Category: For Authors

Author Dee Apolline Talks About Writing

 Author of The Spiritual Teacher’s Handbook, Dee Apolline chats with her publisher, John Hunt Publishing: “Where did you get the inspiration to write The Spiritual Teacher’s Handbook? I am a self-confessed “course-junkie”. Following my decision in 2006 to finally surrender to all of the weird and wonderful intuitive experiences in my life, I began to attend […]

Tha Narrative of Your Life

“Gabriel Byrne in an interview talked about his role as a psychoanalyst in The Treatment and his fascination with how therapy can help you recognize the real narrative of your life and come to terms with it. How in ordinary life, he said, “we have a tendency…to kind of magnify certain things and give them […]

“Kindle” Gets ‘Nookd’ in War & Peace

Apparently the Nook version of War & Peace contains a seriously amusing search-and-replace error. “Kindle” (kindled, too) is an actual word, and was used numerous times in the original Tolstoy book. When Blogger Philip Howard downloaded the B&N Nook e-book version of War and Peace, he discovered an odd usage of the word ‘Nookd’.  After […]

Writing for Personal Transformation

There is no right or wrong way to write for personal transformation. In fact, you don’t have to do anything in order for transformation to occur; it is a natural process that occurs over time, with or without your participation. However, if you want to engage and accelerate awareness of your unconscious, where the event […]

e-books and Authors: The Good News

The Christmas holidays brought a spike in e-book sales, as many loved ones received tablets and e-readers in their stocking. That’s the good news. The not-so-good news is that print sales fell. However, according to the Association of American Publishers in their annual report last August, overall revenues, and number of books sold in all […]

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Partnership

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble are entering into a strategic partnership aimed at shifting the balance of power in the battle for the exploding e-book market with Amazon and Apple. In a press release, both Microsoft and Barnes & Noble announced a strategic partnership between the software giant and the bookseller’s Nook and college bookstores […]

Did You Know? April is National Poetry Month

Since 1996 the month of April is celebrated as National Poetry Month. Inaugurated by the American Academy of Poetry, diverse cultural celebrations and events nationwide are celebrated by publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools, poets, and thousands of businesses and non-profit organizations. For example, one simple activity for this year is held on April 26, […]