Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism

Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism

I recently crossed paths with Nikolas Baron from Grammarly and he asked if I’d be willing to host him for a guest blog here on My Art to Inspire. When I heard the topic he wanted to blog about – plagiarism – I jumped at the opportunity to have him share his thoughts. There’s more to plagiarism than the outright copying of someone’s work and I hope you find value in what Nikolas has shared. So without further adieu, here’s Nikolas’ guest blog…

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The Search Tour Starts Here!

The Search Tour Starts Here!

Welcome to the first stop on the book release blog tour for THE SEARCH (Book 2 in The Descendant Vampire Series).

The tour starts today and ends on Saturday September 14. There will be stops each day (multiple stops on some days) where bloggers will either post a review or a different excerpt from The Search. There’s also a Rafflecopter giveaway with plenty of easy ways to enter to win goodies!

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How It All Began...

How It All Began...

The question that I’m most often asked is how long I’ve been writing. Many people assume that writing novels is something I’ve done my entire life. That’s not the case. So this got me thinking and I thought it might be fun if I shared how my writing journey began and some of the bumps and joys I’ve experienced along the way (because people assume it is an easy journey…it’s not). So without further adieu….

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Finding Inspiration at the Teen Writer's Guild

Finding Inspiration at the Teen Writer's Guild

This past December, I received an email from the local library asking if I’d like to participate in an upcoming Teen Writer’s Guild meeting.  Lots of thoughts flooded my head, like what other authors would be at this event and if I’d be able to hold my own on an author panel.

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Writing Contest Inspires Creativity

Writing Contest Inspires Creativity

Social media is a blessing and a curse.  I think that sentiment can apply to most people, but it is definitely true for me as an author.  It’s a blessing in that it has allowed me to connect with other authors, book bloggers and readers – people I wouldn’t have met otherwise.  It is a curse because it can be a black hole that devours my time and keeps me from my writing.

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