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The Creative Process
The Creative Process

The Creative Process – Like Baby, Like Book by Deborah Greenspan Babies and books: They don’t look the same; they don’t sound the same; and they sure don’t smell the same. … Read More »

Writing Scenes: How-To Secrets
Writing Scenes: How-To Secrets

Writing Scenes that Work by Deborah Greenspan In order to make sure our books are among those that people want to read, we have to write them to be read.  A lot goes into this.  We… Read More »

Writing with Rhythm
Writing with Rhythm

Writing with Rhythm By Sari Mathes Sentence variety.  It’s the difference between hearing an instrument play the same melody over and over again and listening to a symphony.  Many new… Read More »

Writing Dialogue for Scenes
Writing Dialogue for Scenes

Tips on Writing Dialogue by Deborah Greenspan Dialogue not only needs to sound realistic, it has to accomplish certain tasks and avoid certain pitfalls:  Dialogue creates immediacy and overcomes emotional… Read More »

A Good Editor for Your Book
A Good Editor for Your Book

Is a Good Editor Really So Hard to Find? by Deborah Greenspan As a book publisher, I’ve been answering the same questions from writers about editing since Breezeway Books was created… Read More »

Writing to Communicate
Writing to Communicate

Writing to Communicate – The Purpose of Editors by Deborah Greenspan Authors have many reasons for writing.  They write to tell their stories; they write to explain their opinions; they… Read More »

Print on Demand Publishing
Print on Demand Publishing

Print on Demand Publishing - Why? by Deborah Greenspan Print on demand publishing is just what it sounds like: the ability to print one, a hundred, or five hundred books… Read More »

Letter to the Thieves
Letter to the Thieves

An Open Letter to the Thieves by Deborah Greenspan Not so long ago, I came home from work to find that thieves had stolen the pillowcase off my bed, and… Read More »

How to Write Dialogue
How to Write Dialogue

HOW TO WRITE DIALOGUE SO IT SOUNDS REAL by Deborah Greenspan There's a lot that goes into writing a book, and learning to write dialogue is just one thread in… Read More »

Writing Therapy
Writing Therapy

Why Writing is Therapy by Deborah Greenspan For me, writing has always been therapy. From my first attempts at the age of eleven to relieve emotional pain through poetry and long,… Read More »

Ten Tips on Writing a Book
Ten Tips on Writing a Book

Ten Tips on Writing a Book by Deborah Greenspan The truth is if you think a few tips on writing a book will turn a non-writer into a writer, forget it.  However, if… Read More »

Personal Book Printing
Personal Book Printing

Personal Book Printing and the Digitial Revolution by Deborah Greenspan POD (print on demand) has a lot to recommend it.  It's fast, economical overall, and it allows all of us… Read More »

Can You Make Money Writing a Book?
Can You Make Money Writing a Book?

A GOOD QUESTION: CAN  YOU MAKE MONEY WRITING A BOOK? by Deborah Greenspan Everyone asks this question, and the answers are out there.  Of course, the publishers know, and if we were to… Read More »