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Have you ever dreamed of writing a story that would someday become a smash hit on the big screen?  Odds are almost all writers have harbored that little tidbit of desire but most also know the odds against it ever coming to pass!  Now, however, that dream may not be such a fantasy.  

In our house, you learned to roll with the punches, or in this case the punch line. Having a witty or snarky comeback was a necessary balance to offset our grisly conversations at dinner time. Living in a medical household usually led to gag inducing topics. Well...for the average person anyway. Not us. We learned to embrace it.

Imagine if you could push a magic button and make your next book release rise higher in the bestseller lists.This magical button is real.  It’s called an ebook preorder. The ebook preorder tips and strategies I’m about to share here aren’t just pie-in-the-sky theory.  They work.

Have you ever been wandering through the aisles of a book store or browsing the annals of Amazon, looked at all those amazing covers and wonder, “Wow, how do they get that?”   I know we have, so when VJ Dunraven, the owner of Period Images stock cover site invited InD’tale to experience the process first hand, we jumped!  And from that moment on, everything we had ever imagined a cover shoot to

Screenwriting: Take Three

Reading a bad script feels like a death sentence with a dull guillotine. What is the chief reason for this problem? The lack of meaningful antagonism. Identifying the story’s key antagonizing principle is of chief concern to a screenwriter adapting a novel into a script.