SOURCE: WriteLife, LLC

WriteLife, LLC

September 16, 2009 09:00 ET

WriteLife Announces "Facing the Blank Page," a Must-Read Compilation of Essays and Papers

OMAHA, NE--(Marketwire - September 16, 2009) - WriteLife, LLC, a unique collaborative publishing company for fiction and non-fiction authors, announces "Facing the Blank Page," the first full-length novel by David Martin, managing editor of Fine Lines. The book is available on the site at and major online retailers such as Target, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.

"Facing the Blank Page" is a compilation of a decade's worth of essays and poems penned to provide sage advice, motivational tips and reflections on the craft of writing. David Martin was the creative spark behind a high school classroom newsletter that began in 1991 and developed into a quarterly publication called Fine Lines. Martin, managing editor of the publication, penned the opening segment for the first four-page publication and continued to do so for every issue since.

"It is an honor to be able to publish 'Facing the Blank Page.' My personal motivation has always been to invigorate other authors, to spread ideas and develop the power of the written word," stated author David Martin. "WriteLife provided me with the opportunity to compile and publish the first ten years of essays and papers from Fine Lines. To be a writer you simply have to have something to say and have a passion for how it is said. It is an honor to continue to touch authors of all ages through Fine Lines and for this compilation to be available to the public at large."

A recent review stated, "'Facing the Blank Page' should be read by anyone who believes in the power of words. Martin takes a no-nonsense approach and produces results. His story is worth listening to and worth repeating."

Martin taught in the Omaha public school system for over thirty years. He continues his lifelong dedication to the value and impact of the written word, inspiring authors of all ages. Martin serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and managing editor of Fine Lines.

The Web site has attracted numerous authors due to its enhanced speed of collaborative publishing paired with personal interaction; the combination has proved to be a successful approach for emerging and seasoned authors. features writing tools for any age, with tailored navigation and publishing tools.

About WriteLife, LLC

WriteLife, LLC was founded in 2008 as a publishing company to help writers create, edit, share, publish and market their books for free. WriteLife is dedicated to creating an environment for authors young and old to develop their thoughts into a concrete document. With a social networking component -- a virtual coffee shop -- authors can meet, converse and surround themselves with a network of people wanting to take that step into publishing. Follow WriteLife, LLC on Twitter, and become a Fan on Facebook.

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