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#AuthorInterview: Madhuri Blaylock

Madhuri Blaylock’s writing voice is strong and distinct. Plus she...

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#AmEditing: Track Changes and Comments in Word

Two indispensable editing features include the Track Changes and Comments in...

#Editor: Freelance Editing Contract Template

Upon taking the freelancing plunge, I consulted many a freelance editing...

#Editor: Manuscript Style Sheet Template

A manuscript style sheet can prove invaluable for keeping track of important...

#Publishing: Romance Books by the Numbers

When looking at romance books by the numbers, the obvious becomes even more...

#Publishing: 10 Tips for Making an Audio Book by Rick Pipito

I love audio books, and tend to couple my listening with afternoon dog...

#Publishing: Compiling a Literature Anthology

Compiling a literature anthology is no easy feat, and Denise Baer is here to...

#AmWriting: Sacred Writing Challenge by Sofia Wren

Are you up for the Sacred Writing Challenge? National Poetry Month is now...

#WriteTip: How to Write a Book Blurb

Many readers seek new books by browsing their favorite genres. Beyond that,...

#WriteTip: Turning a Play into a Novel by Larry Crane

Turning a play into a novel is certainly a great way to expand upon a story...

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#AuthorInterview: Madhuri Blaylock

Madhuri Blaylock’s writing voice is strong and distinct. Plus she...

#AuthorInterview: Julie Olsen

First off, let’s start with wishing Julie Olsen a happy birthday!...

#AuthorInterview: Lizzi Lewis

In the hazy awesomeness that is blogland, I’m pretty positive I first...

#AmReading: Tips on Finding more Reading Time

Most of us could stand to make an effort at finding more reading time. Many...

#LitChat: The Legend of King Arthur

The legend of King Arthur is ingrained into our culture and holds timeless...

#AmReading: What popular books have you loathed?

Reading tastes vary. A lot. When all is said and done, I’d like to...

#Marketing: Should an Author Have Their Own Podcast? by Suzanne Kelman

Should an author have their own podcast? Today’s guest, Suzanne...

#Marketing: Professional Writing and Editing Organizations

Quality should always take precedence over quantity when it comes to...

#Marketing: Finding 1,000 True Fans

Finding 1,000 true fans by nurturing a devoted fanbase is a viable...

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#BookReview: Moments in Millennia–A Fantasy Anthology

Anthologies offer up a smorgasbord of literature with lots of tasty treats...

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides #BookReview

Even though I saw the movie version of Jeffrey Eugenides’ literary...

Finding Mother by Anne Allen #BookReview

Three women. Three generations. Sacrifices for love… Such is the...

#AmWriting: Sacred Writing Challenge by Sofia Wren

Are you up for the Sacred Writing Challenge? National Poetry Month is now...

#GuestPost: Topics and Submission Criteria

Guest Posts are a great way to reach new readers. I welcome topics related...

#Publishing: 10 Tips for Making an Audio Book by Rick Pipito

I love audio books, and tend to couple my listening with afternoon dog...

#LiteraryCriticism: London by William Blake

Happy National Poetry Month! My nod to the event is this explication of...

#LiteraryCriticism: How to Read a Personal Essay (Walmart Style)

I’m dipping into the literary criticism vault today to share a subject...

#LiteraryCriticism: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Alice Walker’s The Color Purple follows the personal and spiritual...