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  1. AWP Conference 2012

    Although I expect many of you are aware of the conference and its timing, here’s a link: http://www.awpwriter.org/conference/2012awpconf.php ...

    Started by Dragon‎, 09-12-2011 03:18 PM
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    09-18-2011, 09:52 AM Go to last post
  2. Amazon strikes again

    Any other company with such practices gets smacked down by the government. Why not Amazon? ...

    Started by L C‎, 03-08-2012 06:24 AM
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    03-24-2012, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  3. Spam books

    http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/04/16/amazon-knock-off-bestsellers/ No surprise that all this self-publishing has led to book knockoffs, and...

    Started by L C‎, 04-25-2012 08:54 AM
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    04-27-2012, 12:17 PM Go to last post
  4. Banned Book Week

    This was National Banned Book Week. Hope you celebrated appropriately. Do you have a favorite book that once was banned?

    Started by Gary Kessler‎, 09-30-2011 08:02 PM
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    10-04-2011, 10:06 AM Go to last post
  5. Book Title

    Is anyone willing to take my two question survey to help with my book title? It will take two seconds if you click on the link below. Thank you,...

    Started by greg winick‎, 01-06-2012 07:14 PM
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    01-09-2012, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  6. Books About Writing

    Most of you have probably read countless books about writing, but I wanted to include a few that I thought were particularly helpful. The first is...

    Started by Dragon‎, 09-15-2011 04:14 PM
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    09-28-2011, 09:56 AM Go to last post
  7. If you're wondering where Amazon publishing will sell their books...

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/amazon-to-launch-first-brick-and-mortar-store-report-says/2012/02/06/gIQADB5OuQ_story.html I guess...

    Started by L C‎, 02-06-2012 04:22 PM
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    02-22-2012, 10:21 AM Go to last post
  8. Self publishing

    Do literary agents or publishers disapprove, if you self publish before coming to them?

    Started by greg winick‎, 01-15-2012 03:15 PM
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    01-16-2012, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  9. Does Every Writer Need a Gertrude Stein?

    Finally had a chance to see Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris”, and it reminded me of the impact that Gertrude Stein had on Hemingway’s development. ...

    Started by Dragon‎, 09-28-2011 09:43 AM
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    09-29-2011, 05:33 AM Go to last post
  10. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

    Hello everyone, I know exactly how hard it is to get traditionally published, but when I think about it, why would I want to get traditionally...

    Started by Glen Palmer‎, 08-01-2011 03:04 PM
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    08-01-2011, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  11. Houghton Mifflin files bankruptcy

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/21/houghtonmifflin-idUSL1E8GL4AP20120521 A reason given is government cutbacks to K-12 education funding....

    Started by L C‎, 05-21-2012 08:32 AM
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    05-23-2012, 08:01 PM Go to last post
  12. How to Transfer files between iPad and computer?

    transfer files

    Started by juan hill‎, 10-02-2011 11:09 PM
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    02-05-2012, 07:48 PM Go to last post
  13. Looking for literary agent specialising in film history

    Does anyone know a literary agent who works in the field of film history? Grateful for any suggestions.

    Started by Kevin Brianton‎, 05-25-2011 03:06 PM
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    08-30-2011, 02:56 AM Go to last post
  14. How To Write Faster

    http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/the_browser/2011/08/slowpoke.html This article tells how. Nothing new here; what I need is an article...

    Started by L C‎, 03-24-2012 01:09 PM
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    03-28-2012, 08:20 AM Go to last post
  15. The big self publishing advertisers.

    Xlibris, Lulu, Outskirts, Createaspace. Any thoughts or experiences with these?

    Started by greg winick‎, 01-16-2012 11:15 AM
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    01-16-2012, 09:39 PM Go to last post
  16. New posts (again) Oh, Victoooooooooooorrrria...

    So today I sign on and see I have about 12 unread posts. I read maybe half of them, then leave. I come back, click "new posts" and now it says I only...

    Started by Jena Grace‎, 06-06-2011 05:22 AM
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  17. Writers conventions

    I enjoy conferences. I used to go to a big one in Columbus till their out-priced themselves and disappeared.

    Started by Jena Grace‎, 01-17-2012 06:15 AM
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    01-17-2012, 11:47 AM Go to last post
  18. Post verification and delay

    Every time I post on this forum I am given a message that the post must be verified before I will see it. There is a considerable delay between the...

    Started by Cheryl Morton‎, 06-05-2011 08:41 PM
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    06-06-2011, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  19. The Storyverse

    Supposedly a resource for readers, but looks like it could be great for writers, too. Has anyone used it? ...

    Started by L C‎, 03-28-2012 10:43 AM
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    03-28-2012, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  20. Is this true?

    An editor with whom I was corresponding in another forum said that, in order for me to be taken seriously when it comes to publishing the story I'm...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 06-03-2011 04:18 AM
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    06-03-2011, 01:47 PM Go to last post

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