A golden nugget in this week's Round-Up is info of a paying market for Western short stories. There's an ode to Pennsylvania and an announcement for October's blurb fest: paranormal authors. Find more buried treasures for readers and savvy authors in the Round-Up.
Oak Tree Press—Help Us Grow!
What an abundance of riches in this week's Round-Up! Marja McGraw shares photos from her grandfather, a sailor on the Yangze River in 1904. Look for Teddy Roosevelt in one shot! See where a Blurb Fest is going on this weekend and get your book blurbs in ASAP! Also, find out who were the top selling Oak Tree…Continue
Added by Sunny Frazier on September 22, 2012 at 5:25am — No Comments
I was trying to help a friend who was writing her first novel, a Western. I looked over what she had written and it was excruciatingly boring. I said, “Westerns have some of the most colorful language of all the genres. Why aren't you using more interesting words in your writing?”
Her reply stunned me: “I don't know that many words.”
Why in the world does this person want to be a writer? Writers work with nothing but words! It's our medium, our clay, our…Continue
Added by Sunny Frazier on September 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments