May
1
2012
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Speak of the Devil

Written by David Powers King

There's an old saying: if you speak of the devil, he will appear. But what if speaking someone's name grants them power or gathers their attention from miles away? This post highlights a few examples.

May
1
2012
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What Makes a Good Fairy Tale Movie?

Written by SallyPoyton

Why are fairy fale movie adaptations so well un-fairy tale like? What makes a good fairy tale movie? Help - what films do you think are the most fairy tale-esk?

May
1
2012
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Pinterest Tips for Writers

Written by sesinkhorn

Tips, tricks, and experiments to try with Pinterest, a creative outlet for writers to use for visual storytelling and finding inspiration.

May
1
2012
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Nine Types of Writers (Guest Post)

Written by Catherine E. McLean

Catherine E. McLean describes the nine types of writers in a guest post on my blog. Which type are you?

Apr
30
2012
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Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale

Written by Taffy

Review of MIDNIGHT IN AUSTENLAND

Apr
30
2012
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Bookstore: Weller Book Works

Written by Teri Harman

We writers love our local bookstores! Here's a new one in Salt Lake City, Utah that shouldn't be missed.

Apr
30
2012
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Top 5 Most Important Moments of Your Story

Written by theweekendwriter

There are many important moments in a story. Let's take a look at the top 5.

Apr
30
2012
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Literary Fiction. vs. Genre Fiction

Written by eayounker

Some people refuse to read genre fiction considering it beneath them. But what is the difference between literary fiction and genre fiction?

Apr
30
2012
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Self-Published Authors Who Go Commercial... And What Happens To Them

Written by John Hansen

Lately, there have been plenty of stories of self-published authors “hitting it big” and ending up signing with large commercial publishers. And then they suddenly go off the map. The question is: why?

Apr
30
2012
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Fight Elven Prejudice with The Man in the Cinder Clouds Giveaway

Written by sherahart

The last half of my interview with Rick Daley focuses on how he built his platform to market an indie book in a genre still dominated by traditional publishers.

Apr
30
2012
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The Man in the Cinder Clouds author interview and giveaway

Written by sherahart

This was the best edited indie novel I've read. I asked the author editing, illustration and publishing questions because his book exceeds traditional publisher standards. There's a giveaway too.

Apr
29
2012
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Billy T. Tommy’s Art of Slush Novels

Written by Jolly Fish Press

My name is Billy T. Tommy and I’ve managed to write over 300 novels without ever being published in my life. Here are six or seven tips to write a slush novel.