Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween

Trick or treat, smell my feet… Happy Halloween to all my readers. Ever wonder where the holiday got it’s start? Look no further than the Celtic peoples. I could tell you more but the Library of Congress has a great … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Location, Location, Location

Guest Post from Leanne Herrera author of Mirror Bound When I think of a location for the stories that I write, I generally pick somewhere I have lived or make up an area. In the three books I have completed, only … Continue reading

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Avondale Writers’ Conference

I wanted to share a write-up about the Avondale Writers’ Conference from Examiner.com. I will be giving a talk on using Point of View to enhance your writing. I am looking forward to attending some of the other workshops and mingling with … Continue reading

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Got Writer’s Block? Let Your Readers Help

I have already written a post about author Silvia Hartmann and the Naked Writer Project. Holly McDowell has taken her writing process for King Solomon’s Wives to the web in a different way. As reported by the Huffington Post Ms. McDowell has engaged her … Continue reading

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E-book Price Gouging

After my last post on e-books looking at the no to low end I thought this post which I am borrowing from American Libraries Magazine, The Visible Hand of the Market?, might complement it. Libraries would love to provide their patrons with all … Continue reading

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E-booking on the Cheap

The other day I came across a review for J.K. Rowling’s new work, Casual Vacancy, interested I clicked on over to Amazon to see about getting a copy. Well any thought of that happening went away when I saw the … Continue reading

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Looking at The World of Literary Agents

I came across this piece by Michael Bourne, “A Right Fit”: Navigating the World of Literary Agents,” in my RSS feed from Nathan Bransford’s Blog. You may have read similar pieces that looked at the world literary agents operate in, but this one is … Continue reading

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