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Lindsay Buroker

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I'm a professional blogger by day and an indie fantasy author by night. Evenings belong to the dogs, tennis, and books.


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If you’ve hung out on the indie forums or listened to the various self-publishing podcasts, you might have heard of new authors finding success with variations ofLiliana Hart’s“5 down and 1 in the hole” technique (summed up on Hugh Howey’s blog):


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“Trust me, I never underestimate my charm or any of my other magnificent attributes. They work great on women. Alas, men tend to see me as an unwelcome rival. You, he might listen to. You're good at talking people into things."

"What makes you say that?"

"Because I'm perched in the rafters of a cannery, at risk from a man-slaying magical creature, and spending time with a drunk, a gangster, and an assassin at . . . what time is it?”
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“Waiting for the right people isn't going to get us where we want; we need to go out and find..." She groped for the right word. A mission? A project? A job?

"Trouble?" Sicarius suggested.

"An endeavor that will help the city and prove to the emperor that we're undeserving of the bounties on our heads and we're invaluable resources to his regime."

"Trouble," Sicarius said.”
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“You can only fight one man at a time with a sword, but, with a pen, you can compose a lecture to bore legions of enemy troops to death.”
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message 13: by Monica

Monica you single handedly made my Saturday, forged in blood bought, here sipping my green tea and thoroughly enjoying it..


message 12: by Lindsay

Lindsay Andy wrote: "Thank you for friendship Lindsay,
very nice to meet you here on Goodreads :)"


Nice to meet you, Andy!


message 11: by Lindsay

Lindsay Paul wrote: "Meow?"

Woof?


message 10: by Andy

Andy Thank you for friendship Lindsay,
very nice to meet you here on Goodreads :)


message 9: by Paul

Paul Coleman Meow?


Laura the Highland Hussy Lindsay wrote: "Laura the Highland Hussy wrote: "Hi Lindsay! woohoo! you found me :)"

I recognized the shirtless man with the sword... :P"


yeah, he's kinda memorable ;)


Lindsay Laura the Highland Hussy wrote: "Hi Lindsay! woohoo! you found me :)"

I recognized the shirtless man with the sword... :P


Laura the Highland Hussy Hi Lindsay! woohoo! you found me :)


Lindsay Awww, thank you, Jessieee! (That's a lot of e's, by the way--not the traditional spelling. ;)


Jessie  (Ageless Pages Reviews) love your books & blog. I have reading material forever :D


Lindsay Thanks for the note, John!

I read the first...eight or nine Black Company books years ago and noticed Cook had a couple more out since then, so I'm going to grab them when I get a chance. ;) I especially liked the first three with Croaker's dry humor.


message 2: by John

John Carroll I noticed you have the Black Company Chronicles on your to read list. They are really, really good. It's one of the few darker novels that I really like and I think Glen Cook got lost a little bit in the middle, but I highly recommend it.


Darcia Helle Thanks for the add, Lindsay! :)


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