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sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Mar.15.2011
Well, I had my first book reading last night at the Ojai Art Center with four other authors. Everyone was outstanding! I have to admit that I was quite nervous to get up in front of a good-sized crowd, but once I got into reading my chapter, I calmed right down and did the best I could at put a...
gabriella-hewitt's picture
Mar.15.2011
MARCH MADNESS SERIES: Editors, Authors, & Publishers, Oh My!  I have  to admit when I met Caridad Pineiro, she had this little table in the corner of the room and she had a few books stacked up at the NJ writers conference. I was scared and new to the world of writing but determined to find out...
meg-waite-clayton's picture
Mar.14.2011
The Four Ms. Bradwells is going into a second printing eight days before it even comes out. I would explain how this happens if I knew, but I don't. I just know it's very good news. It comes on the heels of a lovely piece yesterday which calls it "a thriller of a whodunit, a tender love story...
gabriella-hewitt's picture
Mar.14.2011
One of the biggest mistakes I made when I first started writing was that I sold a book and then did hardly any promotion of my book. I did put up a few ads and prayed people would like my book but as the year passed I saw the book just fade. Then last July I started actively getting off my...
nancybrady's picture
Mar.10.2011
Ayn Rand's writings, in particular her novels,  Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, are inspiring, if only to me.  They certainly made me achieve, and feel that giving my all is only right.  Did I always succeed? No, but reading and re-reading those lengthy tomes certainly gave me plenty to think...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.06.2011
 I posted a blog about Amanda Hocking recently, telling of her success in ePublishing with her eBooks. The gal has made a million dollars without the benefit of a publisher, selling her books online. Here, on her own blog, she talks about this success, the very hard and time-taking work to make...
gloria-oliver's picture
Mar.05.2011
The Adjustment Bureau Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, John Slattery, Terrence Stamp, Michael Kelly, and more... Directed by: George Nolfi  Screenplay by: George Nolfi Based on the Short Story: "Adjustment Team" by Philip K...
barry-eva's picture
Mar.05.2011
A fresh member of the class of 2K11, Bettina Restrepo is today’s guest on “A Book and a Chat”. Bettina Restrepo has made quite a splash onto the literary scene, firstly with her picture book Moose and Magpie, an entertaining and humorous book about the life of a moose. Now this reformed business...
gloria-oliver's picture
Mar.04.2011
I Am Number Four Staring: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, Callan McAuliffe, Kevin Durand, Jake Abel, Kevin Durand, and more... Director: DJ Caruso Screenplay: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, and Marti Noxon Novel: Jobie Hughes and James Frey Premise: There are aliens...
gloria-oliver's picture
Mar.04.2011
I Am Number Four Staring: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, Callan McAuliffe, Kevin Durand, Jake Abel, Kevin Durand, and more... Director: DJ Caruso Screenplay: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, and Marti Noxon Novel: Jobie Hughes and James Frey Premise: There are aliens...