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The Best Short Story Collections Right Now

I am a recent short story convert. I enjoy a saga as much as the next reader, but my patience and attention span is growing thinner for door-stopper tomes. I need a break. Short stories are the easiest salve. Much like poems, they can be particularly non-affecting to the novice reader read more

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Six Sensual Suggestions for Writing Sex Scenes

Here at For Pity Sake Publishing, things are getting a little steamy. With Valentines Day fast approaching we’re excited to promote Diana Thompson’s Bowral Romance series, including her latest title Unbridled Passion. We’ve already spent some time with Nick the hunky vet and Jordana, read more

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The secret to growing your blog’s audience

Every single successful blogger will happily tell you the most common question they receive. There’s a key mystery at the heart of their lives that they seem to have solved, while the rest of us are utterly bewildered:  How do I grow my blog’s readership?  It’s a question I heard arti read more

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Where Were You When the Page Was Blank?

Authors sometimes grumble about their editors, and the question I’ve chosen as a title for this post is one I’ve often heard authors repeat. But I’m pleased to say that I have a wonderful editor for my new novel, titled The Swan Island Connection. This novel is a sequel to the first o read more

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Conjuring Compelling Atmosphere in Crime Fiction

In Dorothy Johnston’s Through A Camel’s Eye, the author provides a consistent stream of arresting, enigmatic images. The book, like its cover, offers dreamy glimpses into the internal lives of a quiet country town and its hard-working policemen. The ability to capture and harness a mo read more

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A Passion for Romance Writing

One of our beloved authors, Di Thompson recently sat down with Barbie Robinson from Artcetera on FM 92.7 Canberra, for a chat to talk all things romance and her plans for future books. Listen below or buy a copy of Di’s book here. read more

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