With The Commuter’s very own Straight from the Hartsock and Dear Conscience just around the corner, I’m hosting a month-long, interactive contest!
Win a $20 gift card of your choice+Sock monkey plush key chain!
Added by Jennifer M. Hartsock on July 31, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments
Enter the psychedelic time tunnel and hang on for an inspirational and amazing story. Zen teacher Don Lubov gives us Story Ten of the One series. It is available now from Trestle Press for ONLY 99 Cents and you can get it here: http://goo.gl/JkFJs
You can read the full post at my official blog - …Continue
Added by Mark Miller on July 31, 2012 at 12:42pm — No Comments
So I was in Stratford-Upon-Avon the other day....
Why does that sound like the beginning of a bad joke?! In all seriousness, I really was in Stratford-Upon-Avon the other day, and it was simply amazing. I got to visit the birthplace of one of the greatest writers of all time...William Shakespeare.…Continue
Added by Poppy Williams on July 30, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I have chosen some of my favorite Bible stories as the basis for my new short stories. Starting with Noah's Ark, I will introduce the themes and messages of the stories I grew up with into my fictional Amish community of Karsten Field.
Added by George Michael Loughmueller on July 28, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments
Check out this graph with the sales stats in kid lit:
Added by PK Hrezo on July 25, 2012 at 9:36am — No Comments
No one says you can't write a race other than your own, right? Just make sure you're doing it for the right reasons by checking out this article:
Added by PK Hrezo on July 25, 2012 at 9:15am — No Comments
Check out this article to make sure you know the difference:
Added by PK Hrezo on July 25, 2012 at 9:11am — No Comments
Edinburgh, Scotland is made for writers. JK Rowling, Robert Burns, and Robert Louis Stevenson have each been inspired by the city's dark past and creeptastic atmosphere. Check out my pictures and perhaps the muse will find you!
Added by Alisha Marie Klapheke on July 22, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
First-time author Marissa Carmel debuted last month with her YA fantasy iFeel (http://goo.gl/MnDYg). As she continues on her blog tour, see what she has to say about the expectations of being a writer and a mother.…
Added by Mark Miller on July 22, 2012 at 9:08am — No Comments
I guess it's been a while, but Olivia and I have finally put together the fourth episode of Sons of the King. In case you are not familiar with it, this is the Christian sci-fantasy that I am co-writing with my nine-year-old daughter.
You can read the full post at my official blog - http://empyricaltales.blogspot.com/2012/07/getting-back-to-it.html
Added by Mark Miller on July 19, 2012 at 12:11pm — No Comments
THEN: The formation of the UNA, the high threat of eco-terrorism, the mammoth rates of unemployment and subsequent escape into a world of virtual reality are things any student can read about in their 21st century textbooks and part of the normal background noise to Freya Kallas's life. Until that world…Continue
Added by Lady Book Voodoo & Hoodoo Review on July 14, 2012 at 3:15pm — No Comments
We all do it, judging books by their covers. We know we're not supposed to, but with the internet as a venue for selling books, this "forbidden" pastime is more prevalent than ever, especially in Young Adult Fiction.
Considered the fastest growing fiction genre in the literary industry, Young Adult Fiction is filling the virtual shelves.
Covers - A…Continue
Added by Lisa Voisin on July 13, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Just wanted to share this important movement. Two teen girls started a petition for teen magazines to stop showing airbrushed perfect teen girls on their covers. The result is damaging to young minds. Sign their petition!
Added by PK Hrezo on July 12, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments
Step aside Anne Rice , here comes Rhiannon Frater . She is awesome when I tell you I read 3 of her titles and can not get enough of her work. For those of you that havent read anything by her.I highly suggest you check her out . Here is a link to her Website: Rhiannon Frater
Go to my blog now and enter to win your free copy now!
Added by Lady Book Voodoo & Hoodoo Review on July 9, 2012 at 9:41pm — No Comments
Find out how eReader users' reading habits are being tracked and used for vital publishing data. Interesting stuff!
Added by PK Hrezo on July 9, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments
Check out this interesting article on ARCs and who they should be offered to. Be sure to read the comments and weigh in on the controversy.:
Added by PK Hrezo on July 8, 2012 at 6:04am — No Comments
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Added by Leigh Michael on July 2, 2012 at 11:29am — No Comments
Every writer should learn to avoid these crutches:
Added by PK Hrezo on July 1, 2012 at 10:55am — No Comments