Emerald Stories

2 04, 2022

Soul Bound: a free science fiction novel!

2022-04-02T07:52:44-07:00

Nicholas Woode-Smith is an up and coming sci fi author you should check out! Every new author needs readers! We're thrilled to support Nicholas Woode-Smith in the release of his new novel, Soul Bound. Claim your free copy of Soul Bound   If there’s one thing I hate more

Soul Bound: a free science fiction novel!2022-04-02T07:52:44-07:00
29 03, 2022
  • two women collaborating on a piece of writing

Writing from inside the house, part II

2022-03-31T08:26:23-07:00

This post is a conituation of Writing from Inside the House. Read that one first, then come here. Every author should work with an editor. The process of looking at your work from the outside has a formal name: creative development. An editor can support you in this process and

Writing from inside the house, part II2022-03-31T08:26:23-07:00
25 03, 2022
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Writing from inside the house

2022-03-29T11:26:08-07:00

If you are working on any kind of writing project, your writing will have a larger structure that you need to carefully engineer. There is a psychological difference between creative sessions and addressing this larger structure. It feels something like the work of an architect drafting plans for a house.

Writing from inside the house2022-03-29T11:26:08-07:00
24 03, 2022
  • A Man of Spirit

Longtime Rockville Centre rabbi authors book on adventurous experiences

2022-03-24T11:39:26-07:00

Barry Dov Schwartz's memoir is an exciting chronicle of a fascinating career. A Man of Spirit chronicles Rabbi Schwartz's career from Vietnam to Nazi Hunting. From the Long Island Herald, read the following review of this exciting book. (For the full experience, we recommend the full-color

Longtime Rockville Centre rabbi authors book on adventurous experiences2022-03-24T11:39:26-07:00
23 03, 2022

Attention, editors!

2022-03-23T17:19:01-07:00

Attention, editors! Now through 4/30/22, we are offering $250 to  editors who present us with accepted book proposals. Dropped today on Insta! We love working with trusted editors who can really make writing into the best possible book! Get in touch to take advantage of this deal. Your authors will

Attention, editors!2022-03-23T17:19:01-07:00
22 03, 2022
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What is the cost of publishing a book?

2022-03-23T11:39:16-07:00

How much should you pay to publish a book? Reedsy is a powerful resource for anyone interested in writing, editing, or publishing. (Jessica has a profile for editing on Reedsy!) They do a global survey every year to establish average rates for editing and book design. Best of all, they

What is the cost of publishing a book?2022-03-23T11:39:16-07:00
13 02, 2022
  • Books are an asset for any professional

Why a book is an asset for any professional

2022-02-13T16:44:55-08:00

A book is an asset for any professional. A book is simply the best way to represent who you are and communicate your skills and abilities. Have you ever heard that the best resumé tells a story? Storytelling has an incredible impact, and a book provides the best form to

Why a book is an asset for any professional2022-02-13T16:44:55-08:00
6 01, 2022

Cover Story

2022-01-06T12:11:33-08:00

Scandal in the South by first-time author Rachael Renshaw follows four girlfriends on their dating misadventures. You can buy the book here Here's the description: Jamie, Kennedy, Madison, and Grace seem to have it all. They are from prestigious families and have successful jobs. Each woman is beautiful and they

Cover Story2022-01-06T12:11:33-08:00
7 09, 2021

September Post: The Vikings and Bjarke Strongarm

2022-09-22T14:33:49-07:00

A small vignette:  Bjarke Strongarm, a character from Twilight Sojourn. “Bjarke Strongarm was a seafaring trader, it was a steady, reliable occupation, but when trade was slow and the lure of adventure beckoned, Bjarke hired himself as a mercenary. He remembered as a boy before the family hearth, listening to

September Post: The Vikings and Bjarke Strongarm2022-09-22T14:33:49-07:00
25 08, 2021

The Trilogy is Complete

2021-08-25T14:34:03-07:00

Creating a Trilogy Author Melissa Seal was one of our first clients. We loved her thriller, Unbreakable, and like all of her readers, found ourselves wondering where the story would go and how it would continue. It's a fast-paced crime thriller but with a lovely romance at its core. Throughout

The Trilogy is Complete2021-08-25T14:34:03-07:00

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