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  • Interview with picture book author, Laura Sassi
    Interview with picture book author, Laura Sassi
    Laura Sassi has a passion for telling humorous stories in prose and rhyme. Her poems, stories, articles, and crafts have appeared in Highlights for Children, Cricket, Ladybug, Spider and Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse and Clubhouse Jr. and...
  • William Cabell Rives: A Country to Serve
    'William Cabell Rives: A Country to Serve' ... as well as a party to obey
    One of the first events of the 2015 Virginia Festival of the Book took place this week on Wednesday. Entitled "Local Virginians: Their Lives and Their Work." Among the presenters on the Panel was Barclay Rives, author of a book about his...
  • Ilsa J. Bick
    Guest post by Ilsa J. Bick:
    Ilsa J. Bick is not only a brilliant author, she is a child psychiatrist, film scholar and former Air Force major. Her books and short stories have won numerous awards. "White Space," the first volume of her Dark Passages horror/ fantasy...
  • Anne Bustard writes about Egmont Last List and her journey
    Guest post - One Children’s Book Writer’s Road to Publication by Anne Bustard
    Egmont Publishers is closing their US offices. Egmont authors are understandably not happy about it. Several authors have offered to write guest posts about their thoughts about the closing. This is by Anne Bustard, author of "Buddy: The...
  • Joy
    Encouraging pastors and authors to self-publish
    A few months ago, my wife recommended that I read Tim Keller’s “The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness” from Amazon/Kindle. It cost $2.99 (presently it is $.99) and was 48 pages long. I didn’t mind its brevity or its cost...
  • Dog Training the American Male cover art
    L.A. Knight: ‘Dog Training the American Male’
    L.A. Knight has bounded onto the scene with all the energy and wild-eyed exuberance of a frisky canine that has just snapped its leash to pursue a fabulously thrilling new scent. “Dog Training the American Male” is a spirited romp...
  • Interview with Sci-Fi & Fantasy Author Gini Koch
    Interview with Sci-Fi & Fantasy Author Gini Koch
    Gini Koch writes the fast, fresh and funny Alien/Katherine “Kitty” Katt series for DAW Books, the Necropolis Enforcement Files series, and the Martian Alliance Chronicles series for Musa Publishing. Alien in the House, Book 7 in her...
  • SINGLE WOMAN’S WAKE-UP CALL
    6 questions with self-help relationship book author: Suntia Smith
    Suntia Smith, Licensed Independent Social Worker & Couples Therapist, author of "Single Woman's Wake-up Call" answers 6 questions about the inspiration behind her writing and she discusses her passion for helping individuals and...
  • Publishing company hosts grand opening
    Publishing company hosts grand opening
    Each day, more than 1000 authors are looking for a publishing company. Most writers spend years submitting their manuscript to agents and publishers, and a large majority of the time their manuscript is deleted, unread. As an alternative you...
  • "Merv" Elisabeth Hannaway
    Merv's Story
    Let's welcome a fantastic, fresh new writer to the world of paranormal, and more, Elisabeth Hannaway. Her ideas are clean and exciting and read the beginning of her latest creation, a short story that will be featured hopefully in her first...
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    'Guide to Self-Publishing': Practical advice, inspiration & a note on hard work
    This book is put out by Writer’s Digest (an imprint of F + W Media), an organization that publishes books, provides webinars and other resources designed for writers and aspiring writers. The present book, 2015 Guide to Self-Publishing,...
  • Neil Gaiman
    Neil Gaiman Book Signing
    Oftentimes, many bibliophiles never get the opportunity to meet their favorite authors. Either they live too far away, don’t make public appearances, or, sometimes, have already passed away years ago. But for Neil Gaiman fans, Friday,...
  • Interview with picture book author and illustrator Mike Boldt
    Interview with picture book author and illustrator Mike Boldt
    Mike Boldt has been illustrating children's products for the last 14 years. He made his author-illustrator debut with 123 VERSUS ABC (HarperCollins), which was a 2013 Kids' Indie Next List selection as well as an Irma Black Award...
  • Interview with Middle Grade author Julie Sternberg
    Interview with Middle Grade author Julie Sternberg
    Julie Sternberg is the author of LIKE PICKLE JUICE ON A COOKIE, LIKE BUG JUICE ON A BURGER, and LIKE CARROT JUICE ON A CUPCAKE, all young middle-grade novels. LIKE PICKLE JUICE ON A COOKIE is a Gryphon Award winner and a Texas Bluebonnet Award...
  • Interview with children’s non-fiction author Kathleen Krull
    Interview with children’s non-fiction author Kathleen Krull
    Kathleen Krull's 60+ books have garnered starred reviews and awards. The Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC, honored her with its Nonfiction Award for her body of work that “has contributed significantly to the quality of...