FINAL STOP ON THE BLOG TOUR EXPRESS!

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Finally, as the choo-choo settles into the station, we visit Book Obsessed Human  for a story about hospitals in China. It’s funnier than you think. But keep your expectations low anyway.

STOP NUMBER SIX AT BOOM BABY REVIEWS!

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We got one more stop today, this one at Boom Baby Reviews where I’ll be breaking down the classic three act structure. If you’ve got the characters, I’ll show you how to craft a trio of disasters that will make them pop. And snap. Then crackle. Sorry, I just ate a big bowl of Rice Krispies…

NEXT STOP ON THE BOOK BLOG TOUR: THE READER’S HOLLOW

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Please to check out the very kind Erin down at The Readers Hollow, where she’s kindly hosting a stop on my Virtual Book Tour, and my article about the big three: Goals, Obstacles, and Stakes. If you’re in the mood for some fiction structure necessities check it out. And if you’re not in the mood for some fiction structure necessities you should swing by anyway, because Erin and Company may call themselves The Reader’s ‘Hollow’, but when it comes to bookish information that site is stuffed. I think that’s called iron, man.

No, I'm Ironman

No, I’m Ironman

Thank you Tony, I obviously meant irony, man.

STOP NUMBER FOUR ON MY VIRTUAL BLOG TOUR: READAHOLIC ZONE

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If you get a chance please swing by the fourth stop on my Virtual Book Tour, at Readaholic Zone. This time I’m writing about my experiences living and writing in China, which is equally likely to make you to laugh, or get me kicked out of this Middle Kingdom. Or maybe thrown into Suzhou Prison. I’m not sure, but it’s pretty much going to be one of those.

STOP NUMBER THREE VIRTUAL BLOG TOUR: LITERARY MUSINGS

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Big ups to my friends at Literary Musings for hosting my article about the flat character arc. It’s what Katniss Everdeen, Harry Potter, and Dane Curse all have in common. So if you want to craft characters who don’t change, but change the world around them, stop by and say hi. Or hello. Or if you’re British; cheers. I think. Honestly, I have no idea what those cats say.

STOP NUMBER ONE ON THE VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR: READING TO DISTRACTION!

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If you’re in the mood for professional book stuff (it’s an industry term) head over to Reading To Distraction where Marisa covers everything you need to know about all the hot titles (mine included) along with book clubs and give-aways. Though today I’ll be chatting with her about action tags, my personal favorite attribution. So head over there if you want to knock your writing up a notch! Or down a notch, depending upon how good your writing already is.

STOP NUMBER TWO ON THE VIRTUAL TOUR: BUTTONHOLED BOOK REVIEW!

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Stop by (why don’t you) at Buttonholed Book Review, where I’ve been graciously offered a guest post by Jeff. I’ll be writing on Proactive vs Reactive scenes, and how they link together to form the cohesive plot in the modern fiction we all love. Meanwhile Jeff will be reviewing literally hundreds of books for you. Seriously, he’s the hardest working reviewer I know. I’ve seen his TBR list. It’s longer than Santa’s

Sorry St. Nick, I stand by my statement

Sorry St. Nick, I stand by my statement

LIMITED TIME FREE PROMO – AUGUST 6 & 7 ONLY

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Mickey Spillane meets DC comics when the world’s greatest superhero is mysteriously murdered, and only a former villain turned PI can find the killer in time. And for 2 days you can download a free copy of Dane Curse exclusively on Amazon!

US readers go this way, UK readers go that way

VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR AND COVER REVEAL

In one week we’ll begin my virtual blog tour with a total of seven stops that will occur on Thursday the 6th and Friday the 7th, coincidentally the TWO FREE PROMO days for Dane Curse. That’s right, for 48 hours you’ll be able to not only read my take on crafting fiction and living in China, but also get my book for no money down, and no payments… forever!

The tour will also feature my new cover crafted by the famous Daniel Strange, my favorite artist out of the UK. If you got a moment in the coming days please check out the following hosts who have been kind enough to help me get the word out!

Tour dates and venues:

Literary Musings http://www.literarymusing.weebly.com Aug 6th
Readaholic Zone http://www.readaholiczone.blogspot.com Aug 6th
Reading to Distraction http://www.readingtodistraction.com Aug 6th
Boom Baby http://www.boombabyreviews.com Aug 7th
Book Obsessed Human http://www.bookreviews77.com Aug 7th
The Readers Hollow http://www.thereadershollow.com Aug 7th
Buttonholed Book Reviews http://www.buttonholed.blogspot.com Aug 7th