October 26 Speaker
October 26 speaker Guy Anthony De Marco ‘s topic will be:: “Writing in Someone Else’s Sandbox: Media Tie-In Writing.” Writing tales using Intellectual Property owned by others, from Star Wars to gaming novels. Includes information about the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers (IAMTW).
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Monthly Archives: February 2017
How do you begin to tell a story without informing your reader of the where, when, who, and why? Known as an “information-dump” in the writing world, this needed information can often be boring. It must be woven into the … Continue reading
According to the ALA Materials Survey published in March 2015, the most popular categories in public libraries were Children’s picture books, general fiction, mystery/thrillers, cookbooks and memoir/bio. The complete list is here. Libraries are a commonly neglected target in the … Continue reading
Casey will speak on: Authors should expect more from their publishers. Casey W. Cowan has worked in and around the journalism, artistic, and literary fields for twenty years. He’s worked as a reporter, photographer, and graphic designer for a variety … Continue reading
AND THE WINNERS WERE — FIRST PLACE with $50 Amazon gift card – Susie Adams with A Home for Aunt Emma SECOND PLACE with $25 Amazon gift card – John Brooks with A Gothic Scene THIRD PLACE with $15 Amazon … Continue reading
Johannes Gutenberg introduced his printing press to the world in 1439. The device, with its ability to move the type, started a social revolution, and I have no doubt, the morning after the announcement, Mister Gutenberg found himself besieged by … Continue reading