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Added by Evans and Rhodes on January 25, 2013 at 10:01pm — No Comments
Two years ago, after amicably parting ways with my literary agent of four years, I decide to take destiny into my own hands and publish my books in eformat. I had a huge collection of completed and professionally edited novels and decided that publishing one every three months seemed feasible. So, that’s what I did.
Little did I know I was on the cusp of an indie publishing revolution. My books were available at the right time, for the right audience, and at the right price.…Continue
Added by Neil D Ostroff on January 25, 2013 at 2:20pm — No Comments
Every writer who has sat among broken pencil tips and crumbled paper strewn about the desk and floor understands the time, effort, frustration and work involved in producing a novel. The endless notes scrawled on every scrap of paper, the outlines, pounding headaches and cups of strong coffee attest to the difficulty often involved in this endeavor.
Writers also know what it feels like to complete a manuscript--satisfied, anxious, unsure, and ready. Satisfied to have…
Added by Sherry Parnell on January 25, 2013 at 2:07pm — No Comments
The day after my last post, which was about how I hadn’t worked on my manuscripts in a few months, I resumed working on my work-in-progress: Chronicles of a Troubled Girl. I wrote for one to two hours a day most days, and I’m happy to say that I finished the first draft the other day! It feels great to have completed the writing part of the book project.
The next step is to edit. Since it is a compilation of my journal entries from childhood to adulthood, and I want the book…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on January 23, 2013 at 9:06am — No Comments
I’ve been writing 50,000-70,000 word novels for a while now and to do it properly takes a lot of time. My fastest writing ever was last year when I finished a 60,000 word novel in eight months. And I do believe there will always be readers who want to immerse themselves in a long, detailed story. However, I also believe that a new wave of reading experiences will take over the future. What are these, you ask?
As our lives become busier and busier, it’s harder to find time to sit and…Continue
Added by Neil D Ostroff on January 20, 2013 at 3:44pm — No Comments
Added by Martha A. Cheves on January 19, 2013 at 3:11pm — No Comments
I just got back from a three day trip to the casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey. I brought my laptop but got little creative writing done. I did pretty well playing at the blackjack tables and also threw a few bucks into the slot machines. It was while playing the progressive machine that my mind began to imagine ‘the what if’s’.
The jackpot was for 1.2 million dollars. What if I suddenly hit it big? What if all the right symbols lined up and bells start ringing?…Continue
Added by Neil D Ostroff on January 16, 2013 at 3:26pm — No Comments
My first blog:
The hunger games…Continue
Added by charly on January 15, 2013 at 5:55pm — No Comments
Book Giveaway Jan 14 - 21: You have a chance to win a western romance e-book, Bluebonnet Bride, at my Family Friendly Blog. “Caroline Clemmons writes Romance, Mystery, and Adventure!”
BLUEBONNET BRIDE is the third in the Men of Stone Mountain series, set in North Central Texas on the Brazos River. This is near the current site of Possum Kingdom Lake in the Palo Pinto Mountains. Most people would call them hills, but they are genuine mountains due…Continue
Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on January 14, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what makes a writer better. Certainly, you have to be creative, that’s a given, and you have to love stories and reading. But what is that will make you better? Here’s my answer; time.
What do I mean by that?
With the exception of a few very talented people, most writers take years to hone their skills. Some writer’s like Stephen King say that a writer’s schooling is never finished. That writer’s always have…Continue
Added by Neil D Ostroff on January 13, 2013 at 3:41pm — No Comments
Added by Martha A. Cheves on January 11, 2013 at 5:38pm — No Comments
January 11, 2013
This week we have been working on the website. We had to rebuild the whole thing due to technical difficulties. Critiques and suggestions are always welcome. However, next week I plan to do some crafting and hope to encourage the rest of the partnership to get some done too. Maybe we need to have a craft day!
TM has some plans for new crafts. She has some winter Familiar clothes that she wants to design. The snow is getting deep her and the temperatures are…Continue
Added by Kayle Jensen on January 11, 2013 at 5:10pm — No Comments
Just wanted to remind all my followers that my latest mind-bending trip is now available on Kindle. Thanks so much and spread the word.
What if everything we perceive, all we experience, is just a figment of someone else’s imagination? And what if that someone is dying?
A botched military mission finds new recruit Christopher Parker in a hostile prison camp. His life has become pain. To escape the prolonged misery of torture, Christopher…Continue
Added by Neil D Ostroff on January 9, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Enigma: mystery, somebody or something that is not easily explained or understood. That is just what you and Celaine are trying to figure out as you turn the pages. An enjoyable story, with characters that explode your mind.
Sara created a character that even when she exasperated you, you're admiration and hope for her was not deterred. The story was drawn to keep you wanting to know what happened next. It is a can't put it down just yet book, until you get to the end, which…Continue
Added by Colleen Bratley on January 8, 2013 at 7:53pm — No Comments
I’m nearing the end of my sponsorship blitz, but I’m at the point where I can start posting my views on the whole ebook selling phenomenon. First of all, unless you’re already famous, have a strong following, or the most amazing title and cover art ever, don’t bother with expensive sponsorships. My results have been pretty much the same in extra sales whether the sponsorship I ran was $10 or $300. If you’re going to place a sponsorship, I recommend the Kindle Fire Department.com, though…Continue
I hope you enjoyed the book reviews I posted recently and that some of you will decide to read those books, because they are helpful and informative.
I felt compelled to write a quick update on how my health is. I took Thursday as a rest day, so I made it ten days straight of working out. I didn’t beat my record (I tied it), but I do get pretty sore after working out that many days in a row. Friday, I needed to clean the house and I spent a great deal of time doing…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on January 7, 2013 at 4:33pm — No Comments
You’ve probably noticed that I’ve been posting mostly reviews and interviews for the past couple of months. And you are right. Since mid-October I haven’t posted about my books, namely my works-in-progress. Back in early September, I pretty much stopped writing in my works-in-progress due to publishing one of them (Freelance Writing Guide) and having a blog tour. I have no regrets, of course, because I was ecstatic about publishing a book I had been working on…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on January 7, 2013 at 3:29pm — No Comments
Book Give-Away Jan 7 - 14: You have a chance to win a Historical Sweet Romance, Rosemary's Glove. Leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail. For an extra entry, post this contest. Book: USA and Canada.
Set in 1806 in England, this story is about Miss Rosemary Addison, who sets her heart on becoming the wife of the dashing Thomas Alden, Lord Beverley—a man with a dubious reputation. But when Rosemary's widowed mother confides that she plans to…Continue
Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on January 7, 2013 at 2:25pm — No Comments
New review of my book, "Poetry for the Heart."
Added by Christine Rice on January 7, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments