Authors, Writers, Publishers, and Book Readers
Added by Samie Sands on July 31, 2015 at 8:50pm — No Comments
Well, I've just completed two children's books that have been in gestation for some time now. I'm keeping mum about the details, until I find an agent/publisher! All I can say is that the books have very strong cross-cultural interest, and an environmental message. Details will be available some time between now and Christmas!
Added by Suzy Davies on July 28, 2015 at 5:09am — No Comments
It’s only natural that my novel, Curse Me Not, should fall into the genre that I read the most and like the best—paranormal romance. What’s unnatural, however, is the novel doesn’t involve any of the usual suspects found in the genre. Not a one. In fact, to some paranormal romance lovers, I may have…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Fisher on July 27, 2015 at 11:36pm — No Comments
Added by Shane Ballinger on July 27, 2015 at 12:01am — No Comments
I recommend "Story Engineering" by Larry Brooks. I am learning a lot from his chapter, "The Second Core Competency - Character" and have come up with fifty questions from that section that is helping me to develop and make Prince Jasper more dynamic. This book is very astute and gives an in depth approach the main fictional elements of a story. It is worth the time to read. It is also helping me to write my character arc for Prince Jasper and is bringing him closer to my heart. Reading…Continue
Added by Paul Meyers Nessly on July 26, 2015 at 10:15pm — No Comments
I am a married man for the past 21 years, yet I can’t say I know a lot about women. My wife gets angry with me sometimes, when I know I’m right and she is wrong. But since I don’t want to lean upon my understanding, which may be wrong, I quickly apologize to her to create a happy atmosphere once again.
I work at a place with over forty female teachers. I ‘m always scared to smile, paranoid may be, because I don’t want any of the…Continue
Added by Joel Savage on July 26, 2015 at 1:23am — No Comments
Just as homes have straight forward stories to tell about people’s behavior and the sort of environment they grew up, the same way our personal appearance says much about us. In the first place, why is it necessary to be clean, neat and be modest in clothing? Being naturally clean person and hygienic conscious conclude that you have self-respect.
Added by Joel Savage on July 26, 2015 at 1:12am — No Comments
One morning, I awoke with a message from my Muse:
You need to write a Celtic series. Go!
Added by David Berger on July 25, 2015 at 9:57pm — No Comments
The best book ideas can be developed by looking at what is currently selling well on Amazon, AND what your heart desires that you write about. Choosing your book idea based completely on one way or the other is certain to make your book a failure. But choosing your book’s subject matter based on a combination of both (marketplace needs and your heart's needs) is certain to make your book a success.
Added by Joseph C. Kunz, Jr. on July 25, 2015 at 9:45pm — No Comments
Feel free to check out my updated website at www.tjweeks.vpweb.com. I want to thank all of my fans, I have had thousands of visitors in the last couple of days!!! I am so excited about 'Unfleshed' being released and I have put all of the other links to my other books up for…Continue
Added by TJ Weeks on July 23, 2015 at 10:20pm — No Comments
Added by TJ Weeks on July 21, 2015 at 11:15pm — No Comments
If you love to read, then the job of acquisitions editor for a small press is a dream come true. If you hate to dash dreams, are easily swayed or thin-skinned, find another occupation.
I am the gatekeeper who stands between you and the publisher. The publisher concentrates on production and relies on me to take queries and make decisions based on the needs of the publishing house. We share a vision and it's my job is to find manuscripts for that vision.
So, read the guidelines…Continue
Added by Sunny Frazier on July 20, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments
Yellow sand? Who peed on the beach?
Because the complaint mentioned a supposed mistake in a brochure, this brings up the topic of making sure you're as correct as you can be before writing down anything. I've discussed before about authors needing to be…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on July 17, 2015 at 8:04am — No Comments
So, this morning, I pick up this week's feisty guest author and we're off to sunny Ochos Rios, Jamaica. We're lounging on the beach with a plate of fried breadfruit between us. Sun, sand, surf...ouch! What? Well, isn't that wonderful? She slapped my hand when I tried to take a piece of breadfruit. Now she threatens to do more bodily harm. What? Open a can of Whoop-Ass if I don't get my own plate?
Whew! Better get to the…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on July 10, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
Clark and his wife Ginger head out from their apartment in a suburb in Arizona for a week’s vacation to a resort in the desert. They expect to find…Continue
Added by Jennifer Robins on July 4, 2015 at 11:06pm — No Comments
I am new here and was cruising the forum when I ran into a post asking about others book covers, I was going to reply with a similar post as I am making here until I noticed that the original poster made the forum request four years ago.....Oh well...but here's my story anyway....I am showing the cover of my first novel.."The Leaning Tower of Eiffel"..This is my daughter when she was about 13 years old overlaid on a vintage photo of a neglected, but historical water tower in my town. The…Continue
Added by Cindy Adams on July 1, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments