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Can a Self-Published Author Have an Agent?

March 4, 2015 | By Alison Morton | 7 Replies More<p>Alison Morton<p>Can a self-published/independent author have an agent? Surely, it’s a contradictory …

Writing

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Etymology

Wanted: Marketable Screenplays

One thing I hear constantly is the idea there are hundreds (possibly thousands) of “great spec screenplays” that are not being made. I hear this …

Free List of 400 Book Publishers and Book Editors for First Fiction and First-Time Novelists

Book Publishers: First Novels<br>Book Editors: Debut Novels<p>Beginning novelists often type phrases like book publisher, novel editor, novel publishers, …

Storytelling 101: 3 Tips for Creating Compelling Content Marketing | Inc.com

There's nothing better than a good story--whether delivered over a pint at the pub, from a 60-inch flat screen in front of the sofa, or viewed on your phone while waiting in line at the grocery store. Good stories suck you in with characters who face gripping challenges. Whether it's a movie, a …

Marketing

Why are there no female filmmakers?

With a recent report by <i>Celluloid Ceiling</i> finding that only 7% of Hollywood directors in 2014 were women, my personal experience as an aspiring filmmaker is this: even on a smaller scale, Dr. Martha Lauzen's statistics are alarmingly accurate.<p>After receiving my degree from U.C. Berkeley, I decided I …

33 Experts Share What They Want Next From Female Characters

Personality first, gender second?<p>The Bang2writers are writing more and more female characters now, but it’s not just as simple as that. We can ALL …

62 Ways to Make Something New Out of Something Old

Get creative with these ideas for crafts made of recycled materials.<p>Get creative with these ideas for crafts made of recycled materials.

Relationships

Meet The Teenage Girls Who Made The Feminist iPhone Game "Tampon Run"

You throw tampons to defeat villains. "When enemies are hit with tampons they now turn into pads that fly away.”<p>Gonzales said she wanted to make a video game addressing the hypersexualization of women in video games, while Houser was interested in making a video game with a social message; the two …

Menstruation

Black Feminist Blogger Speaks the Truth

Amid tokenistic television and a whitewashed Oscar season, Aph Ko’s web series Black Feminist Blogger pulls up the curtain and reveals the …

The Breakfast That Could Help You Eat 50 Percent Less at Lunch

<i>By Amanda Woerner for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>What did you eat for breakfast today? If it was oatmeal, you might find yourself feeling fuller longer and …

8 Logical Fallacies That Fuel Anti-Science Sentiments

We need science more than ever, yet many people find it hard to get accurate information about the scientific method and its achievements. Making …

Scientific Method