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Terrible Writing Advice

Another great post. If you publish, you’re going to get critics. Learn how to deal with them, and what not to do to feed the trolls.

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Terrible Writing Advice

In this fun series genre clichés endure. But amid the humor are some good ideas, if only that in avoiding all the empty clichés, we can create something good.

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Jorge Mazza

Jorge Mazza was born and raised in a neighborhood in the suburbs of Buenos Aires (Argentina) where he spent his childhood and adolescence. He started writing at the early age of twelve. He graduated from Medical School at the University … Continue reading

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Jay Zendrowski

Jay Zendrowski is a resident of London, Ontario, and has taken to writing in the last few years. He is recognized as a chess master by the Chess Federation of Canada and has published two novels, both works of fiction. … Continue reading

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Wolf Schimanski

My background is in Information Technology, Finances and Sports. In my later years, to my own surprise, I developed as a musician and finally a writer. I played in a rock and roll band called Indyscretion for a number of … Continue reading

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Rene Natan

Bio of Rene Natan (aka Irene Gargantini Strybosch) I always wanted to be a storyteller. At recess time I would gather some of my schoolmates and entertain them with stories—some of my own, others just summaries of books I read. … Continue reading

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Pat Brown’s Guest Blog Post

I’m guest blogging on Montana Scribbler, Mona Leeson Vanek’s blog about what happens when you lose a publisher. Do you get the rights to your books back? If you do, what then. Find out what I’m doing since one of my … Continue reading

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Going Out of Business Sale

My publisher, AmberQuill is going out of business as of March 30. Everything is on sale. My books are listed here and represent a variety of my works, including my single Science Fiction, a rare romance and the suspense novel, … Continue reading

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Genres Explained: Insights, Tips and Definitions From Literary Agents

Chuck Sambuchino, who writes a regular column for Writer’s Digest, talks to agents about definitions of various writing genres, which can be useful for pitching your work to both agents and publishers and even when it comes to marketing a … Continue reading

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Indifferent City available for pre-order

Prohibition. Thirteen years when America went dry. Blind-pigs were filled with rotgut and devious grifters, when Presidents served illegal wine at state dinners and women kicked aside their historical traces. Where the only difference between the cops and the criminals … Continue reading

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Baen Books now accepting submissions

For all the Science Fiction and fantasy writers out there, Baen Books, one of the most prestigious publishers of speculative fiction, are now accepting completed manuscripts. For details on what and how go here

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Disneyland for Crime Writers: 2015 Writer’s Police Academy

The WPA has been going on now for several years. I was lucky enough to go 3 years ago in North Carolina. It’s moving this year to the Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI, an actual training academy. It’s a … Continue reading

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