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  "One time, I only held a job for three hours. I hired as a lighting technician at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in the early 1970s," recalled author Steve Turtell. "I nearly killed someone when I lost my grip on a ladder that I was holding up—it just started falling and I froze! Luckily, a...
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"I was a drifting ship. I now feel like I have just hoisted my sails, and can sense wind filling them." ~ longtime foreign correspondent, novelist Jessica JJ Lutz Here's what happened when a longtime foreign correspondent quit journalism to become a novelist. She tumbled into a void. No...
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Interview with Robin Donovan Posted on May 10, 2013 by animalsandmagic What is your name, your books name, genre, age level, and what is it about? I am the author of the Donna Leigh Mystery series, my name is Robin Leemann Donovan. The first book in this cozy mystery series is entitled Is It Still...
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We first met Chris Baty about a decade ago, when Arielle agented his book No Plot, No Problem: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days. We watched as he built this strange, beautiful community of lunatics and dreamers who, every November, write a 50,000 word book in 30...
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On Tuesday, March 26th, my debut novel, originally released in 2003, will be re-released. This time it has been edited and is a piece of work I am truly proud of. The last 10 years, as my bio says, I have tried to learn all I can about the technical aspects of writing. The most important...
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Check out my interview with Kori Miller from Back Porch Writer on Blog Post Radio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/backporc... A huge thanks to Kori for the awesome interview!
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The publishing industry is changing.  Literary agents, publishing houses and especially writers are being affected by these changes.  Writers are no longer subjugated to the capriciousness of the publishing industry's ever-changing tastes.  With the development of social media, we...
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This whole crazy journey I'm on started when I was about my daughter's age, and had no idea I was even on a journey. I wrote my first short story when I was 8 or 9, and never looked back. I wrote from then on, without even thinking about why. At first I just wrote stories for my sister and step-...
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We’ve already addressed three of the four basic categories that new authors tend to fall into:  the I have an idea I’d like to share with the world group, typically consisting of business advice – an idea, the I have a story to tell group, often about overcoming adversity, and/or self-help...
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Every year during WNFIN, I ask a few literary agents to offer trips about how to write book proposals and query letters. (You can read some here, here, here, and here, or search the site for more.) This year, I’ve  asked my experts to discuss what agents and acquisitions editors seek–what...