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C.J. Galaway discusses the publication of her first novel, Bite Marks In two or three sentences, offer an overall description of your work. What would you do if you met a real-life vampire face-to-face? Angela Stewart did one night and … Continue reading

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Panel on Publishing

On Saturday I participated in a panel discussion on publishing with several other Pennwriters members at the Penguin Bookstore in Sewickley. The event gave us an opportunity to share our stories about how we were able to get our books … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Jason Jack Miller

2011 WRITING PERSPECTIVE A Whole Six Months Later (You’ve gotta be slightly stupid.) I have a book out there. It’s on Amazon.com and B&N.com and the Apple iBook store. I’d call it an indie book, but some writers don’t want … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tours

Yesterday I officially began my first virtual book tour for my new novel, The Tapestry Baby.  The whole idea of social networking is fairly new for me.  Until recently, I saw Facebook and Twitter as those annoying activities my students … Continue reading

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The Multiple Sides of Writing

I’ve often joked with my students that to be a good writer, you need to be mildly schizophrenic.  What I mean is that an effective writer needs to be able to live life, but also remain mildly detached from it, … Continue reading

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Images that inspire words

I’ve always had an interest in art forms that combine words and images in unique ways.  At an AWP Conference several years ago, I remember a session where someone described an interactive exhibit that recreated the child’s board game, “Operation.”  … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Jodi Milner

I’m delighted to have a guest blog today from Jodi Milner Jodi Milner, blogger and aspiring novelist, hopes to finish her fantasy novel “Stonebearer’s Betrayal” and start submitting it to agents before the end of 2011.  When she is not … Continue reading

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