21st Century #Poetry Module & The Creation of a Poetry Book) #AmWriting #IWSG
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21st Century #Poetry Module & The Creation of a Poetry Book) #AmWriting #IWSG

It’s been how long since I wrote a post on this blog? Wow, that is unforgivable (but please try). What’s been keeping me so busy? Well, lots. Deep breath… I started my MA in Creative Writing back in September 2016, which is going great (my first module recieved a First). The module I’m just wrapping … Continue reading

Um…what to do about child slavery? #OURRESCUE #FREEBOOKS #amreading
A Slow Burn / Authors Against Child Slavery / Donations / My Shorts / Rosa & Bella's Journal of Decline / The Dead Party

Um…what to do about child slavery? #OURRESCUE #FREEBOOKS #amreading

Thank you to all who have already offered support with the Authors United Against Child Slavery campaign. So many authors have donated books and helped spread the word. We’ve raised $1,866 so far!

If we each get one additional friend/fan to donate $20 this week, we’ll have another $1,640. Here is the link to our campaign if you wish to invite others to donate or if you wish to donate and win a book for yourself: https://yourrescue.org/projects/authors-united-against-child-slavery/

NOTE: What follows is not a complete list of books donated. Laura did her best to make sure at least one book from each author is on the blog post. At least one of my shorts should be listed below, but I’m donating all three horror shorts 🙂 Here’s what they say: Continue reading

Writing

What Makes a Book a GOOD Book?

Is it the idea, the imagination of the thing? Is it the author’s style of writing, crisp and concise to intricate and elegant? Is it the polishing work that should happen once the writing is done, from editing, proofreading, cover design, formatting, etc.? Is it a combination of all of the above or some other…