A Season of Miracles
Donald James Parker

POD and Self-Publishing

Hone Your Writing Skills

In a previous column, I opined on the topic of what to write to avoid dwelling at the bottom of the food chain in the publishing jungle. Today I’m going to switch gears and suggest what to read to help you hone your writing skill. Brandilyn Collins helps with character development in her book Getting into Character...

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Janice Hanna Thompson

Supplementing Your Fiction Habit

The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Magazine Article Writing

You decided to earn money writing magazine articles to supplement your fiction habit. Now what? You must approach this venture in much the same way you approached writing projects in school: examine the who, what, when, where, and why of it all.

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Nora St. Laurent


The Book Club Network (TBCN)

The Book Club Network (TBCN) is an online site where book club members and authors meet. It’s where they share what they’ve read and the creative things they’ve done at their book clubs. Several book clubs have set up pages on TBCN so members can see what different clubs are reading and discussing. 

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Adele Annesi

Word For Words

Beauty in the Breakdown: Installment 2, Imagine There’s a Story, Editing for Plot

With the start of autumn, we went into academic mode with the first installment of a series called “Beauty in the Breakdown.” In it we’ll cover how to edit various aspects of a story, long or short, and we encourage your input (see the contact information at the end of this column). In this installment we cover plot.

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