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To Pitch or Not to Pitch: Lessons from the Jewish Book Council

Have you ever found yourself struggling to make an important decision that could be a potential game changer, but money is the one thing getting in your way? 

When I started writing my memoir, I struggled believing I could  write the damn thing. Every day, voices of self-doubt crept in but at the same time, telling my story motivated me to the finish line. Now, that the book is on the track to be published, I freak out every time I have to shell another dollar for…


Added by Dorit Sasson on February 4, 2016 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Female Empowerment Event to Be Held at Busboys and Poets With Authors Christopher and Rachel Mannino

Busboys and Poets, a popular café and cultural event hub, announced today that authors Christopher and Rachel Mannino will be at their Hyattsville location on February 17 from 6:00-7:30PM for an event entitled Female Empowerment Through Love and Deaths.


“At the event, we will be discussing strong…


Added by Kelsey McBride on February 4, 2016 at 11:49am — No Comments

Best Romantic Books to Gift This Valentine’s Day

Love is indescribable, ecstatic, overwhelming and passionate. It can win over anything. So, immerse yourself in a sea of emotions and be enlightened this Valentine’s Day by sailing in a world filled with love. There would be lovers serenading each other by writing sonnets, ballads, prose and poems and there would be you who would only be speaking through your eyes and gestures. Make a gesture and you may find some of the greatest works of romance to give away and cherish.

Here is a…


Added by Maria Witwiky on February 3, 2016 at 3:19am — No Comments

Thursday's Three on Literature and Poetry

Posted a trio of forthcoming books for your reading list:

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on January 28, 2016 at 9:29am — No Comments

Sex and the Work Week: Fun, Lite, HOT! Mini Romance Books

Sex and the Work Week: Fun, Lite, HOT! Mini Sizzle thru your work week! $1.99.…


Added by Cassandra Black on January 11, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Best Selling Books of Author Shobhaa De

Shobhaa De is an author, socialite, former model, scriptwriter, designer and popular columnist. She always has a special take on the burning issues related to politics, society and economy. She is known for incorporating her thoughts upon the same through her literary writing. She has an individual style that blends Hindi and English uncannily and has gained popularity for being bold and provocative. She reflects the sexually explicit, contemporary India that goes weak in the need of power…


Added by Maria Witwiky on January 5, 2016 at 2:37am — No Comments

Famous Books to Read This Christmas

Christmas is the time to rejoice the jolly good way. When we think of the holiday times, we often picture images of evergreen pine, spruce or fir tree decorated with tinsel, cotton depicting snowflakes and lights. And, there are children circling it hand-in-hand while singing carols and putting mistletoe at the door. What completes the scene is the classic folklore been retold since time and again. Smiles light up as we come across the numerous Santa stories and the ones that carry the…


Added by Maria Witwiky on December 18, 2015 at 12:13am — No Comments

10 Weird Writing Habits of Famous Authors

Take a look at 10 great writers' unusual techniques, prompts, and customs of committing thought to paper, from their ambitious daily word quotas to their superstitions to their inventive procrastination and multitasking methods.

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Added by Anna Ponce on December 17, 2015 at 3:40am — No Comments

Meet Dylan and His Favorite Toy

She moved to the next car, a coral-colored model with a matte black hood. Running her hands along its curves, she asked, “What’s this?”

“This is the new addition. It’s a Ford Mustang. A 1969 Boss 302. You like it?” When she nodded, he started talking about cylinder heads, intake valves, and horsepower.



Added by Anneka Ever on December 14, 2015 at 6:49am — No Comments

Monday Muse: New Indiana Poet Laureate Named

Posted Monday Muse profile of Indiana's new Poet Laureate: Shari Wagner.

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on December 7, 2015 at 8:09am — No Comments

Book Publishing Secrets: A Conversation with Dr. Gabrielle Francis, Author of The Rockstar Remedy

We’re talking to authors from all walks of life about their experiences in publishing their book.  Some have smooth paths, some rocky, but they all share a common goal – to see their name on the cover of their creation.  It’s interesting to read what path they decided to take to get there and my guest today is here to tell everyone what he/she did in order to make it all happen so that other writers will learn a little something from the experience. 



Added by Dorothy Thompson on November 24, 2015 at 9:10am — No Comments

Popular Chicken Soup for the Soul Books

Heard about Chicken Soup for the Soul? It is a collection of books from a series run under the same name with different subtitles. It comprises inspirational short stories and motivational essays. As soon as the first edition became a smashing success, the authors Jack Canfield as well as Mark Victor Hansen who also happen to be motivational speakers, became a household name. Since then, there was no looking back and a number of volumes were issued after that.

The success of its first…


Added by Maria Witwiky on November 19, 2015 at 4:04am — No Comments

Author Interview with S.J. Francis, author of Shattered Lies.....

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Author Interview – S. J. Francis, author of Shattered Lies

Posted by Maryann on November 18, 2015 |…


Added by S. J. Francis on November 18, 2015 at 3:30am — No Comments

Book Preview – Shattered Lies by S. J. Francis


Added by S. J. Francis on November 15, 2015 at 3:30am — No Comments

Lisa Haselton's Reviews and Interviews: Interview with novelist S.J. Francis

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Lisa Haselton's Reviews and Interviews: Interview with novelist S.J. Francis…


Added by S. J. Francis on November 10, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

Monday Muse: Books New or Forthcoming

Posted a Monday Muse look at new or forthcoming titles:

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 9, 2015 at 8:12am — No Comments

Book Review: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights is a Gothic novel set in the times of 1840s which are the times when the profile of the author used to leave a lasting impression on the story and the authorship drove sales. Despite being a classic work of English literature, the book had come under the cloud of controversies due to its stark portrayal of physical and mental cruelty. Unusual in its tone, the writing challenged the staunch Victorian ideals of those times that advocated morality, religious hypocrisy, gender…


Added by Maria Witwiky on October 21, 2015 at 12:33am — No Comments

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