Tag Archives: Lyn Horner

Ten Tips for Writing a Short Story

By Lyn Horner I’m a regular follower of the Western Romance Writers Please Post Here #2 discussion on Amazon’s Meet Our Authors forum. In late 2013, fifteen authors, including myself, agreed to put together an anthology of short stories intended … Continue reading

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Writing In Living Color And Two New Lists

By Sharla Rae I’m sharing not one list today, but two. The first one covers shades of the basic color spectrum. The second deals with adjectives describing color and the possible “conditions” of color, that is, how it’s used. But … Continue reading

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Marketing Your E-Book: Making The Most Of Your Time

By Lyn Horner I’m sure you’ve all heard this before but it bears repeating. When you publish an e-book, expect to spend as much time on marketing as you spend writing the next book, especially if you’re new on the … Continue reading

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WriterStrong: Writing Historical Romance, Not History Lessons

By Lyn Horner I write western historical romances, and I love researching the Old West. However, while my readers want to be swept away to another era, they’re not after a history lesson. It’s my job to subtly weave in … Continue reading

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Making Amazon Forums Work For You

By Lyn Horner Howdy partners. It’s been a while since I last stopped in to visit here on WITS. Time flies when you’re having fun writing and promoting books, which brings me to today’s topic. As the title implies, Amazon … Continue reading

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Druids Part 3, Druid Religion

By Lyn Horner Click here for Part 1 and Part 2 of the Druid series. In the preface to his book, Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions, James Bonwick stated about the Druids, “They were, doubtless, neither so grandly wise, nor … Continue reading

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Druids Part 2: Druids and Celtic Culture

By Lyn Horner Click here for Part 1 or Part 3 of the four-part Druid series. NOTE: Don’t forget to comment by Midnight Friday June 17th so you can be entered in a drawing for a free copy of my book, Darlin’ Druid! Before delving … Continue reading

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