Blogs

  • Meet the Author, Agent, Illustrator, Editor, Reader, etc

    Posted March 22, 2015 by LS Admin

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    We would like to encourage all of our members to post a blog about themselves. This is not a requirement, just a fun thing to do in order to introduce yourself to others here. Perhaps you'll find someone else with simila Read More...

  • Edwina C. Geach

    Posted March 20, 2015 by Donna B

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    I was looking for some lesser known authors to share and the first one I find interesting is Edwina C. Geach (b. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1870; d. New South Wales, 25 December 1905). How sad she died on Christmas. Read More...

  • Word Count for Writing

    Posted February 21, 2015 by LS Admin

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    What is proper word count for a Novel? Novella? Novelette? Short Story? Fiction? Sci-Fi? You get the gist of what we are working on here. What length should your work be in order to be published, purchased and enjoyed by Read More...

  • NIGHT SENSES

    Posted February 1, 2015 by Linda Phoenix

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    NIGHT SENSESCome my friends and take this journey with me....The winds blow across my brow, cooling my fevered need. I stare up at the stars, wondering if you are gazing upon the same ones. My hand reaches out to feel th Read More...

  • Night Love

    Posted January 23, 2015 by Linda Phoenix

    4 Comments 555 Views

    Deep breaths mingle in the night air.Hugging hands comfort the hearts.Laughter lights the twinkling stars.Blankets spread to bed a make. Night breezes tickle bared skin of two.Kisses blaze a smoldering trail.Love abounds Read More...

  • Using Today's Headlines in a Story - American Sniper

    Posted January 20, 2015 by LS Admin

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    A good way to stir creativity is to look at what's stirring debates and discussions and then focus on that for a story, whether brief or as part of a novel. In most cases, what is circulating as most popular topics will Read More...

  • Light Bulbs or New Love. You decide.

    Posted January 17, 2015 by Linda Phoenix

    2 Comments 449 Views

    The old light is dark and heavy, breathing a foggy mist of disgust.Crackles of power weakly seep from its veins. Deep vibrations exalt its coming death. Fractures of cold splinter it's skin and sour its breath. The last Read More...

  • 20 Writing Prompts {FOR THE BORED WRITER}

    Posted January 13, 2015 by Amberjack Publishing

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    We all have those days when inspiration is hard to find. What do you do when your mind hits such a roadblock but all you want to do is write? Try using one or all of these writing prompts and tips because you never know Read More...

  • Make Daily Writing Your Habit

    Posted January 13, 2015 by Amberjack Publishing

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    We all have those habits we routinely perform on a daily basis – brushing our teeth, drinking coffee, watching the news, etc. So why hasn’t writing ever become a habit of our culture? Well here at Amberjack, we feel writ Read More...

  • 7 Ways to a More Creative Space

    Posted December 30, 2014 by Amberjack Publishing

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    If you’ve come up against a creative block, these tips on building a creative space will help you find your inspiration again. 1. Comfort is Key When your body is comfortable and relaxed, your mind can roam fre Read More...