|Richard Theodore Greener (1844-1922), Harvard Class of 1870|
And another discovery of story, of more than 500 new fairy tales in Germany.
Author Catherine Stine talks about plotting and hooks in Plots and Hooks, Think Symphony!
From author Darcy Pattison, Top 5 Tools for the Writing the Setting of Your Story or Novel
Author Scott Turow, Presumed Innocent, is the President of the Authors Guild. Recently, he wrote a letter to the membership explaining why the Department of Justice shouldn't go after Apple and five of the big six publishers for collusion based on the agency pricing model. (It's Amazon's fault, he says, although he doesn't advocate going after that behometh and what he sees as a predatory pricing model.)
But, wait! Authors Barry Eisler and J.A. Konrath examine Turow's claims and find some of them questionable.
Donald Miller, author of Blue Like Jazz, on writing action versus description.
Nathan Bransford explains why that potential DOJ agency model lawsuit is a big deal and what it will mean for readers.
A step-by-step manual for creating your own ebook covers.
A rags-to-riches publishing story. Donovan Creed author, John Locke, is the first author to sell one million ebooks. How he did it and what he thinks contributes to his success.
Author-filmmaker-adventurer P.J. Reece overs a free ebook, "Story Structure To Die For: A Key to Writing Focused Fiction." Download it in pdf, mobi or epub formats.
Chick lit dead? Nah, "Chick Lit Grows Up".
From her new book, "Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success, K. M. Weiland explores an author's favorite question in "The What If Question".
Directed toward screenwriters, Eric Edson's "How We Feel A Film" examines developing audience trust through the creation of sympathetic characters.
Think traditional publishing or self-publishing is all there is? How about advertiser-sponsored publishing?
Trying to push this train up a hill, the hill of procrastination. Moving slowly, but moving. Let's see if I can make it over the top this weekend and start sliding down! I'll try not to be too distracted by March Madness. Yeah, right!
On a serious note...if you didn't see my post on my other blog yesterday in support of Trayvon Martin (or you have no idea who that is), please take a moment and read that post, then, prayerfully, take action.
I thank you.
Happy Readin' N Writin'!
Peace & Blessings,
Stay focused. Be deliberate. Believe.