Surrender The Heart

POD and Self-Publishing

Donald James Parker

Christmas in September
SnowFall All Year Long

Ever find something so wonderful you have to share it with others? I just ran across a company named SnowFall Press that would have saved me thousands of dollars and a lot of hassle and time if I had found them earlier. This article might sound like an advertisement for these good folks, but I’m just trying to...

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Janice Hanna Thompson

Supplementing Your Fiction Habit

What Industry Pros Are Saying about Goal Setting

We’ve spent the last couple of months talking about the importance of goal setting. I thought it might be fun to pick the brains of several CBA editors and agents to get their take on the matter, so I posed the question: “Why is goal setting so important for the freelancer?”

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Andrea Kuhn Boeshaar

Ask Andrea

This month my column is all about authors’ workspaces. I’ll jump “write in” with the question.

Q: Dear Andrea: I’m in my twenties and feel God is calling me to write a novel. My husband suggested that I wait to write it until I can afford to rent an office. Is that what most authors do?

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Adele Annesi

Word For Words

A Song I Can Dance To: Editing for Pacing and Progression

When you hear The Blue Danube, you know it's a waltz and you can hear it build to a finale, even if you don't know the musical terms. You know it, too, when the tempo and forward movement are off. The concepts of pacing and progression in writing are similar.

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Nora St.Laurent


Mitzi Book Club Leader Interview

Mitzi’s bio: Mitzi works for a company that has a mission statement I know has helped her in being a book club leader for the Parkway Book Club for the past several years. The mission statement of her company is: To create a feeling of welcome, comfort and beauty in homes all across America, while fostering the spirit of generosity in the lives of our Consultants and their families.”

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