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robin-l-donovan's picture
Jan.21.2014
I feel very fortunate. Being in the ad business I have access to many very talented artists. When it came time to design my book cover, my designer strongly recommended commissioning a photograph by the incredibly talented Scott Drickey. Scott read the book, asked a few questions and...
henry-mosquera's picture
Jan.20.2014
Randy Malamud  Regents' Professor Of English, Georgia State University Prepare for the worst and hope for the best, I tell my students. Books will probably be gone in a decade, though if we ask politely we may be permitted to keep the ones we already own; après nous le deluge. A brave new...
phil-naessens's picture
Jan.18.2014
Author K-Trina Meador drops by the showcase to discuss her historical fiction novel Journey to Freedom and much more.   To download this program to your portable device please right click the link below and select "save as". Download You can purchase Journey to Freedom and the...
phil-naessens's picture
Jan.16.2014
Author K-Trina Meador stops by the Writers Showcase Podcast to discuss her Historical Fiction novel Knight of the Dixie Wilds and much more writers talk. To download this link to your portable device please right click the link below and select "save as" Download You can purchase Knight...
henry-mosquera's picture
Jan.13.2014
It only takes five books to see what all of the fuss is about. by David Vinjamuri Want to understand self-publishing?  It only takes five books to see what all of the fuss is about. Dust by Hugh Howey Howey made a million dollars on his own before he signed with a traditional publisher. His...
dale-estey's picture
Jan.12.2014
Adolf Hitler made the bulk of his money because he was an author. He accrued lots and lots of $$$$$$ through the sales of Mein Kampf. True, every household was supposed to have a copy, so that helped in the royalties. One wonders (with a degree of suspicion) why sales are so strong on the internet...
steven-belanger's picture
Jan.09.2014
Photo: Book's hardcover, from robertbparker.net.    The real title is Robert B. Parker's Damned If You Do, but if you read my reviews, you know how I feel about using a name as part of the title, especially if he's dead, so I won't further go at it here.  But...argh...   And...
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Jan.07.2014
I wanted to make something creative and special for my author event this Saturday, and since my book, Two Brothers: Origin, is a young adult, science fiction, I came up with a great idea. First, I took a globe, sliced it in half, and with help from my daughter, painted the inside to look like...
steven-belanger's picture
Jan.06.2014
Photo: Terry Francona, as he is now--a manager of the Cleveland Indians--in a photo from a Boston Globe article about him winning Manager of the Year.     A very readable, if not mindblowing or all-revealing, look at the life and times, especially 2004-2011, of former Red Sox manager...
susan-marie-schulhof's picture
Jan.06.2014
                                                ....It is true that everything gets done one step at a time. Read my words and see my quotes at http://susanmarieschulhof...