Author Inspirations

12 Reasons You Should Write a Book in 2014

Filed in Author Inspirations, From the Desk of... by on January 31, 2014 6 Comments
12 Reasons You Should Write a Book in 2014

To write or not to write? That is definitely the question. Lucky for you, I’ve got answers—12 of them, to be exact. Here’s my top 12 reasons you should publish your book in 2014: Because it’s a much easier goal than that Ironman competition you almost signed up for at midnight on New Year’s Eve. […]

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What’s Your Excuse?

Filed in Author Inspirations, From the Desk of... by on January 11, 2014 48 Comments
What’s Your Excuse?

I work for Xulon Press as a Publishing Consultant. People call in from all over the world; I’m the guy on the other end of the phone that listens to their ideas and takes the time to consult with them. I encourage them; I partner with them and help fulfill their dream of writing and […]

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Sequels, Trilogies, Series – Oh My!

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Sequels, Trilogies, Series – Oh My!

As we draw to a close this month’s National Novel Writing Month, novel writers everywhere will be basking in the glow of accomplishment from completing their first novel. Ah, your first novel in your hands — it’s a beautiful thing! Yet, someone is bound to ask the inevitable question: “So, when are you going to […]

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WHAT did you say? Crafting Authentic Dialogue

Filed in Ask the Editor, Author Inspirations by on November 20, 2013 2 Comments
WHAT did you say? Crafting Authentic Dialogue

Written by: Eddie Cruz Because I’m currently doing penance for my last gigantic post, this one will need your input to see completion. Also, if you lack the time—or the energy, or the inclination—to read this through, take away this one thing, which will transform your dialogue: Read it aloud; I promise your ear will […]

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Scarves to Show Our Sentiment

Filed in Author Inspirations by on October 29, 2013 6 Comments
Scarves to Show Our Sentiment

In our last post for October, we want to take a moment to celebrate the memory of one of our cherished Xulon Press authors, Pamela Phillips. She published a book titled Tie One On for any chemotherapy patients who have lost their hair due to the treatments. Her how-to book is complete with various pictures […]

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