Florence Osmund
Novel Elements

If you are a new or aspiring writer, you've come to the right place.

I created this website to help writers avoid making all the mistakes I made when I first started writing novels. If I had known back then
what I know now...well, you can  fill in the blanks.

And I am still learning. Whenever I discover something new, I add it to this website, so if you want to learn with me, be sure to sign up
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While what works for one author may not work for another, some things apply to most of us across the board, and that's where I have
tried to focus my thoughts. My experience comes from writing fiction, but much of what I have presented could apply to other types of
writing. So browse the menu bar on the left for rules on writing fiction, tips on how to get started, how to promote and market your
books, and much more.

I wish you the best of luck in your writing projects. If you get stuck and think I may be able to help, or if you have a question about the
writing process, self-publishing, or promoting your work, please feel free to
contact me.
Click on the covers for a synopsis of each book, first chapter, book reviews, and testimonials.
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For those of you familiar with this site, you'll see most of the same material as was on my former site-it's
been updated and presented in a new format. I hope you like it!

    AUGUST 2016 ANNOUNCEMENT!  I recently conducted an e-mail subscription campaign for this
    website, and I am happy to announce the winner of the $50 Amazon gift card from the drawing.
    Congratulations ELAINE THOMAS!

    Elaine is a remarkable journalist who gleans personal stories from WW II veterans and their
    families and shares them in newspapers, magazines, and private publications. Visit her website
    http://elainethomaswriter.com/ and Facebook page www.facebook.com/elainethomaswriter to
    learn more about Elaine and her work.

I invite you to take a stroll around my website where you'll find loads of information related to writing and
marketing novels. Browse around, share pages with others, and send me a comment or question. I love
hearing from visitors.


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