Xlibris Writing Tips| Military Fiction

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Writing Military Fiction

War is one of the great philosophical conundrums of the human experience. While resorting to war is often loathed, it has not stopped writers and filmmakers from creating great works of story and study about or involving war. War itself has been reviled, though there are many stories, fictional and historical, about human bravery, brilliance, […]

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Xlibris Authors| Charles Richardson and Amira Kidd

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Authors| Charles Richardson and Amira Kidd

Xlibris Publishing is proud to introduce Charles Richardson and Amira Kidd, co-authors of The Naked Lady.     About the book: The Naked Lady is a continuation of Allure of a Predator. In The Naked Lady we delve into the world of Marlene Hughes, the main character, revealing more of who she is psychologically and […]

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Xlibris Author| Carmelita Holson, Sculpt Your Character

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Author| Carmelita Holson, Sculpt Your Character

Xlibris Publishing introduces Carmelita Holson, author of Sculpt Your Character.     About the Book: Sculpt Your Character is a motivational autobiography written by Carmelita Holson.     Who is the author “behind” the book? I am a single mother with two children, one with asthma and one with sickle cell disease. I am a […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Action Scenes Pt 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Action Scenes

Xlibris Publishing returns to Action Scenes with part 2.   Brevity With some exceptions, it is often recommended you do not bog down your reader with details in an action scene. There can be a serious verbal disconnect if you describe what should be a high-speed chase or an intense fight with too much detail. […]

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Xlibris Author| Gerald Meyers, Flight of the Peacock Pt 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Author| Gerald Meyers, Flight of the Peacock

Xlibris Publishing returns with Gerald Meyers, author of The Flight of the Peacock.   Regarding my literary interests, I probably gravitate more toward favorite authors than sources of inspirational guidance. My leisure reading is almost exclusively in the realm of literary fiction with some of my favorite writers being Philip Roth, Pat Conroy, Joyce Carole […]

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