Category Archives: Writing

Can I publish a book if someone already used the title?

Q: Can I publish a book if someone already used the title? A: You cannot copyright a title, therefore all titles can be used by anyone for any reason, see That being said, I consider it to be in bad … Continue reading

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Creating a Local Historical Book: Fiction and Non-Fiction Genres

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the podcast Creating A Local Historical Book, which has become our most popular download in 2012, we were compelled to release an eBook and printed book transcript of this show. The book that this episode created,  Creating … Continue reading

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Cathy Stucker – Author Blogging – Tips on Why and How

On February 16th, 2012 Irene Watson and Victor R. Volkman spoke with author and marketing guru Cathy Stuckeron the basics of effective blogging AND promoting your blog.  Best known as the Idea Lady, Cathy Stucker helps authors, entrepreneurs and professionals … Continue reading

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Tom Cornett – Writing Humor and Satire

On July 21, 2011 Irene Watson and Victor R. Volkman spoke with humorist and songwriter Tom Cornett. He is a Midwestern writer who has collaborated with country singers in Nashville as well as writing and co-writing novelty (comedy) songs and … Continue reading

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Dion McInnis – Turning Memories into Memoirs, Autobiographies, Short Stories and Nonfiction

On July 7th, 2011 Tyler R. Tichelaar and Victor R. Volkman spoke with writing coach and author Dion McInnis about how anyone can learn to write an engaging memoir.  He teaches Memories to Memoirsworkshops at a variety of outlets, as … Continue reading

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