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Lasting Advice from Writers and Teachers #3

#3. “Writing is very hard and bad for your health,” – a writing professor at the New School, New York, N.Y. Back when I dreamed of becoming I writer, I took a course on fiction writing at the New School.

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Lasting Advice from Writers and Teachers #1

#1. The Shitty First Draft I read Anne Lamott’s book Bird by Bird some twenty years ago, when I took to the writing life full time. The advantages of writing a shitty first draft recommended by Anne, lingered in my consciousness for

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Excerpt #2 Time Blade: Age of Jeweled Intelligence, book two

Excerpt from “Time Blade,” coming Fall 2015 Lessons With the Master: Luca, Spiritual Master for Earth, instructs his eight year old student about Time Blade. “Can I kill someone with Time Blade?” If a person poses a threat to the

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Should you have your own book imprint?

The possibility of a brand image for my books hadn’t occurred to me until I read *Six Steps of Self Publishing, an excellent blog by Libby Fischer Hellmann. Libby, a crime writer, uses red herrings in her imprint. Her emblem

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The Creation of a Book Cover Design – Guest Post

Today we have a guest post from designer Scott Hale who has worked with Christina on multiple projects. In this post he will discuss his thought process and the steps he went through to create the art work for the

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Excerpt from Time Blade, book two in The Age of Jeweled Intelligence trilogy

Excerpt from TIME BLADE, book two in The Age of Jeweled Intelligence trilogy Luca, Spiritual Master for Earth, instructs his eight year old student about Time Blade. Where does the blade come from, Master? Time itself. What’s that? Time, as we use it,

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Written in Ruberah receives another 5 star review on Amazon and BookPleasures.com

Reviewer Bani Sodermark has posted her review of Written in Ruberah on BookPleasures.com. Bani has a Ph.D in mathematical physics and has been a teacher of physics and mathematics at the university level in both India and Sweden. For the

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