Writing Beach Reads & Summer Fiction

‘Tis the season for beach reads! But what does that actually mean? Amazon lists everything from technothrillers to women’s fiction to nonfiction to crime novels – so what is a beach read nowadays? Join us for a fun discussion!

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Tosca Lee on Movie-Worthy Writing

NY Times bestselling novelist Tosca Lee’s book THE PROGENY is in development as a TV series! Here’s the article: https://bit.ly/2xt2yf2. In this episode, Tosca will be one-on-one with Christie Stratos to share what makes her novel prime to come to a screen near you, what suggestions she has for authors who want to make their novels TV/movie marketable, what could be holding your novel back, and more.

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Variety is the Spice of Writing Romance

In honor of Valentine’s Day, let’s chat about romance, the top-selling genre in the industry (it’s a $1.44 billion genre according to Bookstr!). But what about subgenres? And is romance the most universal genre of them all? What is the modern romance reader looking for? This and much more in this episode of The Writer’s Edge!

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Writing The Holidays

Writing holiday-themed books is each of our authors’ specialities, among other wonderful things. But how can you capture the spirit of the holidays in words? Do readers like holiday books? And which genres lend themselves to holiday writing? This and much more in this episode of The Writer’s Edge!

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Indie vs. Traditional Publishing Showdown

Let’s get down and dirty discussing indie and self-publishing vs. traditional publishing. This topic has been discussed often, but with how fast things move, there are always new developments, options, and strategies to discuss.

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The History of Horror Through The 1950s

In the Halloween spirit? Travel back with us to Poe, Lovecraft, Lagosi, Price – we’re spanning writings and movies to explore horror history in a modern light. How much has changed for the better and for the worse? How do the classics impact books and movies today? Join us for a fun discussion.

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Developing Prolific Writing Prowess

The more books you publish, the more attention you receive from readers – that’s a fact. So how do you go about becoming a prolific author? And how often is too often to publish – or is there no such thing? Join us for secrets and strategies that could change your writing game.

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Networking for Authors Featuring Creative Edge

Networking is one of the trickiest things for authors, especially with so many in person and online options. What are the best practices and what’s most worth your time? We’re joined by Creative Edge authors and the owner himself to share their unique experiences and tips!

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Uncommonly Common Writing Questions

There are loads of common writing questions whose answers overload the writing atmosphere. But what about the common ones you can’t find answers to? Or that are too hard to phrase to ask online? Fret no more! The experts are here to help. Bring your questions to the chat, and if there are loads of questions, we can do this more regularly!

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Creative Edge Event Planning

Publicity and marketing are huge time wasters for writers, and many of us get frustrated by them. This month on The Writer’s Edge, we talk to authors currently represented by Creative Edge and discuss publicity, what to look for in a publicist, their most successful events, and much more!

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