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1 /September/ 2018

Writing Like You Talk

Have you ever heard the old adage, "Write like you talk"?

I've run across this bit of advice off and on during my career, whether in writing skills articles or from colleagues who had a "eureka" moment of their own. One mentor said he didn't write one really good book until he actually put the advice into practice. And let me tell you, it worked. It really worked. Now I devour his mysteries." More »

 

 

What They Say

“Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.”
― William S. Burroughs


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Aaron Paul Lazar

Aaron Paul Lazar

Aaron Paul Lazar writes to soothe his soul. A bestselling Kindle author of 22 books, including three addictive mystery series, writing books, and a new love story, Aaron enjoys the Genesee Valley countryside in upstate New York, where his characters embrace life, play with their dogs and grandkids, grow sumptuous gardens, and chase bad guys. Visit his website at http://www.lazarbooks.com and watch for his upcoming release, UNDER THE ICE. Aaron has won over 18 book awards for his novels and finds writing to be his form of "cheap therapy." Feel free to connect with him on Facebook or his website; he loves to connect with readers.

Contact Aaron at aaron(dot)lazar(at)yahoo.com.

 


Seedlings
by Aaron Paul Lazar, author of the LeGarde Mystery Series.

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Illustration © 2006 GinELF

2018

September 2018 - Writing Like You Talk
August 2018 - Advice for New Writers and Balancing Life and Writing
July 2018 - Using Emotions to Drive Your Next Plot: “It’s Over”
June 2018 - Motivation
May 2018 - Typing “The End”
April 2018 - How to Catch Those Pesky Typso Typos
March 2018 - Writing the Tough Stuff (Or Killing the One You Love)
February 2018 - Getting Mileage Out of Your Older Titles
January 2018 - The Ultimate Reward

2017

December 2017 - The Power of Dogs
November 2017 - Cheap Therapy
October 2017 - So, Your Heart is Broken…
August 2017 - Your Preface: what it is, and when to write it



Voodoo Summer (LeGarde Mysteries Book 11)
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VOODOO Summer by Aaron Paul Lazar