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Aug 9, 2016
Jack B. Strandburg commented on Authors.com's group 'Free Book Marketing'
"Sean - can you give me more specific information on what will be required, please?"
Apr 1, 2014
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I Have an Idea - What Now?

I have an Idea – What Now? Whether you are an aspiring writer or a published author, you might be asked where you find ideas for your fiction. Typical sources are newspapers, magazines, television shows, movies, and works by other authors. Many times I’ve read a book or watched a movie and an event or character will spark an idea for a story. One time while driving down the street, I observed a man standing on a street corner and wanted to write about this character. Hundreds of creative…See More
Sep 29, 2013
Jack B. Strandburg replied to Marieh Krizel Plaza's discussion 'Lousy at writing' in the group Writing For A Living
"Marieh - I recently decided to start my day with writing at least 4,000 words (draft) for my latest mystery and it has worked out well - I've averaged over 4300 and had a few 6,000 + days in there - all in the span of no more than 4 hours! I…"
Jun 15, 2013
Jack B. Strandburg replied to Patricia Gligor's discussion '"Unfinished Business" Prologue' in the group Book Excerpts
"Patricia - I really can relate to your first few paragraphs. My pet peeve is why people won't come to a full stop at a stop sign and I wonder how organized and perfect their life must be in how much they can accomplish in those two or three…"
Jun 15, 2013
Jack B. Strandburg replied to scribbler's discussion 'Do you have a blog or website that promotes your book?' in the group Marketing & Promotions
"My website is http://jstrandburg.wordpress.com with information about myself, my books (one self-published, one published by Solstice publishing, and upcoming books in progress. Oh, and also where to order :)  "
May 16, 2013
Jack B. Strandburg replied to Tracy Kauffman's discussion 'Calling All Authors for a Blog Hop!' in the group Marketing & Promotions
"Tracy, I'm continually searching for ways to market and promote. Please send me more information on the blog hop! My first book was published in February 2013. My blog is http://jstrandburg.wordpress.com. My email address is…"
May 16, 2013
Jack B. Strandburg replied to Steve Norris's discussion 'Write a piece on your book here. We all like and comment on Facebook' in the group Fiction Writers
"Hustle Henry and the Cue-Ball Kid. Clarence Flannery was luckier than most men his age to discover his life’s ambition, particularly in the unpredictable years just following the Civil War. Born with an unmatched skill to play pool, he left…"
May 16, 2013
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Author
Favorite Literature Type
Fiction
Favorite Genre or Category
Mystery and Crime
Favorite Book
Tell No One
Favorite Author
Harlan Coben

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I Have an Idea - What Now?

Posted on September 29, 2013 at 9:43pm 0 Comments

I have an Idea – What Now?

 Whether you are an aspiring writer or a published author, you might be asked where you find ideas for your fiction.

 Typical sources are newspapers, magazines, television shows, movies, and works by other authors. Many times I’ve read a book or watched a movie and an event or character will spark an idea for a story. One time while driving down the street, I observed a man standing on a street corner and wanted to write…

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