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Tag Archive: Armchair BEA

Kicking off Armchair BEA 2014

Mad Hatter attend Armchair BEA Introduction
This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Reading, Writing, and Books – What’s not to love? Armchair BEA 2014 that virtual book bonanza for book bloggers and readers, is happening this week. Once again, I’m wearing the Mad Hatter hat as I nearly missed the opening day. Luckily,…

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Book bloggers – Annual event ends – Armchair BEA

Book bloggers gather at alternative Book Expo: Armchair BEA 2013
This entry is part 11 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 11 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014 Book bloggers gathering for virtual Book Expo ends The end of another year of Book Expo’s virtual Armchair BEA has come to pass with this final wrap-up. It’s been a hectic week full of books, blogs, and bloggers. Each day’s…

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Managing a blog – Armchair BEA

Managing a blog can be stressful.
This entry is part 9 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 9 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014How to manage a blog and keep a life Yes, well, when I figure that one out I’ll get back to you. This week is a prime example. Armchair BEA crept up on me and bust into my reality about a…

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Literary genre types in fiction – Armchair BEA

The Grimm Brothers devoted their life to literary genre types known as fairy tales.
This entry is part 6 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 6 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Literary genre types and categories Literary genre types or categories exist, too, in addition to all the popular or commercial fiction genres. Sometimes people don’t think of these stories as genres. We’re so used to thinking about them as units unto…

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Genre fiction or popular fiction – Armchair BEA

Genre fiction appeals to the popular culture and draws crowds of readers.
This entry is part 5 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 5 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Genre fiction populates most bookstore shelves, and the books are often referred to as commercial fiction as opposed to the more literary fiction. While many think the division between the two is firm, I’m not so sure. Let’s make the rounds:…

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Reading the classics for fun – Armchair BEA

Reading the classics is fun and full of surprises.
This entry is part 2 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 2 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Reading the classics for enjoyment Reading the classics, for most people, isn’t considered fun. For some it’s boring, some mandatory, some downright annoying; but for readers like me the classics can be invigorating, exciting, and downright fun. Classic books can be…

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Armchair BEA 2013 Intro Kick-off

Ready for the 2013 Armchair BEA Tea Party?
This entry is part 1 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 1 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Armchair BEA, that virtual Book Expo odyssey, is on again this week and I almost missed it. I quote the Mad Hatter, “It’s tea time!” Here’s my Q&A answers to get this party started. The blogger and the blog I’m Vikk…

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A writer’s year of discovery

End of year book survey 2012 One year ends, a new year begins. 2012 proved to be an interesting year where some major changes and shifts occurred where books, blogs, reading, and writing are concerned. And, of course, this blog reflected that change. The year in summary A rediscovery of deep reading The big revelation…

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Armchair BEA: Networking in real life

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Armchair BEA 2012

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Armchair BEA 2012 Blogging is but one form of writing in the same way that some writers are short story writers, others are freelance magazine writers, and still others are technical writers. So when it comes to networking, whether it’s online or in real life,…

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Armchair BEA: New books for writers in 2012

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Armchair BEA 2012

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Armchair BEA 2012Today I’ve chosen twelve books from the truckload being offered this year that might be of interest to writers. ¬†While a case can probably made for just about any book being of interest to writers, these twelve run the gamut from books on…

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Armchair BEA: An introduction

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Armchair BEA 2012

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Armchair BEA 2012Experiencing Book Expo America (BEA) Attending Book Expo America is one of those things many writers dream about and put on their literary bucket list. Not every one goes. Not all published writers attend and even fewer are offered the chance to be…

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