Ed Patterson Interviewed by Amanda Young

I gave an Interview on Amanda Young’s Romance website, complete with excerpts and covers. Come take a look and let me know what you think. http://www.amandayoung.org/blog/ Edward C. Patterson http://www.dancaster.com

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Ed Patterson Intervieewed by Amanda Young

I gave an Interview on Amanda Young’s Romance website, complete with excerpts and covers. Come take a look and let me know what you think. http://www.amandayoung.org/blog/ Edward C. Patterson http;//www.dancaster.com

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FiledByAuthor – An Easy, New, Free Web Presence Option For Authors

Filedbyauthor is a new, free web service that promises to connect authors with readers and readers with books.

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Finding Value In Author Web Sites

This article, by Judith Rosen, originally appeared on Publisher’s Weekly on 12/15/08.  Now that just about every writer has a Web site, blog and/or MySpace, Facebook and GoodReads pages, are they finding the effort of keeping up with it all worthwhile? Do authors even need a Web presence? And if so, is it worth the […]

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The Psychology of Writing, Part 1: A Sane Perspective On The Creative Process

Today Publetariat launches a new series on the psychology of writers and writing. First up is a video from the TED network featuring author Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat Pray Love) speaking on the emotional pitfalls of being a creative person, particularly about feeling at the mercy of your muses. In the clip, Gilbert explains how she came […]

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<p><em>This article, by Greta Guest, originally appeared on the <a href="http://www.freep.com/">Detroit Free Press</a> site.</em></p>
<p itxtvisited="1">Borders Group Inc. shares languish below the price of a candy bar, its new CEO is closing stores and slashing payroll and turnaround experts differ on its fate.</p>

Borders Continues To Struggle

This article, by Greta Guest, originally appeared on the Detroit Free Press site. Borders Group Inc. shares languish below the price of a candy bar, its new CEO is closing stores and slashing payroll and turnaround experts differ on its fate.

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Understanding Writer's Block

This article, by Christopher Edwards, originally appeared on the Stillpoint Coaching website.  It’s primarily aimed at people who write scientific and academic pieces for journal publication, but the ideas presented here about the roots of writer’s block are equally applicable to any author.

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The Three Great Myths of Writing

This article, by Joan Marie Verba, originally appeared on SFF.net. For a long time, many people thought that they could get warts from handling frogs. Now we know that this was a myth–something "everyone" thought was true, but which had no basis in fact. Writing, too, has its own mythology.

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Interview With Doyce Testerman – Twitter As A New Medium In Authorship, Pt. 2

  Doyce Testerman is an author who’s writing experimental fiction on Twitter, the micro-blogging web application which allows a maximum length of 140 characters (including spaces).  Instead of just ‘tweeting’ a novel one line at a time however, Doyce tweets in the character of Finnras, the protagonist of his story.  In this interview series, Doyce talks about […]

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<p>The other week, publishing industry veteran Shelley Lieber, the subject of today's interview, posted a thought-provoking <a href="http://blog.smashwords.com/2009/02/exclusive-interview-norman-savage.html">comment</a> on the Smashwords blog in response to my interview with Smashwords author Norman Savage.</p>

Interview with Shelley Lieber on the Bright Future for Self Publishing

The other week, publishing industry veteran Shelley Lieber, the subject of today’s interview, posted a thought-provoking comment on the Smashwords blog in response to my interview with Smashwords author Norman Savage.

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www.sustainyourspirit.com

I am Jabez L. Van Cleef, a poet and human rights advocate in Madison, New Jersey.  All of my work can be accessed at:  www.SustainYourSpirit.com

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Show, Don’t Tell 2.0: The “Wook”

In this year of revolution in the publishing industry, or rather, swirling around outside of the publishing industry, author Patrick Carman is taking the old admonition to “show, don’t tell” quite literally. Only half of the story he’s written,Skeleton Creek, is set down between the covers of the Scholastic book of the same name. The other half […]

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Six Projects That Could Change Publishing For The Better

In this Flash video, BookNet Canada CEO Michael Tamblyn identifies the key stumbling blocks hampering publishers in today’s environment and presents six suggested solutions.  The video is approximately half an hour long, but well worth the viewing for anyone with a vested interest in books. 

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Part II of "Writing Good Stories" now on Hold the Presses

Part II of my article "Writing Good Stories" is featured today on BD Design’s website. http://bddesignonline.com/Press/wordpress/?p=66 Ed Patterson

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<p><em>This article, by <a href="http://writetodone.com/about/">Leo Babauta</a>, </em><em>originally appeared on <a href="http://writetodone.com/">Write To Done</a> on 3/3/08</em><em>.</em></p>
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<p>“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” <strong>- Jack London</strong></p>
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<p>No matter how much you love writing, there will always be days when you need inspiration from one muse or another.</p>

31 Ways To Find Inspiration For Your Writing

This article, by Leo Babauta, originally appeared on Write To Done on 3/3/08. “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” – Jack London No matter how much you love writing, there will always be days when you need inspiration from one muse or another.

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