Female protagonists, Part 2

Female Protagonists, Part 2 By Paul F. Murray, Wealthy Affiliate member, non-scam online moneymaking platform   I have laid out my viewpoint on how male authors should best represent women in their novels. Just a quick summary: (1) No damsels in distress needing rescue, please. That cliché plot was old a hundred years ago. (2) … [Read more…]

Female protagonists, male writers, Part 1

Female Protagonists, Male Writers, Part 1 By Paul Murray, Wealthy Affiliate member Much of the information in this post could just as easily apply to authors and wanna-be authors  both male and female. This post refers to how female characters in novels today should be written about, based upon my experience as both an author … [Read more…]

A Better Bet for Bettors

A Better Bet for Bettors by Paul F. Murray, Wealthy Affiliate member You bet the ranch on the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl. How could they lose? The Philadelphia Eagles had to rely on a second-string quarterback (Nick Foles, with a so-so reputation going in) and a bunch of players most of … [Read more…]

Better Option$ for Retirees

Better Option$ for Retirees   By Paul Murray, Wealthy Affiliate member   Does this sound like you:   You are a retiree and all you’ve got is a monthly social security check. You’re a retiree and your 401(k) is disappearing faster than you ever thought possible. You’re a retiree and you’re finding out that your … [Read more…]

One of the most dangerous scams

  One of the most dangerous scams By Paul F. Murray, Wealthy Affiliate member   This scam targets people who are desperately searching for work, online or otherwise. These scammers are the worst of the scum out there because they have no qualms, no hesitation of conscience, about taking advantage of people such as retirees, … [Read more…]

Two more mistakes that beginning writers make

Two more mistakes that beginning authors make By Paul F. Murray, Wealthy Affiliate member   So you’ve started writing that Great American Novel that has always been inside your head and now you’re putting it down on paper, or, more accurately these days, on your computer screen. You look forward to finding a publisher, or … [Read more…]