George RR Martin & Apple announce interactive GoT books collaboration (Link) #amreading

Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones: Enhanced Edition, available through Apple from Thursday, promises ‘a world of additional content’ including sigils, family trees and glossaries. You always used to get this material in the printed book so surprised no one has thought to do this before. I guess it is all down to how much additional content you … Continue reading George RR Martin & Apple announce interactive GoT books collaboration (Link) #amreading

Writing is still the wildest thing I know #amwriting #writingquotes #writing

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We all have wild dreams, fantasies, and ordinary thoughts. Let us to feel the texture of them and not be afriad of them. Writing is still the wildest thing I know. ~Natalie Goldberg

9 Things That Cost Your Book 5 Stars – Guest Blog Post By An Amazon Top Reviewer

Nice read 🙂 although as a GoT fan I do like lots of characters! Maybe not too many though…

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

head shot your humble host

Meerkat agreed to do a follow up post about stuff we writer types can do to avoid getting a less than stellar review from a reviewer.

Here are some of the top pet peeves. (Emphasis added by me)

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There are lots of reasons why I love a book and I usually see something great in all books even if they’re not my favourite genres, but there are definite reasons why I don’t like a book and if these crop up, it feels as if the book still needs editing – and it’s hard for me to give it 5 stars.

1 – Spelling errors, grammar errors, typos, etc.

I know these are perhaps the least important for some people to check and I don’t mind the very odd typo (I’m guilty of them myself) but if every page of a book has typos and…

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9 Reasons why you should never check a writer’s search history #amwriting #writing

9 reasons why you should never check a writer's search history

We writers love to google stuff. If we're not writing, or staring into space, or messing about on Facebook, or—Okay you get the idea—then there's a good chance we're googling something to do with our latest Work in Progress. Let this article serve to comfort both our loved ones (who should really know better than to … Continue reading 9 Reasons why you should never check a writer’s search history #amwriting #writing