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Bona's Bite Size Nuggets

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Release Date: 06/25/2020

From Prishtina to Chiang Mai: RERELEASE  show art From Prishtina to Chiang Mai: RERELEASE

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DiannAbroad, solo nomad, travel blogger, and travel photographer, captures her experiences working for the American University of Kosovo and facing a series of eye surgeries in Prishtina, the capital city of Kosovo. After a very long 6 months, she escapes to Chiang Mai, Thailand, the Land of Smiles.  It's in this zen-like community, she faces her fears of possible blindless.

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Bona's Bite Size Nuggets: Dialogue 101 show art Bona's Bite Size Nuggets: Dialogue 101

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Learn the 3 purposes of dialogue and how to achieve purpose by writing dialogue that expresses internal thoughts, action and reaction, dialect and accent, and exposition - with a unique style that is authentic and captivates your reader. Do's & Don'ts of dialogue.

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Enjoy fun and substantive discussions about writing with Bona Hayes and Diann Schindler. Conversations for all levels of writers: beginners, intermediate and even advanced. This week: SHOWING VS TELLING. Bona's Bite Size Nuggets recordings are released the third Thursday of every month.

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BONA'S BITE SIZE NUGGETS: Enjoy fun and substantive discussions about writing.  Conversations  for all levels of writers: beginners, intermediate and even advanced. In this episode, Bona explains Point of View.

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Diann Schindler interviews Marilyn R. Atlas – Film Producer/Personal Manager, a charismatic and down -to-earth professional with great tips for character development, and creating bold, complex and memorable characters.  She is a delight!

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Confessions of an Editor with Bona Hayes show art Confessions of an Editor with Bona Hayes

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Writer, editor, Bona Hayes provides editing tips, her experiences as an editor, and her work with J.J. Clarke, award winning mystery/thriller author.

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"Guam: Where America’s Day Begins" (a preview) by Margaret Best

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Award winning author, Margaret Best, gives us a preview of her up and coming book, "Guam: Where America’s Day Begins" - available 2021.

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 "Surviving: A Kent State Memoir" Author Paula Stone Tucker- Rerelease

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Diann Schindler interviews awarding-winning author Paula Stone Tucker: "Surviving: A Kent State Memoir," and, hears her personal account of that dreadful day.

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Spiritual Leader Sharon Snir discusses her books, isolation, miracles, and more. show art Spiritual Leader Sharon Snir discusses her books, isolation, miracles, and more.

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Sharon Snir is a psychotherapist and spiritual leader. In her blog, Speed of Light Heartedness, she shares philosophical and spiritual musings. Join my interview as she discusses her life, loves, books, and weaves in lovely ways to see our world.

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A reunion with old friend, Rose Imregi, ignited a buried determination for Minard to write. A chance encounter with a well- known FSU football quarterback who told of his life changing experiences the following evening, clinched the deal. Together they wrote a passionate novel that sets the story straight about the Florida School for Boys, a boys’ reform school now known as the Dozier School for Boys.

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Bona HayesBONA'S BITE SIZE NUGGETS:

Enjoy fun and substantive discussions about writing.  Conversations for all levels of writers: beginners, intermediate and even advanced.

Bona Hayes is an editor who hears the words and cadence of written work much like a conductor hears a symphony. She has an “ear” for writing and combines it with her professional background in business communications, to edit manuscripts for authors.

She enjoys working with writers to retain their voice and style. Her goal is to identify, engage, and enthuse their target markets.

Bona splits her time between New Hampshire and Florida, where she is a member of the Florida Writers’ Association and a local writer’s group.  Contact Info:  bonahayes@gmail.com

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I interviewed Bona Hayes in a previous episode:  Confessions with Editor Bona Hayes.  

This episode is about Point of View.

The point of view of a book is the method and perspective an author uses for conveying the story.  Writers may choose to tell their story from one of four perspectives:

  • First person point of view.First person is when “I” am telling the story. The character is in the story, relating his or her experiences directly.
  • Second person point of view.The story is told to “you.” This POV is not common in fiction, but it’s still good to know (it is common in nonfiction).
  • Third person point of view, limited.The story is about “he” or “she.” This is the most common point of view in commercial fiction. The narrator is outside of the story and relating the experiences of a character.
  • Third person point of view, omniscient. The story is still about “he” or “she,” but the narrator has full access to the thoughts and experiences of all characters in the story.

For more information, check out "Point of View: First, Second and Third Person POV."  and "The Ultimate Point of View Guide: Third Person Omniscient vs. Third Person Limited vs. First Person." 

We read from Dared to Run by J.J. Clarke.  You can buy her books here:  https://www.amazon.com/Dared-Run-Kate-Anderson-Mystery/dp/166093852X/

https://www.amazon.com/Dared-Return-Kate-Anderson-Mystery/dp/1795463945/

Bona's Bite Size Nuggets will be released every 4th Thursday of the month.  Our next episode focuses on "showing vs. telling."  If you have time, prior listening to Bona's next episode on July 23rd, bone up by reading this article:  "The Difference Between Showing and Telling."

Please subscribe, comment and rate.  Let us know what you want Bona to talk about in future episodes.

Email me at Diann@DiannAbroad.com.  Or Bona at bonahayes@gmail.com 

Musical interludes are from music by Ilya Truhanov

Intro and out go music is "The Amelia Island Sun"  by Rafael Javadov.

Thank you for listening!