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Monthly Archives: July 2008

A Double Dose . . .

. . . of good advice for writers: first, on the Zen-like aspects of writing; next, on things authors need to know when asking their local bookstore to carry their books, host their signings, etc.

Copyright Law Made Simple(r). Sort of.

I get lots of questions about how to get work copyrighted, how to prevent plagiarism, etc.  I don’t mind, except that I’m not a lawyer and so my legal advice is not to be trusted, and my knowledge of U.S. copyright law boils down to a couple of basic facts.  And I’m not 100% positive […]

Harlan Ellison on Working for Free

Nicki Leone, our NCWN board president and webmistress extraordinaire (she loves it when I call her that), sent me the following link to a discussion by Harlan Ellison about writing for free. Ellison is best known as a sci-fi writer, and has also written some screenplays, but did you know he also almost got into […]

Cynthia Lewis Profiles Eric Rudolph

Here is a link to more information about Cynthia Lewis, our Summer Writing Residency instructor for nonfiction. Cynthia Lewis, At the top of the article, if you have Acrobat Reader, there is also a link to another article from Southern Cultures magazine that she wrote about Eric Rudolph ( remember him?). This article made her […]