Added by Michael O'Gara on May 4, 2013 at 4:34am — No Comments
Everyone wants to be heard. We all want our points understood; our ideas to matter and our feelings considered. And when we are not heard, we can feel frustrated and insignificant. If we feel ignored enough times we begin to question the importance of our own points and ideas, which can eventually damage our feelings of self-worth.
We live in loud society. The various outlets of social media remind us that there is always someone with something to say. And all the…
Added by Sherry Parnell on April 25, 2013 at 2:01pm — No Comments
Books are an asset of the intellectuals and those with an imaginative-mind. Book-reading is not only a pastime but a great resource of knowledge and one of the best of all. You build your linguistic abilities and creativity through book-reading.
The more imaginative-minded you are, the greater is your inclination towards fictional books. Such books let us enjoy our temporary flights of fancy amidst the routine humdrum of daily life. Non-fiction is usually loved by those who like to…Continue
Added by alana woods on April 2, 2013 at 7:03am — No Comments
Which book did you read lately? ‘Is it a paperback or a hardback?,’ is the question you usually ask. But, this trend is outdated. Most people prefer reading an ebook nowadays.
Though the era of actual books hasn’t died out completely and will never do so, ebooks have gained much prominence in people’s lives today. Ebooks are electronic (usually word or PDF) versions of actual paper books. The content is the same. The look is the same, but the feel is different. You don’t have to turn…Continue
Added by alana woods on March 20, 2013 at 4:57am — No Comments
Book fairs are becoming increasingly popular nowadays. International book fairs are no lesser affairs than a star-studded Hollywood celebrity event. Books are certainly a loved possession of the intellectuals.
Though with quick advancement in technology, people are now getting more and more hooked to gadgets, never think that the craze of books has died out. Never think of books as a secondary interest of people nowadays. It’s just that people’s interest in the type of books have…Continue
Added by alana woods on March 14, 2013 at 3:13am — No Comments
Writing a book is not enough. It won’t be long before you get bored of flipping through the pages of your own creation. You need admiration by masses that provide a positive kick to your ego and boost you further to produce brilliant creations.
What should be in your books that will encourage people to adorn their shelves with them? Off course, it is engaging content, an ability to connect with masses, and emotive factor. Your books should have extremely creative and interesting or…Continue
Added by alana woods on February 12, 2013 at 12:06am — No Comments
Showcase – Seven Indie Books by Seven Indie Authors. Charlie, from INDIETRIBE, has featured Freelance Writing Guide on his website. Thank you, Charlie! I hope you all will take a look by clicking the link above. That’s all for now. Have a great evening!
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Added by Christine Rice on February 3, 2013 at 6:17pm — No Comments
Last weekend, I went down to Illinois for my cousin's wedding. My grandfather was with us, and he was very concerned about whether my cousin was marrying another Catholic. After he asked some nosy questions and was assured that the couple were both Catholic, he relaxed -- even after I expressed my confusion about the fact that the ceremony would be an outdoor wedding -- which the Catholic Church usually won't…Continue
Added by Lacey Louwagie on October 22, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Added by Lacey Louwagie on October 15, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
As most of you know, I recently finished up a month-long blog tour for my book, Freelance Writing Guide. I feel the blog tour was a success, because all of the bloggers posted on the correct days, there was effective communication between me and the bloggers, I made some valuable connections for the future, and it generally went smoothly and was easy to keep up with. Below I will share with you my tips on organizing and running your own blog tour.
For a month-long…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on October 4, 2012 at 1:43pm — No Comments
Got an email today from Novel Scribe www.novelscribe.com to say they have added me to their 'Random selection for September 19th' promotion. I'm pretty excited. I know, you'd think I've won a million dollars, but hey it feels like that, and let's face it all promotion is fantastic…Continue
Added by Ch'kara SilverWolf on September 19, 2012 at 4:35pm — No Comments
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
I think I would…Continue
Added by Lacey Louwagie on September 18, 2012 at 9:31am — No Comments
In the new issue of Kings River Life mystery author/lawyer Leslie Budewitz shares about writing law in fiction http://kingsriverlife.com/08/18/law-and-fiction/
Also we have a review of Leslie Budewitz's non-fiction, Agatha winning book, "Books, Crooks & Counselors", on writing law in mystery novels & you have a chance to win a copy of the book…Continue
Added by Lorie Ham on August 18, 2012 at 1:52pm — No Comments
On the idea of blogging "brand" it has been advised as the best way for an author to build "platform." And so, while this now addresses more than one concept, "brand" and "platform" I may be violating this sage advice. In fact I shouldn't even be blogging on brand because my announced brand has been "conspiracies" and therefore I am straying into the writing problems of blogging. On "brand" of yours, it could be the genre of your major work, or a focus on marketing, or writing style. The…Continue
With the Lord’s blessing I am celebrating my sunrise in the lovely month of May ! My birthday is May 6 to be exact. Now I’m not publicly sharing my exact age, but let’s say I do have an AARP card. Some of you out there know what that means!
Birthdays are a time for life…Continue
Added by Deborah L. Parker on May 5, 2012 at 7:49am — No Comments
Send me a Picture of your Author Pic and a Pic of your book cover...book trailer if you have one!!!
A short Bio..
Added by Leigh Savage on April 15, 2012 at 8:01pm — No Comments
I am posting to highlight my wife's new venture to promote indie authors and provide a recommendation platform for voracious readers.Continue
Added by Raymond Birdsell on April 2, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
How to Make a Book Trailer by Nancy J. Cohen
Would you like to be able to create your own book trailer in Windows Movie Maker to save money and to maintain control over your project? If so, be prepared to spend time on a learning curve. The first effort is the hardest, but then you’ll know what to do for subsequent books. Just follow these steps for Windows 7 and you’re on your…Continue
Added by Nancy J. Cohen on March 28, 2012 at 6:11am — No Comments
That's right folks. My YA urban fantasy comedy that has already received comments such as what follows is free on Kindle for two days. Check it out and if you like it please consider posting a review! Also, if you use twitter, during the free period tweet #amreading with a link to my book and a pic of you reading it on your kindle and I will give you a free copy of my next book when it is released. No strings attached!
What people are saying about BOD:…Continue
Added by Matthew Rowe on March 23, 2012 at 4:56am — No Comments