All Blog Posts Tagged 'writers' (13)

Book Review: The Long Road Home: The Death and Birth of America by Nick West

The Long Road Home: The Death and Birth of America is Nick West’s second novel and the sequel to his first book, The Great Southern Circus.

In this story, we follow the lives of the same characters from book 1 as they traverse the difficult and painful years of the American Civil War. Four people,  four lives: two men–one white, one black–join the…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on January 3, 2013 at 6:55am — No Comments

Interview with Nick West, Author of The Long Road Home

A native of Gainesville, Florida, author Nick West attended the University of Florida where he became interested in writing. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, and together with his family, have owned and operated a landscape business in the area for over twenty years. He and his wife Kay and their children, Tammy, John and Christy, along with their families all live on the farm where…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on January 2, 2013 at 8:05am — No Comments

Links You May Love

I have spoken with several aspiring writers recently and the consensus is that they feel overwhelmed and lost.  The questions of where to begin and how to write a query letter are frequent.  I have also heard the question regarding how to pitch an idea to a magazine without having any clips.  Breaking into a career as a freelance writer can be daunting.  I am lumping myself in with the pack of people who dream of the day where writing is their sole career and a profitable one at…

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Added by Wendy McCance on September 25, 2012 at 7:11pm — No Comments

DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO SHARE ABOUT THE M.O.M. IN YOUR LIFE?

In 2011, the Abstinence Education Council came in second in the National Moms in Business Crowdfunding Grant competition. This year we are again semi-finalists. Our project this year is to produce a book about the job of mother as models, organizers and mentors, based on our M.O.M. workshop, which made us aware of how women could benefit if they had a good job description. Wanted are stories and tips about how your moms focused or formed your family or how they built the faith which…
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Added by Arline Saiki on April 14, 2012 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Book Review: Becoming: The Life & Musings of a Girl Poet, by Nadia Janice Brown

I thoroughly enjoyed this collection of poems by Nadia Janice Brown. They are spiritual, inspirational and full of ‘writer’ sensibility, which I love. The tone is ‘quiet,’ making this little collection perfect for your night table, to be read before bedtime.

Brown’s pen touches upon various subjects: God, the Genesis,…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on October 20, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Stories for Children Magazine reopens!

Hi all,

I was happy to find out that Stories for Children Magazine will be reopening its doors in April 2011. Submissions are now open for poems, stories, articles, etc.

More info on my blog, Mayra's Secret Bookcase.

Thanks!
Mayra

Added by Mayra Calvani on October 23, 2010 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Author Showcase with the NWFCC

Visit the Neophyte Writer for more information about these authors.

This week I will be hosting an author showcase through the National Writing For Children Center (NWFCC). I am really excited and look forward to everyone stopping by to learn more about these authors and their…

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Added by Kristi Bernard on October 7, 2010 at 1:24am — No Comments

Literary Agents and One Night Stands

Read Marina's new post "Literary Agents and One-Night-Stands": http://wp.me/pzsX4-5q…


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Added by Marina DelVecchio on August 4, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Meet an Author Monday!

Today I'm participating in the MEET AN AUTHOR Blog Hop, designed specifically for readers to find and get to know new authors and discover great new reads.…



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Added by Susan Kaye Quinn on July 19, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Brenda Novak's Online Auction to Benefit Diabetes Research

Diabetes is a killer. My 15 year old son was diagnosed with it when he was 11. It's been a tough almost five years, but things are looking up. I met Brenda Novak, a NY Times bestselling author, at a local writers meeting. Her son has the disease, too. Brenda is a dynamo. She took a proactive approach and started her Online Auction a few years ago. Since then, it's raised more than $700,000 for diabetes research!!


I host a page on the auction site, and this week Brenda is…
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Added by Misa Ramirez on April 28, 2010 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Fundraisers Seeking Story Submissions for Upcoming Anthology

Fundraisers are calling for short story and poetry submissions for a national anthology to benefit children’s charities. From the submissions, 101 pieces will be chosen to appear in the anthology which is scheduled for released in May of this year.

"The most important thing to a parent is their child," says Beth Davis, an editor on the project. "If we can do something we love, in this case writing, and have it benefit children all over the country then we really are…

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Added by Beth Davis on March 17, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

When Do You Crown Yourself a "Writer" ?

What is the real deal about blogging? I was involved in big discussion a few months ago with a friend and well known popular blogger about how the blogging community has evolved and changed for the worse. It was mentioned that she is unhappy that people spring out from no where and just because the write about fashion and post a few pictures, they claim themselves to be… Continue

Added by The Obnoxious SAHM on February 28, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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