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by DeAnnaCameron
Fri January 13th, 2012, 10:53 pm
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Working on the front cover
Replies: 10
Views: 1246

Fascinating to watch it develop. Thank you for sharing the process...
by DeAnnaCameron
Wed January 11th, 2012, 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? January 2012
Replies: 161
Views: 10595

Back from a research trip to New Orleans and Natchitoches & finally have time to finish THE AFFLICTION GIRLS, Suzy Witten's excellent take on the Salem witch trials.
by DeAnnaCameron
Thu December 15th, 2011, 3:21 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Hell on Wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 2158

I'm really liking Hell on Wheels. I didn't think I would because I was such a big fan of Deadwood, but it has grown on me.

Has anyone heard if it's been picked up for aother season?
by DeAnnaCameron
Tue December 13th, 2011, 7:24 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Bad Sex Awards
Replies: 2
Views: 544

I heard this on NPR yesterday. The passages the announcer read were really funny/awful/cringe-inducing.

Here's the link I used: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/dec/0 ... -sex-award
by DeAnnaCameron
Tue December 13th, 2011, 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? December 2011
Replies: 134
Views: 9361

An ARC of THE LAST ROMANOV, by Dora Levy Mossanen. A lovely tale weaving a woman's mysterious and mystical past with the final years of the Russian Imperial Family's reign. Like her past novels, it contains a wonderful bit of magical realism.
by DeAnnaCameron
Tue December 13th, 2011, 4:21 pm
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: Watching a movie for inspiration
Replies: 38
Views: 3761

I love watching period films for writing inspiration. For my novel about a fictional vaudeville theater in Old New York, a few of my favorites were HOUSE OF MIRTH for the sharp and witty dialogue, TOPSY TURVY and THE PRESTIGE for theater experience, and THE GREAT ZIEGFELD for insight into that chara...
by DeAnnaCameron
Sat October 8th, 2011, 1:21 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Historical Fictionistas reading Selene of Alexandria
Replies: 3
Views: 647

Historical Fictionistas reading Selene of Alexandria

I'm not sure where to post this, but I just saw a friendly note in my inbox about the Historical Fictionistas on Goodreads choosing SELENE OF ALEXANDRIA as their next reading selection. I'm thrilled for Faith & I'm really looking forward to reading it.

Congratulations, Faith! :)
by DeAnnaCameron
Tue August 30th, 2011, 10:32 pm
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Writing software
Replies: 8
Views: 1611

Awhile ago I downloaded the free yWriter 4 software after hearing a friend rave about it. I poked around a bit and thought it looked interesting, but at the time decided to put it aside because I didn't want to transfer or redo what I already had in Word. Now that I'm starting a new project, I'm thi...
by DeAnnaCameron
Thu August 4th, 2011, 6:10 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: New book deal
Replies: 21
Views: 2238

Terrific news! Congratulations :)
by DeAnnaCameron
Wed July 6th, 2011, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Ebooks influence on cover design
Replies: 4
Views: 858

As if it wasn't difficult enough for book covers to grab a potential readers' attention .... now they have to do it with a cover the size of a postage stamp. Ugh...

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