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What I Learned at a Book Fest

now playing on my laptop: Alaska by Mogli (thanks Kristin) I recently attended the Southern Kentucky Book Fest in Bowling Green and had a fantastic time. In addition to wandering around in dragon themed leather armor and heading to White Squirrel … Continue reading

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Southern Festival of Books: What to Do

currently playing on my laptop: Bang Bang by Green Day This weekend my hometown hosts the Southern Festival of Books, a wonderfully jam-packed flurry of things readers, writers, and fans MUST attend! Here is what you’ll probably enjoy the most: … Continue reading

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Q&A with Author and Marketing Expert S.R. Johannes

currently playing on my laptop: Daydreaming by Radiohead Shelli Wells (aka S.R. Johannes and Shelli Johannes-Wells) is a hybrid author. She indie pubbed her YA Nature of Grace series and sold over 100,000 copies. Wow! Greenwillow recently made a deal with … Continue reading

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Why You Need A Critique Group

currently playing on my iPod: You Need Me, I Don’t Need You Contrary to the song I’m listening to, I DO need you. Well, not you, specifically, but people. Yesterday evening I met with my critique group and was reminded … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Publishing and the Frankfurt Bookfair

currently playing on my iPod: Let’s Get Lost by Beck and Bat for Lashes The Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair) is this week. Longing to be there, I checked out some photos from the first two days that are posted on their webpage. … Continue reading

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Workshop Contest

So Backspace is sponsoring a contest to win a scholarship to their NYC writing conference. Ooooo! Informal discussions with other writers, agents, and publishing experts. New York in May. Sounds like heaven. I must get my entry in the mail … Continue reading

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