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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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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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pacing and dialogue and research, oh my!

This week I am thrilled to have a guest post by the talented Lisa Mannetti. Lisa’s debut novel, The Gentling Box, won the 2008 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement In a First Novel. A second edition of The Gentling Box is currently … Continue reading

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an announcement to subscribers of helluo librorum

I have a new blog with an announcement regarding some changes here at helluo librorum. Helluo librorum isn’t going anywhere, but I hope you’ll pop over for just a moment and check out: a new blog & a new look.

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On submission

I’m so excited to announce that my novel Miserere: An Autumn Tale is officially on submission. After weeks of buffing, polishing, and preparing a final edit, my awesome agent Weronika Janczuk has started the submission process for my novel. Now … Continue reading

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The Girls with Games of Blood by Alex Bledsoe (via BookLove)

The Dragon reviews The Girls with Games of Blood by Alex Bledsoe at Booklove: It’s 1975 in Memphis, Tennessee, and Alex Bledsoe returns with his Memphis vampires for a novel filled with fast cars, rock and roll, and steamy southern nights. Baron … Continue reading

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narrowing the focus on your novel

Beginnings are always tough, but something I found useful when trying to define the focus of my current WIP is the format of the legal brief. Attorneys use legal briefs to narrow the focus of case from a lengthy rationale … Continue reading

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