Category Archives: Publishing

Even The Greats Wrote Some Trash: by Leonard Bishop

When I was young, I believed that if you had real writing talent, the words just poured out of your pen like honey.  No need to stop or ponder, unless it was to find an even more beautiful phrase.  A … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin’s Victorian Romance

By Raji Singh RESURRECTING THE FICTION HOUSE My hired ‘experts’ jokingly, good-naturedly call me an archeo-apologist.  It is because of my zeal for my reclamation project – that of unearthing and archiving files, notes, books – over a century’s worth … Continue reading

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Roller-Coastering with Raji Singh: Book Release

By Catherine Hedge When I climb on a carousel, I’m pretty sure where I’m going.  Up and down and around.  The route is the same with variation provided by bejeweled horses, tigers, and occasional chickens.  If you’re timid, you can … Continue reading

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The Perfect Writing Teacher

by Catherine Hedge One of the cruelest myths of writing is that if you are a really good writer, you start with “Once upon a time…” and reach “The End” in one free-flowing, unstoppable, lyrical explosion of brilliance.  Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Blogging: Opening Pandora’s Box

By Catherine Hedge When I was little, my father played Morse Code with us.  He’d say, “Dit- dit- dit- da- da –da- dit – dit –dit,” and we’d try to figure out what he meant.  He was a Navy radioman … Continue reading

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I’m Sure There’s A Book in Me, Somewhere!

By Catherine Hedge Leonard Bishop told us that he loved to step into an elevator and ask whoever else rode with him, “So, how’s the book coming?”  He’d get answers like, “Well, I haven’t gotten back to it lately.” Or, … Continue reading

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My Adventures in E-publishing: Round Two

By Donna Gillespie And so at last the freshly scanned copy of my first novel was buffed and polished and — or so I thought — all ready to be electroni-cized. (That story’s here: My Adventures in E-publishing, Round One; http://www.peninhand.org). … Continue reading

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My Adventures in E-Publishing: Round One

By Donna Gillespie When my first novel (The Light Bearer, Berkley/Putnam 1994) was teetering at the edge of the out-of-print abyss and my publisher didn’t seem interested in putting it out as an e-book, I realized that if I wanted … Continue reading

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