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Finding Your Writer’s Voice

by Dawn Bollinger Novice writers struggle to find their voice, actually veteran writers do as well. Every writer has a unique voice. Your writer’s voice is like no other. It is as unique as your fingerprints, voice patterns and pitches. Others may echo what you have to say as a writer, but trust me, no one…

Julie’s Book Review: Almost Perfect

Almost Perfect by Diane Daniels Manning reviewed by Julie Failla Earhart I know I shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but I do. If the cover looks like something I would like, or the title intrigues me, then I try it. Usually I’ve made up my mind long before I read the back cover.…

About Hild, A New Novel, A New World

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by Mark W. Tiedemann (first published in The Proximal Eye November 13, 2013) It is completely fitting that science fiction writers should write historical fiction.  Both forms deal with the same background—alien worlds. Because we live in a story-saturated era where access to the ages is easily had with a visit to the library, the local…

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian

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by Julie Earhart-Cracchiolo I fell in love with Chris Bohjalian’s writings about a year after Oprah picked his novel Midwives as her Book Club Pick. I’ve read almost everything he’s written since then. Some I’ve loved; other not as much. But let me tell you, Bohjalian’s seventeenth novel Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands is probably…