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Fighting Through It
Doug
Owens

Writing, like anything, takes a lot of self-confidence and discipline. Today’s world is full of distractions never seen in the lives of our parents, or for the millennials out there, grandparents. The demands of work, family, and life tend to pull us in every direction possible.

In an era when authors strive to be inclusive, there has been a surge in workshops and seminars on sensitivity readers at national and local conferences. The list of reasons why sensitivity readers are needed for works of fiction can include: accurate representation, cultural appropriateness, use of correct language, avoidance of bias, unintentional stereotypes, or racism.

Thanksgiving is the time of year when we all take a few moments out of our busy lives to stop and give thanks for all of the good things we are blessed with. As both an author and a reader, I’ve found that this year I have a lot I can be thankful for. I decided to share my list with you.

Building a Better Book Club
Rachelle J.
Christensen

When book lovers come together at a book club or reading group, we celebrate literature, friendship, and learning. Have you thought about starting a book club in your area? Or maybe you’re part of one and you’d like a few ideas to build a better book club. Here are some favorite tips to create unity and friendship among books.

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