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henry-mosquera's picture
Oct.14.2013
By Mik Everett “You’ve probably never heard of them.” This phrase, spoken about an indie band, is a badge of honor: It’s one kid’s way of saying to another kid, “I’m cooler than you.” The same phrase spoken about an indie author is a dismissal. A death sentence, in terms of popularity. The...
gloria-oliver's picture
Oct.13.2013
I'm so sleeeeepppppyyyyy!     Neverwinter   Nice presentation :)   Circle of power?   Almost missed seeing this. Turned out the sword was a quest.   Fairy companion! Neato!   Ghost made restless due to invadors   Closeup of said ghost. :)   I do...
gloria-oliver's picture
Oct.11.2013
Gravity     Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen, Paul Sharma, Amy Warren, Basher Savage   Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón Written by: Alfonso Cuarón and Jonás Cuarón Script Collaborator: George Clooney Cinematography...
aimee-liu's picture
Oct.09.2013
ATTENTION LOS ANGELES WRITERS! On Saturday, November 9, from 9:30am-12:30pm, I'll be moderating a panel discussion in Westwood Village with the following four fabulous literary agents:  Betsy Amster is president of Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises, a literary agency in Los Angeles and...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.08.2013
It's said that the beginning paragraph of a book has to be extra memorable and evocative, because you want to draw the reader into the tale. It is also as important to make the last words some sort of super summation. Here is an assortment of the last words to great books. [DE]   JOSEF K (THE...
henry-mosquera's picture
Oct.07.2013
By Mik Everett “You’ve probably never heard of them.” This phrase, spoken about an indie band, is a badge of honor: It’s one kid’s way of saying to another kid, “I’m cooler than you.” The same phrase spoken about an indie author is a dismissal. A death sentence, in terms of popularity. The...
gloria-oliver's picture
Oct.04.2013
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2       Starring: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Will Forte, Andy Samberg, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Terry Crews, Kristen Schaal, Cody Cameron, and more.   Directed by: Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn Screenplay by:...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.02.2013
This caught my eye, though I do wonder about taking three weeks in the month of January.  I picture a more pleasant time in May - or September. It is a contest sponsored by The Paris Review to give an author three weeks to finish a manuscript. I have two novels which are in the last...
scott-hungerford's picture
Oct.02.2013
It's been an interesting ride so far on the Kindle publishing program - and I wanted to share what I've learned about analytics and keywords on Amazon. As a little about my own background, I've worked in the computer games and hobby games industries for about twenty years now, on...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.01.2013
Alas, this anthology (and an introduction to new readers) is only in Czech. Well, alas for those of us who don't read Czech. Kafka himself was conversant in the language and wrote some of his non-fiction in Czech. At any rate, the more Kafka the better. We can hope it will not be too far from an...