Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

5 Tips for Booking Your Blog

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014

5 Tips for Booking Your Blog

Are you a writer who wants to be a published author? You may unknowingly have already started on your masterpiece! If you have a blog, that is. If your goal is to finish your book this year, why not use your blog to make it happen? You can attract the attention of publishers thanks to your loyal blog readers as well as from your awesome content. By booking your blog, a term coined by Joel...

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13 Literary Things About Me

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013

13 Literary Things About Me

In my last blog post I wrote about “13 Things About Me” which was more personal stuff–now in this post I’ve listed 13 Things About Me–the Literary Version. Enjoy!   1.     What was your favorite book as a child?   Animal Farm by George Orwell—I read it when I was 9 years old and I loved its utter (or udder) simplicity.   2.     If you weren’t a...

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Keep Calm and Do Reiki

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013

Keep Calm and Do Reiki

Life is stressful; there’s no way around that, but you can manage your stress so it won’t manage you! That’s where Reiki comes in. What’s Reiki? Reiki is an ancient natural healing method that promotes balance and wellness. Reiki, applied with the hands by an attuned practitioner, addresses all levels of well-being on a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level. It...

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How to Write a Novel Over a Weekend

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013

How to Write a Novel Over a Weekend

Today enjoy novelist, editor and Star Wars fan, Belea T. Keeney share one of her favorite books for laying out your novel’s outline and story structure. Read on! Building a house? You’d use an architect’s blueprint, get a site plan, line up your subcontactors, right? Writing a novel? Try Robert J. Ray’s The Weekend Novelist (1st edition, Dell Trade Paperback). Of all the writing reference...

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Join an Awesome Book Club

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013

Join an Awesome Book Club

The Wonderland Book Club is now in its fifth year and every meeting boasts fantastic turn-outs—probably the best ever in the history of this book club. Not only do we host North Carolina authors every month and discuss their books, we also gather and share publication leads, locate critique groups, and buy/sell books and services with each other. The members are now a book club family and look...

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