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Paperback vs. eBook

Team Jacob or Team Edward? Coke or Pepsi? UCLA or USC? Paperback or eBook? In all of these debates, I have a strong opinion, but none stronger than my opinion on paperback vs. ebook.   Top Ten Reasons I Prefer Paperback Books 10. The joy of bringing home a stack of books from Barnes & [...]
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Influential Authors

I devoured books as a child. I couldn’t wait for summer because it meant I could read the books that I wanted to read instead of what they told me to read at school. I’ve always been this way—needing to discover books on my own. I discovered Nancy Drew and Beverly Cleary and Judy Blume. [...]
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DARK SIDE OF FAERIE

The Dark Side of Fairy Tales   I’ll admit it. The title makes this article sound a lot more macabre than it probably will be. But it had a nice ring to it, and since I was asked to chat about what most people don’t know about retellings, I thought it was a nice fit. [...]
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The Struggle Is Real

There seem to be some people out there who believe that writers live glamorous lives filled with relaxing days sitting behind their computers in a cute little coffee shop, with smiles on their faces and a perfectly mixed latte in their hand.   I hate to break it to you, but that’s not entirely true.   [...]
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Cover Reveal: Chasing Eveline

Welcome to Monday, friends! How is your manuscript today? Are you hard at writing or hardly writing? If it helps jump start your word count for the week, we are happy to bring you another beautiful cover reveal today. Chasing Eveline by Leslie Hauser is a Young Adult novel with an epic quest - reunite one [...]
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Cover Reveal: Tobacco Sun

Today is a fantastic Friday indeed.  We not only rolled out this year's release dates this week, we also decided to move up the cover reveal for Lorna Hollifield's debut novel, Tobacco Sun, to today! A few weeks ago, we showed you the stunning proof set that Dionne created for Lorna's beautiful Southern Fiction novel [...]
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Cover Reveal: J.M. Sullivan

Guess what? It's a Funday Friday with ANOTHER cover reveal! If you've been playing #AuthorConfession on Twitter, you're familiar with the runner of that hashtag, J.M. Sullivan. Today, we bring you the beautiful cover behind Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles. This story is a dark retelling of our beloved Alice in Wonderland. Unlike our other cover [...]
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How Chasing Eveline Relates to My Life

I wrote a love letter to music. It’s called CHASING EVELINE, my debut YA contemporary novel due out this year from Pen Name Publishing. The “why” of this starts with what music really is. Merriam-Webster says it is “the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships [...]
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Cover Reveal: Prisma by Lian Villanueva Lansang

Happy #FundayFriday, and as always when we have a cover reveal, what a fun day this Friday is! Today we will be doing our second cover reveal for our 2017 catalogue. Lian Villanueva Lansang is a young voice out of California. She has been an absolute gem to work with, taking all feedback and suggestions [...]
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Writing is Life

As is the case with most writers, I’ve been writing stories for as long as I can remember. When I was in elementary school, I would sit in from of our old desktop computer with a blank Word document and try to churn out stories. My first one was about two talking dogs, which is [...]
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