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The Family as Inattentive Audience


Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
By Kristen Paulson-Nguyen I’ve written a new essay, and I’m eager to share it. After we’ve eaten the dinner I rushed to prepare in between writing and participating in a Skype call with other writers — and thus screwed up, missing that the whole wheat orecchiette was supposed…

Novella ~ “Razor’s Edge”


by Alexander M Zoltai Kael Ventres was nearing the market-town of Levt, having left his parent’s home in the Ravos Hills. They’d set up a meeting for him with a certain tutor, Foeen Susten by name, who was to teach him “many things”… His time as a soldier had certainly taught him many things, the […]

More Conversation about Book Promotion . . .


This discussion began on November 7th… The comment that let this conversation continue came from a writer, poet, and artist living in Belgium: “Well, I have yet to finish a book, so I have no idea. But will be reading along!” I couldn’t have had a better first comment if I’d paid someone to write it […]

Even More Conversation about Which Is Better for a Writer — Social Media or Search Engines ?


This conversation has had posts on August 31st, September 3rd, and September 5th…  I’ll admit, again, that the main part of the title of these posts (Which Is Better for a Writer — Social Media or Search Engines ?) has been intended to provoke discussion; yet, I’m of the mind that Social Media (which includes […]

Still More Conversation about Which Is Better for a Writer — Social Media or Search Engines ?


 This discussion began August 31st with my attempt to encourage conversation by explaining a bit about my own use of Social Media and its intersection with Search… It continued on September 3rd with comments from authors in the United Kingdom, the USA, and Germany… And, because of a comment on that last post by the […]