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Keep The Creativity Flowing

by Dianna T. Benson Don’t get bogged down by the business side of the publishing industry. Yeah, way easier said than accomplished. I certainly allowed publishing business aspects to drain my creative juices until squeezed-dried. My passion disappeared, and an absent passion showed in my writing, more like...

Engage Your Readers

by D.L. Wilson Authors must engage readers. To do that successfully requires learning who our readers are. Established authors need to find ways of communicating with their readers. The new rapidly advancing Internet social networking opportunities provide many new vehicles to get input from readers. An...

Writers’ Block: The Symptoms and the Cure

By Karen Hodges Miller The other day I had a writing deadline. I wrote a lead. Deleted it. Wrote another. Deleted it. Played some solitaire. Checked my email. Wrote a third lead. Deleted it. Got a snack. Wrote a fourth lead. I was suffering from that dread disease, Writer’s Block. If you haven’t...

Children’s Book Series Spark a Lifelong Love of Reading

Original article published on www.apricothill.com. by Lacey Reeces Solving mysteries one letter of the alphabet at a time, Ruth Rose Hathaway, Dink Duncan and Josh Pinto never cease to entertain in all 26 titles of the A to Z Mysteries by Ron Roy. Younger readers easily relate to the nine year old sleuths’...

What It Means to Have Style

by Ellie Maas Davis “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” –Kurt Vonnegut When it comes to an author’s writing, style can only mean one of two things—one can be learned; the other, which is far more elusive, must be honed. And really, so we’re clear: it’s...

For the Love of Writing

by Sherrie Wilkolaski Where would romance be without the written word? Or is it the other way around? If you think about it, love is what drives so many authors to write. Whether it is the love for another person, or being passionate about a particular subject, love is most seemingly, on one level or...

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