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What Novelists Can Learn From Screenwriters
Well-written screenplays contain concise, innovative writing that reveals character through dialogue and action, grounds the viewer in a particular setting, and moves the story forward with dynamic scenes. Read more.
Writing Poetry with Allen Plone
Architecting a Writing Career to Love with Steven Randel
Nancy Blaha - My novel 'Finding James' received notable award from Shelf Unbound.
Michael Goddart In September Simran Singh interviewed me on Voice America’s 11:11 Talk Radio and recently George Noory interviewed me on Coast to Coast AM, one of the top ten radio shows in America. Further, In Search of Lost Lives was named a winner of the National Indie Excellence Award, the Living Now Book Award and the American Book Fest Best Book Award. Also, the international Yoga Magazine published my article Becoming Truly Alive.
Allen Plone 2 Poems in April 2019 Edition (#90). Carnival on Camac Street and Philadelphia and To Be Like Others.
Judith Butler just got back from Salinas where she was one of the writing coaches in the young authors program at the Steinbeck Museum.
Jim Prock has published The Art of Chicanery.
Laura Dobbins and Lucinda Sue Crosby proudly announce their newest book, "Why Does Pookie Love Her Terrier Life?" This rhyming/illustrated story, released in February of 2018, is Book 2 of the award winning Silly Puppy Series and is recommended for ages 3-8.
Dr, Judi Hollis recently presented on "How Recovery in OA is Different From Recovery in AA" at the Betty Ford Center Awareness Hour. The free presentation is available online at: http://www.judihollis.com/bookstore
Barbara B. Appelbaum
proudly announces the publishing of her newest book, Be Your Own Superhero: A Road Map to Resilience when Faced with Chronic Dis-ease. In this empowering book, she reveals simple strategies that will enhance your capacity to create a meaningful and purposeful life, even if you suffer from chronic disease or chronic stress. It is available for sale on Amazon.