Monthly Archives: May 2016

Look Out for Sharks!

Some businesses that help people self publish are great. Some-not so much…. Check out this article New Authors as Shark Bait: Steve Alten’s A&M Publishing Catherine Kane 5/31/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath … Continue reading

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Damn, per Twain (Inspiration)

“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” Mark Twain Catherine Kane 5/30/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical … Continue reading

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Writers and Trump

Don’t usually do a lot of political posting on this blog, but this was quite interesting. It’s a petition in opposition to presidential candidate Donald Trump started by writers such as Stephen King, and it has some good points about … Continue reading

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My Card…. (Writing Quick Tip)

Are you a writer who is looking for an agent? is looking for a publisher? is looking for a gig writing for pay? has a book published and want to get the word out about it? have a book underway … Continue reading

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The Past is Magical…

… and, to celebrate the magic,  it’s Wizards weekend this weekend at the Robin Hood Springtime Festival The Robin Hood Springtime Festival  continues for the next two weekends, at the faire grounds in North Haven Ct. This weekend, we have school … Continue reading

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Used Bookstores Are Back! (If They Ever Went Away…)

…there have been times when a good used book store was hard to find… Continue reading

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Inspirational Writers, per Hyde (Inspiration)

“I’ve been known to write 10 pages a day for 10 days running before I take a breath. I am not a disciplined writer. I’m one of those people who laughingly call themselves inspirational writers, which basically means someone who … Continue reading

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Putting Our Heads Together Again

Last week, I posted about a project I’d started to stir up some conversations about writing in an online writer’s group I’m a part of (Putting Our Heads Together) This week, I’d like to give you an update about that. … Continue reading

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Courting the Muse- an Owner’s Manual (Writing Quick Tip)

They say every writer has a Muse. Is your Muse friendly? Always there? A tease? Someone with an unlisted number? And what does she like? It’s not a one size fits all Universe, and each of us has different ways … Continue reading

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This Weekend in Sherwood Forest..

…it’s Pets weekend as well as opening weekend for the Robin Hood Springtime Festival The bud is on the tree, new life is everywhere and with the spring comes the Robin Hood Springtime Festival from May 21- June 5  at … Continue reading

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