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What I Wish I Knew Then: Creative Writing - From the Creative Writing MFA Faculty of Full Sail University (Sai's College)

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What I Wish I Knew Then: Creative Writing In our new "What I Wish I Knew Then" series, we ask successful graduates in specific fields the question, "What do you wish you knew about your career that you didn't know when you graduated?"  This month, we're diving into the world of fiction writing. We switched it up a little bit though and instead of reaching out to grads, we contacted several of Full Sail's Creative Writing for Entertainment and Creative Writing MFA Course Directors. These instructors are all published authors themselves – they've been through the ups and downs of first drafts and revisions and pitches and everything else in between – and they've got great advice to give to those looking to break into the field and get their own work published. Check out what they had to say below.  -- "Never say: 'That’s not my thing.' You can have a specialty and passion, but be flexible and be prepared to learn new things. If you c…

Brulant la Poesie Free for downloads from 10/25 til 10/29!

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My second poetry book will be free for downloads from today, October 25th until October 29th. Enjoy!!!

The Writer's Waterfall Free for downloads from Oct 22nd to Oct 25th!

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The Selkie Secret Free Promo Day!

On October 20th The Selkie Secret the Vanna Macallister YA Adventures will be available for the LAST free promo download for ONE day only. Please get yourself a copy of the book, review it, and share it with your friends. Remember an artist needs reviews, and word of mouth advertising to make any money. So please help Sai reach her goals by doing these simple things: Get the book, Review it, Share it, and like it!http://www.amazon.com/The-Selkie-Secret-ebook/dp/B00E7PIWL8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1382150202&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Selkie+Secret

Free Download of the First Book in my Anthology, The Tales of Valisa, the Tamiran Elves Legacy #1 The Rebellious Princess

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 Just a reminder starting at midnight Pacific Standard Time the first book inThe Tales of Valisa: the Tamiran Elves Legacy will beFREE for downloads! This is a ONE day only, and theLASTopportunity to get this book!

Into the Limelight Interview: Author Jamie Fields

Into the Limelight Interview: Author Nadia Nolan

Into the Limelight: Author Abby Vandiver

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I am going to open dialogue for fan input on a special short story that will be made into a download for all fans who have shown incredible support for my work. I am trying to reach 700 likes. Currently I am sitting at 625, this means I only need 75 likes in order to start this project. Please give me a like, and share my page as well so I can begin the process of getting this freebie goodie into the hands of literature lovers. Thanks in advance, and as always this is a Like for a Like deal. http://www.facebook.com/saimariejohnson
SOAPBOX TIME!
Alright this goes to all of the people out there who have a problem with freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of self expression:

You do not have the right to demand that any work of literature be removed from the public eye because it offends you or because you are worried that your children may get access to such materials. If you are so worried about your children gaining access to adult material then perhaps you should not allow your minor children free accessibility to the internet, television, or radio. Just because you do not like something, or you find it offensive does not mean you need to censor what other consenting adults, and artists enjoy. It is absolutely ludicrous that in this day, and age authors should have to face the denial of their material being sold on a website because someone else does not like what their book may showcase. That being said I do not approve of incestual stories, or minors being put in stories about sexual acts. This …

Sai's Submission for Full Sail's Got Talent

Author Interview with Serissa

Author Interview with Alicen Scott

Competitions, and What I am Working on This Month

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Okay guys this is the deal. I am working on tons, and tons of projects right now! I am seriously swamped. As of today I am competing in both NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, and SYTYCW, So You Think You Can Write. For SYTYCW I will be submitting, Forbidden Fantasies. For NaNoWriMo I am working on a new concept called, the Softer Side of Texas.







 I am also going to be completing a story for my last Lit Genre class which is about mermaids, and is called Blue Abyss: Sirens of the Deep. In addition to this I am still working on completing the Selkie Revelation, AELR, and Simply Crimson. I have at least fifteen projects or more I've got shelved, and come back to due to them not having definitive deadlines, but obviously Forbidden Fantasies, Blue Abyss, and the Softer Side of Texas all do. So because of this I am pushing the publications of the other books back until after this month at least. 

My company, InfinityxCreations has been doing Author Limelight Interviews which can be …

BookGoodies Spotlight: the Dark Priesthood: Confessions of Malevolence #1 Lover Undefined Authored by Sai Marie Johnson

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The Dark Priesthood: Confessions of Malevolence #1 Lover Undefined by Sai Marie Johnson @ladysai BY LEAVE A COMMENT
The Dark Priesthood: Confessions of Malevolence is a series about the Sanguine Lineage, and coven. The main character, Queen Deviaun Sanguine is first introduced to readers in this premiere story in the novella created by Sai Marie Johnson. In this story Deviaun is positioned as queen of the Malevolent Order, and some thereafter faces the grave threat of being overthrown by her twin sister, and her very own son. A gothic story with erotic elements this tale is sure to get lovers of vampire tales enthralled all the while bringing a new take to the typical witch, and vampire coven make up. Targeted Age Group:
18+ How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
I like to take real world information, and spin it into paranormal elements, and it doesn’t alwa…

InfinityxCreations Author Limelight Interview on Mecca Cerny Hosted by Sai Marie Johnson

InfinityxCreations Author Limelight Interview on Brittany Kayla Host: Sai Marie Johnson

Why I Went Back to Goodreads

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Why I Went Back to Goodreads

There is a vicious trend going on right now in regards to Goodreads. In my absence I have discovered some of the following stories to support that many authors are being viciously trolled, harassed, stalked, and abused by several reviewers on the site. Some authors have went so far as to even retract their books from publications due to the slandering abuse of bad reviewers.

These reviewers apparently do not understand what a book's review feed is to be used for. To begin a book's review feed should be used for the purpose of giving a one-time review, and rating so that other potential buyers, and readers can see what the collective has to say about the book.

Mind you a bad review is something every author must come to terms with, and take with a grain of salt. No two authors write exactly the same, and no two people will see eye to eye on every story published, or written for that matter.

We have all picked up a book that just didn't do it for us.…

The Bad Reviews

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The Bad Reviews

It's really sad that I have to announce this where all of my fans can see it, but I guess at this point I have no other choice.

All four bad reviews that The Dark Priesthood received stemmed from a classmate of mine on my college forum leaving commentary on a discussion post I made that was rude.

I did what our college requests, and removed the comment, went about my business, and forgot about the issue.

A few days later I received a message telling me that deleting the comment did not change the facts. I sent a reply message explaining the standard of professionalism our school expects, and asked not to be contacted again. A few days later I received a long inbox detailing the student's opinion of a vanity publisher that had offered me a contract. Instead of replying I ignored the message.

Fastforward into the future three weeks. I have just published this novella debut. The novella is doing well, and I post a discussion about it on my college forum once more.

What …

InfinityxCreations

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Infinity Creations is a writing, and production company founded by Sai Marie Johnson June 23, 2010. Sai Marie is the creator, and content writer of the stories which have been published under Infinity Creations. (IXCreations) InfinityxCreations
©2006-2013, All Rights Reserved

Some of the best known story concepts created by Ms. Johnson include, The Selkie Secret (Vanna MacAllister YA Series), The Tales of Valisa: the Tamiran Elves Legacy, The Age of Enlightenment: the Libertine Revolution (Von Masoch Family), and The Dark Priesthood: Confessions of Malevolence (Sanguine Lineage). Sai is a three time published poet, and has several other graphics designs, photo manipulations, written pieces that she has been working on since August 14, 2006. She is currently working on self-marketing, and several e-books as well as a Bachelor's of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing for Entertainment from Full Sail University.


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Infinite Truth Radio Reading Clip of the Tales of Valisa: the Tamiran Elves Legacy by Sai Marie Johnson

Infinite Truth Radio with Jerry Johnson Author Interview on Sai Marie Johnson

Infinite Truth Radio Presents: An Interview with Author Sai Marie Johnson Hosted by Jerry Johnson
Jer: Today I’m very lucky to be interviewing Sai Marie Johnson author of the Selkie Secret, and the Writer’s Waterfall. So let’s get started. Hey Sai, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself and your background?
Sai: Well, I’m a 29 year old mother of four, and wife to you. I enjoy a broad base of subjects, and writing is my life.
Jer: What were you like at school?
Sai: I was a wallflower, and an introvert. I couldn’t stand popular crowds, or sports. I kept to myself mostly.
Jer: Were you good at English?
Sai: Yes, I always excelled in Lit classes.
Jer: What are your ambitions for your writing career?
Sai: I really want to continue on to become a novelist, but I also have an interest in scripts, and television. I could see myself working on a t.v show like the Following, Vampire Diaries, Once Upon a Time, or Grimm.
Jer: Which writers inspire you?
Sai: Laurell K. Hamil…