Scott McCormick

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Scott McCormick is the author the Audible bestselling Rivals! series and the hit fantasy novel The Dragon Squisher. Scott can be reached at storybookediting@gmail.com.

Facebook Ads: My Self-Publishing Experience, Part 10

“How do I promote my book?” It’s a great question, especially when many classic options (book readings/signings/release parties/school assemblies) are not possible. This is where Facebook ads come in handy.
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What Makes A Great Villain?

A great villain can engage an audience, energize a book, and provide a satisfying source of conflict — but the devil is definitely in the details.
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Is Your Writing Terrible… Or Is It The Dunning-Kruger Effect?

If you’re feeling like your writing isn’t very good, you might be stuck in the Valley of Despair — smack in the middle of the Dunning-Kruger effect.
narrative structure

Exit Your Narrative Structure And Let Your Characters Breathe

One way to create a memorable story is to take a minute to let your characters breathe. Build a scene where you exit the narrative structure and allow your readers to bond with the characters.
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Narrative Structure — Why It’s Important

Formulaic stories are never what you're setting out to create, but understanding narrative structure and the three-act construct are foundational to telling a satisfying story.
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Comedy Or Not, Your Story Needs A Good Straight Man

Your story needs a good straight man (or woman) to bring your comedic, heroic, or otherwise unconventional characters into sharper focus.

Successful Book Printing And Distribution: My Self-publishing Experience, Part 9

In the ninth entry in my series about self-publishing, we'll look at how to ensure you get the best possible printed books, how to use them, and how to plan plenty of time for promotion.

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