Category Archives: Guest Post

This category is for posts written by guests instead of the blog’s author.

Re-posted in Memory of Jacqui Magar, Passed Away November 3, 2012


Written by Guy Magar – From his memoir KISS ME QUICK BEFORE I SHOOT: A Filmmaker’s Journey into the Lights of Hollywood and True Love One morning, during Jacqui’s chemo treatment for aml-leukemia, she had been taken for X-rays early before I arrived for … Continue reading

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Guy Magar – Red Socks & Dustin Hoffman


Written by Guy Magar – From his memoir KISS ME QUICK BEFORE I SHOOT: A Filmmaker’s Journey into the Lights of Hollywood and True Love One morning, during Jacqui’s chemo treatment for aml-leukemia, she had been taken for X-rays early before I … Continue reading

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“Gods, Gloves, Pop-ups, and Ponies” and Giveaway by Chris Smith


For the chance to win a free print copy of Gods, Gloves, Pop-ups, and Ponies by Chris Smith, please leave a comment on this post with your email address included in the body of the comment. This giveaway is open world-wide, … Continue reading

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“Repetitive Redundancies” by Valerie Allen


Words = 173 Redundancy:  needlessly repetitive In an effort to clarify meaning writers often add extra words. However, the effort to explain often results in redundancy. Remember, the fewer words used to convey information the greater the impact. Here are … Continue reading

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“Genre Phobia” by Pavarti K. Tyler


I only recently found out that I was a fantasy author.  I know, it sounds ridiculous.  Especially since Two Moons of Sera Vol One was released in November of 2011.  But see, I was in a kind of denial.  My own prejudices shone through … Continue reading

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“A Reader or a writer, which would you rather be?” by Elizabeth Nelson


A reader first. A writer second. Without reading I wouldn’t have ever written anything. My mother was determined to get my sisters and I reading at a very early age. I remember her reading us bedtime stories every night. Soon … Continue reading

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“Sentences: It’s All in the Details” by Valerie Allen


There are several types of sentences and each conveys information to the reader in a different manner. Varying the type of sentences in your manuscript will help the reader stay focused and add interest. Here are four different types of … Continue reading

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