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Success Stories

Members can post their success stories here.  Published book, articles, awards, acquiring an agent, even a "good" rejection!  Be brief.
  • 08 Apr 2015 11:09 AM | Pattie Giordani

    I had a blast at The Write Stuff this year--my editing partner Tina Gallagher and I critiqued some pitches Friday evening (even over drinks at the Friday night cocktail party!) and presented Marketing for Introverts and Extroverts Saturday morning. Enjoyed meeting and talking with everyone!

    And I have an article in the gorgeous April issue of Lehigh Valley Style magazine! Seize the Day: Manayunk is about a day trip to that cool little town. Stay tuned, I wrote an article on a unique LV home and the art within--slated for the May issue of LVS.  

    Happy writing to all! 

  • 01 Apr 2015 1:47 PM | John A. Miller Jr.

    My latest novel in my Victorian Mansion series, "The Backstage Murders", is now available.  Find links on my website http://www.pimabooks.com/ and click on the Victorian Mansion Series.

  • 22 Mar 2015 10:05 AM | DT Krippene (Administrator)

    Can artificial intelligence ever achieve the emotional rollercoaster that defines who we are as humans?

     

    http://dtkrippene.com/2015/03/19/to-be-human-or-not-to-be/  

  • 10 Feb 2015 10:31 AM | DT Krippene (Administrator)

    I muse in honor of Hallmark's invented holiday of the year.

    http://dtkrippene.com/2015/02/09/love-and-the-fickle-finger-of-fate/

     

  • 27 Jan 2015 11:46 AM | DT Krippene (Administrator)

    What is it about eating that enhances a story?

    http://dtkrippene.com/2015/01/27/eating-a-humanizer-in-stories-ancient-and-new/

     

     

  • 17 Jan 2015 7:11 PM | DT Krippene (Administrator)

    Courtesy of Jane Friedman's recent tweet, worth a look to see How EBooks have changed the Print book marketplace.

    http://slidesha.re/1B3mMZK


  • 14 Jan 2015 9:44 AM | Pattie Giordani

    Hi everyone!

    Here's my latest article for Lehigh Valley Style magazine, check it out on their website: http://bit.ly/1tNf8gY.

    Thanks in advance for reading!

    Pattie Giordani 

  • 20 Dec 2014 3:56 PM | DT Krippene (Administrator)

    Happy Holidays to all my writer friends at GLVWG.

    http://dtkrippene.com/2014/12/20/bright-be-the-light-that-brings-you-home/

     

  • 23 Nov 2014 5:05 PM | Becky Bartlett

    November 23, 2014

    Update on the GLVWG self-publishing project.

    I’m happy to report we had a lot of entries for our anthologies. Unfortunately, we didn’t have enough essays for the Why We Write section, so the board has decided to collapse the two projects into one book. If you sent in two submissions, both will be included.

    So far, we’ve completed the following stages in self-publishing: 1.Write and finish something, 2. Get feedback/critique and 3. Commit to getting it into print. Now we’re doing the copy editing step. Authors shouldn’t copy edit their own work. It takes a fresh set of eyes to spot the grammar, punctuation, spelling and other mistakes. Our copy editors are currently reviewing all submitted pieces and should have them returned to the authors by December 15th

    When you self-publish, the quality of the final project is completely up to you. It will be the author’s responsibility to make the corrections and properly format their work to make sure it prints correctly in the anthology. Final submissions are due on January 15th.

    Then we move onto the next stage in the self-publishing process: marketing. If you want to sell books you need eye catching cover art and a catchy title. We’ll be seeking ideas for titles and cover art soon and I’m hoping GLVWG members have some great ideas.

    And remember, ABW!  (Always Be Writing).

     

    Becky Bartlett


  • 06 Nov 2014 12:18 PM | DT Krippene (Administrator)

    Forget PHAs (Potentially Hazardous Asteroids) that might hit the earth.  I'm more worried about the apocalypse beneath our feet.

     

    http://dtkrippene.com/2014/11/06/the-apocalypse-beneath-our-feet/

     

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