Apr
16
2014
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Word Processors for Writers - MS Word vs Scrivener

Written by Jo Michaels

Discussing the program differences between Scrivener and MS Word. Introducing a new product for streamlining your work.

Apr
16
2014
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Dr. Stuart's Heart

Written by Johnny Worthen

Official Release notice at The Blog Mansion for my new BEATRYSEL novelette, DR. STUART'S HEART.

Apr
9
2014
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C is for Characters of the Protagonist Variety

Written by Patrick Stahl

When talking about great protagonists, the almighty buzz-words are "sympathetic," "competent," "engaging," and "active."

Apr
4
2014
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Book Trailer Part 5- Wrap Up/Denouement

Written by Johnny Worthen

I turn the Blog Mansion over to some industry insiders who give their opinion on the effectiveness of Book Trailers. And me.

Apr
2
2014
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Blog Tour and Interview: Ken Baker

Written by Melanie Skelton

Interview with children's author, Ken Baker

Apr
1
2014
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Writing when you’re too tired to write

Written by Jeremy Reimer

Writing when you have a day job is hard, but what about when you have a job that demands everything out of you?

Mar
31
2014
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The ethics of splitting up a long book

Written by Carrie-Anne

If a book is very long on purpose, it's not always a wise decision to split it up into two or more books.

Mar
31
2014
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Book Trailer Part 4

Written by Johnny Worthen

In part 4 of my series on Book Trailers, I examine the "God-Awful Infomercial" and the "Hey Looky Here."

Mar
26
2014
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A to Z Theme Reveal - Oh the Thinks You Can Think!

Written by Jessica Marcarelli

My theme reveal for the A to Z Blogging Challenge in April: 26 days, 26 posts.

Mar
26
2014
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The Dreaded "Dead Inspiration"

Written by CNHolmberg

Writer's block is one thing, but what do you do when you lose complete interest in your work-in-progress?

Mar
26
2014
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If You Give a Writer an Idea

Written by Lehua Parker

The real reason it takes so long to write an novel.

Mar
20
2014
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Magic: An Analysis of My Favorite Novel Quotes (Part 4)

Written by Patrick Stahl

A novel quote needs only one attribute to fall in with my favorites: magic. Unlike traditional magic, this magic is quite real.