Tamora Pierce fashioned her first novel 28 years ago with an eye to what was missing in the fantasy genre: “girl sword slingers.” And she thinks a lot of the heroines in recent paranormal stories spend too much time “waiting for Prince Charming or Vampire Charming.”… Read More »
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Smashwords founder Mark Coker says a revolution is underway in book publishing, one that allows writers new opportunities to get their works into the hands of readers. But he has a few words of caution for those who think this means it’s time to quit their day jobs.… Read More »
Imagine you just completed your first novel and you’re ready to share it with the world. What’s the first thing you should do?
Patricia V. Davis, author and e-magazine editor, had a quick answer for the audience at Sunday’s Redwood Writer’s meeting in Santa Rosa.… Read More »