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Shaping the Spark: Inspiration, Plotting, and Character Development

by Melanie Figueroa When you get an idea for your next story, chances are you’ll want to dive right in. You’ll be sitting on the train or walking down the street when the muses decide to grace you with their … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never: Emerald City Comic Con 2014!

Here’s a little fact that will surprise no one who’s ever spent more than five minutes with me: I’m a geek. A rather huge one. I’ve been head over heels for all things science fiction/fantasy since I was a little … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of Freelance Editing: 10 Facts From Sylvia Spratt

This post was originally published at The Poetics Project by Missy Lacock. Let’s face it: If you’re reading this blog, you love writing and reading—and probably wouldn’t mind a paycheck for doing it. Enter freelance editing, just one of the … Continue reading

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AWP 2014 and The Author-Editor Relationship

Although Sarah and Sylvia sadly weren’t able to make it up to Seattle for AWP this year, our intern, Melanie Figueroa, did. Here’s a short recap of the three days she spent at the writer’s conference: AWP is an overwhelming … Continue reading

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Write to Publish 2014

Hello everyone! On Saturday, February 15th, Ooligan Press hosted Write to Publish 2014, a writer’s conference that aims to demystify the publishing process. This year’s conference focused on the “New Adult Revolution,” with panelists discussing how to write and market books that fit … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo’s Over: Now What?

Hi friends, First, we wanted to give a massively impressed shout-out to all of you who started, worked on, and/or finished a project during NaNoWriMo! We both believe that NaNo’s not just for hitting that elusive, sparkly 50k and beyond; … Continue reading

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Better late than never: we went to Wordstock!

Hi there, friends. We know, we know. A blog update? From Sarah and Sylvia? It’s true! We are indeed alive, and have so much to tell you. Namely that we’ve been too busy running around doing fun stuff like riding … Continue reading

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