Guest Blogger Linda Rodriguez: What Can We Learn From the Century’s Bestsellers

What Can We Learn From the Century’s Bestsellers by Linda Rodriguez Matt Kahn is a blogger with an unusual idea. He is reading the 94 books that have been listed as the year’s bestseller by Publishers Weekly for each year of the 100 years since PW began announcing the bestselling book of each year. http://www.kahnscorner.com/2013/02/100-years-94-books.html …

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Guest Blogger: Paula Gail Benson – What Taking the Bar Exam Taught Me About Writing

What Taking the Bar Exam Taught Me about Writing by Paula Gail Benson Just having a law degree doesn’t make you a lawyer. Most states require that a law school graduate pass a bar examination to work and have the title “attorney.” Bar review courses of six-to-eight weeks help law school grads prepare for bar …

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AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR HARRIETTE SACKLER

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR HARRIETTE SACKLER I recently had a short story, Who Dat? Dat the Indian Chief! published in the Mardi Gras Murder anthology. Of the thirteen stories included in the book, Queen of the King Cakes by Harriette Sackler particularly caught my attention so I decided to interview Harriette. 1. Tell me about …

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Guest Blogger: Carol Robbins – Enticing the Muse

Enticing the Muse by Carol Robbins I envy writers who say “It just came to me, the whole book. All I had to do was write it down.” From what I hear, that doesn’t happen for many of us. The muse is illusive, sometimes staying away no matter how desperately we long for a visit. …

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Guest Blogger S.L. Smith: Researching Everything Under the Sun!

Researching Everything under the Sun! by S.L. Smith Few things turn me off faster than books with factual errors. I tend to put them down—permanently. For that reason, it’s important I get it right. If I don’t know it, I research it. I’m talking about the smallest details. Some of the research is almost as …

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Ice, Snow and Caring – My Tale Retold

We all have a story from the recent snow storm that took Alabama and Georgia by surprise.  This is my tale retold with gratitude: Ice, Snow and a Caring Community Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Like on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend Follow on Instagram Find …

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Guest Blogger Grace Topping: Revenge! Exorcizing Bad Memories Through Your Writing

REVENGE! EXORCIZING BAD MEMORIES THROUGH YOUR WRITING by Grace Topping All of us have them. Those pesky, uncomfortable memories that make us blanch, screech, moan, grimace, shudder, or cry. Thankfully, most of them are buried deep in our subconscious and don’t come to mind often. But when we least expect it, a scent of cologne, …

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Revision – A Personal Story by Debra H. Goldstein

Revision –A Personal Story by Debra H. Goldstein When I stepped down from the bench, I fully intended to treat writing as a business. I was going to schedule a specific time of day for writing and not stop until I had completed a mandatory word count. Once I wrote first drafts of stories and …

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Using Words – A Not So Subtle Message by Debra H. Goldstein

Using Words – A Not So Subtle Message by Debra H. Goldstein Communicating through words is what sets us apart from other species. Certainly gorillas, puppy dogs, and other animals communicate between themselves or with humans through looks, movements, and sounds, but the use of words to convey meaning distinguishes us. Words can be spoken, …

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Guest Blog: Jackie Romine Walburn – First Fiction for this Reporter: Finding the Truth Inside the Story

First fiction for this reporter:Finding the truth inside the story by Jackie Romine Walburn Until starting my first and still-to-be-published novel, this lifelong professional writer- reporter-turned-corporate communications manager had never written a word of fiction. So, how did a reporter switch from journalistic rules of “just the facts” and “accuracy, accuracy, accuracy” to making things …

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