Author Inspirations

Letting History Speak in Fiction Novels

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Letting History Speak in Fiction Novels

For all those history buffs out there, it can be a common complaint when it comes to fiction books. You pick up a book that takes place in a time period you enjoy (at least that’s what you read from the back cover) and prepare your mind to take a journey into another era of […]

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Wave Your Flag: Publishing Americana, Historical and Political Writing

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Wave Your Flag: Publishing Americana, Historical and Political Writing

In eighth grade, my American History class was required to memorize the preamble to the Declaration of Independence, and my teacher offered two points of extra credit for each word we memorized after that. I memorized the entire thing. Yes, you read that right. My fourteen-year-old-self memorized all 1,337 words of blissful Jeffersonian jargon in the […]

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Xulon Press Announces 2013 July Christian Choice Writing Contest is Officially Open

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Xulon Press Announces 2013 July Christian Choice Writing Contest is Officially Open

First-place winner to receive Xulon Press Elite Publishing Package and more. Maitland, FL July 1, 2013 Xulon Press is now accepting original entries of up to 4,000 characters (including spaces – approximately 700 to 750 words) from all authors for the 2013 July Christian Choice Writing Contest. Xulon Press welcomes entries from both amateur and […]

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Author Inspirations: Whipping Up Your First Cookbook

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Author Inspirations: Whipping Up Your First Cookbook

The moment has come to compile your favorite recipes in a fun cookbook. You may be wondering where to begin, where to get your recipes from and how to make your cookbook unique. Compiling a cookbook may not be as hard as you think! But first, why not dabble in writing about your favorite dishes? […]

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Food for Thought: Calling All Authors with Recipes and Cookbooks!

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Food for Thought: Calling All Authors with Recipes and Cookbooks!

I’m always anxious for the advent of summer and the wonderful things it brings with it: the musical hum of lawn sprinklers being turned on full-blast for children to run through; the lazy way that the sun starts to drag out each evening; the electric snap-crackle-pop of a thunderstorm as a universally welcome reprieve from […]

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