Author's Blog

The Slush Pile . . .

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Will You Ever Buy Mostly E-books? – By Nathan Bransford –

Who comes on opening night? – By Seth Godin –

Why I Wrote the Kind of Book I Hate – By Danny Iny – Problogger –

Marketing 101 for Freelance Writers: #1 – The Essential First Step – By Carol – Make a Living Writing –

The Slush Pile and How to Emerge From It – By Sydney – Call My Agent –

Don’t know what to do with old batteries? – Innovative Eco Clock By Bor-Ru Huang – E-Junkie-Info –

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics: How Relying on Numbers Can Get You Into Trouble – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

The Difference between Simple and Easy – And Why It Matters to Bloggers – By Aman Basanti – Men With Pens –

Quote(s) of the Day

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas Edison

“Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader—not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon”  – E.L. Doctorow


Writing Contest

Boulevard Emerging Writers Contest – short fiction – Deadline Dec. 31, 2011 –

Pre-digital . . .

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MLM for Writers: The Best Authors Lounge – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

When do you need an editor? – By Alan Rinzler – The Book Deal –

Can Search Engine Optimization Help You Sell More Books? – By Joanna Penn – The Creative Pen –

Pre digital – By Seth Godin –

When No One Knows Where You Are. Or Needs To. – By Greg McFarlane – Problogger –

How Freelance Writers Can Get More Credit for Their Work – By Carol Tice –

The Dangers of Outsourcing Your Freelance Work – By Mitch O’Conner – Fuel Your Writing –


Quote(s) of the Day

“What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.” – Samuel Johnson

“For writers, the road to ignorance is paved with good editors.” – George Bernard Shaw




Writing Contest

G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction and Poetry – Deadline Jan 15, 2011 –