Tag Archives: readers

May and June Update

Today I am in Morninville, Alberta, partaking in the 50-hour Read-A-Thon for Morinville Community Library’s 50th anniversary. Between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. today, here’s what I’ve got lined up: Canadian family travel “Two Provinces, Three Weeks, 101 Experiences,” a … Continue reading

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10 things writers wish that non-writers understood

Originally posted on Misprinted Pages:
Being a writer is a profession nobody seems to understand. Do you sit around all day in your pajamas? Do you use a fancy pants typewriter? Are you just making elaborate fantasy maps all day? The answer…

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5 Things Authors Wish Readers Knew

Originally posted on Allison Maruska:
When I was just a reader, meaning I didn’t create my own word babies, I didn’t have a clue what went into making books or how my being a reader mattered to anyone. Now that…

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April and May Update

April was an eventful month. Now May, June, and the summer are shaping up to be interesting months for events and books. Here is what has transpired, and what has not yet come to pass: April Regular visitors to this … Continue reading

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A to Z Reflections Post | #AtoZChallenge

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge (April 2017). Whether you survived or not, you are a winner because you came in ahead of anyone who didn’t write. May 8th is the official … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Reading Flash Fiction

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Kyle Massa Just like the name implies, flash fiction is short enough to read in an instant. But if you’re not reading it, here’s why you should be. Opinions vary on…

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“Screen Fatigue” Sees UK E-book Sales Plunge 17% as Readers Return to Print

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
by Mark Sweney at the Guardian Consumer sales down to £204m last year and are at lowest level since 2011 – when Amazon Kindle sales first took off in UK Britons are abandoning the…

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Authors for Indies Event: Here We Are at the Sherwood Park BOOKWORM

How did we do on Saturday? Here are some pictures. Canadian Authors for Indies Day took place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 across the country, with independent bookstores and authors taking part in many provinces and territories. To view the … Continue reading

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P is for Pathos and Deep POV | #AtoZChallenge

Pathos Pathos stirs up emotions of pity, sympathy, and sorrow that can be expressed in a work through words, pictures, or body gestures. (Source: Pathos, Literary Devices, literarydevices.net.) Pathos “is an appeal to emotion, and is a way of convincing … Continue reading

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Thank You to My Blog Readers

A huge thank you to my readers for visiting my blog and liking my posts. I am humbled by your interest and generosity, which earned me this 1000 Likes badge. I hope to continue to inspire with a mixture of … Continue reading

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