What Snooki Can Teach Us about Writing

Why do people like "Snooki" get to the top of the best seller list? The answer may surprise you

(Before you throw your computer, read it.)

I am sure than many of you lit your manuscript on fire and threatened to give up writing after looking at the New York Times best seller list around March 2011. Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and her book, A Shore Thing, made the number 24 spot on the New York Times best seller list.  Believe it or not she has another book out titled Gorilla Beach, which, despite the several one star reviews on Amazon, still sold around 9,000 copies in its first four weeks.

Firehammer

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Firehammer
by Ric Hunter
Book Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by: Bob Flournoy

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1937958450

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Hunter, Ric

Center for Fiction in New York City Awards Dinner December 11

Alice and I would be honored if you could join us Wednesday, December 11, in New York for the Center for Fiction awards dinner. No, I didn't win anything (except to be on the planning committee) but it is such a fine evening with literati gliterati. Meet, visit, dine, and -- then there are the awards.

http://centerforfiction.org/awards/awards-dinner/2013-benefit-and-awards-dinner/

Jack Woodville London

The Importance of Having an Editor

Writing and publishing a book is a feat equivalent to conquering Mount Everest. The equipment, the years of training, and the hardship to stand on top of the world take a lifetime of preparation. It’s an epic adventure worthy of a book within itself. But what we constantly forget is that you cannot reach the top of this behemoth without one key element:

A guide

Legends Live On: Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and Berlin Wall Eras

A fascinating look at the challenges of war, duty and parental responsibilities through the eyes of a nurse who lived it and the gut wrenching decisions that must be made by the countries leadership.

Legends Live On: Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and Berlin Wall Eras
by R. Samuel Baty
Book Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by: Don Helin

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1491703873

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Baty, R. Samuel

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