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FDF #72: Creating Dark Anti-Heroes

FDF #72: Creating Dark Anti-Heroes

In this episode of First Draft Friday, our guest is bestselling romantic fantasy author Scarlett St. Clair. Scarlett discusses how she creates dark anti-heroes who readers fall in love with.

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FDF: Writing in Different Voices

FDF: Writing in Different Voices

Happening on Friday, June 7, 2024 at 5pm ET! In this episode of First Draft Friday, our guest is New York Times bestselling thriller author Brett Battles. Brett will discuss writing in different voices and styles. You won’t want to miss this FREE live chat! In this First Draft Friday video chat, Brett will answer your questions and share his experience.

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FDF #76: From Research to Stories

FDF #76: From Research to Stories

Happening on Friday, April 26, 2024 at 12pm Noon ET! In this episode of First Draft Friday, our guest is bestselling historical romance author Audrey Harrison. Audrey will discuss researching historical romances and how that research inspires and creates the ideas for bestselling novels. You won’t want to miss this FREE live chat! In this First Draft Friday video chat, Audrey will answer your questions and share her experience.

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FDF #75: How to add humor to romance and suspense writing

FDF #75: How to add humor to romance and suspense writing

Happening on Friday, March 22, 2024 at 5 pm ET. In this episode of First Draft Friday, our guest is instant #1 New York Times bestselling author Lucy Score. Lucy will discuss how she adds humor to her work - and share tips on how you can do the same. You won’t want to miss this FREE live chat! In this First Draft Friday video chat, Lucy will answer your questions and share her experience.

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FDF #74: Writing Processes and Structure

FDF #74: Writing Processes and Structure

Happening Friday, March 15th 2024 at 5pm ET! In this episode of First Draft Friday, our guest is New York Times bestselling romance author J Kenner. J (Julie) will be discussing her writing process and whether structure is a tool or a shackle. Sign up to receive an RSVP reminder in your inbox. You won’t want to miss this FREE live chat! In this First Draft Friday video chat, Julie will answer your questions and share her experiences.

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FDF #73: Writing Third-Person Thrillers

FDF #73: Writing Third-Person Thrillers

Happening on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 5pm ET! In this episode of First Draft Friday, our guest is bestselling thriller author Melissa Miller. Melissa will discuss writing in multiple third-person POV thrillers. You won’t want to miss this FREE live chat! In this First Draft Friday video chat, Melissa will answer your questions and share her experience.

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FDF #71a: Tips on Pivoting

FDF #71a: Tips on Pivoting

Variety is the spice of life - but is it also the secret to a long and prosperous author career? Our guest, Wall Street Journal bestselling author Jeff Wheeler, knows his stuff, and with a recent pivot into writing thrillers, he's the perfect author to have this discussion with.

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FDF #71: Writing as a Hybrid Author

In this episode of First Draft Friday from Authors A.I. our guest is bestselling contemporary romance author Xio Axelrod. Alessandra Torre and Xio Axelrod discuss themes related to writing romance, and Xio's journey from indie to published author.

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FDF #70: Your Characters Can Be You

FDF #70: Your Characters Can Be You

In this episode of First Draft Friday from Authors A.I., authors Alessandra Torre and Mary Carroll Moore discuss how writers can incorporate themselves into their characters. Mary Carroll shares how she incorporated some of her own life experiences into her new book, A Woman's Guide to Search and Rescue. .

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FDF #69: Stepping Through Your Self Imposed Boundaries

FDF #69: Stepping Through Your Self Imposed Boundaries

Authors Alessandra Torre and Debbie Weiss discuss stepping through self-imposed boundaries of fear and anxiety to pen your first book.

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FDF #40: Creating a Bestseller Using Marlowe

FDF #40: Creating a Bestseller Using Marlowe

Our guest, best-selling author James Rosone, discusses how to use your Marlowe report to engineer a bestseller and develop effective audience targeting for your marketing campaign. You won’t want to miss this FREE live chat! In this First Draft Friday video chat, Audrey will answer your questions and share her experience.

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