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Champagne and Doubt

by Sara Carey The twinkling lights in the restaurant were beginning to blur together. Emily’s cheeks were warm, her hair falling in soft tendrils around her face. She couldn’t believe she was sitting across such a handsome man, and she knew that she was way out of her league when…

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Top Writing and Publishing Tips from Acclaimed Novelist Warren Adler

By Warren Adler I’ve spent the best part of my life writing, thinking about writing and publishing, and, lately, more and more about the dramatic, revolutionary changes that are taking place in the way we communicate with each other and how it impacts on our future as writers. The fact…

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Advice to Writers: Stephen King on the Craft of Short Story Writing

Bestselling author Stephen King discusses the art of writing short stories and short fiction in this video interview, and speaks about how many new writers forgo writing short stories to focus on writing a novel, sometimes before they are ready to navigate “the quagmire of the novel.”  

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Advice to Writers: Anne Rice

In this video, bestselling writer Anne Rice offers advice to writers. The author of 32 books, Rice’s latest work, “Prince Lestat,” will be released in late October 2014.

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Crime Writers Give Their Best Tips for Authors

by Gabbi Hall Crime writers tell some of the most tantalizing and thrilling stories, taking us into criminal minds and behind the scenes of solving a crime. Authors Karin Slaughter, John Harvey and Kathy Reichs share their advice for aspiring writers in these Cornerstone Publishing videos. Karin Slaughter, author of…

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The Book that Changed NYT Bestselling Author Becca Fitzpatrick’s Life

Bestselling young adult author Becca Fitzpatrick speaks about the book that changed her life, and how important it is to read the genre that a writer hopes to authentically write in. What is the book that changed your life, and inspired your writing? Tell us in a comment. Becca Fitzpatrick’s Hush, Hush saga,…

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Teresa Lo and Other Successful Authors Give Their Best Writing Advice

by Gabbi Hall All across Youtube, writers give advice on everything from editing to vocabulary to publishing. We’ve compiled three great tips from a variety of authors to help you better your own skills. Teresa Lo, author of “Hell’s Game,” on rejection: Michael Levin, New York Times bestselling author, on…

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