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I am willing to go Dark.

As I head to teach at #NESCBWI19, I thought it would be a good idea to add a post to my blog about writing . . . and what it sometimes costs us as people to tell the story. The other day, I had a fascinating conversation with another writer. We were going through her […]

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Agatha is Cozy?

  The debate of “cozy crime” and what makes Agatha Christie’s novels (and adaptations) so good is covered in this read. While personally I agree with James Prichard, the chairman and CEO of Agatha Christie Ltd., that “cozy (cosy) crime” is not a correct label and that crime is meant to be something to disturb […]

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Writing in the age of Internet

In this article, an overview of how technology has impacted the world of writing is provided. It is interesting to see how many ways the Internet and mobile devices have benefited, as well as impaired, the writing industry. The two most important impacts, in my opinion, are the ability to have a global connection, and […]

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WattPad to PubPad?

The world of publishing is changing, and not only in terms of the type of media it produces. The popular online storytelling application Wattpad is creating a publishing division, called Wattpad Books, that uses technology to scan the stories published on the site to find ones that would generate the most commercial success. Of course, […]

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Virtual Reality Storytelling? YUP!

The future is NOW. This video discusses the developing Virtual Reality experience of “Whispers in the Night,” which is interactive storytelling at its finest. In this story, you share secrets with a girl named Lucy, in which she reacts to and remembers what you say. This is the perfect example of how the worlds of […]

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Dennis-Yarmouth Literacy Night!

HEY! Bookish peeps! I’ll be at Dennis-Yarmouth High School tomorrow night, March 29, 2019 (5-7pm) with super cool writer weirdos Jim Hill, Mick Carlon, and Kathryn Knight talking books, plots, and characters. It’s all part of the Literacy Night at the high school and Titcombs will be there selling books! Ya gotta come!!!  

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Interview with Kristine Carlson Asselin

  Kristine Asselin is the author of both works nonfiction and fiction. She writes both YA and children’s and is currently working on Falling for Wonder Boythat will be published through Wicked Whale Publishing. In this interview, she touches upon how she writes and the publishing industry.   Falling for Wonder Boy seems like it […]

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Young Writers Workshop

Heads up! I will be teaching at the Cape Cod Writers Center’s Young Writers Workshop this February. This free, five-day course is taught by me and Jeff Carter. Details below and the link to the sign up is here: http://capecodwriterscenter.org/young-writers-workshop-2019/  

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Holy Copyright, Batman!

Drawing the line between artistic use and copyright can sometimes be quite difficult to do. Albanese’s article in Publisher’s Weekly covers this when talking about how Chooseco is suing Netflix for trademark infringement. This can be used as both a warning on monitoring your own work to see if it oversteps on copyright as well […]

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Lessons from Harry

  J.K. Rowling provides her tips on how to write as well as the ups and downs of being a writer in this article. One topic she emphasizes is that you should write the way you want and to toss all the advice on writing what the market currently wants. This I found to be […]

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