The Character as Storyteller
Some people work best from an outline and I can certainly understand the role of structure in writing. When I sit down to write a story I have a loose outline generally including the character arc for the major players and what needs to have happened by the end. On more than one occasion I have been traveling down a road where I believed I knew what was around the corner only to be utterly surprised by the character having none of it. It's a…Continue
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Aaron’s father confronts his past demons and falls further into darkness and despair. It will take a miracle for Aaron and his brother to find out the truth and set the family on a path of faith and forgiveness.
As our journey of the…Continue
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Ever wonder the ins & outs of truly effective book marketing? Well, there's a great discussion about just that over on Alan Rinzler: Consulting Editor. Check it out. http://bit.ly/H3t6bL
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Following unprecedented climatic changes, resultant pestilence and war brought the world into chaos. Eventually, each nation surrendered its sovereignty to form a global democracy, initially known as The Accord. However, the democratic government proved too weak and was soon replaced by a…Continue
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And that's a wrap at the Bologna Children's Book Fair. Get the scoop on what's hot, what's not, and what to expect for 2012 in the kid lit market:
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From the author of Touched By All Creatures: Doctoring Animals in the Pennsylvania Dutch Country and Lowell: The True Story of an Existential Pig and Lions & Tigers & Mares—Oh, My! comes another riotous book of veterinary adventures.
There’s a Bear in…Continue
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You: How did you get started writing for publication, Jeanette?
Jen: When my son was a baby, I wrote several poems for La Leche League, which they published in their international calendars. I was thrilled to see my work in print, delighted that people all over the globe were reading it. LLL offered me a job editing the newsletter for our local region, but I turned them down, since I had two small children at the time, and wanted to devote all…Continue
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Check out this article on how Pottermore is doing eBooks differently:
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DECEITFUL THINGS SERIES BOOK II
D r e a d f u l P l a c e s
When the horrifying images that Carter Dawson has been seeing for days finally come for him in the middle of the night, he clings to a new found hope deposited in him from a supernatural apparition. On a quest to discover the root cause of his spiritual awakening, he visits a psychic named Balera…Continue
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At least, not yet.
With mega-book chains closing their doors (Borders) and online booksellers battling for eBook domination, authors are faced with the daunting task of connecting with their readers. How do we get our print books out there? How do we connect with our digital readers?…
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REST THEIR SOULS: TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF GOD-PRAISING LAST WORDS―Last Words and Prayers to Rest Their Souls By
by Salvador SeBasco
Throughout the generations, across the world, no matter what culture one was born into, so many people, when their loved ones pass away, focus on…
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Reprisal is a dying town built on secrets and haunted by a mysterious shadow since its beginnings.
Eddie Newport must survive one night in this town with his oldest friend as a bus full of escaped murderers breaks down on Main…Continue
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If you want to learn the funky way I mold characters, what it's like living with four guys, how death is involved when it comes to the person I'd most like to meet, and share a cyber drink--lemonade, soda, a more active beverage of you choice--then head over HERE and tell me what we're drinking.
I'm sharing my thoughts on the writing…Continue
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Hi! First off my wife Sarah and I wish to thank everyone that has purchased our stories thus far. We are both humbled, happy and amazed at the response. We fully intend to deliver the best stories we possibly can and also have some great recipes for you. To date there are two stories, “Volume…Continue
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Amish Knitting Circle: Complete Series is Volume 1-10 of a continuing short story series. Granny Weaver is spinning wool and decides to start a knitting circle, believing the women on her heart would be stronger if spun together. She invites five women, all with various issues such as infertility, poor…Continue
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A gifted but unloved child from a planet light years from Earth and 600 years in the future is accidentally transported to Wyoming in 1937, where he's adopted by a female scientist who has chosen to study wolves in the wilderness, far from the Depression and the prejudices women in that era…Continue
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Interview with Gabriel Celtic
This is JT Lewis coming to you from beautiful Southeast Indiana!
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Love is blind. And sometimes, it’s also invisible.
Psyche Middleton’s life has gone from the ordinary—to the extraordinary—to the just plain crazy. First she traveled to Italy for a summer on a modeling gig. Though she promised her dad there’d be no nudity, they did…Continue
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Pepper Jones just can’t help it. Even driving to work leads her into a mystery. Pulling over to help a woman acting crazy, she is immediately thrown into a life and death situation with her mysterious partner Jacob Longstreet. Racing through the woods at full speed, will they find a missing…Continue
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