A Season of Miracles

POD and Self-Publishing

Donald James Parker

Ford Had a Better Idea—Do You?

Warning: The subtitle of my article this month is Spinach Cliché. Be advised that frequent use of clichés may be employed throughout this soapbox monologue. And remember that use of clichés, except sprinkled in conversation where language pattern usage actually helps draw the portrait of a character, is severely frowned upon by critics.

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Janice Hanna Thompson

Supplementing Your Fiction Habit

Cash In on Magazine Articles

Novelists, published or unpublished, are often looking for ways to earn money while they’re waiting for that next book contract to come in. Can I get an amen? If you’re where I was in the mid ’90s, you’re looking to prove that you’re a “real” writer by getting your name in print anywhere you can.

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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. Face-to-face book clubs have set up book club pages so members can see what different clubs are reading and discussing. TBCN held its first contest on August 1 to see which book club could get the most new members to join their book club page at the network. Book club leaders worked hard at rallying their members to join the network, and it was thrilling to watch the close race between them.

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Adele Annesi

Word For Words

Beauty in the Breakdown: Installment 1, Editing Description

When autumn arrives, I go into academic mode. Blame all those years of school when fall not only meant new clothing to wear, but new things to learn. With this concept in mind, we'll start October with the first installment of a series called Beauty in the Breakdown. 

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