How do you write your books?

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A reader asked me how I wrote my books. I answered: “I’m not sure. When I re-read them, I often don’t remember writing what I see.” “So there’s a muse?” she asked. “The characters take over. I do what they tell me to do.” “But you know the ending,” she said. “A lot of famous… Continue reading How do you write your books?

Penalty Points for Indie Writers

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Media editors often penalize writers who use illustrations or photos in fiction, except, of course, in children’s books. In novels, they consider graphic support “unprofessional.” In the case of indie writers, I believe they are wrong. Here’s why. I was an editor at the Reader’s Digest for many years. We loved pictures with our stories, which were either… Continue reading Penalty Points for Indie Writers

Wrinkled Heartbeats Ad Campaign

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Every book I write has an “Ad Campaign” using artwork from chapter headings. The “ads” themselves always run with a review blurb and a link to the book. On Twitter, I also use hashtags within the blurb copy. The blurbs change because I have a lot more editorial/reader reviews than pictures. Here are a few examples… Continue reading Wrinkled Heartbeats Ad Campaign

Can a glass of water become a weapon of mass destruction?

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  What happens when ISIL and ISIS decide to turn a glass of water into a weapon of mass destruction? Can Homeland Security plug the poisonous leak with which they want to destroy America? Poison Heartbeats answers these questions in a new novel by Temple Emmet Williams, the second book in his “Heartbeats” series, which… Continue reading Can a glass of water become a weapon of mass destruction?

Wrinkled Heartbeats Wins the Silver Medal in a Crowded Category at the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards.

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Wrinkled Heartbeats has won the Silver Medal in the crowded category of Action Fiction at the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. It is available as an eBook, a paperback, or a hardback from Templeworks Properties. The novel was also chosen as a Finalist in the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. It received that award as one of the best First… Continue reading Wrinkled Heartbeats Wins the Silver Medal in a Crowded Category at the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards.

“Wrinkled Heartbeats” a Finalist at 2016 Indie Book Awards

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Wrinkled Heartbeats was recently chosen as a Finalist in the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. It received the award as one of the best First Novels of the year. It is available as an ebook, a paperback, or a hardback from Templeworks Properties. The book has also received an Awesome Indies Approval badge, which includes the following… Continue reading “Wrinkled Heartbeats” a Finalist at 2016 Indie Book Awards

Unlock the terrorist’s IPhone. Think about it.

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Feb 21, 2016. The US Government took nine shots at opening the San Bernardino terrorist’s IPhone. They struck out. One more attempt will erase all the information on the device. So they want Apple to rewrite the code and give them unlimited tries at the 10,000 possibilities that will nail down the terrorist’s four-digit pin number.… Continue reading Unlock the terrorist’s IPhone. Think about it.

Awesome Indies awards “Wrinkled Heartbeats” its coveted Approval Badge.

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Awesome Indies is one of the most-respected guides and advisers of Indie Publishing. It has just sent Wrinkled Heartbeats its notice of approval. They suggest their Awesome Indies Approval (AIA) badge “takes the risk out of buying Indie.” The endorsement does not come easily. Two AIA reviewers/editors must approve the book with at least a 4-star ranking.… Continue reading Awesome Indies awards “Wrinkled Heartbeats” its coveted Approval Badge.

Wrinkled Heartbeats Giveaway on Goodreads

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A Goodreads Giveaway Contest  runs until December 10, 2015 for Temple’s new novel: Wrinkled Heartbeats. The Giveaway will run in a dozen English-speaking countries around the globe. Two signed original editions of the paperback will be awarded in the contest. Click on the book pic below to buy this thriller today, available in paperback or as an eBook.… Continue reading Wrinkled Heartbeats Giveaway on Goodreads

Why Buy Wrinkled Heartbreaks?

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What happens when the only person who can save you is the person hired to kill you? Click here to go to Wrinkled Heartbeat’s dedicated website. Click on the Pic to go to Amazon’s Listing A war hero stumbles into a web of money-laundering, lies, and deadly secrets, including the “Gator Pole,” a painful way to… Continue reading Why Buy Wrinkled Heartbreaks?