Write Like the Wind
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  • 1
    Write Like the Wind: Volume 1 | Aaron Paul Lazar

    Write Like the Wind: Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Aaron Paul Lazar
    • Narrated By George Kuch
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    Ever wish you could peer into the brain of a published author and learn what tips he's absorbed over the years? How did he get where he is? How many times did he submit manuscripts before he sold his books? Or maybe you'd like to delve into the psychology of writing, and learn what motivates him. How does he balance life with writing? How can regular tweeting help? In Volume 1 of Write Like the Wind, Lazar offers advice on “forbidden words”, “hooking your reader”, and “writing like you talk.”

    Encouraging and helpful

    Telling his own stories and stories of the characters he’s created through the writing of sixteen (so far) mystery novels, Aaron Paul Lazar offers ins..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 22 2013 by Kerry Dexter (USA south)
  • 2
    Write Like the Wind, Volume 2 | Aaron Paul Lazar

    Write Like the Wind, Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Aaron Paul Lazar
    • Narrated By George Kuch
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    Ever wish you could peer into the brain of a published author and learn what tips he's absorbed over the years? How often does he blog? And why? And what about those live chats. Do they really sell books? Maybe you'd like to delve into the psychology of writing, and learn how to deal with rejection or how to write effective love scenes. In volume 2 of Write Like the Wind, Lazar offers advice on writing the "dreaded synopsis", "writing on the road", and recording messages to your readers.

    Weakest of the Three

    Of all three volumes, Lazar offers precious little actual writing advice here. He does, however, go on and on and on about how he was able to stretch ..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 15 2015 by Gillian (Austin, TX, United States)
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    Write Like the Wind: Volume 3 | Aaron Paul Lazar

    Write Like the Wind: Volume 3

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Aaron Paul Lazar
    • Narrated By George Kuch
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    (6)
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    (5)
    Story
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    In volume three of Write Like the Wind, Lazar offers examples and advice on dialog tags, including how to replace them with "beats". You'll learn what a preface is, and when to write it. These practical skills are complemented by marketing tips, such as real life feedback on how freebies can actually help you sell more books. Join award-winning mystery author Aaron Paul Lazar as he shares the cream of the crop from seven years of writing blogs in this fresh and unique offering of advice for fellow scribes.

    Not the Worst, but Not the Best

    Lazar offers really good advice on eschewing dialogue tags (avoid like the plague!) in favor of beats, and... that's it! Nice bits on life lessons suc..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 15 2015 by Gillian (Austin, TX, United States)