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Feb.20.2014
So far, this year has been full of surprises. Not all good surprises, but I’m only going to talk about the good ones because I’m a “glass half-full” kind of guy. Let me start with the manuscript of a book called PRIMORDIAL that I finished writing nearly six months ago. I had already moved on to a...
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Feb.17.2014
Writers differ in their opinions of the revision process. Some balk at it–they see it as the “no fun” part of writing, and much prefer drafting and creation to fixing and rethinking. Other writers embrace the process and consider it an act of strengthening, polishing, and ultimately making...
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Feb.10.2014
by Suw Charman-Anderson, Contributor I’m a geek & author covering self-publishing & crowdfunding   If publishers finally begin treating readers as their end customers, it will mean cutting booksellers out of the equation, said The Bookseller’s editor Philip Jones in last...
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Feb.05.2014
My guest today Allison M Dickson is one of those authors who have been creating since they could first hold a crayon. The fact that she was reading Stephen King by the age of 11 might be one of the reasons some of her writing is a little on the dark side. After early success with short stories...
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Feb.04.2014
My guest on today’s “A Book and a Chat” Gabriel Valjan was short-listed for the 2010 Fish Short Story Prize for his Boston noir, ‘Back in the Day.’ Gabriel’s short stories and some of his poetry continue to appear in literary journals and online magazines. He recently won first prize in ZOUCH...
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Feb.03.2014
by Brian Klems (@BrianKlems) When writing my book, Oh Boy, You’re Having a Girl: A Dad’s Survival Guide to Raising Daughters, I ran into a lot of roadblocks. I’d like to place the blame elsewhere, but the truth is, they were my fault (Okay, I’ll place part of the blame on TBS for airing all...
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Jan.29.2014
By CL Bell    for Indiereader:  “That was back when the Internet was still some exotic pet kept in the corner of the publishing world – throw some kibble at it, watch it dance on its little leash, oh quite cute, it definitely won’t kill us in the night.” -- Gillian Flynn,...
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Jan.27.2014
by Heather Hummel Photojournalist and Professional Landscape Photographer Did you know that 96% of authors seeking agents are rejected? Flip it around, and it can be said that only 4% of them land an agent. Peruse through Writer's Market and you'll see that right alongside an agent's address is...
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Jan.24.2014
by Sarah Juckes An easy-to-follow guide to writing a cover blurb to help seal that sale to your target reader, by YA author Sarah Juckes from ALLi Partner Member CompletelyNovel.  So, you’ve got a kick-ass front cover and have chosen a suitable title. Now comes the hardest part – condensing...
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Jan.22.2014
Dr. Jim Taylor Adjunct faculty, University of San Francisco Disclaimer: Four of the 14 books I have written have been self-published with the ready admission that I couldn't find a traditional publisher to publish them because of their decidedly niche nature. The topic of self-publishing, which...