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Florida Authors and Publishers Association SPRING CONFERENCE – March 8, 2014

Mark your calendar for the March 8, 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers (FAPA) Spring Conference. This year’s event will be held at NOVA Southeastern University off I-4  near the Millenia Mall in Orlando, Florida. from noon-5:00 p.m. Designed for self … Continue reading

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3 Helpful Tools for Writers and Authors

If you are a writer or author who is used too performing functions such as counting words, checking sentence length, identifying Flesch-Kincade grade level score, determining sentence length and other similar functions, there are tools that can speed up those … Continue reading

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Robert (Bob) W. Lucas to Present at St. Augustine, Florida Ancient City Writers Group – January 18, 2014

Internationally known author and training consultant, Bob Lucas, will be facilitating a session on personal branding at the Florida Writers Association Ancient City Writers group meeting on January 18, 2014. The meeting will be held from 10:15-12:00 at the St. Augustine … Continue reading

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Amelia Island Book Festival Is Coming- February 20-22, 2014

For Florida authors and those who wish they lived in Florida year-round, the Amelia Island Book Festival is an anticipated event. Featuring writers in various genres offering readings, workshops, and lots of creative ideas on the profession, the event allows … Continue reading

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3 Keys in Choosing the Right Editor for YOUR Work by Dr. Sharon Massen, Ph.D., CPhT, CAP

Editors are NOT one size fits all. Just as your works are unique to you, your style, your presentation of the materials, your editor should be an asset to the project and help you polish your work to the gem … Continue reading

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Are You Writing to Your Readers Capability Level?

I just read an interesting article on EzineArticles.com that reminded me of similar ones that I’ve read in the past regarding the level to which many writers create articles and other material. The article is titled EzineArticles Asks: What Reading Level … Continue reading

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Florida Writers Association Annual Conference October 18-20, 2013

It’s not to late to register for the Florida Writers Association (FWA) annual conference. The conference will be held at the Lake Mary. Florida Marriott Hotel from October 18-20, 2013. The conference offers opportunities to hear experts in the writing … Continue reading

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2014 IBPA Publishing University Announced

The Independent Book Publishers Association has just announced that its annual Publishing University will be held in San Francisco, California March 21-22, 2014. This annual event is a must attend for anyone who independently publishes books or wants to learn how. … Continue reading

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Book Publishing Options for Authors

As an author, deciding how to best get your book published can be a challenging and stressful decision. That is because, unlike years ago when an aspiring author wrote a manuscript, got an agent and found a traditional publishing house … Continue reading

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New Smashwords Research Helps Authors and Publishers Sell More Ebooks

Okay I admit it…with creating content for three blogs and working on a rewrite of my customer service textbook, I have fallen behind on my reading.  That is too bad since there is a lot of interesting things happening in … Continue reading

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