Writing heresy

- by Patricia McLinn

This is a tale of two books. These two were not the best and worst of books, but rather two books that each received outstanding reviews. Each was billed as suspense, and shelved with mysteries. Each was written by a well-known author. I can be a cranky reader, but both authors displayed writing skill that […]

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Meet Agent Laurie McLean

- by BlogMistress

AGENTS IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL PUBLISHING By Laurie McLean, Larsen Pomada Literary Agents To steal a line from my colleague Michael Larsen’s playbook, now is the absolute best time ever to be a writer. This is something I truly believe. The opportunities for writers to get their work published are more varied and numerous […]

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A fun and varied afternoon

- by Elaine Isaak

Today, I travelled to fantasy realms, got to be a teenager again, saw a magic show, and saw footage of hauntings–oh, and talked about books.  All without leaving the comfort of the hotel.  You certainly can’t fault the program on variety! I started my day with a small but avid group in Karen Young’s talk […]

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Meet Editor Faith Black

- by BlogMistress

Welcome Faith Black, Editor at Avalon Books where she acquires romances, mysteries, and Westerns. Previously, she worked at New Horizon Press and Cambridge University Press. She is a graduate of Williams College where she earned her degree in English. She also received her Masters from Rutgers University in English and previously studied at Oxford University. […]

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