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The Mysterious Getting of Ideas

One of the most common questions writers get is about their ideas: where they get them, what they are doing when they get them, and why they get them. As far as I can tell, the getting of ideas is a very mysterious process. Everyone wants to know about it. Well, my friends, I’m here to give you some answers. I’ve asked the question so you don’t have to. Where do the Pub Crawl girls […]

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Cover Lust: Classic Covers and Sentimental Favorites

I thought I’d take a different approach to Cover Lust this week and peruse old books. Books whose covers are utterly timeless or books whose covers remind me of the story within. For example, Catch-22—a book I have read so much, the pages are barely attached to the spine and almost every other sentence is underlined. The cover is both eye-catching to a modern reader and heart-warming (at least to me). The same for Slaughterhouse-Five, a book […]

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Question of the Month: Favorite Scenes to Write?

Welcome to the very first Question of the Month, where one question is asked to the entire Pub Crawl group 🙂 This month’s question was: What type of scene do you like to write best? Kissy scenes? Fight scenes? Chase scenes? Other? Any particular reason why? And here were our answers! Erin Bowman I am a huge fan of action scenes, specifically, escapes. Running from the enemy, fleeing a bad guy, aborting a failed mission, breaking […]

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Best Books of 2011

It’s the last Friday of January, and in celebration of an incredible start to 2012, I thought we ought to take a look back at 2011. Or, to be more specific, the best books of 2011. There were some fantastic books that came out last year, and I think they deserve to be recognized for their awesomeness. So together with the rest of the Pub Crawl gals, we swapped our faves of last year and […]

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