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Writing and marketing, marketing and writing
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Visualizing Your Sci-Fi Universe
I've been quietly working on a Sci-Fi novel after having pulled so much enjoyment out of writing a short science fiction piece for an anthology I released in 2015. Sci-Fi has always been a go-to genre for me in my personal reading and films, so I decided to...

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Love it when #bookmarketing articles actually have some weight to them.

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Trump in the Whitehouse and Indie Authors
So what's it mean to have tyrannical Trump in the Whitehouse for all of us indie authors trying to push our books north and south of the borders? Will he really follow through with his threats and break down NAFTA? Does that even matter to an indie author? ...

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Should a Picture Book Teach About the Apocalypse?
Books have a responsibility to teach. That's all this is. It's a tool. Is the dichotomy too much? A picture book.... about the end of the world... it's teaching consequence... There are consequences to mistreating the environment, and children need to be ta...

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Writing with metaphor - Writing Style
Writing metaphorically is a style of story-telling which resonates
with people. From the ancient world turtle story right through to modern day narratives,
the metaphor has contributed deeper meaning and depth to our stories. Many metaphorical tales have be...

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Goodreads Contest for Environmental Picture Book
Goodreads Book Giveaway An Angry Earth by Michael Poeltl Giveaway ends October 31, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway Experience the latest in environmental awareness. The Blunt, tell it like it is and don't sugar coat what will hap...

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The World Turtle is Dying - Read the Book
An Angry Earth, the latest book by author and illustrator
Michael Poeltl (pronounced pur-tel – Yes, sounds just like: turtle) is a
picture book which borrows from the myth of the world turtle. This story has
several origins, touching multiple continents, bu...

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Thought the group might like to check out my latest picture book. Fully illustrated. Pen and Ink.
An Environmentally Charged Picture Book for the Apocalypse?
Is it okay to talk about the environment? Are we all on the
same side on this issue? Do we all accept that humanity’s’ role in climate
change is indisputable? The truth is we’re not all on the same page and that
can be attributed to lack of education or ign...

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My newest offering - An #Apocalyptic Picture Book!
An Environmentally Charged Picture Book for the Apocalypse?
Is it okay to talk about the environment? Are we all on the
same side on this issue? Do we all accept that humanity’s’ role in climate
change is indisputable? The truth is we’re not all on the same page and that
can be attributed to lack of education or ign...
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