Category Archives: traditional publishing

Advice For Submitting Short Stories and Articles

On this, a Free Week here at 4F,1H, I thought I’d expound on a question that was asked of me last week about having articles and short stories published. Poets could also benefit from a few of the easy ‘helps’ … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Diane Farr

I am pleased to welcome author Diane Farr. Diane and I met through a mutual writer friend on Facebook, who was also a guest of mine here. Welcome, Diane! Thank you, Tonette. I shall try not to embarrass myself. While … Continue reading

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Guest Writer/Editor Barb Goffman

Today my guest is writer-editor Barb Goffman. Barb and I met online and I was thrilled to be able to meet her in person this past summer, although the visit was not long enough. Barb is a multi-award winning mystery … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Elaine Cantrell

This week it is my pleasure to welcome an online friend, author Elaine Cantrell. Elaine is a prolific writer of what I consider ‘old-school romance’, PG rated and sweet. Let’s learn more about her and her works. Welcome, Elaine! Thanks … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Tracy Weber

Today I would like to welcome author Tracy Weber. I met Tracy online through mutual friends and bought her first novel for my yoga instructor… Why? Because my instructor and I had a conversation about how she found herself solving … Continue reading

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Sloppy Copies, Stalled Calls

This week we are discussing if we remember how life was before everything was electronic and portable. Boy, do I! No young person can imagine how hard it was to communicate over distances before express mail, email, instant messaging, cheap … Continue reading

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Pitch Perfect

This week we are asked to give an ‘elevator pitch’. I am at a loss to fully understand this choice. An Elevator Pitch, is a short, strong, (hopefully convincing), speech given to a person in position to further your story … Continue reading

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