May 14, 2024

    Tropes in writing refer to recurring themes, motifs, or conventions commonly used and recognized within a particular genre or type of literature. These can include character archetypes (like the hero’s journey or the wise mentor), plot devices (such as the “chosen one” trope or the love triangle), or narrative structures (like the “rags to riches”

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    May 10, 2024

    In a recent interview with Mike on Million Dollar Stories, Morgan Gist MacDonald, author of “Start Writing Your Book Today,” uncovered invaluable insights into the world of writing and publishing.  She emphasizes the power of storytelling, urging authors to infuse personal narratives to deepen reader connections and enrich content.  Want an idea of what she

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    April 17, 2024

    Becoming Fearless with Brenda E. Smith Spellbound by wanderlust after working as a whitewater river guide for Sobek Expeditions, Brenda Smith has lived, worked, or traveled in over forty countries. While overseas, Brenda pursued adventures on less-traveled roads through remote villages, collecting a raft of stories about her exploits. She has recently released her first book, a memoir

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    December 11, 2023

    The promotional season, that is. Every year, people are bombarded with sales, promotions, and advertisements, and every year it seems to start before the last Jack-O-Lantern even goes out. It’s the same for every industry that has something to sell, and the publishing industry is no different. Every industry is trying to make that final

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    December 8, 2023

    When it comes to the book, we are your book people. Come along as we explore Morgan Gist MacDonald’s transition from a freelance book editor to establishing the successful publishing agency, Paper Raven Books. Discover insights into the four key stages of the book journey, the significance of establishing transparent client expectations, and the crucial

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