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A Writer Remembers

by Pam Cable Swarms of finches, wrens, and other tiny birds peck and hunt for food at feeders that hang outside my kitchen window. Even when I forget to fill the feeders, the birds arrive each morning, hoping to discover … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Michael A. Ventrella, Author–Not That Guy On The World’s Biggest Loser (Part 1)

by Tracey Morris (originally published at: http://writertracy.livejournal.com/197182.html) Author Michael A. Ventrella used to think he had an unusual name. Then a man named Michael Ventrella won a reality TV show contest entitled The World’s Biggest Loser. Now, when people see … Continue reading

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Magical Words

by David Coe The writers of the Magical Words blogsite (http://magicalwords.net) — David B. Coe, Faith Hunter, Misty Massey, C.E. Murphy, A.J. Hartley, and Stuart Jaffe — are pleased to announce the release of the first Magical Words book! For … Continue reading

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Value of Anthologies

by Danielle Ackley-McPhail You know…I hear an awful lot that the major publishers don’t do anthologies because there is no money in them. Well, if I’ve said before I’m saying it again, I’m not in this business for the money … Continue reading

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A Great Project

by Chris Jackson We did a great talk at Ron Russell Middle School in Portland, Oregon yesterday. I did a talk on writing, and we brainstormed on a short story project – they provided the ideas, characters, genre, plot and … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday

Our guest blogger, Lori Handeland, is giving away magnets and bookmarks for joining her Full Moon Club at: http://www.lorihandeland.com/full_moon_club.html

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Glamorous Life

by Lori Handeland I used to go to work wearing make up, with my hair “done,” wearing skirts, hose, heels.  I had manicured nails.  Those days are done, and truthfully I don’t mind.  But I can’t tell you how many … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Janny Wurts

Guest blogger, Janny Wurts, shares an excerpt of her latest book: http://www.paravia.com/JannyWurts/website/Excerpts/StormedFortressExcerpt.html Readings from her books can be found here: http://www.paravia.com/JannyWurts/Version3/Audio/Readings.html For folks unfamiliar with her work, To Ride Hell’s Chasm is a standalone fantasy with a plot that wraps … Continue reading

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CYCLE OF FIRE IN AUDIO – PAYING FORWARD MY EXPERIENCE

by Janny Wurts In celebration of the delightful thrill of seeing my Cycle of Fire trilogy released in audio format, the moment seems ripe to share some of the helpful particulars of my experience – which, with a bow to … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Michele Lang

Guest blogger, Michele Lang  shares a free story titled “The Walled Garden” — it’s a re-release of a story she wrote for the Mammoth Book of Time Travel Romance: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/21877

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