Author's Blog

Spoiler Alert . . .

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Spoiler Alert: Writing my first novel was a lesson – By Todd Hill – Mansfield News Journal –

Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2011/2012 – The Winners – write to done –

Three Reasons to Write During the Holidays – By Joe Bunting – The Write Practice –

4 Key Criteria to Build Your Dream Blog – By Matthew Setter – Problogger –

Google Will Change Web Marketing in 2012 – by Brian Whalley – Harvard Business Review –

Why Writers Can’t Edit Their Own Work – By Jeff Goins –

How to Find the Meaning of Life through Writing – By Victoria Mixon –


Is It Time to Clean Up Your Tribe? – By Annika Martins – Men With Pens –



Quote(s) of the Day

“All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind. “ Kahlil Gibran

“If any man wishes to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts; and if any would write in a noble style, let him first possess a noble soul.” – Goethe



Writing Contest

The Ohio State University Press Prize in Short Fiction – Deadline Jan. 31, 2012 –






The Secret Ingredient . . .

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The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Blog – By Ava Jae – Problogger –

Why a Publisher Says: Become an Expert – Write an eBook – By Nicolas Gremion – Write to Done –

For Their Children, Many E-Book Fans Insist on Paper – By Matt Richtel/Julie Bosman – New York Times –

Homemade Organic Apple Pie with Butter Crust Recipe for the Holidays – Nicole Abene – inhabitat –


Quote(s) of the Day

“For a creative writer possession of the ”truth” is less important than emotional sincerity.” –  George Orwell

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.” Virginia Woolf


Writing Contest

H.E. Francis Contest – Deadline Dec. 31, 2011 –





Special Tribute

Luke Ashurst – UK Paper Boy goes up and beyond –