The 13th Demon


Yesterday's Tomorrow by Cathy West 
Yolanda M. Johnson-Bryant

Publicity - Everyone Needs It

Ready for Your Close-Up?

Websites, social media, e-mail marketing, and mobile marketing are great ways for authors to promote their work. An even better way is by using the power of video. If you had the option either to listen to an audio of your favorite author, singer, or motivational speaker, or read text or watch them on video, which would you choose? I’m willing to bet that most of you chose the video over text or audio.

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Cara Putman

ACFW Happenings

2011 ACFW Award Winners Announced

On Saturday, September 22, 2011, American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) announced the winners of the prestigious Carol Award for best published books, and Genesis contest for best unpublished writing. They also announced winners of several additional awards.

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Track Changes - One Editor's POV

Ramona Richards

Rumors...and Wars of Rumors

As I type this, I’m sitting in a comfy chair looking out at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. Even though I’ve been up in the Arch and peered through the tiny windows at the surrounding city and countryside (you can see a long way from up there), I forget how big it is. Looking up at the scudding clouds beyond it will make you slip-footed dizzy if you watch too long.

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Terry Burns

Heard It Thru Hartline

What's The Hold-up?

The other day I spent the whole day trying to get a couple of submissions out on a client. I was asked why it took that long. The client in question had given me the name of several publishing houses he thought would be appropriate, so all I had to do was shoot them a proposal, right? Not that easy. You see, there is generally more than one editor acquiring at a publishing house, the larger ones may have a dozen or more.

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Janice Hanna Thompson

Supplementing Your Habit

Double Your Word Count in Two Weeks

Novelists are not all cut from the same cloth. We enjoy different genres, different styles, even different points of view. Some like to plot, others write by the seats of their pants. Some approach work methodically, pondering, writing, and editing as they go. Still others race toward the goal, writing five, ten or even fifteen thousand words a day.

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