Wordslinger: Selling the Drama

I’m not saying that I blame grunge music, but sometime in the early 90’s it became cool not to care. Worse than that actually, it became cool to look down on anyone who did care…about anything…or anyone who tried to succeed at or enjoy life.

Today, we live in a culture that has been so blinded by this weak philosophy that we are actually hurting ourselves and we don’t even know it. Take Fan Fiction for example – the more authors who get their FF stories published, the more it validates that community as a valid and viable source of truly excellent writing. Yet, so many in the community have adopted the view that to succeed professionally means that you are some kind of sell out.

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We have LOTS of GREAT Bookish News for you this week…

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Welcome to Bookish News with Tamie and Elena. Let’s see what caught our eye this past week and what we’re looking forward to…

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Join Us For a Special Event!

Hey peeps!

We’ve got something special coming up and I wanted to let you know about it…

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Wordslinger: Who Asked You?

I have been interviewed a lot this month following the release of my new book, and the interviews have all been well conducted and fun to participate in with my wife and co-author. However, it got me thinking of the best ways to conduct such interviews with maximum effect. So today I would like to share some tips on how to interview and be interviewed more successfully. By successful, I mean memorable and interestingly enough. The advice I have will benefit you on either side of the microphone or page.

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Illustrated Temptations: Exposure by Morgan and Jennifer Locklear

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Hello peeps!!! As usual, I’m late for this party…but as they say…better late than never!;) Here goes my teasers for Morgan & Jennifer Locklear‘s Exposure.

You might also want to check Tamie’s fantabulous review here.

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Saturday Rewind with Elena and Tamie (6/7)

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Welcome to Saturday Rewind with Tamie and Elena. Check out what caught our attention this past week and what we’re looking forward to…

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Wordslinger: Bookseller

With the exception of a short story called Pirate’s Booty that I posted on this site in 2012, I have stuck to topics that revolve around the writing and editing process. I seldom referred to my own work by name; however, last Tuesday my wife and I had our first novel published and I would like to write about our experience.

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