The Tiny Overlooked Fact About Bloggers

As not to bring more attention to what became (yet another) unintentional mess in the blogosphere, I won’t say any names. But if you missed it, a blogger went on a little bit of a rant about authors not being willing to pay for promotions. She got some lash back, and of course, that has evolved into numerous discussions—like this one. I find both sides of the argument intriguing only because there’s a really obvious divide that seems to be...

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Discussion: The Clumsy Hero

Discussion: The Clumsy Hero

I’ll be honest: I don’t usually have “popular” tastes. That being said, I’m not an elitist by any stretch of the imagination; if you want to listen to Miley Cyrus, you do that, buddy. I’ll be over here listening to European symphonic rock. It’s my thing–have been listening to these bands since high school–but I know it’s not for everyone. One thing I think I do share with at least a...

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Discussion: Planning for #nanowrimo

Discussion: Planning for #nanowrimo

It’s that time of year, where authors world ’round begin doing finger exercises in preparation for dropping 50k words in a month. Personally, I’ve never participated in Nanowrimo and after writing 2.5 manuscripts in the last 4 months, I’m not about to start this year. But it is a hit with a lot of people so I want to know… Are you participating this year? If yes, how are you preparing? As a side note, I wrote about...

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Discussion: Your Favorite Author Guest Post

Discussion: Your Favorite Author Guest Post

Authors often guest post on other people’s blogs to help promote their book, usually as a part of a virtual tour. Sometimes the topic is inventive, or sometimes it was quickly hashed out and had surprising results (or consequences You know who you are lol). So, either as the author of the post or the blogger hosting it, what is your favorite author guest post? What do you love about...

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Entertainment List: Outer Space [Add Your Own]

Entertainment List: Outer Space [Add Your Own]

What are your favorite books, movies, or games involving space? Here are some ideas to get you started, and I will add more as time goes on. Leave your suggestions in the comment section. And yes, you can share your own book if it is applicable! Particle Horizon, by Selso Xisto (book) Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card (book) The Dome, Nova Sparks This is part of a growing series of posts. Check out all of the lists so far:...

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