Posted by Lori Whitwam on Oct 7, 2015 in Writing
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The following is a post from my old blog, Fermented Fur, written in February of 2009 when I was doing research for my first book, Make or Break. Some of my fellow authors have been discussing research, and–as usual–I have a unique, slightly warped view of things, so I decided to find and share this post. Authors, is this how you feel when you research?
(Note: The scenario below took place only in my own imagination. So...
Posted by Lori Whitwam on Jun 9, 2015 in Writing
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Well, it was kind of like pulling teeth, but I finally got enough comments on my pinned post on my author page, so here is the new excerpt I promised. Remember, Fallback comes out June 30 and is a full-length novel. Book One, The Dead Survive, is a novella and is available now.
The excerpt below is from Chapter Four, in which Ellen and the rest of the fallback team are training for their mission. But you know how it is…the...
Posted by Lori Whitwam on Jun 1, 2015 in Writing
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What began in the novella The Dead Survive continues now in the full-length novel Fallback
Coming June 30, 2015 from Limitless Publishing!
One of the most exciting parts of the path to publication is seeing the cover of your book for the first time. I’m so fortunate to have a great team behind me at Limitless Publishing, and this cover is the splendid work of Ashley Bylund of Redbird Designs. You can click the images below...
Posted by Lori Whitwam on May 27, 2015 in Writing
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Today’s Publishing Industry: Where Do You Fit In?
The landscape of the publishing industry bears little resemblance to that of even ten years ago. The old-growth forest of huge, New York publishers has been thinned drastically, and the new growth of small publishers is flourishing. With the focus of the industry turning more and more to indie authors and small presses, authors have a lot more options, but have to be infinitely more...
Posted by Lori Whitwam on May 21, 2015 in Writing
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I launched a Thunderclap campaign to spread the word about my Cover Reveal for Fallback, which will be June 1. I promised if I reached 100 supporters, I would release a second excerpt from Fallback. I am currently at 104…and I keep my promises!
In this excerpt, Ellen is waiting with her friends to learn who will be selected for the fallback teams, tasked with establishing safe places for members of the community to...