Essays, repost, writing tips

Repost: Don’t Put Everything in Your Book

I am subscribed to The Steve Laube Agency blog because  its agents often post timely, useful, and practical articles about writing and publishing. I thought this post on the writer’s platform and its relationship to an author’s books was worth sharing.

I hope you enjoy today’s post by Click heading below for article. 

Don’t Put Everything in Your Book

 

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Author Interviews, Essays

Author Feature Hosted by Maggie Tideswell

Maggie Tideswell posted my author feature on her blog today, and it came out great! If you want to know why I write fantasy, what it means to me, and my goals in writing my stories, check it out here: Trust me, it’s worth it!

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Also, check out Maggie’s author feature on Dropped Pebbles here:

Essays

Zoe’s Twitter Tips

Help for those confused about using Twitter!

Zoe Harrington, Apprentice of Words Zoe Harrington, Apprentice of Words

I (Phil, not Zoe) often feel like a social media dimwit, at least when it comes to networking for writing purposes. This is especially true for Twitter. Every time I log onto the site, I look at all these blasts of text people put out there, and I just…don’t…get it.

“I’m eating toast with mayonnaise for dinner today!”

“Religion saves, but coffee gets me up in the morning.”

“I’m excited to read this new book I’m looking at.”

“OMG, my lipstick is the SAME color red as the shirt I’m wearing!”

“I have TEN fingers…on EACH hand!”

I mean, seriously, what in the hell am I reading here? Determined to crack the code/WTF-ery[i] of Twitter, I consulted fellow aspiring writer, Zoe Harrington, for Twitter tips/insight. She’s young and hip, so I figured she must know what it’s all about. Her response…

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