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Books By Their Covers -- Have You Dreamed Of Yours?

Posted by Kamy Wicoff on September 22, 2014 at 7:30am 4 Comments

TA DA! Last Friday I got the final front and back cover art for the novel I have been working on since October of 2011 (not that anyone is counting), a wondrous journey I have shared with all of you. It's called Wishful Thinking. What do you think??

It won't pub until April 2015, but as many of you know, books have to be finished months beforehand in order to get a crack at long-lead press (like women's magazines), at certain reviews, and to better the chances of getting blurbs from readers who like to hold a paper copy in their hands rather than perusing a PDF. SheWrites Press also has a longer turnaround time from finished manuscript to published book than self-published authors do because we are distributed by Ingram Publisher Services, and our…

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[SWP: Behind the Book] Letting Go into Perfect Love

Posted by Gwen Plano on August 14, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

When I began writing my book, Letting Go into Perfect Love, I expected to simply tell my story: a farm girl goes to the big city, falls in love, marries, experiences tragedy, falls in love again, marries but then knows abuse, and along the way has four beautiful children. As the pages unfolded though, I realized that my story was everyone’s story. The details of my journey are unique to me, of course, but the emotions accompanying those details are universal. We all know sorrow, fear, or regret; and, we all travel through life trying to make sense of it…

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[TIPS OF THE TRADE] Mistakes, Missing Links, and Other Wonderful Problems

Posted by Ellen Cassedy on September 18, 2014 at 12:30am 0 Comments

Oops! 

 

I was carving a linoleum block at a summer art class. Everything was going great, but suddenly the knife slipped and I made a mistake. An unfixable mistake.

 

Ugh! Now the whole thing was ruined! 

 

Then my instructor hurried over with some words of wisdom-- words I’ve turned to again and again in my writing life. 

 

The mistake, the problem, doesn’t ruin the work of art, she said. In fact, addressing the problem is what art is all about. The problem is the art.

 

At the beginning of the project that became my book, We Are Here, I interviewed my uncle Will about his experiences in a Lithuanian ghetto during the Holocaust years. When my…

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Don’t Judge a Book by Its Genre

Posted by Evette Davis on September 17, 2014 at 8:00am 13 Comments

Have you heard this one? A witch and a vampire walk into a bar and have a drink. They fall in love, but are forbidden to have a relationship. A conflict ensues and they spend the next three books trying to overcome prejudice, political malice, and murderous behavior. 

How would you describe that book to a friend? Is it a paranormal romance? An urban fantasy? Vampire romance? Or would you call it plain old fiction or literature? The answer, it turns out, is it depends . . .

As writers, genres matter. They’re meant to serve as guideposts to help readers find us. For books that are traditionally published, …

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How Online Bookstores in India are Gaining Popularity Among Book Lovers

They say books are your best friends, and if you ask all the book lovers they would agree with this statement. If someone is sad, happy, excited or angry they read books and flies in the different world with that story. Book lovers need no occasion to read books.…

. the singular mrs ciano .

i have been anxious for her,
add one small boy, out
on their own. big houses
make good companions,

yet, when all are gone,
only notes remain, who
will talk to mrs ciano.

understand the anxieties.

it has been said ,

” the mind of mrs. ciano cannot be packed away,”

truth in paralells runs this way.

she does not have a label.

sbm.

(quote, note* Andrew Bellon )…

Start Potty Training by Carol Cline Review

Start Potty Training by Carol Cline Review

In case you have got sick and tired of changing messy diapers on your children, you could start potty training. ‘Start Potty Training’ is actually 3-day system for parents that may guide them to teach their toddlers how to make use of potty. It is suggested to read full overview of this program prior to deciding to get it.

 

What's Start Potty Training Program?

 

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