Added by Morgan St. James on February 11, 2011 at 5:44am — No Comments
A memoir conference is coming to Las Vegas on March 5. Sounds like a great one for anyone interested in writing their own memoir or that of another person.
Added by Morgan St. James on February 10, 2011 at 6:53am — No Comments
Once again the time is drawing near for the Las Vegas Writers Conference. Unfortunately I won’t be able to attend this year, but that doesn’t stop me from singing its praises and telling everyone about it.
I still credit the first one I attended in 2005 as a career changer. Check out today's EXAMINER SPOTLIGHT. I talk about the conference and what I've gained personally from previous ones.…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on February 9, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments
Do you get frustrated looking for information? There are so many great resources online for…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on February 4, 2011 at 6:23am — No Comments
For every reputable self publishing company, there are dozens of scam artists lurking, ready to fleece unsuspecting authors for inferior products and services.
Read my Spotlight article in the Las Vegas edition of Examiner.com today, and if you are contemplating self publishing ask the questions, do the research and take your…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on February 2, 2011 at 4:14am — No Comments
A discussion board has just been added to my Writers Tricks of the Trade columns in the Los Angeles and Las Vegas editions of Examiner.com.
The column will run in both cities on the same day--Thursday, and every column will feature a link to the discussion…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on January 29, 2011 at 5:37am — No Comments
LINK TO TODAY'S WRITERS TRICKS OF THE TRADE: http://exm.nr/JforJigsaw
We have to make the pieces of our life fit as well as the pieces of our story or articles. When the tab just doesn't seem to be quite right, it's time to regroup, or make a slight adjustment. If we were…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on January 28, 2011 at 7:03am — No Comments
ARTICLE LINK: http://exm.nr/bloc-LA
Sometimes it pays to do generic searches. I wasn’t aware of Writers Bloc, but when it came up in a search for Los Angeles Writers I liked it enough to Spotlight it. Check out this interesting non-profit organization and some of the upcoming programs.
MORGAN ST. JAMES
Las Vegas and Los Angeles Writing Examiner - www.examiner.com
Added by Morgan St. James on January 27, 2011 at 5:51am — No Comments
Okay, it had to happen one of these days. I Spotlight authors in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, and since I have a foot in both cities, today I decided to interview my alter ego, Arliss Adams, in the Las Vegas Spotlight.
There are many pros and cons to writing under a pen name, and…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on January 26, 2011 at 8:05am — No Comments
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LINK TO TODAY'S COLUMN - http://exm.nr/KforKeepWriting
As writers, we all say that we will keep writing. Oh yeah, write every day. Some of us do and some of us don't. I decided this would make a great topic for my column today in the Las Vegas edition of Examiner.com. Those of you…Continue
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Added by Morgan St. James on January 20, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments
Well, this isn't exactly about mystery or crime, but my column in today's Las Vegas edition of Examiner.com, Spotlight: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown: Learning from Las Vegas, features a really fun vintage Vegas video that I thought you might enjoy.…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on January 19, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments
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TODAY'S WRITERS TRICKS OF THE TRADE - LAS VEGAS EDITION WWW.EXAMINER.COM
One of the hardest things to do is discipline…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on January 14, 2011 at 4:20am — No Comments
Sadly, we are losing another favorite bookstore in Los Angeles. After…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on January 13, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments
While surfing the web I discovered a book called “How to have an affair and not get caught.” What could be more perfect for a Spotlight commentary from Las Vegas on 1-11-11. After all, “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” I tried to post it at 11:11pm but wasn’t finished in time.
Added by Morgan St. James on January 11, 2011 at 5:58pm — No Comments
LINK TO TODAY'S COLUMN IN EXAMINER.COM Thriller vs Reality?
Today I was compelled to write an article in my Examiner column about the senseless shooting in Arizona yesterday. I don't usually write this type of commentary--at least not under my real name. I've written some outspoken opinions in comments sections of other sites under a pen name, but that's another story.
This is something that has been…Continue
This is the link to today's Writers Tricks of the trade in the Los Angeles edition of www.examiner.com. Have you ever read a book set in a location you knew well, only to discover that the author didn’t? Wrong details or atmosphere can be very offsetting to the reader. …Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on January 8, 2011 at 6:42am — No Comments
The Tuesday kickoff presentation of Mob Month at Clark County Library in Las Vegas proved that sometimes there is definitely humor in true crime. Read the funny situations related by the panelists consisting of Robert Allen (Mob Tour Las Vegas), Dennis Arnoldy (Former FBI case agent), Dennis Griffin (True crime author) and Andrew DiDonato (former Gambino crime family member.)…Continue
Added by Morgan St. James on January 7, 2011 at 8:29am — No Comments