The importance of persistence

Podcast : The importance of persistence – E A Stripling Interview

E A Stripling has just written her first book and landed a publishing deal. How? Through persistence. First she had to have the persistence to write her book and to push through the patches of writers block and secondly she had to have the persistance to actually go out and look for a publisher. You […]



Holmsley Publishing just opened up for submissions

Hi everyone! Just to let you know that Holmsley Publishing just opened up for submissions. Holmsley Publishing is a UK-based publisher and is looking for interesting manuscripts. They are more specifically looking for Young adult, Women’s Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Crime, Paranormal and Mystery genres. Holmsley publishing accepts unsolicited manuscripts but it is best to read the submission […]



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Authors wanted for giveaway

I have been thinking about opening up for giveaways a long time and after I had some talks with other bloggers on this subject, I thought it was long time I actually did so. So here it is : I am opened up for giveaways. Woohoo! Authors and publishers can now work with my and […]



**GiveAway** -Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

Woohoo! Welcome to the first give away on my page! I will be giving away a copy of Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon Blurb My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people […]



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How to write a great book blurb

Writing a killer book blurb is very important. Not only will it be the second thing a potential reader looks at ( Cover is the first), it is also a way for you to pull them in with both your writing style and your ability to tell stories. Is the blurb boring? Are there spelling […]



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Open call for Book/Writing Bloggers !

This is an open call to all bloggers that write about authorship, writing and books. These can be tips, tricks, book reviews or even author interviews. I am looking to bundle our powers so we can stand strong together in our little niche. I would like to do this – first of all by creating […]



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Interview CJ Sears

J. Sears is the author of The Shadow Over Lone Oak, a horror thriller, as well as the “Tales from Lone Oak – The Lives & Lies of a Small Town” short story collection. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Creative Writing from Arkansas Tech University. C. J. is an avid writer […]



the importance of persistence

The Importance of Persistence

E A Stripling has just written her first book and landed a publishing deal. How? Through persistence. First she had to have the persistence to write her book and to push through the patches of writers block and secondly she had to have the persistence to actually go out and look for a publisher. You […]



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Rising from the dust – Fauza Beltz

Fauza Beltz was born out of wedlock in Kenya. Although this is “no biggy” in most civilized countries, both Fauza and her mom were seen as sinners. Her dad’s family did not want them to marry and soon after Fauza had to go and live with her grandmother on her father’s side. This woman, although […]



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How to become an online journalist

When wanting to start an online writing career it is very important to get the right amount of experience. A lot of magazines and newspapers would want you to be able to show a portfolio, if not of analog writings, a portfolio of digital ones. One way of starting to build your portfolio is by […]