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Latest Novel Published!

Hi Everyone. Exciting News! As Editor in Chief of L. Cooper Press (LCP), I’m proud to announce our latest publication THE EDGE OF AUTUMN: A Captivating Novel of Ghosts, Love Triangles, and Murder, Kindle edition, by award winning author, M. Jean

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Plot Evil Deeds

Off to a late lunch, early dinner to plot evil deeds – revenge, justice, murder. Ok. don’t call the swat team – we’re all writers, and we murder safely. On paper.  And we’ll talk about how to become a self-publishing

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U.S. & U.K. Readers

The differences between US readers and those in the UK are astonishing. Of all the novels I’ve written, Beyond the Quiet was my favorite until I wrote Serpent Lake, but of course they’re two completely different genres. Readers in the

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Two Exciting Events in March

This March is an exciting month for me for two reasons: First, the ebook version of my mystery/thriller, With Full Malice,  will be released on Amazon March 22. I believe the Kindle version will be priced at an introductory price

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Write What You Know?

Sage Advice or Hogwash? Excerpt from Writing Your Novel: Long before I began writing and editing fiction manuscripts, I sat in many writing classes, starting in the late 1980s and continuing to today. I’m always learning. And in most classes,

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Amazon

I just received the news that Beyond the Quiet has hit Amazon’s top 100 Bestsellers in the Kindle Suspense genre. And I’m thrilled. I’m going to take a screen shot so that no matter what happens from here, I’ll always

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2nd Round

I went through my manuscript and corrected the errors/typos my editor flagged, but wasn’t sure how to correct the unexplained event. Finally, after a couple of days of ‘power thinking,’ I figured it out, wrote it, and sent the manuscript

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