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Nature vs. Nurture Writers’ Edition

I’m siding with nature over nuture. For example, my mother writes poetry. Nevertheless, I quickly learned not to show my mother anything I wrote, and for a time I even had to deny that I wrote under threat of punishment. (She has long...

The Tragical Mystery Book Tour (Part 3)

Author and New Yorker cartoonist Bob Eckstein recently set out on a book tour of his own devising to promote his book The History of the Snowman. In this four-part series, he outlines his experience, lessons learned along the way, and w...

Imagination Unchained: BIRD BOX Author Josh Malerman on Film Adaptations, Theatrical Book Readings and More

Bird Box author and multidisciplinary creative Josh Malerman shares insights into his writing process, what it’s like having a story adapted for the screen, his unique theatrical book readings and more. Anyone with a Netflix subscription...

Starting Over, But Not From Scratch: Book Marketing Insights From a Third-Career Debut Novelist

Former public relations executive and career consultant Rita Dragonette outlines the book marketing strategies she employed with her debut novel, from developing her online presence to organizing book events and creative publicity campaigns...

The Tragical Mystery Book Tour (Part 2)

Author and New Yorker cartoonist Bob Eckstein recently set out on a book tour of his own devising. In this three-part series, he outlines his experience, lessons learned along the way, and what up-and-coming authors might expect from the...

This Saturday: Manuscript Ailing? Call the (Book) Doctor!

Important announcement to follow! On Saturday, January 12, CF member George Winship will speak about the process he uses to help his clients restructure their book manuscripts and polish them for publication. With a wealth of experience as ...

From YA to YEAH: 4 Ways to Keep Teen & Young Adult Readers Hooked

Many YA authors are adults, which means the generation gap between these writers and their intended audience can make it easy to miss the mark. Teen writer (and avid reader) Lorena Koppel lays out four ways to make sure your YA novel meets ...

Free Time Saving Tools for Students 

So much to do, so little time. Student life is demanding, to say the least. Fortunately,  we’ve got an endless buffet of time saving tools at our disposal.  Best of all, most of them are free! Here’s my go-to tools: No, I’m not go...

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How to spot difference between science and politics?

Many people are clearly confused about scientific articles and research. There is a huge amount of politics that has been made in the disguise of science. This thread is here to help to sort out what is politics and what is science. I ask e...

7 Ways Kurt Vonnegut Poisoned Readers’ Minds with Humanity

Kurt Vonnegut once said he wanted his novels to “catch people before they become generals and Senators and Presidents,” to “poison their minds with humanity. Encourage them to make a better world.” Here are seven ways he lived up t...

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