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Excavating the jumble of history--Alprentice "Bunchy" Carter, the Black Panthers in Los Angeles in the 1960's, and J. Edgar Hoover.

There are plenty of places where history has gotten the truth very wrong. Fiction can help with that or hinder it. Shakespeare's deliciously villainous hunchback may have destroyed the reputation of Richard III for all time, while Josephine Tey's marvelous murder mystery, Daughter of Time,…

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Added by Sakki selznick on January 23, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Who Owns Our Stories? Politically Correct vs. Empathy vs. ? (Part 1)

I recently had a lovely chat with a smart, savvy, kind, independent publisher, who had a concern about my novel, "The One And Holy Skillet." He worried that I, a white, Jewish Midwesterner, clinging to the Middle Class by very short fingernails, had written a novel that contained Southern caricatures, as well as a Jewish northerner providing insight to an Appalachian Christian. (Though he agreed that the  Appalachian Christian also provides insight to the…

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Added by Sakki selznick on January 22, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

5 Most Popular Types of Blogs

Today, blogging is one of the easiest ways of reaching out to your target audience using the Social Media. Besides, it happens to be an effective medium for making your reputation, for building strong relationships, for business purposes and for interacting with your clients and customers. There are various kinds of blogs; we have listed top five ones, which you will see…

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Added by Richa sehra on January 21, 2015 at 5:15am — 1 Comment

Welcome Amy Grech, Author of Blanket of White

Food and drink play a pivotal role in several of the 14 dark tales contained within my collection, Blanket of White:

In the title story, husband and wife drink coffee in their kitchen, wrapping their hands around the mugs for comfort, as they discuss their wheelchair-bound…
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Added by Shelley Workinger on January 2, 2015 at 2:36pm — No Comments

The Importance Of Bridal Makeup Artist On Your Wedding



For every woman, her marriage is just about the most important event in her life, so looking best on that special day is the wish of each woman. In the earlier times, the family, relatives and close friends of the bride helped in grooming her with her make-up, attire,…

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Added by Ritika Sharma on December 31, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Best 2014 Writing Tips from Author Interviews

One of the things I deeply enjoy about my blog,'The Practice of Creativity' is my commitment to author interviews. My blog allows me to reach out to new and established writers, after I hear them give a reading or learn about them online, and ask for an interview. Every time an author agrees to an interview, I feel excited and inspired. I look forward to checking my email and seeing how they played with and sculpted answers to…

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Added by Michele Tracy Berger on December 27, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Merry Christmas!

I would like to take the time to Share the Gift of Christmas with you. This is a season of love and kindness, a time to show others that we care about them more than they realize. Why do we want to do better at Christmas time? I believe it stems from the Birth of the Savior. "He is the Gift" given to us from a loving Heavenly Father.



Russell M. Nelson said, "Christmas is a time of reflection on what we can become because of God’s sacred gift. As we discover the gift, we learn of the…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on December 14, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments

Just Try It

Just try it…being nice first. Just try a smile or listen and say “I understand” instead  of just  talking over somebody else.

Do a favor for someone without being asked to do it. And don’t expect anything in return.

See and feel how different it feels from being indifferent or even cold to another.…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on December 10, 2014 at 8:50pm — No Comments

The Last Casualty of the Great War by Gregory M. Galvin

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on December 9, 2014 at 10:53am — No Comments

Hobart Book Village Festival of Women Writers Holiday Gift Book Guide

The Hobart Book Village Festival of Women Writers has celebrated the creative work of women authors. We've had a stunning group of participating writers who've read and offered workshops at our annual Festival in the beautiful Western Catskills in Hobart, New York. 

Look over this list of the work…

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Added by Breena Clarke on December 7, 2014 at 4:54am — No Comments

Welcome Nick Cato, Author of Don of the Dead

SQUIDLICIOUS

Calamari is popular in many Asian and Italian dishes. In Italian/American culture, calamari is considered a rite of passage; when you finally enjoy it, you’re no longer a child, but on your way to having adult tastes. While many people have no problem eating…
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Added by Shelley Workinger on December 5, 2014 at 6:31pm — No Comments

A Grateful Writing Life

I am waiting. It’s a common activity for writers. You work on a piece of writing. You finish it. You send it somewhere. You send it to a reader for feedback, you send it to a literary journal for possible publication, or you send it to a literary agent for possible representation. And then you wait. Ideally you work on more writing while you wait.…

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Added by Sophfronia Scott on December 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Welcome Rob Carter, Author of The Language of Stones

Food is probably in everyone's top ten list when it comes to good things to think about, especially when you're hungry. So what better way to get further into your favorite novel than to consider what the characters might be eating? Willand, the young hero in my mythic history – The…

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Added by Shelley Workinger on November 21, 2014 at 11:13am — No Comments

My story PERSONALS in The Stockholm Review of Literature

I am always amazed to receive a reminder of how small our world really is: via overseas travel, conversation with a foreign visitor, a special event featuring a foreign of immigrant creative, a translated book on the shelf. And, foreign journals…

I am so thankful The Stockholm Review of Literature has published my short story, “Personals,” alongside a global…

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Added by Kalisha Buckhanon on November 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Warrior of the Way by Nathan Chandler Book Feature

Warrior of the Way

Title: Warrior of the Way

Author: Nathan Chandler

Publisher: iUniverse

Pages: 376

Genre: Fantasy

Format: Ebook

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on November 12, 2014 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Spotlight is on Lorrie Farrelly today

Women of Murder, Mystery & Mayhem Multi-Author Spotlight Tour: Lorrie Farrelly is featured on my blog today. A WINNING MEDALIST in the 2014 READERS' FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS. A Navy brat and graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, LORRIE FARRELLY is proud to be a Fightin' Banana Slug. Following graduate school at Northwestern University, she began a career in education that included teaching art to 4th graders, drama to 8th graders, and…

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Added by Lynelle Clark on November 12, 2014 at 9:58am — No Comments

Loving What You Write

I was walking around my yard in a bit of a daze. The day before I had finished the novel revision I’d been working on for months. Like the crazy woman I am, instead of resting I was trying to organize my thoughts for the next novel. But I felt like I didn’t know how to steady myself in the real world after being in my previous novel’s world…

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Added by Sophfronia Scott on November 6, 2014 at 10:57am — No Comments

Planning a Book Launch: Launch Day!

It happened! That day that loomed up ahead for almost a full year, that long-awaited, exhilarating day took place. In the days leading up to it, people asked me if I was nervous, and I looked at them funny, wondering why they were asking such a thing. Little by little, their…

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Added by Anjali Mitter Duva on October 30, 2014 at 1:00pm — 19 Comments

Some Thing Asteroidal by Tony Taylor, author of The Darkest Side of Saturn

Title: The Darkest Side of Saturn

Author: Tony Taylor…

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on October 30, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

A River of Tears, the River of Hope by Orit Murad Rehany

 

Title: A River of Tears, the River of Hope

Genre: School & Teaching/Inspirational

Author: Orit Rehany

Publisher: AuthorHouse

EBook: 151 pages

Release…

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on October 26, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

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