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Month: July 2013

Name Brand Dreams on a Generic Writing Budget?

Do you think you need to be rich to start professional writing? Do you believe you need a college degree and a stocked home office? If so, you will be surprised to see how much you can accomplish even on…

Agent Fees and Standard Practices

Literary agents work much like attorneys. It is that simple. Instead of legal representation, they provide literary representation. They approach editors much like the way an attorney would approach a judge. With careful persuasion, they encourage the publisher to accept…

Vampire Verbs

Verbs might be the single most important item found in your sentences. The two main classifications for verbs are Passive and Active. This article divides the classes and shows their differences. This section highlights the use of Active verbs, those…

Novel Physics

  One of the greatest difficulties a writer faces is novel-length writing. Be it fiction or non-fiction, many authors hesitate to get involved. Sometimes the largest intimidation isn’t editors or agents. It’s the thought of the commitment. “I’ll Never Get…

The First Draft: Love it before you Kill It

The first draft is the very first phase of writing your book. It is in no way completed once you finished your first draft. You simply know which direction the book is traveling in. Now, comes the tedious process of…

“Deception Is Your Art” by Laura Wright

This original work and many more, is now available in Girl in the Trees, a new poetry book by Laura Wright.   After we have talked and kissed, Take a look at what you’ve missed Look how diamonds become your…

“Deathly Sweet Dream” by Laura Wright

This original work and many more, is now available in Girl in the Trees, a new poetry book by Laura Wright. It was an embittering vision, an unheard echoing scream, And everything ended with that deathly sweet dream. It was…

“Fear” by Laura Wright

This original work and many more, is now available in Girl in the Trees, a new poetry book by Laura Wright. How can a wound that cuts so deep, Stop bleeding with a smile? How can I have forever to…

“Heartless” by Laura Wright

This original work and many more, is now available in Girl in the Trees, a new poetry book by Laura Wright. You would see me as just an apprentice But, my love for you remains so restless At times I…

“Lighted Kingdom’s Delusion” by Laura Wright

This original work and many more, is now available in Girl in the Trees, a new poetry book by Laura Wright. I turn and turn and turn about, misty-eyed with cool hate Insensitive and put to flight, entranced in a…