Everything’s Coming up Videos!

- by Elaine Isaak

A few months ago, everyone was buzzing about book trailers–those little movie ads for upcoming releases, and you can find all sorts of them on-line so much so, that now many people are saying they are passe. Or does that mean they are like websites, not hot any more, but still everyone should have at […]

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The Sheer Magic of “Once Upon a Time. . .”

- by Elaine Isaak

I spent the past week camping out with a youth group, having a good time, but it was not until the last night of the trip that I revealed to them my SuperPower.  If you are reading this blog, chances are, it is a power that we share:  the magic of storytelling. We’d been expecting […]

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To Blog, or Not to Blog?

- by Elaine Isaak

I just finished off two blog entries for my pseudonym, and yesterday wrote a guest blog entry for somebody else’s blog, and now, here I am, writing again for you. One of the questions authors keep asking themselves is, how much promotion do I *have* to do?  Do I have to blog/Facebook/tweet/Goodreads/ whatever-is-the-next-big-thing? When I tell […]

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What to Look for in a Writing Workshop

- by Elaine Isaak

It seems that new writing workshops crop up every day–at least every week!  There are bootcamps, retreats, on-line seminars, master’s degrees and certificates, summer-long sessions, and local weekly events run by the only person in town who has tried to sell a book. A google search on writing workshops brings back over eleven million results.  […]

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