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Terrible Writing Advice

Another great post. If you publish, you’re going to get critics. Learn how to deal with them, and what not to do to feed the trolls.

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Terrible Writing Advice

In this fun series genre clichés endure. But amid the humor are some good ideas, if only that in avoiding all the empty clichés, we can create something good.

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DONNA COSTA

DONNA COSTA is a former holistic health practitioner who integrates the world of natural health into her debut novel, “Breathing With Trees.” Costa has been a frequent guest contributor at TheReconnection.com and her short story, “Petrels and Terns,” was published … Continue reading

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Clarissa Harwood

Clarissa was born and raised on the Canadian prairies, where she spent her childhood forcing her younger relatives to play roles in her interminably long family Christmas plays. (She has since apologized to her Traumatized Cousins and Very Patient Elders, … Continue reading

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Jorge Mazza

Jorge Mazza was born and raised in a neighborhood in the suburbs of Buenos Aires (Argentina) where he spent his childhood and adolescence. He started writing at the early age of twelve. He graduated from Medical School at the University … Continue reading

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Jay Zendrowski

Jay Zendrowski is a resident of London, Ontario, and has taken to writing in the last few years. He is recognized as a chess master by the Chess Federation of Canada and has published two novels, both works of fiction. … Continue reading

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Wolf Schimanski

My background is in Information Technology, Finances and Sports. In my later years, to my own surprise, I developed as a musician and finally a writer. I played in a rock and roll band called Indyscretion for a number of … Continue reading

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Don Pollock

Don is from a working class family in the beautiful town of Goderich, Ontario. He was able to translate an absolute lack of exceptionalism in high school into a career that included graduating from the Ivey School of Business, obtaining … Continue reading

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Alastair Henry and Candas Whitlock

Alastair was born in Glasgow, Scotland, grew up in Lancashire, England, and at 19 immigrated to Canada by himself.  He became a typical yuppie with a family, house in the suburbs, and a big job in the corporate sector. At … Continue reading

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Rene Natan

Bio of Rene Natan (aka Irene Gargantini Strybosch) I always wanted to be a storyteller. At recess time I would gather some of my schoolmates and entertain them with stories—some of my own, others just summaries of books I read. … Continue reading

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Pat Brown’s Guest Blog Post

I’m guest blogging on Montana Scribbler, Mona Leeson Vanek’s blog about what happens when you lose a publisher. Do you get the rights to your books back? If you do, what then. Find out what I’m doing since one of my … Continue reading

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Going Out of Business Sale

My publisher, AmberQuill is going out of business as of March 30. Everything is on sale. My books are listed here and represent a variety of my works, including my single Science Fiction, a rare romance and the suspense novel, … Continue reading

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