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  • Marcia Fine
    Marcia Fine’s ‘The Blind Eye’ wins OneBookAZ adult category
    “The Blind Eye: A Sephardic Journey,” written by Scottsdale author Marcia Fine, has won in the 2015 OneBookAZ adult book category. The OneBookAZ contest, which also includes a category for teens and kids, is sponsored by the Arizona...
  • North American Review celebrates 200 years with June literary conference
    North American Review celebrates 200 years with June literary conference
    (Current fiction & past quality fiction)The North American Review, the longest-lived literary magazine in the United States, holds its Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa...
  • Terrence Howard
    'Empire' star Terrence Howard wants 'N-word' used on show
    Will the N-word be used on "Empire?" It's hard to imagine that Fox's new prime time smash hit could be any more juicy or controversial. But if the show's co-star Terrence Howard has his way, the drama's current level of...
  • The socks of Merrick Weaver
    Why Merrick Weaver writes her husband Jesse her day-to-day on Facebook
    Merrick Weaver is the creator and writer of Things I Don’t Want To Tell Jesse In Person, an original newsfeed she created in Facebook. Weaver is also a Colorado homemaker, trained yoga instructor, and the former executive director of a...
  • Sun City West author Gale Leach
    Gale Leach’s ‘Bruce and the Road to Courage’ wins OneBookAZ kids’ category
    In 2011, Sun City West author Gale Leach wrote “Bruce and the Road to Courage,” her first novel for children. On Saturday, March 14, at the Tucson Festival of Books, the Arizona State Library unveiled the winners of the OneBookAZ...
  • The Making Of A Mystic
    Paddy Fievet on 'The Making Of A Mystic'
    First, will you explain how you first got the idea of writing 'The Making of a Mystic'?Actually, until it happened, I had absolutely no intention of placing the automatic writing I experienced into public view. Most of it seemed much too...
  • Book writing: accountability
    Book writing: accountability
    Oh, if only I could find time to write! You can!How do you find time to write books? I make time. I schedule it in.You must have a lot of free time if you have written three books! I do not have tons of free time on my hands.You must not be...
  • Writing books: writing your first draft
    Writing books: writing your first draft
    If you are reading this article, it means that you are a writer or want to become one. Congratulations on following your writing dreams! So many people desire to write and never get around to actually doing it.Let’s talk about the first...
  • Islamorada Writers and Readers Seminar set for March 14
    Islamorada Writers & Readers Seminar, in its third year, set for March 14
    The third annual Islamorada Writers & Readers Seminar is ready to generate creativity and inspiration as eight published authors share their expertise Saturday, March 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Islamorada Helen Wadley Branch Library...
  • Reading is superb at the 2015 BookMania Festival March 7
    Reading is superb at the 2015 BookMania Festival March 7 in Jensen Beach
    It motivates you, it entertains you and when you have bestselling authors in your midst it stimulates you to read which not just makes reading fundamental, but actually superb! That’s why the Library Foundation of Martin County in...
  • Writing a novel: How to come up with story ideas and plot twists
    Writing a novel: How to come up with story ideas and plot twists
    Writing a novel: How to come up with story ideas and plot twistsHaving an initial idea for your novel is a fantastic place to start. However, keeping the reader engaged is the whole point. A novel has to start with an initial idea, but it also...
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  • You're Not From Around Here Are You?
    Interview with 'You're Not From Around Here, Are You?' Helga Stipa Madland
    Our guest today is Helga Stipa Madland, author of the memoir, You’re Not From Around Here, Are You? Helga was born in Upper Silesia and emigrated to the United States with her family in 1954. She has three children and six grandchildren. She...
  • Celebrating World Book Day in the UK and Ireland
    Celebrating World Book Day in the UK and Ireland
    Today is World Book Day in the UK and Ireland, celebrating books and reading across the globe. Book lovers celebrate their favorite authors and books by dressing up as literary characters. The main goal of World Book Day is to encourage children...
  • Ontario Writers' Conference
    New master class for YA authors added to Ontario Writers Conference
    Known as one of Canada's premier writing and author reading events, the Ontario Writers' Conference is slated to return in April 2014.Along with face a number of seminars and events, the conference has added a new schedule of Master...