Xlibris Writing Tips| Misused Words

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Misused Words

 There are certain terms and concepts that have been thrown around in the media that are heavily misused or applied, in ways contrary to actual meanings and definitions. There is a wide variety terms, concepts, and quotes that have been misused throughout written English. While there are far too many such words and phrases to […]

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Xlibris Writing Advice| The Devil is the Details

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris| The Devil is the Details

 Details can enliven a story or choke it. All authors have asked themselves at some point, ‘Am I using too much or too little detail?’ Many writers struggle between saying too little, resulting in bare-bones work, or saying too much, resulting in superfluous purple-prose. Some authors became famous and successful while using a detail minimalist […]

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Xlibris Publishing| Famous Romance Writers

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Publishing| Famous Romance Writers

 Xlibris Publishing wants to celebrate Valentine’s Day by celebrating some of the most famous romance writers in literature. More than writing fiction that has endured the test of time, these romance writers left marks on the genre of romance that have yet to go away.     William Shakespeare Perhaps one of the most famous […]

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The Machine Uprising Pt 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
The Machine Uprising

 Xlibris Publishing returns to continue sharing and discussing ideas for writing about The Machine Uprising.   All Too Human The machine is made by humans, is it any surprise a sentient machine could have the same flaws and potential for evil? Then consider what such an entity is capable of doing. But such a robot […]

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The Machine Uprising

by Maricel Alcantara

 
The Machine Uprising

 It is the year 2017, and every new year we have new technology, new mechanical and programming wonders. How long until humans create the first true, A.I., artificial intelligence? How long until… The Machine Uprising. Since the advent of computer technology, science-fiction writers and filmmakers have been fascinated with potential of a thinking machine, both […]

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