Monthly Archives: May 2012

Which Comes First, the Author or the Muse?

by Crymsyn Hart Today I have spent most of the day stuffing goody bags with candies and other fun things for this upcoming weekend. I’ll be attending ConCarolinas to hang out with all the other awesome guests and some of … Continue reading

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Paranormally Speaking

By Tina R. McSwain CAPS is Featured in the June Issue of Charlotte Magazine We are proud to announce that CAPS is featured in the June issue of Charlotte Magazine. We would like to express our thanks to Writer, Michelle … Continue reading

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Who are your favorite Villains?

by Gail Z. Martin We just finished up a fun session in my Thrifty Author Meetup group about villains.  Everyone had fun talking about who their favorites were and why, and then we hashed out how to create good villains … Continue reading

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Updates on my convention tour: Ravencon

by Gail Z. Martin Once again, Ravencon in Richmond VA was a fantastic event.  From the steampunk Darth Vader to the wealth of panels to choose from, to the great dealer room, it’s always a well-run con and a darn … Continue reading

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The World According to a Muse

By Crymsyn Hart Hello world! Wow, I can’t believe I’m actually getting to break out of my author’s mind and get a chance to address all of you. It isn’t like my author keeps me chained up and tortures me. … Continue reading

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Paranormally Speaking

By Tina R. McSwain Being more than you can be.  CAPS and I are paranormal investigators and researchers first and foremost.  We strive to help those folks who live in a haunted house or otherwise experience the paranotmal and are … Continue reading

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Value Beyond the Book

by Gail Z. Martin Think of your book as the ice breaker for an ongoing conversation between the author and the reader. If the book has made an impact on the reader, it’s only natural for him or her to … Continue reading

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Paranormally Speaking

By Tina R. McSwain The Traveling Psychic Fair — Coming May 6th! Until recently, I did not know just how big the metaphysical community was here in Charlotte.  If you’re in the area on Sunday, come and check it out. … Continue reading

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What Authors Really Want

by Gail Z. Martin Of course, authors want people to buy and read their books. Authors also want readers and reviewers to say nice things about the book to others, encouraging more sales. Authors would like to be featured in … Continue reading

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Stuck In the Mental Mud with Muses Screaming

by Crymsyn Hart Have you ever gotten to that point in a book where you’ve gotten stuck? I’m not really talking about Writer’s Block, but just to that point within the flow of the story where you know what direction … Continue reading

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