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jeanne-cavelos's picture
Nov.13.2013
  Hi. The organization that I run, the Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust, is a nonprofit dedicated to helping writers improve their skills. I thought some of you might be interested in our upcoming programs. We're offering three great online writing classes this winter:  ...
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Nov.10.2013
Okay, so writers are challenged with not only writing a great story, developing wonderful characters and keeping the reader involved, but we also have to adhere to the dreaded 'word count' for various genres. There are guidelines for everything, and I do mean everything. And, of course, there...
gloria-oliver's picture
Nov.08.2013
Ender's Game       Starring: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Aramis Knight, Suraj Partha, Moises Arias, Khylin Rhambo, Jimmy Pinchak, Nonso Anozie, and more.   Directed by: Gavin Hood Screenplay by:...
barry-eva's picture
Nov.06.2013
    In her teens Natalie Gayle, author of Finding Trust and the guest on today’s “A Book and a Chat” took an occupational test and it said I should be a writer. She did not think anything more of it creating a career as a project manager in IT, all the time though this longing to become...
michael-seidel's picture
Oct.16.2013
A recently released study showed that there might be a gene variant that causes some people to see the world more darkly. Meeri Kim wrote about it in the Washington Post.  First, I want to note that The Gene Variant could be a pretty neat novel title.  Imagine all the thinking you can...
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Oct.16.2013
This week is deemed Teen Read Week, October 13-19. I think this is not only important, but a fun way to introduce, entice or encourage teens to read. With so many social media outlets and video games, teens aren't reading near as much as they used to. Of course, since I just wrote a young adult...
stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Oct.02.2013
Ender's Game Orson Scott Card Age Group: ? With the movie quickly approaching, I got my hands on a copy of this almost cultish book. As a kid, I gobbled up science fiction - Dune, anything by Mary Stewart, Martian Chronicles, every Stars Wars book ever written. But Ender's Game came out way...
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Oct.02.2013
Well, this is Day 2 of the blog tour for Two Brothers: Origin and I just saw this wondeful review. I love to hear that someone who ordinarily doesn't read sci-fi has become a sci-fi fan! Read the review here    
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Oct.01.2013
It's such a wonderful thing to see good reviews coming in for my book (Two Brothers: Origin, science fiction, young adult)! As a writer, it makes my day to see that someone likes what I've written. I think it gives validation to the hours and hours of hard work put into crafting a story, revising,...
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Sep.21.2013
This is a really nice review of my young adult science fiction novel, posted on Amazon today. Many thanks to the reviewer. I'm not sure if readers know how much us authors appreciate the time it takes a reader to post their review, but we sure do. Not only does a reader take the time to read...