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  • Teresa Giudice
    ‘RHONJ’ star Teresa Giudice to write tell-all about jail time
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice has always said that she would talk about her legal issues when she was allowed to do so. Between pleading guilty and being sentenced, she didn’t say much. Her lawyers were...
  • Online Writing Classes starting Oct 20, 2014
    Writing classes online beginning Oct 20, 2014
    Check out these great online writing classes coming up this next week atSavvyAuthors.com.Beginning the week of October 20, 2014:Making Your Characters Come Alive, Inside and Outwith Becky MartinezGood characters can grab you and draw you into a...
  • NaNoWriMo Participant 2014
    Participate in these novel planning events hosted by NaNoWriMo HQ
    Boulder has a huge and enthusiastic community of National Novel Writing Month participants. As such, it features many local resources for the would-be 30-day novelist. Nevertheless, it would be remiss of your Examiner not to mention the online...
  • Timothy Green, editor at Rattle.
    Rattle Magazine: Bringing Poetry to the Masses
    Poetry is often considered to be a semi-lost art form. In curriculum-driven, cash-strapped school systems art and humanities classes are regularly cut and rarely added. As literature becomes more obscure poems seem all but obsolete—a...
  • Finding a path: five year anniversay with examiner.com
    Finding a path: five year anniversary with examiner.com
    Five years ago today, I was on bed rest, ordered off my feet for 7 weeks because of a broken ankle, and my computer had just crashed. Talk about feeling helpless, I depended on my daughter and her family to take care of me, and I took care of my...
  • Road Block
    Overcoming Writers Block
    Detective Jones turned the corner and what he came to was… ; and the author has no idea what to write next. He has written himself directly into a mental road block. Much like his character, he finds himself in a dark alley, with no exit on...
  • Nothing Special by A.E.  Via
    Into the Mind of an Author: A.E. Via
    Tell us a little bit about yourself, anything you’d like your readers to know:Absolutely! My name is Adrienne Via, but I write under the name A.E. Via.While I’m still considered a fairly new author, only having written five books, I...
  • Unforgivably Broken
    Interview with Maegan Abel, author of new adult 'Unforgivably Broken'
    Our guest today is Maegan Abel, author of the new adult, Unforgivably Broken. Maegan was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She went back to school her my late twenties and studied Stage Production Technology. She now works full-time in the...
  • Writing Prompts: Random First Line Generators, Writing Prompts
    Writing Prompts that Work
    Writing prompts - While many writers don't admit to using them, many do. They are the sparks that are sometimes needed in the middle of writer's block. Other times they provide a different vantage point to the writer, giving him extra...
  • The Season of NaNoWriMo Nears
    Get ready for NaNoWriMo with the Boulder Writers' Workshop
    October ushers in the season of changing leaves and pumpkin beer. Fall is here, Halloween is just around the corner, and Thanksgiving follows soon after.This is also the month when aspiring and established writers all over the world think, "...
  • Happy readers
    Tips for parents of third graders
    Research shows that 90% of high school dropouts did not read on the third grade level thus making it one of the strongest predictors of high school graduation success. It is easy to understand why.If a student reaches fourth grade, he cannot read...
  • Lisa Preseley writing book about dad
    Lisa Marie Presley writing a book on Elvis Presley? $15 million book deal rumors
    Lisa Marie Presley has many stories she could share about her father, her life and Graceland. The entertainer has chosen, up to this point, not to pen a memoir, but the fans would think they had gone to heaven if she ever decided to sit down and...
  • Writing Pen
    Where Have All The Short Stories Gone?
    Gone are the days when a fiction writer could cut his teeth on magazines that would cater to the dime store appetites of genres like crime mysteries and men from mars; a place where young, up and coming writers could experiment with ideas and make...
  • Reading and writing essentials
    Tips for helping second graders become better writers
    Reading and writing go hand-in-hand. In fact, children’s skills grown the more ways we can find to read, write and tell stories with our children, especially if we remember to always applaud our young readers and emerging story writers.Below...
  • Writers
    Writing As A Career: A.K.A. Don’t Give Up Your Day Job
    This article is not to discourage anyone from becoming a writer; on the contrary, it is to give a little comfort to those who have jumped in with both feet. Becoming a writer is a lot like being an actor. Most start in school with a simple...