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#AmWriting: How to Get the Writing Done

“Writing is the way to get the writing done.” Thus ends Donald...

  • Editing Tips
  • Publishing Tips
  • Writing Tips

#EditTip: The Cost of Editing (Infographic)

The cost of editing, like all professional services, varies drastically...

#EditTip: Picking a Point of View

Picking a point of view (POV) to tell a story from can make or break a...

#EditTip: Sentence Structure and Styling Sentences

Sentence structure is a glorious thing. Yet, chances are you don’t...

#PubTip: 5 Reasons to Submit Work to Publications with Editorial Discretion

Many aspiring authors find (or perhaps invent) numerous reasons not to...

#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...

#AmWriting: How to Get the Writing Done

“Writing is the way to get the writing done.” Thus ends Donald...

#WriteTip: How to Write a Submissions Cover Letter

As if submitting short stories, creative nonfiction, and magazine articles...

#WriteTip: How Do You Write a Poem? by Geofrey Crow

Today’s post goes much deeper than answering the question of how do...

  • Author Interviews
  • Lit Chat
  • Marketing & Media

#AuthorInterview: Craig A. Hart

This author interview with Craig A. Hart is a great way to wrap up...

#AuthorInterview: Tantra Benskso

Tantra Bensko has a lot of irons in the writing fire, and she also writes in...

#AuthorInterview: Tinthia Clemant

This interview with Tinthia Clemant is going to give you office envy. She...

#LitChat: A Monster’s Sticky Books by Candy Korman

We all have memorable books, so-called sticky books whose stories stay with...

#BannedBooksWeek: Celebrating Diversity in Literature (Infographic)

Once again, banned books week is upon us. This year’s focus is on...

#LitChat: Fatwa and Free Speech by Julia Whitmore

As a former educator, book censorship and banning books is a topic near and...

#Marketing: Building an Author Platform in 5 Easy Steps by KJ Waters

Building an author platform is undoubtedly a daunting task. KJ Waters has...

#BlogTip: Build Blog Traffic by Guest Posting by Molly Greene

This year brought me to a crossroads when it comes to ways to build blog...

#BlogTip: Where to Find Images for Blogs, Etc.

How often have you wondered where to find images for blogs, presentations,...

  • Book Reviews
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  • Literary Criticism

#BookReviews: Station Eleven’s Optimistic Dystopia and More…

Where does the reading time go? Back in January, I posted some Tips on...

#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...

#LitChat: A Monster’s Sticky Books by Candy Korman

We all have memorable books, so-called sticky books whose stories stay with...

#Marketing: Building an Author Platform in 5 Easy Steps by KJ Waters

Building an author platform is undoubtedly a daunting task. KJ Waters has...

#BlogTip: Build Blog Traffic by Guest Posting by Molly Greene

This year brought me to a crossroads when it comes to ways to build blog...

#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...