Pen & Ink Learn to Laugh

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You’ve decided to inject some humor into your writing, in an effort to allow readers to better relate.  And yet, you’re at a loss as to how to make sure that your light-hearted efforts will make the grade.

What makes humor work?  How can you know that your readers will laugh?

“What to do?” You pace back and forth in a dither, unsure whether or not you can do this.

Can’t figure out where to go for help in making these important decisions?  Might we suggest the tried and true?  Who better to provide you with an answer than author Anna Burke, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 5/16-31/15 Pen & Ink session?

This session’s question? What makes humor work in your writing, and what advice would you give to others?

Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.  There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Anna Burke is!

- The Editors

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Pen & Ink Pick a Book

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You’ve decided to take your writing seriously, to work hard, pay your dues, and get yourself published.  And yet, you’re at a loss as to how to make sure that your work will make the grade.

What are readers really looking for? What will they never forgive?

“What to do?” You pace back and forth in a dither, unsure whether or not you can do this.

Can’t figure out where to go for help in making these important decisions?  Might we suggest the tried and true?  Who better to provide you with an answer than author Judy Probus, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 5/1-15/15 Pen & Ink session?

This session’s question? As an author, what do you personally look for in books that you read for pleasure?

Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.  There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Judy Probus is!

- The Editors

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Pen & Ink Make Their Way

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You’ve decided to take your writing seriously, to work hard, pay your dues, and get yourself published.  And yet, you’re at a loss as to how to get started, make your way, and insure your success.

“What to do?” You pace back and forth in a dither, unsure whether or not you can do this.

Can’t figure out where to go for help in making these important decisions?  Might we suggest the tried and true?  Who better to provide you with an answer than author Merrie Housdon, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 4/16-30/15 Pen & Ink session?

This session’s question? What would have helped you the most as a writer trying to make your way?

Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.  There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Merrie Housdon is!

- The Editors

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Happy Anniversary A Clue for Adrianna

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A Clue for Adrianna (Captain’s Point Stories Book 1) – The first novel in the Captain’s Point series.  A romantic women’s fiction/family saga/chicklit novel written by Annie Acorn & Juliette Hill writing as Charlotte Kent.

Also available in print on Amazon UK and iTunes and for Nook and Kobo.

Two years ago, Annie Acorn Publishing LLC (AA Pub) experienced a lucky Thirteenth with the April 13, 2013 release of the first novel, A Clue for Adrianna, in the highly successful Captain’s Point Stories series.

In January, 2013, Authors Annie Acorn and Juliette Hill decided to work together and combined their writing talents on this collaborative contemporary romance series, writing as Charlotte Kent.

Their goal was to create a fictional world set around an idyllic small town, Captain’s Point, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Creating characters and storylines to capture the dreams and imaginations of their reading audience, the two writers inspire and balance each other’s ideas, crafting tales capturing the essence of enduring themes in life, love, and family.

This series, billed as romantic women’s fiction and family saga, has been compared to the works of Debbie Macomber and Thomas Kinkade by readers all over the world as they have communicated with From Women’s Pens best-selling authors through Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, and various social media outlets.

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Interested in letting the authors hear from you?

Follow them on Twitter – @CharlotteKent20

Like and Follow Charlotte Kent’s Facebook Page

Visit them on iAuthor.uk or Goodreads.

Readers can also email them at charlottekentromances@gmail.com

Their first novel, A Clue for Adrianna, was only the beginning of the Captain’s Point Stories series. To date, novels two, three and four are published for your enjoyment: A Man for Susan, Love’s Journey, and Love’s Surprise.

Additionally, shorter works including A Christmas Kiss, A Valentine Surprise, One Sweet Christmas, and A Magic Cup of Christmas Tea are available through Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes.

Readers will also find available the first three novels plus the short story A Christmas Kiss combined into the ebook Box Set titled Captain’s Point Stories Box Set.

Currently writing on their fifth full-length novel and several shorter works, the authors will continue bringing you heartwarming tales to look forward to, read, and cherish for years to come.

- The Editors

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Pen & Ink Surf the Net

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You’ve written a novel, rewritten it, edited, copyedited, and published it – either traditionally or indie.  Now it’s time to market, and you’re at a loss.

“What to do?” You pace back and forth in a dither, unsure whether or not you can do this.

Is social media your answer? Podcasts? Trailers? Interviews?

Can’t figure out where to go for help in making these important decisions?  Might we suggest the tried and true?  Who better to provide you with an answer than author Ron Shaw, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 4/1-15/15 Pen & Ink session?

This session’s question? What media and internet formats have you used to promote your books? Thoughts?

Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.  There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Ron Shaw is!

- The Editors

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Pen & Ink Fall in Love

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You’ve decided to write a novel.  Characters and plot lines are flying around in your head, but before you reach for a pen, begin jotting notes, construct an outline, or develop a chart, you first need to decide in what genre you wish to write.

“What about romance?” You consider.

“What to do?” You pace back and forth in a dither, unsure whether or not this is a genre for you.  “What are the pros and cons, when writing in this genre?”

Can’t figure out where to go for help in making this important decision?  Might we suggest the tried and true?  Who better to provide you with an answer than author Christina Paul, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 3/16-31/15 Pen & Ink session?

This session’s question? What led you to write in the romance genre, and how does it differ from writing in other genres?

Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.  There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Christina Paul is!

- The Editors

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Pen & Ink Don Their Hardhats

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You have an idea for a new novel or you receive a writing assignment for an anthology.  Characters and plot lines are flying around in your head.  Do you reach for a pen and begin jotting notes, construct an outline, and develop a chart, or are you better off merely allowing your new story to flow?

“What to do?” You pace back and forth in a dither, unsure which is the better approach.

Can’t figure out where to go for help?  Might we suggest the tried and true?  Who better to provide you with an answer than author Angel Nichols, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 3/1-15/15 Pen & Ink session?

This session’s question? There’s both writing a story and constructing a story. How do you approach the two?

Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.  There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Angel Nichols is!

- The Editors

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Pen & Ink Go With The Flow

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Suddenly, you’re filled with inspiration for a new storyline.  You grab a spiral notebook and pen or rush to your keyboard.  An outline takes shape, and you begin to put words on the page.  Everything’s progressing just fine, but then one or more of your characters refuses to play along.

What do you do?  The more you attempt to bring everything back on track, the more blocked you become.

Can’t figure out where to go for help?  Might we suggest the tried and true?  Who better to provide you with an answer than author Juliette Hill, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 2/16-28/15 Pen & Ink session?

This session’s question? How do you find the courage to trust yourself to go with the flow of a story, rather than wrestlling it back to your original ideas?

Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.  There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Juliette Hill is!

- The Editors

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Pen & Ink Design a World

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Suddenly, you’re filled with inspiration for a new storyline.  You grab a spiral notebook and pen or rush to your keyboard.  Words are ready to flow like warm chocolate, but then you realize that you now have to design a new world.

What does this world look like?  How does it smell, feel, sound?  Can’t figure out where to go for help?  Might we suggest the tried and true?  Who better to provide you with an answer than award-winning author Theresa Snyder, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 2/1-15/15 Pen & Ink session?

This session’s question? How do you approach creating a new world for your readers?

Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.  There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Theresa Snyder is!

- The Editors

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Pen & Ink Design Some Folks

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Suddenly, you’re filled with inspiration for a new storyline.  You grab a spiral notebook and pen or rush to your keyboard.  Words flow like warm chocolate until you’ve captured your idea, and then, suddenly, you stop.

Who are these people that you’re writing about?  Can’t figure out where to go for help?  Might we suggest the tried and true?  Who better to provide you with an answer than award-winning author Tammy Ferguson, who has agreed to be Guest Quill for the 1/16-31/15 Pen & Ink session?

This session’s question? How do you individualize your characters?

Before you pay for years of intense therapy, might we suggest that you grab a pen and paper and get ready to take some notes.  There’s no telling what you might learn from an answer that’s come from someone as successful and talented as Tammy Ferguson is!

- The Editors

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