Deals, steals, and news from author Michelle Isenhoff.

Two summers ago, as I was fleshing out an outline for my 5-book Recompense series, I decided to use the time between series to take my storytelling to another level. So I slung my hammock and spent a few weeks reading how-to-write books. I'd already completed fourteen novels at that point, so much of it was review, but I struck gold in one stupendously helpful book. In Story Structure Basics, Alexandra Sokoloff uses her background in screenwriting to help novelists view the building blocks of story in a totally new way. The book is meaty and fun to implement. Alexandra recommends watching specific movies in which you can identify the techniques she teaches, along with advice on how to utilize them in a novel. Since Recompense debuted, I've received many compliments on the pacing and consistent action that builds throughout the series. Both are directly attributable to the tricks I gleaned from this book. If you're a writer, Story Structure Basics is priced at only 2.99. (The other books in her screenwriter series go up from there.) I highly recommend grabbing a copy. If you're a reader, Recompense is free everywhere.

Before you go, be sure to check out the books and promos featured below. They're always free or bargain priced. I bounce between speculative and historical fiction (the main genres I write in), also some fantasy, middle grade, and a bit of romance, just to keep things interesting. 

Happy reading!


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New Releases

Deals and steals:

Suzanna Linton

She will have to see through both the fog of war, and the fog of her heart, to save a nation... The first in a trilogy of fantasy, Clara is available FREE.

Michelle Deerwester-Dalyrymple

Michelle Deerwester-Dalrymple is a writer and a college writing professor. This is the first in her Highland Glen romance series. Each book in the series is priced at just 2.99.

C.D. Tavenor

Robots, androids, virtual worlds, and corporate conspiracies...
First of Their Kind and Their Greatest Game together form Volume I of the Chronicles of Theren, a centuries-spanning science fiction series that will force readers to question what it truly means to be . . . a person. Originally priced at 2.99 and 3.99, both are available today for just .99.

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Michelle Isenhoff

A former teacher and longtime homeschooler, MICHELLE ISENHOFF writes for children and adults. Her work has been reader-nominated for a Cybils Award, the Great Michigan Read, and the Maine Student Book Award. Michelle writes from Michigan where she bikes all summer and wears flip-flops all winter.