Have You Ever Seen a Liger?

- by Kelly McClymer

What Do a Liger and the NINC 2013 Conference “The Author’s World” Have in Common? Answer: They are both in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. According to the Myrtle Beach Online, Hercules the liger is happy in Myrtle Beach — and we expect conference-goers attending “The Author’s World” NINC 2013 conference to be the same. Even […]

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The Three-legged Altar of Luck

- by E. C. Ambrose

I was enjoying a meal with a large group of current writing students, and describing my pathway to publication, culminating in the recent release of Elisha Barber, first in a new dark historical fantasy series from DAW books.  Needless to say, I’m pretty excited! I remarked that I was surprised to find several people I’d […]

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Teaching to Learn

- by Elaine Isaak

Tomorrow, I’ll be at the New Hampshire Writers’ Project Writers Day, teaching World-building 101.  This conference is a fun one-day event that attracts writers from around New England to teach and to learn.  And one of the things I’ve learned is that those two activities are intimately connected. One measure of how well you understand […]

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Oh Brave New World that has such E-books in it!

- by Elaine Isaak

Last year, I asked for a Kindle for Christmas–mainly because Kindle is currently dominating the e-reader market, and I wanted to know what my readers are experiencing when they read a book this way.  It makes me feel slightly guilty, especially after my local independent bookstore, Toadstool Bookshop of Milford, Peterborough and Keene, NH, came […]

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