The Accessible Author – What now for fiction?

Posted by on Feb 8, 2012 in On Writing

One of the things that has changed, in this new socially-enabled world we live in, is the accessibility of authors. This is not just about me. Writers such as Chuck Palahniuk (The Fight Club), Paul Coelho (The Alchemist) and Margaret Atwood (The Handmaids Tale) are all Tweeting. These are among the most popular authors in the world. There are lots more at it too. Here is a list of 100 mainly US authors for starters http://mashable.com/2009/05/08/twitter-authors/ What...

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The 2nd Puzzle: The Lost Book of Magic

Posted by on Dec 26, 2011 in Historical Puzzles

and The Secret Riches Visualization Tool and Most people know what The Secret is. They know about the power of positive thinking, repetition, self belief. and Few people know however that these ideas were once the key elements in ancient books of magic. Such books often also contained medical knowledge and practical personal advice. The success of such ideas gave these books a long life. They were much sought after and argued over. and And in some periods you could be burnt...

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My Summer Read & An Interview with Glenn Meade

Posted by on Jul 23, 2011 in Guest Posts

Glenn Meade is one of the most successful Irish authors of this generation. His novels include the international bestsellers The Sands of Sakarra, Snow Wolf and his latest compelling blockbuster The Second Messiah. Earlier this year I asked Glenn some questions about his writing. Here are his answers: 1. Glenn, when did you become interested in writing, what drove you to write your first book? At age four, as I hid under the dining room table in my grandmother’s home...

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