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POINT OF VIEW: (Re)Defining Success

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I’m in the middle of Pitch Wars, an annual contest to find a mentor who will then help you prep your manuscript for an agent submission showcase next spring. This is my second year participating in this amazing and terrifying event. Last year, I went into it blind, fully expecting to snag a mentor, and … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Morgan Brice

Morgan Brice

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Giveaway: Morgan is giving away an ebook copy of Huntsman, which has the same setting as Imaginary lover, with this post. comment below for a chance to win. … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Prince Ivan, A. Wolfe & A Firebird – Eric Alan Westfall

Prince Ivan, A. Wolfe & A Firebird - Eric Alan Westfall

Eric Alan Westfall has a new queer fairy tale out: “Prince Ivan, A. Wolfe & A Firebird.” And there’s a giveaway! Dear Reader, What do you get when you combine a greedy Great Tsar, his two cheating, bullying older sons, his youngest esser (shh! no saying that aloud) son, stolen gold apples, a Firebird quest, A. Wolfe … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Writing Is My Escape From Pandemic World

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As I write this, I am sitting in the parking lot at the grocery store waiting for our weekly grocery curbside pick-up. It struck me, driving over here, how small my world has become since the pandemic began. Once a week I leave home to go to the post office, then to the grocery store, … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Barbara G. Tarn

Barbara G. Tarn

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Barbara G. Tarn – Barbara G.Tarn writes mostly fantasy, a professional writer and hobbyist artist, a world-creator and storyteller. She has a few ongoing series: her fantasy … Read more

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Point of View: Waiting for #100

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100 is a magic number for authors. There’s an old saying – let’s call it the “Rule of 100” – that you’ll get 100 rejections before you make your first sale. I had maybe twenty, so it’s certainly not a hard and fast rule. But it does give aspiring authors a reason to keep going … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Loren Rhoads

Loren Rhoads

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Loren Rhoads – Loren Rhoads is the author of a space opera trilogy called In the Wake of the Templars, a succubus/angel duology (with Brian Thomas), and … Read more