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Archive for July, 2012
by Laura Preble • 3 comments
It never hurts to have grassroots friends to push your project along. Here are some ways you can find them!
Many of you took the time to comment and say you were interested in following my self-publishing journey. I’m really excited to share it with you, the good, the bad, and the ugly.Today's topic: sh...
by Justin C. Key • 9 comments
Lost, Game of Thrones, The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Once Upon A Time. Is there nothing for a writer?
I've accepted that reading is better than watching television in both overall and creative development. However, television has made an interesting transformation in the last decade. On one hand, you...
by Nina Munteanu • 12 comments
Oral storytelling is an ancient tradition and the most personal and intimate form of storytelling. The storyteller and the listeners are physically close and, through the story connection, psychically close.
Griot. Raconteur. Bard. Jongleur. Seanchai. Skop. Troubadors and minstrals. Spinner of yarns. Any way you call them they are stoytellers. And storytellers have shaped our societies and reflected our c...
by Laura Preble • 10 comments
Self publishing used to be the realm of vanity presses and bad fiction. Not anymore.
I’m happy to be back with the Scribs! I had to take some time off to tend to some family matters, but I’m back, and in the coming weeks I’ll be taking you with me on a journey, magical and mysteri...
by Nina Munteanu • 17 comments
In June of this year, Ray Bradbury—science fiction & fantasy master and visionary and my hero—passed away at age 91.
In June of this year, Ray Bradbury—science fiction & fantasy master and my hero—passed away at age 91. Visionary premise and large ideas reign in the genres of science fiction, fantasy and horr...
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