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The American Author Gore Vidal Dies

Posted by Ali Khader on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 In : Current News Stories & Fun Facts 

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SOURCE REUTERS 

Gore Vidal, the elegant American author, died on Tuesday during the night at his home in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, at the age of 86.

His nephew Burr Steers said that he died due to complications of pneumonia, reported the Los Angeles Times.

Born in West Point in the state of New York as Eugene Luther Vidal Jr , he later adopted his mother's last name as his first name.



He started his career very young at the age of 19 years old while he was still a ...


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CreateSpace And How It Saved Authors, Musicians and Filmmakers

Posted by Ali on Saturday, June 23, 2012 In : Writing Tips & Guide 

What is CreateSpace? 



CreateSpace is an Amazon company. Their service consists of an on-demand distribution of books, films and musics. CreateSpace's goals are to provide creative tools and services to help authors, filmmakers and musicians publish and distribute their creative content to millions of potential customers.


What can Authors, Filmmakers and Musicians get from CreateSpace?


Authors can design and publish their books. Also, filmmakers can make their films available to milli...


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Searching How to Rent Cheap College Textbooks Online? Learn How!

Posted by Ali on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 In : Literary Resources & More 

Searching How to Rent Cheap College Textbooks Online? Learn How!

The cost of textbooks is always a problem among college students, but thanks God there are services on the internet to help college students that are looking to rent cheap college textbooks or simply people looking to rent textbooks online.


How to Rent Cheap Textbooks Online?

You use an online textbook rental service such as BookRenter.com.


Why is BookRenter.com a Great Textbook Rental Service?

The good thing about ...


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Pottermore.com Will Finally be Open to Everyone in Early April 2012

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Friday, March 9, 2012 In : Current News Stories & Fun Facts 

After months and months of patience and frustration, the Harry Potter fans will finally be able to access the Pottermore website as well as the e-books and others merchandise in early April!

The Harry Potter fans were expecting the website to open in beginning of 2012, but it was sadly delayed for various reasons.



The news was announced on the official website of Pottermore and the post read "We’re pleased to announce that pottermore.com will be open to everyone in early April 2012."...


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Book "Souvenirs" By Barbara Phinney - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Friday, February 17, 2012 In : Book Reviews Rubric 

Our interviewer team particularly felt in love with Barbara's books and we suggest that you try them out (you'll find the links at the bottom of this interview). We also suggest that you to try the books of every authors that we have interviewed. All links will be posted at the bottom.

Barbara writes romantic suspense and inspirational romantic suspense under her real name Barbara Phinney. She also writes time travel and sci-fi romance under the name of Georgina Lee. She has had 8 books trad...


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Write-A-Thon Write Your Book in 26 Days (and live to tell about it) By Rochelle Melander - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 In : Interview With Authors 

Here we go again with another great interview! This time, with Rochelle Melander. Her new book Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (and live to tell about it) was out on October 18. Rochelle's interview is probably our "jucious"interview so far! Lots and lots of details! 



Write-A-Thon

Write your book in 26 days

(and live to tell about it)

by. Rochelle Melander

Interview

 


1. In your book chapter summary, there are so many topics and things you go through, where did you begin and w...


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Willowtree By Mike Bove - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Monday, January 23, 2012 In : Interview With Authors 
We are always happy to interview a new author. What is fascinating with authors is that no matter how many authors you've talked to, you realise that they are all different even tough they live for the same passion: Writing.

We have interviewed Mike Bove, a self-published author. His first cozy mystery was self-published in August 2011. He is currently working on the second in the series. The senior sleuth, an avid golfer, likes to cook, and lives in a fictitious Arizona town.










WILLOWT...


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A Spy At Home By Joseph Rinaldo - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 In : Interview With Authors 
So this is our first interview of 2012! What is better to start the year with an interview with a sel-published author such as Joseph Rinaldo.

Joseph has two ebooks available for sale on Amazon: A SPY AT HOME and HAZARDOUS CHOICES. Hazardous Choices is also available on Smashwords and Barnes & Noble, and both are available on Goodreads.


A Spy at Home by Joseph Rinaldo

Interview


So, let's start it Joseph!



1. Your opening of your book immediately catches the audience. How much practi...


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What is The Next BIG Thing For 2012?

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 In : Current News Stories & Fun Facts 

In the year 2011 we had the end of a glorious reign of magical creatures, wizards, witches and Hogwarts and the start of a crazed teen (and even crazed mothers) book series of vampires and werewolves that transpired into movies.

With so many teen books becoming movies, what is the next BIG thing for 2012? The Hunger Game Trilogy is to become a movie soon and many are excited and in anticipation. Perhaps this series will be the new “Twilight” craze? Only readers will tell. 2012 is rumor...


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Best Wishes - Merry Christmas And Happy New Year

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Friday, December 23, 2011



Me and Aerica would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our visitors. We hope that the upcoming year will be a new, shiny and happy year.

Best Wishes!

Ali & Aerica


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The Top 10 Most Popular Fallacies Of Argument And How To Detect Them

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 In : Top Lists 

During an argumentation, you or the person you are arguing with might use some fallacies argument. Fallacies argument are “false” argument. It means that it's a reasoning that appears true and logic, but that is in fact not valuable (not logical). The second characteristic of a fallacious argument is that it is not a MISTAKE: It is used INTENTIONALLY to deceive and/or take advantage during an argumentation. We will give you the ten most popular fallacies of argument used by people every ...


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The Future of 3D Media by Keith Fredericks - Author Interview

Posted by Ali Khader on Saturday, November 19, 2011 In : Interview With Authors 


Today's interview is with Keith Fredericks. For the 3D fans out there, you have to read this interview!

Keith wrote "The Future of 3D Media" to expose 3D glasses as "one of the biggest marketing blunders of all time" and to show how 3D will be adopted by consumers through a series of short pieces with different styles. His latest piece, "3D Glasses 404," is a scifi pastche of "The Emporer's New Clothes," where he looks back from the near future to see how stereoscopic 3D was first mass-...


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Pottermore Maintenance is Over But Still Not Open To The Public

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Friday, November 11, 2011 In : Current News Stories & Fun Facts 
J.K. Rowling. By Joel Ryan, AP.

The Pottermore website is now back online after the maintenance on November 2nd, but is still not open to the public. The Pottermore website was on a maintenance for three days straight and was back online on November 5th.

Based on the official blog of Pottermore, they have made some changes during the maintenance to the Hardware so that participants no longer risk getting stuck at points on the website. However, the website access is still limited to 1 milli...


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6 Reasons Why It Rocks To Be a Writer

Posted by Ali Khader on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 In : Top Lists 

We have wrote an article about the 6 reasons why it sucks to be a writer. As we have promised, here are 6 reasons why it rocks to be a writer!



1 - As a Writer, You Are Powerful And Even More If You Are Published.

We wrote an article long ago about the power that a writer can have. As a writer, your pen is LITERALLY (pardon the pun...) like a gun, a microphone, even like a camera. Not only you can share your opinion to thousands if not more of people, but you can also be detrimental to peop...


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How To Write a Great Book And Properly

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Sunday, October 30, 2011 In : Writing Tips & Guide 

Writing a book is mainly a matter of personal feeling and practices. Only the writer knows how he/she wants the book to be like. Remember that writing is an art and that you have to find your own writing style. We will give general advice on how to properly write a book.


How To Write a Great Book And properly?


The rhythm – Your story needs a good rhythm. A rhythm that fits your story, of course. A rhythm that is going to capture the reader's attention. Do you remember when your paren...


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Pottermore Site Will Be Updated

Posted by Ali Khader on Saturday, October 29, 2011 In : Current News Stories & Fun Facts 
If you remember, we had published an article where J.K. Rowling announced pottermore. Pottermore is community for the Harry Potter fanatics. The beta version of the website has been launched on July 31st and is still available as a beta version for late subscriptions.

Now the full version of the website, which was supposed to be available on in October 2001 has been extended.

By the last news from the official blog of pottermore, Pottermore-insider, on November 2nd the beta version of the...


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About Criticism For Writers

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 In : Writing Tips & Guide 

This is a guest-post by Phil Bledsoe


Criticism is an inevitable outcome of writing. I have never known a single person who made even the pretense of writing without holding strong opinions on the work of others, whether those opinions were positive or negative. This can be as simple as the person who credits their favorite author with inspiring them to get started in the first place, or as complicated as someone who has a top ten list of favorites and a bottom ten list of least favorites, al...


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Rough Diamond by Dai Llewellyn - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Sunday, October 23, 2011 In : Interview With Authors 
 

Rough Diamond by Dai Llewellyn

Interview



Today's interview with TheWritingCorner was with, David Ellis, the author of 4 books. David has written 4 books in the last 4 years. The first, 'Poor Little Chess Boy', is a semi-autobiographical and touches upon the murky world of espionage. The following three ('Rough Diamond', 'Jack in the Box' and 'Jack the Lad') comprise the Jack Diamond trilogy. Jack is an iconic MI6 secret agent with a genius for disposing of his Department's dirty was...


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Widowhood Happens by Gene K. Garrison - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 In : Interview With Authors 



 

Widowhood Happens by Gene K. Garrison

Interview

 

TheWritingCorner is very happy to interview, Gene K. Garrisson, another very experienced writer.

Gene has been writing since 1972. She first freelanced to magazines and had amazing luck, then she became a feature articles writer for a regional magazine for 20 years and in the late 70s she started writing some books. Two of these books were published by the “traditional way”.

When these two books went out of print, she switched to...


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A Waiting Wave by Kulpreet Yadav - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Thursday, October 13, 2011 In : Interview With Authors 
 
A Waiting Wave by. Kulpreet Yadav
Interview



We interview today Kulpreet Yadav. An author from India.


1) What gave you the inspiration to write such a novel?

THE STORY WAS INSIDE ME WAITING FOR A RELEASE FOR A LONG TIME. BUT SOMEHOW I WASN'T SURE WHERE TO SET IT. WHEN I REACHED THE ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR GROUP OF ISLANDS, I IMMEDIATELY REALIZED THE STORY BELONGED HERE. AND THE RELEASE HAPPENED.    

 

  1. What made you want to write the novel the way you did? (Keeping history about th...


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The Flying Phone Booth by Lou Tyrrell - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Friday, October 7, 2011 In : Interview With Authors 

 

We have recently interview the author Lou Tyrell. Now, Lou Tyrell's story is pretty amazing and inspiring.

Lou has been a television producer, director and writer all his life for 50 years. He worked on all kinds of shows, drama, comedy, quiz, medical, sports. In the early 60's, he went to work for Allen Funt to direct his Candid Camera show on CBS. He spent three years with him. Three years of joy, tears, laughs putting up with a genius who was always switching personalities. He told hi...


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The Swedish Poet Tomas Tranströmer Wins the 2011 Nobel Prize Of Literature

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Thursday, October 6, 2011 In : Current News Stories & Fun Facts 
The Swedish Academy gave to, the 80 years old Swedish poet, Tomas Tranströmer, the Nobel Prize for Literature. He won it not even a hour ago (as I am writing this blog post). Tomas Tranströmer is the 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize of Literature. He won it at about 7PM EST time.

The Swedish Academy says and I quote "because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality".

Isn't that beautiful? Congratulations amazing Tomas Tranströmer and long live literature!...
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So You Want To Live On Sark & From a Feudal Isle To Aotearoa by Christine Curtis - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Monday, October 3, 2011 In : Interview With Authors 
Recently, it was the turn of the author Christine Curtis to be interviewed. Christine Curtis has written two memoir books; she is currently working on finishing the third of the trilogy. The first trilogy titled “So You Want To Live On Sarkwas about running a smallholding and guest house on the tint feudal Island of Sark in the British Channel Isles; the second titled “From a Feudal Isle To Aotearoawas about touring and working in NZ in a delivery van; the third trilogy is about h...
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Baccarat by Justine Huffman - Author Interview

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Thursday, September 29, 2011 In : Interview With Authors 

We have interviewed the author Justine Huffman on her book titled Baccarat. She writes poetry, fiction and non-fiction. She currently have a short action-comedy story for Kindle titled “Baccarat” for sale and a story titled “Up In Smoke” in a newly published collection of short stories titled “Morning Stories: The Beginning”. She had her first poem published when she was ten years old in the “Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans: 1995 Edition”. She is currently in the proc...


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Blurry by Sherri Fulmer Moorer - Author Interview

Posted by Ali Khader on Monday, September 26, 2011 In : Interview With Authors 


 

Today we present to you the result of our interview with the independent author Sherri Fulmer Moorer on her book titled "Blurry".

Sherri Fulmer Moorer is an independent author in Columbia, SC. She has published two books: an inspirational book in 2004 and a young adult mystery book that was e-published in August 2011. Her next book, a supernatural suspense, will be e-published in April 2012.


 

Does a title to a story you are writing just come to you easily or have you ever had a pr...


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How To Boost Your Creativity And Imagination As A Writer

Posted by Guest Author - Maryam Hussain on Sunday, September 25, 2011 In : Writing Tips & Guide 
 

This is a guest-post by Maryam Hussain.


Creativity is a gift by nature. But there is a way that can help you compete the real talent and that way is 'determination'. If you don't possess an innate tendency to write, there is nothing to worry about. You only have to be opinionated and that is it. Then, determination can take you to the top. Read loads of stuff that interests you and then begin attaching your own ideas to it. This will boost up your imagination that almost everyone posse...


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Are You An Author? We Want To Interview You!

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Friday, September 16, 2011 In : Interview With Authors 
 We are interviewing writers and authors from all over the world to post it in our popular Literary Blog.

Do you write stories? Do you want to talk about your book and yourself to people? If yes, we would like to interview you by Email and have it posted in our blog. Your interview will be viewed by many people. If you have a website/blog or a Facebook/Twitter account, we will post a link in your interview so that the readers can visit your page.


Click Here And Get  Interviewed As A Wri...


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How to Make The Best of Your Writing

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Monday, September 12, 2011 In : Writing Tips & Guide 

Tears, Words, and Soul

How to Make The Best of Your Writing

Writing can seem daunting whether you are writing it for yourself, a friend, or for a school paper, but never fear, we have three easy tips to help you on your way. The paper you are writing may seem like it's missing emotion, like you just don't get the reaction you were hoping for. The words might resemble that of what a three year old had written. Or, perhaps the paper just doesn't make any sense at all. Everyone has had the...


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It Is Never Too Late To Be A Writer

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Sunday, August 28, 2011 In : Writing Tips & Guide 

This guest-post is by Ben Moore.

From when I first read books I knew I wanted to be a writer. My 12 year old self-wrote a story about a boy who had a secret pet Pacman who would constantly get him in trouble and then save the day, but I did not bring it to an end.

A few years later I tried to write a mystery, but that didn't pan out. At 18, I co wrote a play that was produced three night's running in my local town hall. In university I edited the arts pages of the student newspaper and c...


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Write For Us

Posted by Ali & Aerica on Thursday, August 18, 2011

The Writing Corner's popularity is increasing slowly but surely. That is because we are constantly aiming at publishing unique and original contents.

If you want to write for us and at the same time augment your website or blog popularity or your Twitter or Facebook popularity, then here is your chance. You can write for us as a Guest Author.

 

How Does It Work? 

It is really simple. Your name and whatever link you give to us will be posted with your blog-post as a guest post. You ...


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