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Why Write Dystopian Fiction?

Why write dystopian fiction? Why write about an imaginary culture were everything has gone wrong and all the good things have been taken away? Isn’t it very depressing? I get asked this a lot. I have my reasons. I’ve loved … Continue reading

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My August-September-Wrimo

You need goals to keep you moving, no matter what your task is. The completion of a great task, such as a book length manuscript, is not the only kind of goal. To maintain steady progress toward the goal, you … Continue reading

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How I Respond to Getting One Star out of Five

It finally happened. By “it” I mean somebody didn’t like one of my books. Someone named Hannah that I’ve never heard of awarded Discarded Faces one star on Goodreads. That’s the lowest rating I’ve ever gotten on any of my … Continue reading

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A Post for NaNoWriMo Participants to Read on December 1.

NaNoWriMo starts in a few days. Thirty days later, it will be over. Once you’ve finished your first draft, then what? This blog post is for those brave souls who have completed their first draft and face the daunting task … Continue reading

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What happened to betty-cross-author.net?

I’ve decided to give up my author website, and move all information about my writing to my blog here at wordpress. This is bettysrants.wordpress.com, the blog of science-fiction and fantasy author Betty Cross. There is also a bettysrants.blogspace.com and a … Continue reading

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