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Everything You Need to Know About Conducting Research for Your Book

Hi everyone! This article is a companion to the Instagram video series I am currently doing about research. To watch, click on the Instagram icon at the top of the page or find me @laurenbrockmeierwriter.  In this series of videos, I broke down the ins and outs of doing research into bite-sized pieces. I’ve tried…

4 Captivating First-Person Narratives For Your TBR

“I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.” Great Expectations The best books show us what it feels like to be human. No type of story does a better job of this (in my opinion) than a powerful…

My SFF Adaptation Wishlist

During the last several years adaptations of fantasy and science fiction stories have taken off in a big way. As is the case when anything goes “mainstream”, the original fans have often been disappointed by the results. That’s not to say that no good has come of it. Game of Thrones kept us enthralled until…

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