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Linda Swain Bethea on Tell Me a Story

Monday, September 26th, 1:30-2pm EDT ~ Welcome to Tell Me a Story, today, Linda Swain Bethea!  Those who follow her in the blogging world, can attest to the fact that she is a gifted storyteller. 72 more words

Annette Rochelle Aben

Catching Feelings

VOICE MEMO – ABOUT THE BOOK

VOICE MEMO – ABOUT THE COVER

VOICE MEMO – SECRET SESSIONS

ABOUT THE BOOK:

How do we know that we love that person, and how do we know we are not making a wrong choice? 508 more words

Reflections of a first-time author

When I signed a contract with History Press, I lost control of my book.

I‘m exaggerating, of course. I had plenty to say about publication of the book. 220 more words

Life As A Writer

281. Manuscript 

Every writer that I’ve ever met has told me that writing a book is hard; often painfully so. I never used to quite comprehend how something as joyful as writing could become such a chore. 90 more words

Eli Woodbine

"You're an amazing woman"

Wouldn’t you like to wake up one day and have someone tell you you’re amazing?

Well, that’s what happened to me, this morning.  In the middle of my stretches, I got a message from my good friend and guru, Michael, telling me I’m amazing.  287 more words

Books

The Sample Edit

Why is a sample edit important? Should I really get one?

A sample edit is like a test drive. Only in very, very rare circumstances would you buy a car before driving it. 249 more words

Authors

Update: Summer's End

A few months ago I talked about my writer’s block. I even wrote a silly poem about the idea. Since then I still have been finding it difficult to sit down and write Zephaniah’s story. 134 more words

Science Fiction