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En garde WIP – Bring every Weapon in your Writing Arsenal to the Battlefield

I’m in the middle of a fight. My Work-in-Progress is my opponent, and right now I feel like I’m losing. I’m frustrated. However, I have to remember that this is how I feel every time I write a rough draft or edit. And this is not the time to give up; this is the time …

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The Little Mermaid Inspired Short Story

His Soul Inspiration by Dorlana Vann “Have you read this?” My husband, Philip, held the book of fairy tales I had bought from a used bookstore for my niece’s ninth birthday. “Well, not that one, but I’ve read fairy tales before,” I said as I shut the door and stepped out of my heels. He …

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My Frankenstein Bio

I wrote my Frankenstein-bio back in 2012 when I was trying to come up with my “About me” page for my blog. At first, I was reading other author’s bios on Goodreads to get ideas on how to write one, but when I notice my similarities to other writers (Except for that little, tiny NY …

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Writing Update September 2016

Hi friends, I hope everyone had a fabulous summer. I have a few things going on with my writing projects and some fun promo stuff coming up, too. The Trouble with Snowmen:  I’m super excited because I just received news that The Trouble with Snowmen eBook will be FREE from October 9, 2016 – October …

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Writing Update – April 2016

    Hi Friends, Here’s what I’ve been up to with my writing. Young Adult Fairy Tale Inspired Book: I’m pretty much finished with the first 10 chapters. I’m working on rewrites/edits through the middle of the book, and I’m satisfied with the way those are going. But the end, yikes, it is still a …

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The Trouble with Scarecrows: Pre-order

The second book in my Trouble with Men Series is now up for preorder (Kindle eBook) The official publication date is April 13, 2016. The Trouble with Scarecrows by Dorlana Vann Preorder at Amazon.com Preorder at Amazon.UK A scarecrow is the opposite of a wingman, a dating decoy used to scare away any “crows” who …

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Free Ghostly RomCom Valentine’s Day

    Ghosts, Mystery, and Fashion Supernatural Mystery, Romantic Comedy FREE on Valentine’s Day! Amazon U.S. (Kindle) Amazon.co.uk (Kindle) Amazon.de (Kindle)   Can this diva solve her own murder, or will she be stuck in limbo forever? After recovering from the shock of seeing her own dead body, (still dressed to kill from last night’s party) …

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