15 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Yes, Fernando by Kathryn V. White

Short stories are tough. I honestly believe that they must be MUCH harder to write than a full-length novel. You have to get your plot laid out and executed, introduce and expand your characters AND entertain the reader in a small format. I’ve seen this done very well and I’ve seen this done very bad. […]

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04 March 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Guest Post by Susan Orlins, author of Worrywart: Husbands, Lovers, Mothers, and Others

PITCHAPALOOZA! It all started after my friend Chris emailed me a link for the Pitchapalooza, which was to occur the following week at Politics & Prose, D.C.’s independent bookstore that hosts frequent book talks by bestselling authors. Twenty writers would be chosen randomly to give one-minute pitches of their unpublished books. The lucky 20 would […]

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