Author's Blog

The Secret . . .

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The Secret to Your Next Creative Breakthrough – By Jeff Goins –

New Literary Agent Alert: Andrew Wetzel of Martin Literary Management – By Chuck Sambuchino – Writer’s Digest –

How to Clear the Phlegm from Your Blog Posts – By Make a Living Writing –

A Systematic Approach to Writing Successful Blog Posts – By Jane Sheeba – For Problogger –

Book Design: Choosing Your Paragraphing Style – By Joel Friedlander –

Is everyone entitled to their opinion? – By Seth Godin –

E-books give authors new chance to get published – By Carol Bicak – World Herald  – –

Is Your Voice Shouting? – By Sherrinda Ketchersid – For The Writer’s Alley –

A Room of Everyone’s Own: The Writer as Public Fixture – By Matt Lombardi –

William Boyd to write official James Bond novel – By Nick Clark – Independent –

Finding People to Read, Review and Recommend Your Book – by Joel Friedlander – The Book Designer –

Living the Dream: Publishing a Novel with the Big 6 – By Shelley Emling – Montclair Patch –


Quote(s) of the Day

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”
― Mark Twain

The Golden 20 Percent . . .

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Focus on the golden 20 per cent – but are you sure? – By Di Mace – Word Swords –

Answers to our Show Don’t Tell Questions – By Randy Ingermanson – The Writers Alley –

Blogger Of The Week: Jeff Goins, The Writing Coach And Creative Writer At ‘GoinsWriter’ –

A Blast From the Past—Thieving “Literary Agent” Uwe Luserke Re-Surfaces – by Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

The Flinch, Newsjacking And Digital Publishing – By Joanna Penn – The Creative Penn –

30 Book Awards for Self-Published Authors – By Joel Friedlander – The Book Designer –

How Many Customers Did You Lose Today? – By Rita McGrath – Harvard Business Review –


Quote(s) of the Day

“The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“If you wait for inspiration, you’re not a writer, but a waiter.”  – Anonymous


Writing Contest

The Crazyhorse Fiction Prize and the Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize – Deadline Jan. 15, 2012 –