Monthly Archives: February 2015

Critical Mass and the Indie Author

Critical Mass and the Indie Author by Diana DeLugan Critical Mass is a nuclear physics term, defined as the smallest mass that supports a nuclear reaction at a sustainable level. When applied to the independent publishing market, indie authors can … Continue reading

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Become a Better Writer Through Your Local Library

Become a Better Writer Through Your Local Library by Nick Nebelsky For the past three years, I have concentrated on writing and illustrating children’s books and story apps. Most recently, my books have centered on a turtle with a square … Continue reading

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Hmmm …

Hmmm … by Lewis Hellyer I have drawn a blank for subject matter for this blog. All the others do such a terrific job with their posts. I feel somewhat intimidated to be among so many talented writers. I suppose … Continue reading

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What’s Your Totem?

What’s Your Totem? by Melissa Price Have you ever had the occasion to keep noticing something? Perhaps it’s an item or an animal that appears wherever you travel or whenever you visit a particular place. This phenomenon surged into my … Continue reading

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How do you know when you’re done?

How do you know when you’re done? by Patrick Hodges I can’t put enough quotation marks around the word “done” in the title to emphasize my point, so I won’t even try. If you’re like me, you’re your own worst … Continue reading

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The Brown Twins

The Brown Twins by Lesley Sudders “Where do you guys want to have dinner?” I directed this question to my co-workers, Rochelle and Paul. The second day at the Fancy Foods Show in San Francisco had ended. We’d spent hours … Continue reading

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Write for those who move their lips when they read

Write for those who move their lips when they read by Steve Meissner I began using the basic Brooklyn wisdom in the title of this post when I was teaching journalism. It wasn’t original, but it was useful. Write clear, … Continue reading

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