NEWS: Coming Soon! Review of The Wolf Gift & An Interview With Anne Rice! (@AnneRiceAuthor)

Last night, while sitting up in bed listening to an infuriating Celtics game and poking around on the internet, my husband urged me to finally e-mail Anne Rice.  I have been talking about it for a few weeks now and just hadn’t done it yet.  I decided he was right!  It’s time!  I pulled up …

REVIEW by @_Shoe_Girl_ : Bring Me Home For Christmas by Robyn Carr (@RCarrWriter)

This year, Becca Timm knows the number one item on her Christmas wish list—getting over Denny Cutler. Three years ago, Denny broke her heart before heading off to war. It’s time she got over her silly college relationship and moved on. So she takes matters into her own hands and heads up to Virgin River, …

REVIEW by @_Shoe_Girl_ : Bring Me Home For Christmas by Robyn Carr (@RCarrWriter)

This year, Becca Timm knows the number one item on her Christmas wish list—getting over Denny Cutler. Three years ago, Denny broke her heart before heading off to war. It’s time she got over her silly college relationship and moved on. So she takes matters into her own hands and heads up to Virgin River, …

GUEST POST: Raspberry Extract And The Perils Of The Publishing World by Shana of Immortal Ink Publishing (@Immortal_ink)

What an honor it is for Jena to have us here at Pure Textuality. My name is Shana, and I’m one of the acquiring editors at Immortal Ink Publishing. We’re a small indie publisher specializing in character-based genre and literary fiction. Today, I thought I’d talk a bit about how my experiences as a reader …

INTERVIEW: Amber Benson, Author of Death’s Daughter (@amber_benson)

We are talking today with Amber Benson wearing her author hat but really, she’s so much more.  She writes.  She acts.  She’s a director.  She’s a producer.  She sings.  She dabbles in comic books.  She’s done animation.  Basically, she can only be labeled as an artist.    Today, we are going to talk to her about …

GUEST POST: Icing on the Cake: The Value of Good Artwork by Guest Author Joseph Lallo (@jrlallo)

An awful lot goes into making a good book. You need strong, well-developed characters that people care about, a deep and fascinating story to draw the reader in, and a solid and consistent setting to tie it all together. You need to read and reread your work, ironing out continuity errors and correcting typos. A …

REVIEW: Death’s Daughter by Amber Benson (@amber_benson)

Calliope Reaper-Jones so just wanted a normal life: buying designer shoes on sale, dating guys from Craig’s List, web-surfing for organic dim-sum for her boss… But when her father—who happens to be Death himself—is kidnapped, and the Devil’s Protege embarks on a hostile takeover of the family business, Death, Inc., Callie returns home to assume …

GUES POST: November Blog Tour by Guest Author Ty Johnston (@jharmonwriter)

Fantasy author Ty Johnston’s blog tour 2011 is running from November 1 through November 30. His novels include City of Rogues, Bayne’s Climband More than Kin, all of which are available for the Kindle (http://www.amazon.com/Ty-Johnston/e/B002MCBQRU/ ), the Nook (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/c/ty-johnston ) and online at Smashwords (http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/darkbow ). His latest novel, Ghosts of the Asylum, will be …

GUES POST: November Blog Tour by Guest Author Ty Johnston (@jharmonwriter)

Fantasy author Ty Johnston’s blog tour 2011 is running from November 1 through November 30. His novels include City of Rogues, Bayne’s Climband More than Kin, all of which are available for the Kindle (http://www.amazon.com/Ty-Johnston/e/B002MCBQRU/ ), the Nook (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/c/ty-johnston ) and online at Smashwords (http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/darkbow ). His latest novel, Ghosts of the Asylum, will be …

GUEST POST: Write What You Know, Paranormal Style by Guest Author Beth Dolgner (@BethDolgner)

The infamous “they” always say to write what you know, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. Take me, for example: I write paranormal romance. Ghost of a Threat, the first book in my Betty Boo, Ghost Hunter Series, follows Betty “Boo” Boorman, who works with The Savannah Spirit Seekers as a paranormal investigator. She …

GUEST POST: Write What You Know, Paranormal Style by Guest Author Beth Dolgner (@BethDolgner)

The infamous “they” always say to write what you know, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. Take me, for example: I write paranormal romance. Ghost of a Threat, the first book in my Betty Boo, Ghost Hunter Series, follows Betty “Boo” Boorman, who works with The Savannah Spirit Seekers as a paranormal investigator. She …