May
14
2015
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Announcing The Rejection Project

Written by Johnny Worthen

Misery loves company. The Blog Mansion begins a months long expedition into the dark underbelly of authorship: REJECTION.

May
14
2015
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Marketing and the Small Press

Written by Alex J. Cavanaugh

The advantages and disadvantages of a small press and what authors need to do in terms of marketing.

May
1
2015
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3 Reasons You Need A Writers Conference

Written by Raquel Byrnes

From face-to-face meetings with your dream agent to ‘How-To’ classes with a favorite author, three reasons you need to go.

May
1
2015
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Letting go of BRAND

Written by Johnny Worthen

Worries before a book launch, audience, genre and letting it go.

Apr
14
2015
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Lessons learnt from Version 1.0 of a rough draft

Written by Carrie-Anne

Some lessons to be learnt from Version 1.0 of an old rough draft, applicable far beyond just that particular project.

Apr
14
2015
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Grammar Check - Then vs. Than

Written by Tobi Summers

A lot of words in English sound the same but don't mean the same thing. Learn a few tricks to remember "then" vs "than."

Apr
2
2015
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THE BRAND DEMAND - Different Demons

Written by Johnny Worthen

Author Johnny Worthen best known for supernatural novels, discusses his controversial new book, THE BRAND DEMAND, a political mystery.

Apr
2
2015
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Lessons learnt from shelving an old series

Written by Carrie-Anne

Some lessons to be learnt from why I shelved an immature series, applicable far beyond just that particular series.

Apr
2
2015
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Grammar Check - The Semicolon

Written by Tobi Summers

Unsure about when to use the semicolon in your writing? Here are some tips and tricks!

Feb
23
2015
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Woven Map Reveal, More McClellan, a Second Staveley, and Legos!

Written by Issac Stewart

Isaac Stewart, cartographer for the YA fantasy WOVEN, reveals the map and shares his thoughts on the novel and his recent works. And Legos!

Feb
23
2015
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Creating Symbolism in a Few LInes

Written by Johnny Worthen

Johnny talks about his contribution to SECRETS & DOORS short story anthology and his use of symbolism.

Feb
23
2015
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10 Helpful Writing Blogs For Every Type of Writer

Written by Rebekah Grow

Spending too much time Googling questions about writing or publishing? Look no further. This list will tell you everything you need to know.