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maria-espinosa's picture
Mar.20.2014
What words to choose?  They feel  like stones as clumsy tools to convey a more elusive reality .  Who will read these words?  Who will listen? Who will love me more or turn away. The imagined reader can be a very powerful presence. Virginia Woolf had the strong support of her...
maria-espinosa's picture
Mar.20.2014
What words to choose?  They feel  like stones as clumsy tools to convey a more elusive reality .  Who will read these words?  Who will listen? Who will love me more or turn away. The imagined reader can be a very powerful presence. Virginia Woolf had the strong support of her...
darlene-quinn's picture
Feb.27.2014
Books do not market themselves, and if you have an agent and a publisher, they are not going to do all the work for you. Of course, if you’re a self-published author, that means the entire burden of marketing falls upon your shoulders. This article talks about methods you can use to promote...
darlene-quinn's picture
Sep.12.2013
  When first considered, the word research has the tendencies to bring back memories of school projects or bring to mind a non-fiction author carefully reviewing notes as they compile their next work. However, research is not for the non-fiction oriented alone. The old adage “write what you...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.03.2013
All hail Fifty Shades Of Grey, say I. The book, and its author, E L James, have done as much for the authors of the world as Harry Potter and another initialled author, J K Rowling. Sold and still selling. I have before said that everyone writing fiction should genuflect in the direction of J K and...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Sep.03.2013
September 3     Where’s Your Chair?   Is the ring more unnatural for the tamer or the lion?  One the trapped, the other the trapper.  Who is the more in danger; the one with loss of freedom or the one with possible loss of life?  And while this question is still in...
thaisa-frank's picture
Aug.20.2012
Tomorrow I'm going to Los Angeles to give readings from my new book. I've figured out how to get three days mileage from one outfit, cram little vials of liquid soap and cream into one plastic baggie and stuff everything into one backpack.  Hence the material world is in order. But ...
pauline-rowson's picture
May.10.2012
Over a hundred people turned out on a damp May day yesterday in Hook in Hampshire to hear me talk about my Solent based thrillers and my marine mystery detective crime novels featuring the hunky DI Andy Horton, and what a marvellous audience they were. My thanks to the programme secretary Angela...
dale-estey's picture
May.02.2012
I would be more than content if a presenter said of me: "He is a genius; you will be entertained; he accepts free drinks at the end." That sums up my reading before I even start. I'm going to give the audience a li'l song and dance; an orientation (if needed) to the portion I am going to read...
robert-grudin's picture
Feb.19.2012
Here's the brief description of my recently submitted ms. on Shakespeare.  Notice that I'm not shy in describing the selling points of myown work.  Agents like descriptions of this sort, because they save time and effort:   Shakespeare's Back Room:  Tricks and Transgressions of...