April 9th, 2018

Advice for the Soon to be (Self)-Published

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Blogging Guests | Indie Publishing | Publishing | Writer's Life

Ann Griffin

As I write this, it is T+ 6 weeks and counting, since my debut novel, Another Ocean to Cross, was released to the world. Since then, I have sold about 150 copies through all outlets, received 12 reviews (all positive,) held 4 launch events, and scheduled 3 more for April, and had the pleasant experience of depositing money in the bank, for a change.… Read the post

December 4th, 2017

Writing Fiction Using Family History

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Blogging Guests | Writing Craft

Ann Griffin

When, in my fifties, I learned of two cousins and an aunt I had never heard of, their story was so compelling that I decided it needed to be written, and I assigned myself the task. The protagonist and antagonist were both deceased, making it impossible to write it as biography, so I opted for a fictional version of the story, set in and around World War II.… Read the post


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