John McFarland http://kbia.org en Between readings and signings, local authors recall how they found their voice http://kbia.org/post/between-readings-and-signings-local-authors-recall-how-they-found-their-voice-1 <p><a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/survive-threats-st-louiss-independent-bookstores-band-together">Last week</a> Word Missouri told the story of a group of bookstores in St. Louis supporting each other through events like bookstore tours and literary speed dating. These events aren&rsquo;t only good for booksellers &ndash; they also benefit local authors who write in niche genres and don&rsquo;t have the support of an academic setting or a big-name publisher. Fortunately, the realm of social media is good to genre writers.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 02:51:40 +0000 Davis Dunavin 3178 at http://kbia.org Between readings and signings, local authors recall how they found their voice