Tag Archives: Books

One Problem TV, Movies, and Authors Have in Common

There is more than one problem TV, movies, and authors have in common, but one of the most serious problems is this: too many TV channels, movie studios, and authors publishing books are putting out garbage, often repackaging the same … Continue reading

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Tips & Resources To Help You Keep Your Blogging Routine While Doing NaNoWriMo 2019 — The Ray Journey

If you’re a blogger who is also a fiction writer, you decided to join NaNoWriMo this year, and you often wait till the last minute to get things done, then yes this last minute post about preparing for NaNoWriMo one … Continue reading

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25 Best Bookstores in the World — The Bibliofile

There are so many amazing, unique, charming, breathtaking, inspiring, and otherwise simply fantastic bookstores in and around the world, which I sort of knew but really came to understand while I started putting this list together. Honestly, I probably could’ve … Continue reading

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Stories From 125 Years of Ole Miss Football edited by Neil White — Clarion-Ledger / Hattiesburg American Mississippi Books Page

A review by X.M. (Mike) Fracogna, Jr. published on October 6, 2019 via Stories From 125 Years of Ole Miss Football edited by Neil White — Clarion-Ledger / Hattiesburg American Mississippi Books Page. Disclaimer:  Neil White who edited the book was … Continue reading

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Studios may soon lose rights to many big 80s movies — Critical Hit

With some movie rights set to expire after 35 years, there could be a battle on in Hollywood to determine who should get to to keep the rights of certain movies. As originally seen on Critical Hit!Studios may soon lose … Continue reading

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Why Traditional Publishing Is Dying – September 27, 2019

I have made this point a number of times, but traditional publishing is dying. I am talking about book sales as some niche markets, like gaming books are doing okay. However, the competition from Print on Demand (POD) from places … Continue reading

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Self-published Authors Are Empowered Authors — BookBaby Blog

By BookBaby author Steven Spatz Self-publishing used to mean forgoing the resources of traditional publishing and running your entire independent enterprise by yourself. Thanks to technology and the increased connectedness allowed by the Internet, indie authors now have access to … Continue reading

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As Made-To-Order DNA Gets Cheaper, Keeping It Out Of The Wrong Hands Gets Harder – September 24, 2019

I saw this recently on NPR – As Made-To-Order DNA Gets Cheaper, Keeping It Out Of The Wrong Hands Gets Harder – September 24, 2019: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/09/24/762834987/as-made-to-order-dna-gets-cheaper-keeping-it-out-of-the-wrong-hands-gets-harder?ft=nprml&f=1001. In case anybody doesn’t understand how messing with DNA can go horribly wrong, there … Continue reading

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How to Support Your Fellow Writers. — Sam H Arnold

Make the time to show a writer some love. Interaction with writers is such an important part of growing a following on Medium. There are several ways to support your fellow writers on Medium. I am good at all of … Continue reading

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How to choose your character names – Free course on Skillshare — Little Fears

Linky: https://skl.sh/30xrMHv Coming up with a great name for your characters is one of the hardest things to do as a fiction writer. The decision that’ll shape entire characters can often paralyze writers before they’ve even started writing a story. … Continue reading

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