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Finding a Writing Community

Finding a Writing Community

by Mindy Mayden, intern Writing presents itself as a solitary and even potentially isolating activity, but it doesn’t need to be. Houston’s literary community is rich with opportunities for finding like-minded individuals who share an identity as a writer. One way to begin getting involved is to attend a creative […]

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Buy One, Give One with Bright Sky this Holiday Season!

Buy One, Give One with Bright Sky this Holiday Season!

This holiday season, give the gift of reading! Bright Sky Publishing is happy to announce that we are partnering with local organization Books Between Kids for our first annual holiday book drive. Books Between Kids is a nonprofit organization with a mission to serve Houston’s at-risk children by providing them […]

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Editing Tips for Writers

Editing Tips for Writers

by Caroline Boden, intern Before sending your manuscript for publishing, make sure to edit thoroughly to ensure your piece is as fine-tuned and polished as it can be. As a guide to what you should be looking for, we’ve created the following list to help. Check the Content Does your […]

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Gifts for Your Favorite Bookworm

Gifts for Your Favorite Bookworm

by Caroline Boden, intern Picture this: You’re sitting at home, snuggled under a blanket, and you have a book in your hand. You have on your favorite pair of sweatpants and your glasses are positioned at the crease in your nose. You’re ready to relax after a long day at […]

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The Writer’s Toolkit

The Writer’s Toolkit

by Mindy Mayden, intern You can’t build a bookshelf without a screwdriver. You can’t make a cake without a mixer. You can’t paint without a paintbrush. Every finished product requires tools, and writing is no exception. Finding the right tools, though, can be a daunting task, so we’ve done the […]

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Meet Photographer & Author, Margaret Wilson Reckling

Meet Photographer & Author, Margaret Wilson Reckling

by Caroline Boden, intern When Margaret Reckling traded life in a major metropolis for a remote ranch in the mountains outside Aspen, she soon discovered that, beyond initial impressions of reclusive celebrity and eccentric artists, Woody Creek has a deeper story that often goes unrecognized by tourists and part-time residents. […]

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NaNoWriMo and the Big Block

NaNoWriMo and the Big Block

by Mindy Mayden, intern November 1st arrives and the clock starts ticking. While some people may still be nursing a Halloween-candy sugar rush or peeling down their fake cobweb decorations, Wrimos are up, up, up, typing away, because November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo! For participants in NaNoWriMo, […]

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Witches, and Pumpkins, and Reading, Oh My!

Witches, and Pumpkins, and Reading, Oh My!

by Mindy Mayden, intern It’s spooky season, y’all. This Houston weather may have cast a spell the last several weeks that made us believe it was still summertime (a cruel trick, rather than a treat), but Halloween is almost here. There are Jack-o-lanterns to be carved! Candy corn to be […]

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