No Nonsense Writing Advice from Folks Who ‘Know’

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When you put yourself out ‘there’ as a writer, when you lasso the title of ‘writer,’ inevitably you are asked your opinion. You are also confronted by a litany of folks who make excuses. Now, I’m not adverse to the excuse bit. I hear and speak them daily. But what I’ve discovered in my brief [….]

Rare Footage of Famous Authors

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Flavorwire posted a very cool post of some literary legends and rare footage of them over time. From the post: Several scribes have reached cult celebrity status with voracious audiences, but others remain an enigma — their voices and image seldom captured, often due to lapses in technological advancement. After spotting a rare video featuring [….]

Book Trailer: Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman

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Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman Rory Hendrix, the least likely of Girl Scouts, hasn’t got a troop or a badge to call her own. But she constantly checks out the Handbook from the elementary school library to pore over its advice for tips to get off the Calle, the Reno trailer park, where she lives with her mother, [….]

Celebrating Black History Month: Rita Dove – On the Bus with Rosa Parks

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From 92nd Street Y: “So what if we were born up a creek and knocked flat with the paddle, if we ain’t got a pot to piss in and nowhere to put it if we did? Our situation is intolerable, but what’s worse is to sit here and do nothing. O yes. O mercy on [….]

Book Trailer: Scoundrels – Star Wars by Timothy Zahn

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Scoundrels: Star Wars by Timothy Zahn Ocean’s Eleven meets Star Wars in this classic adventure set just after Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Timothy Zahn, and starring Han Solo, Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian, and more favorites! The Death Star has just been destroyed and Han Solo still needs the money to pay off the bounty [….]