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7 MINUTES: MY BOOKS VIDEO

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Don't blog in same day but this just came together today so here I go.

My YouTube video introducing my four books - barely seven minutes of your time.

Two non-fictional - parapsychology, paranormal subjects.

Two fictional - Scottish immigrants, mystery, psychic child and the other, Summer of Love: When flower power erupts into fire power!

In it I also talk about the brain's pleasure center - same region where sex stimulates.

Would you please watch this short video? https://youtu.be/EboHgqlXu30

Thanks June

CHARACTERS + DIALOGUE = GOOD STORIES

WHAT IS IT ABOUT A  FICTIONAL CHARACTER THAT IS MEMORABLE TO YOU?
Does he or she pop into your mind now and then? 
Can you feel yourself reacting as she or he would? 
Today during a radio interview (link below) we talked about my four books with a focus on the fictional two and their strong characters, which readers have given thumbs up to along with the stories dialogue.
For many if not all, the characters writers create are not just imaginary people, they are real. Writers know everything about them and at times as the story moves on new aspects develop even surprising the writer.

Creating each character was a pure joy to my imagination, using a few people I've met over a life time and at times mixed and matched personalities and characteristics morphing them into one character in the story.

Think of some characters you've met in life. Why would you describe them as "a real character"? What made them memorable? How they spoke? Dressed? Wore their hair? What? Take note - …

I'M TALKING: INDIE AUTHORS INSPIRING WORDS

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SO, YOU HAVE A STORY, EH?  WRITE ON! LISTEN TO MY STORY SATURDAY, 8/10/19
(scroll to bottom for Radio Interview info 8/10/19 when I'll talk about The Skye in June My first novel, The Skye in June, didn't start out as a novel. I wrote it as a screenplay. Every movement, every word - the conversations between the characters I spoke out loud.

Turns out readers of the book comment on how much they enjoy the dialogue.

You want to write? Make it real - r-e-a-l - even the fantasy ones - how real is that fantasy? Can another get into it? Be a part of you fantasy place, characters, story?

Even if you don't want to publish (that's a whole other story) you have a story to tell, to share. 

Here's a few suggestions. 

• Find an important time in your life. A particular event that had an impact upon you - good, bad or ugly - something that added to who you are today,

• Talk it out loud with real emotions. 

now....

• Tell it again - think you're telling the story to an audience of any siz…