Cut & Paste Your Way to Inspiration with Collages

by Chris Mandeville   Arts and crafts, anyone? Get out your old magazines, some scissors and glue, and a poster board because—believe it or not—creating a collage can serve as a powerful writing tool. Just ask award-winning bestseller Barbara Samuel (who also writes as Barbara O’Neal): “Collaging gives me a way to brainstorm without words, to find the mood and

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 83 – RT Booklovers Conference Part 2

  This episode continues from where episode 82 left off with KWL’s recent live interviews with attendees from RT Booklovers Convention in Atlanta, Georgia in early May 2017. RT (Romantic Times) Booklovers brings more than 3,500 fans and between 600 to 800 authors together for a celebration of the romance genre. Mark Lefebvre, Director of Kobo Writing Life, interviewed authors

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Using Snapchat To Reach Millennial Readers: 5 Tips

By Joan Selby Although Generation Y has often been criticized, there’s no denying the fact that its members are efficiently well-connected via image-based social media sites and apps. If you want to gain a better insight into the minds of the Millennials, there’s no better way to do it than observe and interact with them on social networks. According to

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Deep dive into a writing retreat!

By Christina Delay Three weeks ago, 14 writers set out on a mission. The mission? Cross off as many bucket-list items as we could, create as many new memories as possible, study writing craft, write lots of words, and develop relationships with some of the top professionals in the publishing industry. Mission: Success! Cruising Writers, led by hostess Christina Delay,

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