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#Publishing: Romance Books by the Numbers

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

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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...

#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...

#WritingPrompts: 52 Memoir Prompts

Behold! These memoir prompts have consistently ranked as the most viewed...

#WritingPrompt: Sentence Sounds

All writers can benefit from a challenging workout. This exercise...

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#AuthorInterview: JT Twissel

I can’t think of a more fitting and deserving author to start a new...

#AuthorInterview: Linton Robinson

Authors like Linton Robinson inspire others to live life more fully with...

#AuthorInterview: Christa Wojciechowski

According to the magic of Twitter’s advanced search feature, Christa...

#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: Finding 1,000 True Fans

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

30 #Gifts for Writers

I’ve put together a collection of gifts for writers.  Each image is...

#Icebreaker: Memoir Box

No matter the hat you most often wear–author, blogger, business...

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

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

#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...

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

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

Ten Great Things That Can Happen in Your First Year as a Published Author by Gerald Freeman

I am simply blown away by all the hard work my client Gerald Freeman has put...

#LitChat: The Thorn Birds as Children’s Literature by Laura Zera

Author Colleen McCullough passed away on January 29. In her honor, I am...

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

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

#CreativeWriting: Horse Crazy

It’s been awhile since I shared some creative writing on this blog, so...

#CreativeWriting: Life in a Bag

Blogging has been my golden ticket to rediscovering the writer I always saw...