Category Archives: Past Events

An Unbelievable “Advent Calendar For Writers” Giveaway!

Who doesn’t love a good Advent Calendar? I mean, it’s the perfect lead up to the holiday…tiny windows filled with chocolate treats that ramp up our anticipation. Of course, now you can find calendars for all sorts of things: wine, … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Starts Now! 50% off One Stop for Writers

Hi everyone! This time of year can be a bit stressful with the holidays approaching, so we thought we’d pass along a nice discount for our 6-month plan. Right now, grab it at 50% off and dig into all the … Continue reading

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The Emotion Thesaurus 200,000 Book Milestone Giveaway (Last Day!)

It’s rather mind-blowing to know there’s 200,000 Emotion Thesaurus books are out there in the world so of course Becca and I wanted to run a giveaway! Have you entered yet? We’re drawing for several signed sets of The Emotion … Continue reading

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Writers Are Beautiful People…And No Matter What, They Persevere

Just a very quick note to thank everyone who participated in #writerspersevere. Oh my gosh, the stories we read…you guys truly are amazing people. Becca and I admire you so much. It is clear to us that just like the … Continue reading

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Rock The Vault: Final Day To Enter The Draw

ROCK THE VAULT is now over. Thanks so much for joining us this week and working together to unlock the vault. Congrats to winners: Lucy P, Diane R, Shelley O, Jamie L, Tracy P, Ginger R, Sheila G, Victoria Marie … Continue reading

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New Tools, New Articles, and an Invite

Hi everyone,   Becca and I are in the Setting mindset, as you can well imagine, and it has been a crazy two weeks of posting about the setting, sharing new tools to help with setting, and of course, celebrating … Continue reading

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Building A Story Garden: The Power Of Settings In Fiction

Guys, I have to say thanks for the terrific response to our Setting books. Becca and I are both so pleased you’re happy with the newest family members. Thank you for the reviews, the tweets, the recommendations to friends, and … Continue reading

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The Setting Thesaurus Is Here: Writers, Get Ready To Rock The Vault

Cue the marching bands! At long last, The Setting Thesaurus is here. Split into two volumes, Urban and Rural, these books are the result of several years’ worth of traveling, documenting, and researching. What is a Setting Thesaurus, you ask? … Continue reading

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Something Big Is Coming…

Today’s a special one for Becca and me. In less than a week, we will be expanding our thesaurus family by adding The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Natural and Personal Places and The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A … Continue reading

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100K Book Milestone: Celebrate With Us & Win

Well, it happened. Our small, unusual trio of writing books have officially sold 100,000 copies, which is so freaking incredible. When we launched The Emotion Thesaurus in May of 2012, and then followed up with The Positive and Negative Trait … Continue reading

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