Jake Biondi began as an online story released in installments, but was published in book form with the third book released on May 1, 2015. How much has reader feedback influenced plot or character decisions? JB: I love hearing from Boystown readers and fans — and I continue

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Character

Is Your Current Villain Ready to Be Your Next Hero?

June 10, 2015 by Karyn Connor

What’s the difference between a villain and a hero? The same thing that’s different between a terrorist and a freedom fighter: perception.  A hero believes that he is good and on the side of good and will help achieve good. A villain believes the same thing.  The main difference is

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Setting

Before the Wands of Harry Potter, There Were Lightsabers

May 3, 2015 by Rudy Dees

Does a Jedi choose its color or does the crystal in combination with the Force choose the color for the Jedi just as the sorting hat chooses houses for the Hogwarts students? Here are three interpretations: 1.  Power Some sources claim lightsaber color function like the ranking system in the

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Business

When Understanding People Goes Too Far: A Relationship Survival Guide

June 24, 2015 by Carrie De Simas

In our information obsessed society we are all hunters of information. We scour social media looking for the next great tip. We read books to lend insights into our business ventures and we look for cues to better understand the other people around us.    The smartest of us will strive

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