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The Minimalist Secret . . .

For Your Information

The Minimalist Secret to Productive Writing – By Jeff Goins –

When is a Dodgy Publisher Like a Stopped Clock? – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

How to Finish Your Novel When You Want to Quit – By Joe Bunting – The Write Practice –

Have a .com web address? Know the Legal risks – By Vikram Kumar – The National Business Review –

Nickelodeon Heads to Random House – By Karen Raugust – Publisher Weekly –

5 Ways to Get More Traffic with Content Marketing – By Sonia Simone – copyblogger –

Struggle Is a Sure Sign You’re Creating Art – By Jeff Goins –

How to Get Media Coverage for Your Book – By Ken Brosky – For Jane Friedman –

Publishing Industry Terms and Contracts: Some Resources, and Some Advice – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

Get More Comments: Know Which Posts Make Readers Talk – By Caz Makepeace – For Problogger –

The ironic truth about sincerity – By Seth Godin –

6 Amazing Works of Art Made Using Recycled Books! – by Diane Pham – inhabitat –

‘The Hunger Games’ spotlight highlights Asheville’s Young Adult writers – by cmotsinger – Citizen-Times –

Chinese writers’ group sues Apple reports state media – By Euronews –


Quote(s) of the Day

“If books require no thought from those who read them, then they have made no demand upon those who wrote them.” – Charles Caleb Colton

Announcing the Winners . . .

For Your Information

Announcing the winners and honorees of the 2012 Golden Kite Awards & Sid Fleischman Award – SCBWI –

Suzanne Collins Praises Movie Version of Her Novel, The Hunger Games – By Writer’s Blog –

3 Lies to Face Before You Find Your Passion – By Jeff Goins –

New French Law Seizes Digital Rights – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

The Secret to Writing On Your Blog Every Day – By Joe Bunting – The Write Practice –

2 Things to Consider about Blogging & Books – By Victoria Mixon –

How Social Media, E-Books, Self-Publishing Change Writers Conferences – By Carla King –

How to Think Like an Editor – By Jeanne Kisacky – Writer Unboxed –

How to De-Clutter Your Home Office – By Angela Taylor – For The Urban Muse –

John Locke, ‘Donovan Creed’ Author, On Selling A Million eBooks – By Laura Rowley – Huffington Post –

Science Fiction: Imagining – And Warning – By Bob Keefer – The Register Guard –

The Cold, Hard Truth About Guest Posts – By James – Men With Pens –

ALA call on Random House to recondiser major ebook price increase – By Macey Morales – ALA Press –

Bondage writer whose books have taken America by storm is British mother-of-two – By Daily Mail Reporter –

Quote(s) of the Day

“A word is dead, when it is said, some say. I say it just begins, to live that day.” – – Emily Dickinson




Writing Contest

Solstice Magazine 3rd Annual Literary Contest – Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry – Deadline April 5, 2012 –