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  • Editing your NaNoWriMo novel
    Editing your NaNoWriMo novel
    You’ve had a rest after the marathon writing session known as NaNoWriMo and the resulting first draft you produced during November needs editing. It can be a daunting task if you don’t know where to begin or if you don’t have a...
  • Joe Lane
    Joe Lane Discusses His Latest Novel, Aftershock With Norm Goldman
    Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest today Joe Lane. Joe is an international business man and filmmaker and the author of AFTERSHOCK, a political thriller about the 2008 financial crisis and its aftershock for many Americans.Joe splits his time...
  • Chelsea
    A Conversation With Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Author of Over Eighty Books
    Bookpleasures.com welcomes as our guest today, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro. A professional writer for more than forty years, Chelsea has sold over eighty books, more than seventy works of short fiction, and more than three dozen essays, introductions,...
  • Last Harry Potter Film
    Return of J.K. Rowling
    Much fanfare has preceded the Dec. 12 release of J.K. Rowling's new Harry Potter material. The British writer promised her fans all new stories for Christmas, one a day on the website www.Pottermore.com.The first installment appeared as...
  • Elegy for a Dead World review
    'Elegy for a Dead World' puts your imagination to work
    Much like the trailer on this page states,Elegy for a Dead World is a game about writing. Developed by Dejobaan Games and Popcannibal, Elegy raised 150% of its funding target via a Kickstarter campaign in October. Receiving many accolades during...
  • Nivalis Short Story Contest
    Nivalis Short Story Contest
    Introducing the Nivalis Short Story contest, a writing contest from independent publisher, Fabula Press. Contest submission is open from December 1st 2014 to February 28th 2015. Short stories from 2,500 to 6,000 words are accepted. The fee is $10...
  • Personal Diary
    Dating Advice: Bring Back the DIARY!
    I first started to write when I was 10 years old and haven’t stopped since. As a very confused young girl I didn’t have a mentor or confident that I could go to for help with the numerous questions I had in life. I actually had an old...
  • Writers are considered eccentric: List of famous writers with odd behavior
    Writers are considered eccentric: List of famous writers with odd behavior
    Eccentricityrefers to unusual or odd behavior on the part of an individual. This behavior would typically be perceived as unusual or unnecessary. People who consistently display quirky or eccentric behavior are labeled as "eccentrics."...
  • The Tentsquare team in Austin
    Tentsquare Hosts an Online Monologue Challenge!
    The online "crowd-powered" site Tentsquare.com is hosting an online acting competition that is open to actors from all across the country.Following the successful launch of the company earlier this year that led to the completion of the...
  • Get paid to write online
    Get paid to write online
    Many articles say a person cannot make money by writing online, but just as many articles say you can. This article says you cannot unless you do certain things. This article says you can if you do certain things. What, then, are those certain...
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    2015 Pikes Peak Writers Conference – Choose Your Writing Adventure
    Registration is now open for the 2015 Pikes Peak Writers Conference. In its 21st year, this three day annual event has become a cornerstone for the writing community of southern Colorado, offering mini-workshops to improve craft and creating...
  • Author/Artist Phyllice Bradner
    Author/Artist Phyllice Bradner to guest on Writers Tricks of the Trade radio
    There is no hard and fast rule for writing with a partner. It all depends upon the authors who are collaborating, and what their strengths and personalities are. As a very wise man once said, "Any system is a system if it works."About...
  • Creative writing prompts: Best book quotes from Hunger Games, Divergent, others
    Creative writing prompts: Best book quotes from Hunger Games, Divergent, others
    While famous book quotes may be inspiring to live by for writers facing that ever-present blank page, book quotes can provide inspiration of another kind. Writing prompts. What's very helpful about book writing prompts -- aside from them being...
  • Places to Earn Money Writing
    12 Places to Earn Money Writing
    It can be hard to make it as a freelance writer, but it doesn’t have to be. Publishing books isn’t the only way to make a living writing.Revenue Sharing SitesHubPages – HubPages, since joining forces with Squidoois now one of the...
  • Author Ripley Patton
    Ripley Patton and the Writing Process
    This is an interview to wet your appetite for all the marvelousness that comprises author, Ripley Patton. While this interview was done a while back and is a little dated since the book mentioned is now out-and-about, it still gives you a glimpse...