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Giving Back to the Community

by Olivia Schmitz - October 2018

"In her five years working at Old Firehouse, event coordinator Renee Becher has spoken with folks from places as far away as Ireland, Austria, and New Zealand, to name a few. She enjoys seeing how a love of literature can bring people from far off places together"

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10 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Memoir Now

by Elizabeth Ann Atkins / November 2018

"Even if you never plan to publish it, the official record of your life story will preserve your legacy for your children, grandchildren, and future generations to know and love you."

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10 Great Gifts for Book Lovers

by Jillian Manning / December 2018

"’Tis the season…to buy a lot of books! Or at least a lot of bookish gifts. This year, use our handy guide to find the perfect gift for the bibliophile in your life."

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Publishing Gold Mine or the Shaft? Time for Paradigm Change

by Jim Barnes / December 2018

“Most publishers are content to give it all to Jeff Bezos, just like in the past they gave it all to Ingram. If publishers are going to survive, they need to find a way to keep more of what they earn.”

Tech Desk

From the Tech Desk

by Craig Manning / December 2018

"There is almost no doubt that something like Publica would be more author-friendly than what Amazon.com has in place. The question is about whether or not readers will be willing to make the leap."

Indie Groundbreaking Book: Stray

by Craig Manning / December 2018

"The pages of this book are splattered with blood and liquor and cigarette smoke and regrets. Marquardt spends much of the story, by her estimation, blackout drunk."

Book Review

Fresh News Straight from Heaven

by Gregg Sapp

"Fog Mother raged with wild laughter as the blaze engulfed her, even louder as her skin began to sizzle, and continued until long after she should have been dead. The smoke of her burning flesh smelt sweet, like wood from a sassafras tree, but as people breathed it in, they were sickened."

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Seven Things Editors Wish Writers Knew
Seven Things Editors Wish Writers Knew

by Jillian Manning / November 2018

10 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Memoir Now
10 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Memoir Now

by Elizabeth Ann Atkins / November 2018

10 Great Gifts for Book Lovers
10 Great Gifts for Book Lovers

by Jillian Manning / December 2018

Get Bookish This Holiday Season

Publishing Gold Mine or the Shaft? Time for Paradigm Change
Publishing Gold Mine or the Shaft? Time for Paradigm Change

by Jim Barnes / December 2018

Independent Authors and Publishers Shouldn't Give it All to Amazon