Author Archives: A. L. Kaplan

About A. L. Kaplan

I am a writer, artist, and parent.

Beginning Of The Year Promote Your Book Party!

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(Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com) It is the beginning of a new year and a new decade! It is time to stand up and shout for your books! Come and join…

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Arisia 2020 Preliminary Schedule

I’ll be attending my first Arisia this January. Here is my preliminary schedule. I’ll let you know of any changes. Friday – 5:30 PM — Where Shall I Begin? Gordon Linzner, James Hailer, A. L. Kaplan, Alex Feinman, Kristin Janz … Continue reading

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SPECIAL GUEST

“Santa?” Mable stared at the man in the red coat passed out on her lawn and the overturned sled, ignoring the reindeer munching on her shrubs. Empty beer cans, cookie crumbs, and scraps from her Christmas ham littered the ground. … Continue reading

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WOLF NOTES: An Uncommon Interview – T. Austin Campbell

Welcome to WOLF NOTES, where interview questions stray from the rest of the pack. It’s nice to know the usual stuff like where an author gets their inspiration and why they write, but sometimes we need a little fun in … Continue reading

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December Promote Your Book Party!

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(http://hdcoolwallpapers.com) It is now almost Winter, and it is time once again for a book promotion party! I want to offer an opportunity for all writers who follow this blog to…

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Free Winter Reads

Check out Kathy Steinemann’s post about free holiday reads. https://kathysteinemann.com/Musings/free-stories-2019/ When you’re done there, don’t forget to pick up a copy of Star Touched and Wolf Dawn.      

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Establishing Characters’ Motives

Originally posted on Andrew McDowell:
It’s probably a question you’ve asked yourself before when writing, and certainly one you must answer: what drives your characters? They all want something, just as people in real life want something. It can be…

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