Atlas Shrugged: Or How Hard it is to Write a Novella After Writing Only Novels

- by Leslie Langtry

So, in my short career as a novelist, I’ve written four novels.  Each one was about 300 pages – 300 pages I struggled to meet.  I’ve always been a concise writer.  That probably comes from my grant writing background where I’d get assignments of “Sum up the entire nonprofit; history, programs and mission in 50 […]

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More on E-pubbing…

- by Leslie Langtry

I’ve posted before on how I put my backlist up as ebooks.  It’s turned out to be a remarkable opportunity and I love seeing the sales every day.  Now I’m getting ready to do something even harder.  I’m going to continue a series I started with a publisher – a series without a home – […]

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What’s In A Name?

- by Leslie Langtry

I love naming characters.   Naming a character helps me set up her/his personality.  I’m not saying names are easy, because they’re not.  I have at least a dozen name books.  But if it was easy, it wouldn’t be any fun, right? The characters in my Bombay series about a family of assassins kind of grew […]

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My Experience with E-Pubbing My Backlist

- by Leslie Langtry

OMG!  I’m so excited to be a new member of NINC!  I’ve wanted to join this organization for a long time!  Now I get to blog here!  Woo hoo! Sorry about that – had to get the Star Struck factor out of the way. There’s been a LOT out there in recent weeks about epublishing.    […]

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