Tuesday, May 31, 2011
agent? There's an amusing bad example at the following site. [If clicking on
the link doesn't work, paste it into your browser.] The article discusses
reasons why the letter is bad. Quite instructive.
Elma Schemenauer, author of 75 books published in Canada and the USA, editor
of many others. Blog www.elmasalmanac.blogspot.com Website www.elma03.com
Thursday, May 26, 2011
one? Are you looking for ideas on how to sell it? Dean Wesley Smith proposes
a simple way of selling e-books in "bricks and mortar" bookstores. Here's
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
competition, deadline September 4, 2011. Authors may live anywhere but
stories must have an Okanagan setting and/or theme.
*Hagios Press of Regina, Saskatchewan, invites sample pages from book length
manuscripts: poetry, fiction, non-fiction. Deadline August 31, 2011. This
invitation is open to Canadian authors who have never had a book published
or who have had one book published in a different genre.
*Couteau Books of Regina, Saskatchewan, invites submissions of children's
books from May 1 to August 31.
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
their possible future:
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
characters. It needs to be a real story with a beginning, middle, and end.
Wonderful practice in paring one's thoughts down to the essentials. Today's
story is by an online acquaintance of mine, William Weldy. It's called
"First Kiss." Pretty good, I'd say. Can you do as well?
Another good one here about formatting poetry for publication:
Friday, May 13, 2011
Meanwhile how are e-books affecting writers? Robert Lee Brewer presents good
thoughts in the following blog. Be sure to read the comments as well.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
etc? The following interactive web site could be helpful:
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
updated job board at Canadian Freelance Writing Jobs: