Book of Days

Dave Meigs

Life-Transforming Fiction

Cooking The Books

I first met Bonnie Calhoun several years ago via our blogs. I was new to blogging and found the technical side more than a bit frustrating. It didn’t take long to discover that in addition to her skills as a writer, Bonnie possessed near-ninja-like technical prowess. It was through Bonnie’s blog that I first learned about a writing opportunity where best-selling author Brandilyn Collins was starting a fan fiction blog for her new Kanner Lake series.

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Deborah Anderson

Diary Of A Crazy Writer

Master the Craft

Have you ever wondered why editors, agents, and publishers say no to your manuscript? Well, if you’ve never judged a writing contest before, I suggest you do so. This will give you vast insight as to how they arrive at their decisions.

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jim Rubart

Quantum Marketing

The Two Parts of Making an Ad Memorable

Do you remember any of the ads from this year’s Super Bowl? When I asked myself that question, the first ad that popped into my cranium was the one with the kid who couldn’t find a bathroom to pee in so he ends up peeing in the pool. Do you remember it too? If yes, you’ll have my admiration if you can tell me what kind of business the ad was for. If you can tell me the name of the company who ran the ad I’ll be eternally impressed.

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Jeannie Campbell

Character Therapy

Serial Killers 101

Welcome to Serial Killers 101. This class will focus on the roots of psychosis and some generally agreed-upon traits common among serial killers. Psychosis truly does have its roots in childhood. I spent a lot of time this month watching documentaries on YouTube about serial killers, and this fact is glaringly in common with all of them.

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Jeannie Campbell

She Reads

The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

Occasionally a book settles into your mind and takes root. It could be the story. Or the characters. Or the theme. But it becomes a novel that you ponder long after the last page. The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan—the April book club selection for She Reads—was such a novel:

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