Tag Archives: fiction

Creating Effective Characters by Hal Bodner

Hal Bodner is one of the funniest and most delightful authors I’ve had the privilege of working with for a guest post on helluo librorum. (And I might add, a most patient and sweet soul.) Hal is a fascinating and accomplished … Continue reading

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win a query critique or a 25 or 50 page critique from Weronika Janczuk

To celebrate debut week for my novel, Miserere, I’m having a flash fiction contest at my other blog. Enter your flash fiction for a chance to win one of five prizes that include a query critique, a 25 page critique or a 50 … Continue reading

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contest! win an autographed copy of Miserere: An Autumn Tale

My author’s copies of Miserere: An Autumn Tale arrived yesterday and to celebrate, my awesome agent Weronika Janczuk is hosting a contest at her blog! There are two ways to win, and so no one gets confused about where to … Continue reading

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how i learned to stop worrying and love the blurb

Ugly word, that. Blurb. Doesn’t even sound pretty when you say, but for me it’s an important writing tool. I know a lot of people put off writing their novel’s blurb until after the manuscript is completed, but I’ve learned to work … Continue reading

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Possum love with Jen K. Blom

I have to admit that as an adult, I have read and loved only a few middle grade novels, and fewer still that I’ve read in one day. Possum Summer is one such novel. Jen K. Blom delivers up a … Continue reading

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Self-publishing–From the Trenches by Lindsay Buroker

Today I am pleased to host a guest post by my online pal Lindsay Buroker. I met Lindsay on the Online Writers Workshop (OWW) when she critiqued one of my chapters for Miserere. I’ve really enjoyed getting to know her better through Twitter … Continue reading

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telling stories . . . or how to lie effectively

I love living in the south. We have all kinds of gentle euphemisms for ugly truths. My personal favorite is “telling stories.” If you’ve never heard it, it goes something like this: That Teresa! She’s something else–always telling stories! The … Continue reading

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cover art for Miserere

Not all of my subscribers here at helluo librorum follow me at my other blog, and I’m so excited, I wanted to share this here too. The cover art for my debut novel Miserere: An Autumn Tale has been completed. … Continue reading

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i have a publisher

I am so thrilled to announce that my agent, Weronika Janczuk, has sold my novel Miserere: An Autumn Tale to Night Shade Books. Here is the official Publishers Marketplace announcement: Teresa Frohock’s debut MISERERE: AN AUTUMN TALE, in which an exiled exorcist … Continue reading

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Daydreaming . . .

Today I am over at my other blog, talking about Daydreaming Your Characters.

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