Newbie Author Is Dax MacGregor

Newbie Author Is Dax MacGregor

I’ve decided that my original reasons for blogging anonymously were unwarranted. However, now that I can see my way to the completion of my manuscript, and I have started thinking seriously about getting it published, I noticed that there are four authors with books in print using my real name. Realizing that a new author needs to stand apart from the crowd, I decided I needed a pen name

I’ve selected Dax MacGregor as my pen name.

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Do You Have The Right Skin Type To Be A Successful Writer?

Do You Have The Right Skin Type To Be A Successful Writer?

Successful authors share the same skin type. Do you have what it takes?

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Get Prepared for Maximum Writing Effectiveness

Get Prepared for Maximum Writing Effectiveness

Six steps to take before launching a writing session that will prevent writer’s block and significantly improve your productivity.

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Overcome Writer’s Block By Sharpening Your Vision

Overcome Writer’s Block By Sharpening Your Vision

When I find myself sitting staring at the display, or pressing the backspace key in equal proportion to other keys, I’ve often found my block is due to the lack of clarity in the scene I am attempting to describe – or, sometimes it’s because my gut is telling me my approach to the scene isn’t right.

Here is how to break through.

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Till, ‘Til, Til or Until?

Till, ‘Til, Til or Until?

I was sure that till meant breaking up dirt; that until meant “up to the time of”; and, when people shortened until in speech, you wrote it as ’til – or maybe just til. But, after a little research, I learned I had it wrong.

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Leave ‘Em Hanging

Leave ‘Em Hanging

In order to compose a page-turner, you’ve got to leave the reader hanging. Here are some tips for doing it well.

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Start at the End

When my pantser ways led me to discard a month’s worth of writing, I experienced writer’s block. This is how I overcame it.

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