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Episode 006 – The Importance of Storytelling with Jim Breslin

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Podcast | 0 comments

Jim Breslin is the author of Shoplandia, a humorous novel about the working lives of show hosts, producers, and crew at a home shopping channel, which was inspired by Jim’s seventeen years as a television producer at QVC, and which was called “a raucous novel” by Huffington Post Books. His short story collection, Elephant, came out in 2011. Jim’s short...

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Reading Your Work Aloud

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016 in 2016, articles, Latest, Other Articles | 0 comments

I highly recommend investing the time to read your work aloud before you send it to your editor for the copy edit (your editor will thank you). What are the benefits? The slower pace that reading aloud forces enables you to catch content mistakes you might otherwise miss (for example, referring to “twenty-first century office buildings” in a flashback to...

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Episode 005 – Publishing Image-Intensive Books with Andy Schön

Posted by on Nov 5, 2016 in Podcast | 0 comments

Andy Schön holds degrees in philosophy and computer science from Columbia University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is also a graduate of New York Film Academy, and has studied photography at the Rhode Island School of Design. Andy is the author of Fifteen Times Around the World: A Lion Bit me in Zimbabwe and Other Travel Adventures, and also...

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Episode 004 – Using Media Outlets to Reach your Audience with Bruce Mowday

Posted by on Sep 24, 2016 in Podcast | 0 comments

Bruce E. Mowday is an award winning author and newspaper reporter. He has authored more than 16 books on history, sports, business and true crime. Mowday was appeared on the Discovery ID channel, C-SPAN, the Pennsylvania Cable Network and Philadelphia and local television shows. He is a contributing editor with Business 2 Business magazine. Mowday has...

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