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nina-amir's picture
Sep.23.2012
Every day writers complain to me about how they (1) don’t want to promote themselves and (2) don’t have time to do everything I suggest they do...
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Oct.04.2012
Many writers feel called to write books that inspire others to create change. Maybe you are one of them. If so, your book might cause readers to...
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Oct.09.2012
In the world of publishing, we talk a lot about selling books. We obsess over promotion and marketing and how to ensure our books sell once they...
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Oct.24.2012
Like a best friend or writing buddy, a blog supports aspiring and published authors’ efforts to write, publish and promote their books. Yet, many...
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Oct.31.2012
Every year on October 31st, I feel the spirits get activated and start to move. Not the ghosts and goblins, mind you, but rather the muses of many...
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Oct.31.2012
Today most people, including the writers and bloggers I know, are writing and talking about ghosts, goblins, witches, and candy. After all, it’s...
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nina-amir's picture
Nov.01.2012
Welcome to 2012 National Nonfiction Writing Month (NaNonFiWriMo) and the 2012 Write Nonfiction in November (WNFIN) challenge! I’m going to start...
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nina-amir's picture
Nov.02.2012
The WNFIN challenge focuses on finishing a nonfiction project in 30 days. A deadline like this often means you have to write fast. As a magazine...
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nina-amir's picture
Nov.04.2012
Some writers pore over their books for years. Other knock them out in months. Still others churn out a complete manuscript in weeks. The reason for...
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nina-amir's picture
Nov.05.2012
Of all the different types of nonfiction books, memoir, or life story, seems to take writers the longest to write. Delving into experiences and...
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gina-hagler's picture
May.07.2011
Next week I'm finishing up my first book-under-contract.  It's a science book for Springer Verlag, about scale model testing, hydrodynamic principles...
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kenneth-brown's picture
Jul.28.2011
The absolute insanity of the Republican position comes more and more to resemble a movement with racist underpinnings. It seems to me that they're...
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kenneth-brown's picture
Aug.02.2011
During the time of American slavery, the best looking, most intelligent, and most cooperative slaves got to be house servants and were only heard to...
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Dec.16.2011
So far, I've only been able two get to things: A self-publihing-publisher deal and lots of rejetions from agents of all sorts. I know my book is good...
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annette-talbert's picture
Aug.13.2011
What a difference a day makes. I woke up this morning early, thankful that yesterday was past. I pulled out my yoga mat and sat quietly facing the...
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Apr.01.2012
I'm strangely ambivalent about Sunday. Fridays bring a feeling of excitement as I contemplate two days unfettered from the daily responsibilities of...
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Aug.14.2013
Thick gray clouds,tinged purple~bright silver streaksflash brightlyas the earth rumbles~ Rolling waves of soundtumbling across the skyas the sky...
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annette-talbert's picture
Jan.11.2014
"On a hot night in June,   they marched.  Marching towards the light,  marching to the freedom, they were promised long ago.~...
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nicole-wian's picture
Aug.20.2011
    Create in me a clean heart.     Linking up at: http://weekendreflection.blogspot.com/ and:    ...
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henry-mosquera's picture
Apr.09.2012
(CNN) -- E-books aren't just becoming increasingly popular. They also appear to be promoting reading habits among American adults. So says new...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.