Posts by Rob Kaufman

Do You Have Feedback for the New “One Last Lie” Ad?

Hi Readers! I’m getting ready to post a new Facebook ad and would LOVE some feedback. Please take a look below and let me know what you think! Let me know on either on my Amazon Author Page…  my blog or EMAIL me at Rob@AuthorRobKaufman.com. I look forward to hearing your thoughts! Thanks. Rob

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A Writing Tip About Your Characters…

Making Your Characters Complex Complex characters have contradictions and nuances, so they never read as one-dimensional or as “types.” Readers usually react well to complexity. So here are some tips for creating complex characters. Forget Your Character’s Station in Life The last thing you want to do is try to write a cheerleader who acts…

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August Goodreads Giveaway

Win one of 3 signed ONE LAST LIE copies. It’s easy to enter. Just CLICK HERE GOOD LUCK! READ MORE: USA Today Best Selling Author Jon Land says One Last Lie is, “Reminiscent of Sandra Brown at her best, a suburban shocker on par with Lisa Gardner and Harlan Coben.” She’s demonic and evil, a…

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Author Tip of the Month for Short Story and Novella Writers

How To Draw In a Reader  The Humvee exploded in a neon-orange ball of fire, shards of metal launching into the night…  I’m an assassin. But only if you have the kind of money it takes three men to carry. Every writer has heard the maxim “draw in the reader.” But passages like those above…

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Character Development – Where the Hell Did Angela Come From?

If you haven’t read “One Last Lie” (ahem… yet), Angela is the primary character. In no uncertain terms, she is “demonic” and adds to the story’s mystery and suspense at every turn. I’ve received emails, tweets and reviews from readers who are angry with me for creating such an evil character. Although many of these…

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Defining Moments – Episode 1

Fourth grade… a classroom filled with thirty two screaming children… my stomachache worsening with each passing second. For a moment I wondered if I should visit the school nurse, again, for the third time that day. Glancing at the clock on the wall I felt the weakest sense of relief: Only 1 hour left. I…

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