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Help a child in a divorce by reading him or her a story to alleviate fears and show the potential positive side of the separation while addressing the subconscious guilt of being responsible for the parents decision to break up the home. The Divided Island is a picture book for children aged 4 to 7, an allegory of parental separation designed to address the underlying anxieties of children in the midst of a divorce. As no families are mentioned in the book, discussing the misadventures of Jonathan enables the child to process his fears without causing the parent to speak directly about the upcoming or recent separation. thus, the child is able to talk about what  preoccupies him without risking hurting any parent sensibilities. Yes, children are sensitive to their parents sensitivities … Read entire article »

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Guide to Nature Spirits – Paracelsus – For Fantasy Writers

Guide to Nature Spirits – Paracelsus – For Fantasy Writers

Guide to Nature Spirits – Paracelsus – For Fantasy Writers By Patricia de Hemricourt Special treat for fantasy writers ahead of the Hebrew New Year. As it has fantastically nothing to do with the New Year, Hebrew or other, here below is a short guide to nature spirits as identified a few centuries ago by Paracelsus. Fantasy is whimsical and pops up in the most unlikely places, including here, amidst post related to book promotion and publishing industry … Read entire article »

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An Old Murder Comes Unsolved by Elizabeth Buhmann

An Old Murder Comes Unsolved by Elizabeth Buhmann

An Old Murder Comes Unsolved by Elizabeth Buhmann repost from J.C. Martin   Elizabeth Buhmann’s debut novel, Lay Death at Her Door, has just been released by Red Adept Publishing. She is here today to tell us more about the book’s very intriguing story. An Old Murder Comes Unsolved by Elizabeth Buhmann Lay Death at Her Door is about an old murder that comes unsolved when the man who was convicted of it is exonerated. The fictional case is … Read entire article »

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One-Star Reviews Don’t Suck

One-Star Reviews Don’t Suck

One-Star Reviews Don’t Suck Until midway through last year I had an unpleasant reaction to one-star reviews. Partly it was because, being a newer author, I had not received any. So the first one stung. The next one was worse, not because of the review, but because more than one meant the first one wasn’t a mistake. As writers we are told (and tell others, and tell ourselves) to “have thick skin”, but let’s face the music, … Read entire article »

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Should Authors Pay for Good Reviews?

Should Authors Pay for Good Reviews?

Should Authors Pay for Good Reviews? syndicated post from @TheMadReviewer (via The Masquerade Crew) Buffer The following is syndicated from The Mad Reviewer and is posted here with permission. Most people consider me either ridiculously calm or emotionally stunted.  Either way, I don’t get angry very often and on the rare occasion I do, it’s generally very mild.  However, there are two things… review, good review, reviewer, honest review, blogs, bad reviews, ebooks, quick money, free ebook, … Read entire article »

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