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Four Tips for Indie Authors on Planning a Successful Book Tour

Book tours are a wonderful way to connect with readers. Indie author John Peragine shares his experience planning his latest book tour for his book Iowa Wine. It was one of the hottest days in July when I walked into the small indie booksto...

Cartoonist Bob Eckstein Returns to the 2019 Annual Writer’s Digest Conference

Cartoonist Bob Eckstein will be covering the 2019 Annual Writer’s Digest Conference with his art and tweets on Twitter and in a post-conference post for LitHub.com. In this post, he shares some of his cartoons along with tips for conferen...

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Worldbuilding a Reservation

Take a look at this: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106087/ It’s Canadian but it will give you some ideas. In Canada, my impression is that a lot of reserves are not the best places to live. Serious lack of opportunities for education ...

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Technological methods of discovering child abuse?

My background is in social work but I do not work in child welfare. I can only give you general answers to your questions. One of the reasons I want to write this book and have a “new” interpretation of finding child abuse is th...

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Angry Robot Publisher – thoughts?

GingerCoffee said: ↑ Reports from a person who has two books published by them is that they’ve always been good to him. His books are in my local library. That isn’t the case with a lot of published books. They had ~600 submis...

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The Lost Empire (Fantasy/Adult)

Sir William Dres Lionali carried the fancy name that would appeal to her family, but he also lacked what his peers brought into their individual discussions with each brother. He could not lay a kingdom at their feet like Prince Dorian of M...

Mapping Books

Yesterday I published a post about creating multimedia timelines as an alternative form of a book report. Later in the day I was walked past the little book store next to my favorite coffee shop and… Read the whole entry at FreeTech4T...

How I Interviewed a Serial Killer and Stayed Sane

In order to do the research for a section of her book Our Symphony With Animals (Pegasus Books, May 2019), Dr. Aysha Akhtar, MD, MPH, had to talk to a serial killer. Here, she reveals the planning that went into her interviews and how she s...

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Imitating your favorite authors’ short stories

What are your favorite short stories? Have you ever tried imitating something you liked from one? For instance I am trying to imitate star light star bright if I write a small short story. The story summary can be found on wikipedia I think...

Three Ways to Discover Who Your Characters Really Are

Don’t “create” characters; get to know them instead. John Jamison has used the power of story in various roles—from pastor to brand development consultant—and he has some unique methods for getting to know his characters.  During...

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