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WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION Gets a Mention from Down Under

Belinda Pollard is the owner of Small Blue Dog Publishing. A former journalist, she’s been a book editor for 17 years and a publishing consultant for 10. But most of all, she thinks of herself as a “book midwife.” I … Continue reading

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How Much Does It Cost to Self-Publish Your Novel?

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the place where you get to watch a pair of Navy vets write a military thriller. Missed an episode? Visit our webpage to get caught up. Since Weapons of Mass Deception … Continue reading

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Processing Feedback from Beta Readers

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the site where two ex-Navy officers, JR and David, let you look over our shoulder as we write a military thriller, Weapons of Mass Deception. Together! Yes, it can be done. … Continue reading

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Unmasking our Beta Reader Superheroes

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the blog series where you get to watch two ex-Navy officers co-write a military thriller. If you’d like to catch up on past episodes, check out our website. Ding-dong, the draft … Continue reading

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Two Navy Guys Talk About Planning for Beta Readers

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the blog series where you get to watch two ex-Navy guys thrash through the creative act of writing a military-political thriller. If you’re new to the party, check out our website … Continue reading

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Two Navy Guys Send a SITREP

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the place where you can watch two ex-Navy guys co-write a military-political thriller. If you’re new or you missed an episode, visit the webpage to get caught up. SITREP – military … Continue reading

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How Long Does it Take to Write a Book?

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the blog series where two ex-Navy guys, J.R. and David, try to write a military thriller. If you want to get caught up on previous episodes, go here. This week, David … Continue reading

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My editor published a book… and I get to review it!

If you’re a beginning indie author, you’ve seen this face in the mirror. It’s you, manuscript clutched in your sweaty hands, facing a mind-paralyzing barrage of questions on the next step in your publishing journey–editing. Do I need a professional … Continue reading

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