Articles and Writing How-tos

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my how-to write articles
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my nonfiction books (HOW TO WRITE series)
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my fiction list.

Index of all Articles:

Feel free to print out these articles or save to your computer for your personal use, but please do not copy them to your website or blog. 

  1. Characters - Too Many Unnecessary Characters!
  2. Description - Body Types, Male, Large - the link leads to updated version on my blog with return link
  3. Description - Body Types, Male, Medium Size / Athletic - the link leads to updated version on my blog with return link
  4. Description - Body Types, Male, Small - the link leads to updated version on my blog with return link
  5. Description - Eye Color, Examples of Great Descriptions - the link leads to updated version on my blog with return link
  6. Description - Eye Color List
  7. Description - Eyes, How to Describe
  8. Description - How to Describe Hair - the link leads to updated version on my blog with return link
  9. Description - Hair Color List
  10. Description - Physical Description Clichés
  11. Description - Physical Descriptions, How to Write - the link leads to updated version on my blog with return link
  12. Fantasy Fiction - Character Names
  13. Fantasy Fiction - Clichés to Avoid
  14. Fantasy Fiction - Everyone's Most Hated Fantasy Fiction Clichés
  15. Fantasy Fiction - Titles, How to Choose
  16. Writing - Find Your Thing
  17. Writing - How to Finish Writing Your Novel
  18. Writing - How to Finish Writing Your Rough Draft No Matter What!

Here are the books in my HOW TO WRITE series for fiction writers and nonfiction writers:

HTWDofEF_70x93How to Write Descriptions of Eyes and Faces.  15,000 words. Bestseller! For authors who love physical description. Purchase at Amazon.com (USA), Amazon.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, and Amazon.es.

This book will soon be issued in second edition with more content and links. It will be offered at the same low price as the first editions. If you have already bought the first editions, you can get your free update through the Manage Your Kindle feature in your Amazon.com account.

HTWDofHS_70x93How to Write Descriptions of Hair and Skin. 15,000 words. Bestseller! For authors who love physical description. Purchase at Amazon.com (USA), Amazon.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, and Amazon.es.

This book will soon be issued in second edition with more content and links. It will be offered at the same low price as the first editions. If you have already bought the first editions, you can get your free update through the Manage Your Kindle feature in your Amazon.com account.

SDSS_thumbHow to Write Sexy Descriptions and Sex Scenes. 30,000 words. Purchase at Amazon.com (USA), Amazon.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, and Amazon.es. You may also read it for free as part of the Kindle Lending Library program. See the book's product page on Amazon.com for details.

My books are all available for Kindle here at Amazon.com. Do you not own a Kindle? No problem. You can get a free Kindle app to read Kindle books on your reader of choice:
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