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Archive for October, 2010
by Justin C. Key • 9 comments
Random, useless thoughts on point of view.
Choosing the point of view for your story can be extremely difficult, or so easy you don't even remember making the choice. The point of view can end up choosing you just as much as you can choose it:...
Misconceptions about home libraries.
I just returned from the Tompkins County Friends of the Library book sale in Ithaca, NY. It is purportedly the second largest book sale in the United States. Since I am a firm believer in “whoever d...
by Justin C. Key • 2 comments
Meeting other writers.
It's LitQuake in San Francisco, something I'm sure I've heard of before but have never been to. It is nine days of celebrating literature and writers with more than a hundred events in San Francisco a...
by Holly Jennings • 7 comments
A look at some of the literary trends from the past year that you don't really have to pay any attention to.
“Literary trends” is one of those horribly broad terms that can refer to a number of things. Simply searching “literary trends 2010” has given me quite the education. I’ve learned the following:...
by Holly Jennings • 1 comment
How to spot freelance writing trends.
If you want to make a go as a freelance writer, it’s important to know what editors and other prospective clients want. And what they want can change from week to week. Learn how to spot writing tre...
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