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HBPress Writing Guide: Concept
I know I’m a bit late in getting this segment of the guide posted. I had some trouble with files and I actually lost this post and the next post (I try to pre-write them). So then I had to rewrite them and I’ve actually been busy working on my own book so it’s takenContinue reading “HBPress Writing Guide: Concept”
HBPress Writing Guide: The Idea – Pt. 2
In the previous installment (click here if you missed it) we discussed where your idea should come from (write what you love). That seems kind of vague and that’s understandable. What do you love? Probably like most people there are a lot of things you love. The question you have to ask yourself is whatContinue reading “HBPress Writing Guide: The Idea – Pt. 2”
HBPress Writing Guide: The Idea – Pt. 1
Ask any group of writers what the hardest part of writing is and you’ll get several different answers. One will tell you it’s editing, another character creation, another finding time to write. Very few will give you an honest answer because most of them have already gotten past the struggle of the new writer. SoContinue reading “HBPress Writing Guide: The Idea – Pt. 1”
Smoke In The Stars Officially Released
Two days earlier than planned, but the anthology is officially released via Amazon! Their review process was a bit faster than it normally is. I had anticipated it taking the full three days based on past experience, and given that I had submitted both paperback and hardcover for review, but somehow they got it turnedContinue reading “Smoke In The Stars Officially Released”
Smoke In The Stars is now available for pre-order in Kindle format on Amazon. Click here for a link to your appropriate Amazon store for the preorder: CLICK ME. Both a paperback and hardcover format will be available soon. I’ve ordered proof copies of them for review, but the printing process is a bit slowContinue reading “Pre-Order”
The final process of formatting the book for print and ebook is nearly completed at this point. By the end of this week, contributors and crowdfund backers will receive their digital copies. The print version of the book is being uploaded to LuLu and then a proof will be ordered. The same will happen withContinue reading “Production Update”
Crowdfund Now Live!
Hello everyone! Crowdfunding for the Smoke In The Stars anthology is now available on Indiegogo! For those only following the website, this is also your xover reveal! Come support the contributors and secure your copy of the book now! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/smoke-in-the-stars-anthology#/
The final selection process is well under way for “Smoke In The Stars.” We currently have 11 offers accepted and a few more pending. Tonight the last of the offers will be sent out for the poems we intend to accept. We are looking at a rough total of 45,000 words for the entirety ofContinue reading “Final Selections”
We have reached the deadline for submissions for “Smoke in the Stars.” To everyone who submitted: thank you and you will hear from us soon! To those who didn’t submit: watch for updates here on the status of the upcoming crowdfund for the anthology. We will do additional anthologies in the future, so always beContinue reading “Submissions Closed”