April Author Interview Answer #6 “Can you shape the thoughts of readers?”

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Romance and Erotica books have a huge number of fans all over the world. As an author, do you think your stories have positive influence on your readers? We have asked this question to all 7 authors as their stories are capable of shaping the mind of young readers. It’s time to know what all SEVEN Romance & Erotica authors think about this. A couple of days earlier, we revealed the answers for Question #5 “Violence in Your story, YAY or NAY?”For those of you reading this post and not knowing what’s going on, we interviewed Romance and Erotica authors last month. You can click on the authors’ names below to learn about them more.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank all seven authors who took part in this author interview!

This month, we are interviewing Young Adult authors and if you have any questions for them, please…

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Interview with Hunter Shea: on THE WAITING and the true-life ghost-story that inspired the novella.

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The Waiting Hunter Shea True Ghost StoryAs promised (and just under the wire) I present part one of my interview with Hunter Shea. This segment focuses on his latest release, the novella THE WAITING … and the true-life experiences of the author which inspired the ghost story.

Grab a favorite beverage (we chose to drink pale ale during the interview) and join us for the next 17 minutes or so. Then hit us with any questions or comments you have below.

By the way, we managed to not spoil the book’s ending, so don’t worry if you haven’t read it yet.

The Waiting is available for instant download, for just $2.66 right now, on Amazon.

Go buy it.

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PopImpressKA Journal by Olga Papkovitch

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PopImpressKa Journal Summer 2014 Issue Coming Soon

Inspire, Move and Touch Readers Inspire, Move and Touch Readers

What is PopImpressKA?

PopImpressKA stands for Popular Impressive Kaleidoscope.

PopImpressKA is a new form of 21st century art, inspired by Artist & Humanitarian Olga Papkovitch, DOOSJ

PopImpressKA represents a combination of three words: Pop for images that appear three-dimensional, impressionism for her favorite art form and the word Popka which is parrot in Russian for its vibrant and deep colors.

Papkovitch is recognized as a rising Russian-American focused on the art of Impressionism. Based in New York City, she has been exhibited nationally and internationally and her work has been featured in many private and public collections.

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CEO & Founder of PopImpressKA

About thePopImpressKA Journal
Our mission is to share fascinating and thought-provoking stories and images with you to inspire, move and touch you. We will present articles highlighting people from all corners…

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Blog Interview #5 with Author Marcha Fox

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I had the pleasure of meeting Marcha Fox during a Facebook event spotlighting various artists. As well as making a friend, I won a prize package containing a book she wrote detailing the uses and history of Astrology, a personal analysis, and an autographed copy of her book – A Dark of Endless Days. As you’ll be able to tell from the interview, she’s a pleasant, intelligent lady who’s become one of my favorite authors. Read on as I pick apart the labyrinthine mind of Marcha Fox.

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Hi Marcha.  I’m stoked you agreed to be my guest today. You’re about to release the fourth book of your Star Trails Tetralogy. Have you changed course any from Book one to Book four or are you where you should be in telling the story?

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The story has unfolded in a very natural manner with numerous surprises, even…

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This Is The Kind Of Competition Publishers Want

David Gaughran

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Since the huge shift to online purchasing and e-books, a common meme is that there is some kind of “discoverability” problem in publishing.

The funny thing is readers don’t seem to have any problem finding books they love. Any readers I talk to have a time problem – reading lists a mile long and never enough hours in the day to read all the great books they are discovering.

The real discoverability problem in publishing is that readers are discovering (and enjoying) books that don’t come from the large publishers. What these publishers have is a competition problem not a discoverability problem.

Amazon regularly gets slated for purported anti-competitive actions, but it has done more to create the digital marketplace than any other company. It has also done more to open up that marketplace to vendors of all shapes and sizes than any other company. Small publishers and…

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The Lost Writers

Aniko Carmean

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In 2007, the job market was not as dire as it would become, but it was already tumbleweeds in the tech sector in Southern Virginia. I relocated to Austin, Texas where tech was (and is) booming. I had a job within a week, but I had no friends in my new town. That’s where blogs filled a gap, giving me access to the intimacy of friendship without geographic constraints. I discovered several writers’ blogs, and anticipated their posts with the giddiness of afternoon coffee with a good friend.

It would be another four years before I started my own blog. In the intervening years, I lurked rather than commented because I felt weird with how lopsided our “relationship” would be, given I wasn’t blogging. I learned about the illnesses, the envies, the fears, and the joys of many writers I’ve never met. Sadly, none of continue…

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