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it all started with a plan

Flightless was intended to be a trilogy from the moment I poofed Pen into existence. My plan was to release the entire trilogy within a year. My books are short, and there’s nothing more frustrating to a reader than having

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Flightless is Free Today for Kindle

My baby is a month old! I can’t remember what one month olds can do, it’s amazing how quick you forget that stuff. I’m pretty sure they can’t do much, but I’m making an exception since Flightless is a paranormal

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This week’s topic at the Weekend Writers Group is Creating Characters From the Inside Out. Check out this great article by Vonnie Davis.

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Music: A Conduit to Creativity

by Elaine Calloway We writers are unique creatures. We have our rituals, our beverage addiction of choice (based on the empty vending machines at writing conferences, I’m betting Diet Coke is right up there with coffee!), plus our way of

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Til next year, NaNoWriMo

Welcome Blog Hoppers! If you don’t know what I’m talking about, here’s the skinny. (Check it out, lots of giveaways!) NaNoWriMo National Novel Writing Month has come to an end. I wrote 34000 (roughly) words for Silver Wings. Not too shabby!

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Book Covers/Final Edits

For all you authors out there, I have questions: Do you design your own covers Do you have an illustrator on staff Do you contract each cover Do you use a stock photo site? Here’s the thing. I am looking

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Happy NaNoWriMo

November is National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo. I have committed to finishing “Silver Wings” (tentatively titled), my first young adult novel. So what does this mean? How do you write an entire novel in one month? How do you

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Just like Etta James…AT LAST!

I am ripping off the Subject of the last email sent by my editor. We are in the second round of revisions for Torn, and I am exhausted. Not because I had alot of changes to make, but because my

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Ego – the movie

When BFF and I first started this whole writing thing, we couldn’t help but fantasize “who would play INSERT CHARACTER when our book becomes a movie?” It’s not entirely out of the question. Ninety percent of movies started out as books at

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When I first started writing, I was all about writing contests. They were fun and it was a great way to get feedback on my WIP. It was also a great realization that I need an editor. Like, now. Before

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I love mail. I would be tickled pink to personally sign anything you send me. Just please send along some postage so I can send it back to you. Here's my address:

Keri Neal
PO Box 453
Cedar Park, TX 78630

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