Monthly Archives: February 2012

So you want to…

by Crymsyn Hart …start a book. You have this great idea and you want to transfer it onto the page. However, there is just one problem. How in the world do you start the book? Where do you go with … Continue reading

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The secret of writing short

by Bud Sparhawk Several years ago, after I had a few stories published and wrote my first Nebula finalist (Primrose & Thorn), I was invited to dinner by four accomplished novelists. I listened with rapt attention as they spoke knowingly … Continue reading

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Paranormally Speaking

By Tina R. McSwain Small Cons Are Conventions Too… There are many conventions throughout the United States on any given weekend.  Some are very large and well known like DragonCon.  Others, not so much. However, the small Cons offer the … Continue reading

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Living With Your Writing Resolutions

by Gail Z. Martin Now that we’re a few months in to the new year, are those resolutions starting to chafe a bit?  Maybe the diet is history, the exercise plan is on again/off again, and the desire to meditate … Continue reading

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Ten Things An Author Shouldn’t Do When They’re Sick

by Crymsyn Hart 1. Don’t start a book and expect to write three thousand words for the day. So not going to happen. 2. Don’t try out your new speech recognition software when every other word comes out as something … Continue reading

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Paranormally Speaking

By Tina R. McSwain On a sad note… The Passing of Carolyn Massad It is with great admiration and sadness that I announce the passing of Carolyn Massad. Carolyn was my friend and mentor. She taught me so much and … Continue reading

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What characters do when you’re not looking

by Gail Z. Martin One of the fun things about being an author is that you don’t have to wait for the next book in your series to come out to find out what’s going to happen.  (Actually, that’s not … Continue reading

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Paranormally Speaking

By Tina R. McSwain Are you tired of talking about it?  Want to experience what you have read or seen on TV? CAPS offers the general public an opportunity to see what a paranormal investigation entails.  If you’re local, come … Continue reading

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Tips for getting your own book written in 2012

by Gail Z. Martin So you want to write a book?  Congratulations.  Now it’s up to you to bridge the gap between “wanting” and “doing.” The hardest part of writing a book is making the commitment to set aside the … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Dread

by Gail Z. Martin The Dread, Book Two in The Fallen Kings Cycle, is now available! The Dread is the conclusion to the struggle for control of the Winter Kingdoms that began in The Sworn.  For those who have read … Continue reading

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