Writer’s Corner: How Archetypes Give Characters Dimensionality  

November 25, 2022

We all embody a multitude of archetypes. From goddess, to mother, to wizard in the kitchen, and onto storyteller at bedtime. Perhaps you liken yourself more to a scholar than writer, pioneer at work, avenger when volunteering, and diplomat with friends. The list goes on and on to what monikers you embody and what you […]

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Bookstore Spotlight: Copper Dog Books

November 20, 2022

Purchased as Cabot Street Books by career booksellers Meg Wasmer and Julie Karaganis in 2019, Copper Dog Books has become a community pillar in Beverly, Massachusetts and the North Shore area. In 2020, they expanded their brick-and-mortar storefront, a move that has helped them weather the ups and downs of the pandemic. Copper Dog has […]

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Celebrating December Holidays Through Books

November 15, 2022

I love holidays. All holidays. And what would holidays be without books that tell stories about traditions, journeys, customs, stories, and personal anecdotes. In fact, many authors have launched their careers just by writing about the holidays. The memories that stories invoke in each one of us is incredibly personal but treasured. That’s why so […]

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Writer’s Corner: An Author’s Word Count Primer

November 14, 2022

When it comes to pitching your book, word count matters. You don’t want to write a picture book that runs the length of 2000 words and expect a publisher to pick it up. Unless of course your last name is Disney, then you may be rolling into the storybook realm. But I digress. Yes, there […]

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Author Q&A With Erin Carrougher

November 8, 2022

Erin Carrougher is a native of the Pacific Northwest, living the majority of her life near the Seattle area. She loves dystopian books, movies, and shows; so naturally, she weaved her passion for writing with her obsession with the possible futures. When not writing, she works as a sales professional and is a loving wife, […]

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6 Picks: Books To Support a Social Media Fast

November 2, 2022

It seems like everywhere you turn there are expectations heaped upon you. You have those from your family, friends, co-workers, supervisors, and community. You probably also have high expectations heaped upon yourself to be better, stronger, smarter, more successful, and so on. When you’re heavy with expectations, social media is a great escape. Or is […]

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