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Evolution of the If a Butterfly Pitch: Life Cycle One (2011)

In the previous post, I showed you the pitch I used for my novel, If a Butterfly, at the 2012 Writers’ League of Texas’ Agents and Editors Conference. This post and the next one are to show how it evolved. … Continue reading

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Opening Lines

Much has been written about how to do an opening scene in a novel. Just Google the phrase — “opening scene” novel — and you’ll see about a half-million hits on the subject (some more relevant than others, of course). … Continue reading

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