Apr
18
2014
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Pronouns - Round Two

Written by Jo Michaels

How to find and eradicate pronoun errors in writing. A tips and tricks post for authors.

Apr
18
2014
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Imagine for a moment if magic were addictive

Written by Ann Marie Meyers

Magic as an addiction? Interview with Jo Schneider, author of 'New Sight'.

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
7
2014
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Book Review: Dr. Stuart's Heart

Written by Lehua Parker

Just a bit longer than your average short story, this novelette is the perfect literary horror escape in the middle of a busy afternoon.

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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Book Review: Little Visible Delight

Written by Lehua Parker

A dark horror anthology, this one is flashlight under the covers recommended.

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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Sur le Pont d’Avignon, On y Danse

Written by Carrie-Anne

My review of the late Ida Vos's autobiographical middle grade historical, Dancing on the Bridge of Avignon, perhaps her darkest book.