Blogs

  • Scrivener

    Posted March 14, 2014 by LS Admin

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    We had seen a lot of good reviews for Scrivener and so we decided to download the demo version and try it ourselves. This writing software has a great introductory tutorial and a full 30 day trial period to try befor Read More...

  • Open Office, a Great Alternative to MS Office

    Posted March 8, 2014 by LS Admin

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    We use OpenOffice for all of our documents, spreadsheets, etc. as opposed to the rather expensive MS Office. This free program packs a lot in its goodie bag. We've not found anything we needed to do that we could not do Read More...

  • Promoting Your Books in Blogs, Part 2

    Posted March 6, 2014 by LS Admin

    2 Likes 689 Views

    You may have a Wordpress or other blog that you are using to promote your work. That's a great tool to use and blogs index well with Google, Bing and other search engines provided you post good content. If you don't have Read More...

  • Review - On Writing, a Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

    Posted March 5, 2014 by LS Admin

    1 Comment 1 Like 366 Views

    Stephen King has always been one of my favorite writers. As such, it was a given that one of the first books reviewed would be his On Writing, a Memoir of the Craft . The copy I just got was the anniversary edition. In t Read More...

  • Promoting Your Books in Blogs

    Posted March 3, 2014 by Donna B

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    It's great that you can and want to promote your books here but a few tips to help you get better promotions. When you make a blog or forum thread for a promotion, please put a synopsis of the book or work you have do Read More...

  • Undertow, My new memoir seeking publishing!

    Posted March 2, 2014 by Chad C. Rose

    1 Comment 417 Views

    My name is Chad Rose and I have been writing for most of my life including being immensely engrossed into my passion of poetry for all of my adult life. One of my most recent poems was published in the Foliate Oaks liter Read More...

  • (Evolution of Writing) Ledger of...

    Posted March 2, 2014 by Hydrawolf

    1 Comment 459 Views

    I am surrounded. The darkness envelops me. I haven't the power to stop it from seeping in. I can only wait, and finally, as always, my waiting pays off. A bright light flashes inside me, allowing me sight, however brief, Read More...

  • Bad Luck Charm

    Posted February 28, 2014 by Hydrawolf

    449 Views

    "What is it now? Six months? Eight? Who knows anymore…" I sighed and lit up my last cigarette then threw the empty pack off the edge. I enjoyed it as though it'd be my last. Who knows, maybe it will be. I laid back on my Read More...

  • Video Lectures and Video Book Readings

    Posted February 22, 2014 by LS Admin

    1 Like 348 Views

    We have added videos to our site. We felt that this would be a good addition for Literary Social so that our members will have additional resources for writing tips and samples. The lectures will be some that our sta Read More...

  • Your Eyes Will Never Lie to Me

    Posted February 15, 2014 by Hydrawolf

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    Look into my eyes, and peer into my soulThere's just one price to pay, just one tiny tollBlue brown grey or green they're all a sight to seeBut look into the soul of man, to see who they really beSee their soul, see thei Read More...