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Make the most of revisions to finish your book with Lisa Stringfellow character development editing process middle grade book querying process tips for new authors working with beta readers writing process writing tips

Welcome Lisa Stringfellow to The TufFish Show, a place to help writers and aspiring authors get out of their own way to leave a legacy by telling the stories they want to share through writing their own books and confidently sharing them with others. The writing process can be tough and the...

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Developing characters with sensitivities with Lorraine Hawley character development how to write complex characters middle grade book point of view tips power of networking tips for new authors writing tips

Welcome Lorraine Hawley to The TufFish Show, a place to help writers and aspiring authors get out of their own way to leave a legacy by telling the stories they want to share through writing their own books and confidently sharing them with others. The writing process can be tough and the...

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Querying and beta reader tips with Ryan Dalton books with dementia or alzheimer's themes middle grade book power of networking publishing tips querying process tips for finding target audience tips for finding target readers tips for new authors tips for querying your book writing process writing tips

 The TufFish Show is for writers who want to get their first, next or current book out into the world, and this week we welcomed author Ryan Dalton!

Ryan and I talked in depth about the querying process and success tips for working with beta readers. He also shared how music plays a...

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Writing non-fiction STEAM middle grade books with Jennifer Swanson book marketing business of being an author children's books middle grade book non-fiction middle grade books point of view tips steam books for kids steam middle grade books tips for new authors writing tips

The TufFish Show welcomes Jennifer Swanson!

What a fun and fascinating conversation with Jennifer about writing STEAM middle grade books! Leveraging her background and passion for writing, Jennifer makes it her goal to ensure physics, engineering and math are fun and easy to understand. We...

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Finding your way for your book with Daniella Rushton character development imposter syndrome middle grade book overcoming writer's block tips for new authors world building tips

The TufFish Show is for writers who want to get their first, next or current book out into the world, and this week we welcomed author Daniella Rushton!

Daniella and I talked about how she found her way to create her first book and series. We talked about how her faith guided her writing and...

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Writing for middle grade readers with Andy Slinger author brand awareness book marketing business of being an author middle grade book tips for finding target audience tips for finding target readers writing process

The TufFish Show is for writers who want to get their first, next or current book out into the world, and this week we welcomed author Andy Slinger!

Andy shared so many nuggets about writing for middle grade readers including structuring the book and understanding the target reader. We talked...

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Tips for getting books leveled for reading with Kathy J Perry character development children's books historical fiction middle grade book reading levels for books

The TufFish Show is for writers who want to get their first, next or current book out into the world, and this week we welcomed award winning author Kathy Perry!

Kathy shared how getting your books leveled for reading enables libraries and schools to provide better guidance for children...

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The business of being a co-author with Cat Michaels business of being an author children's books co-authoring a book middle grade book power of networking working with beta readers writing in different genres

The TufFish Show is for writers who want to get their first, next or current book out into the world, and this week we welcomed the talented award winning author Cat Michaels!

Cat and I talked about the business of being an author, especially as you consider co-authoring a book, and honoring...

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