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Santa Claus and Little Sister - Reviews and Awards

YOUNG ADULT FICTION BREAKTHROUGH NOVEL CONTEST 2012



TOP CHOICE BOOK AWARD 2012 - FLAMINGNET.COM



INDIE SPOTLIGHT - MAY 16TH, 2012



GALLEYCAT (MEDIABISTRO) - JANUARY 2012



READERS' FAVORITE AWARD 2012



BETTER WORLD BOOKS 2012



LITPICK 2012



"SANTA CLAUS AND LITTLE SISTER"









"This book was extremely informative and took the reader to places and experiences that are not normally encountered. The… Continue

Added by Dr. Brian G Snow on October 11, 2013 at 10:45am — No Comments

Taos! Taos! Taos!

Taos loves writers and I rode on a cloud of enthusiasm for my signing and reading at the Somos Salon: Society of the Muse of the Southwest. I was thrilled when Kristina Ortez de Jones, the executive director of Somos invited me to their salon. She smoothed the way and the readers who came to play the Scene Read Game with me had great questions. One even encouraged me to write a story based on historic happenings in Taos.



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Added by S. Ramos O'Briant on October 8, 2013 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Her Dear and Loving Husband Guest Post and Review.

Publisher Copperfield Press (April 1, 2011)

Series: Loving Husband, #1 (trilogy)

Category: Paranormal Romance, Fantasy, Some Historical

Tour Date: September, 2013

ISBN: 9780615472607

Available in: Print & ebook,  268Pages
James Wentworth has a secret. He lives quietly in Salem,…
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Added by Lynelle Clark on October 1, 2013 at 4:05am — No Comments

HANGING WAY TOO LOW!

Baby Boomers and Seniors:   

               According to the AARP Bulletin, “if your stomach hangs down so low as to cause a rash,” you may be a candidate for a tummy tuck through Medicare.

                For more information, contact your healthcare provider.

Advocating for you,

Janice M. Lauderdale, author, motivational speaker, baby boomer & senior advocate…

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Added by Janice M Lauderdale on September 30, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Set And Forget Forex Signals Review

Wondering whether Set And Forget Forex Signals are legit. Read this complete set and forget forex signals review.

Set and forget forex signals provides you a service which is simple, is extensively tested and provides a profitable solution for all those people who want to participate and try the currency markets. There is no guesswork involved in the set and forget forex signals, no chart reading what so ever, or the use of any complicated indicators, you will…

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Added by Mary Jones on September 28, 2013 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Be Smart not Taken: Red Flags to Heed When Seeking Self-Publishing Providers

I received a call several months ago from a potential client who wanted to discuss a possible “redo” of his book. The person who designed it claimed to know what he was doing; and editing … well, let’s just say there was virtually none. Worst of all, it was already listed on Amazon.



Upon meeting in person and seeing the book for myself, I was crestfallen that what this author had deemed acceptable—because I suppose he didn’t know any better—was nothing more than a bound first…

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Added by Stacey Aaronson on August 26, 2013 at 2:00pm — 18 Comments

Late Summer Treats Made in our Kitchen

August is the month for biting into juicy ripe fruit plucked straight from the tree or bush. Peaches and blackberries also make delicious cereal toppings or ingredients in fruit smoothies. Today I decided that I would use my WordPress blog to promote my book by displaying pictures of fruit that my daughter and I have featured in recipes. Those recipes appear at the end of my gardening book, The…

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Added by Karen Szklany Gault on August 21, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Interview with Lisa Boucher, author of Jesus, Mo & Cheese Puffs

Jesus Mo and Cheese Puffs ABOUT JESUS, MO, AND CHEESE PUFFS

Flo’s deformed eye doesn’t bother her a bit. Nope. Never mind the eye patch or her aversion to mirrors. But when she wins $40,000 in the lottery, she decides to get one of those “TV doctors” to fix her bad eye. It’s a long way from Indiana to California, so she and Mo, pack along some extra bags of cheese puffs…

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on August 20, 2013 at 5:37am — No Comments

Native Lands-Short Story

In the Native Lands

In the Native lands where animals and human meet, there is understanding and true harmony. The beautiful emerald grass flows wildly and free, with the grasses and plants comes nourishment. The animals that run the land are happy and they seem to understand how life goes. The bright blue skies filled with the birds soaring above of the earth and the sun so forthcoming and…

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Added by Debra A. on August 15, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments

Superman Vs. Lex Luthor: Save The Lube!

I woke up this morning and realized I wanted to be Superman. I wanted to have a dangerous adventure that involved the fate of lubrication and ended in making Lex Luthor my bitch. Thanks to a blank screen, I could and did all of that before I finished my first cup of coffee.
I won’t be sharing my naughty piece of gay fanfic, yet, but the piece got me thinking about character development, research, and writing in general.
What I love most about writing in general is the…
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Added by Simone Lisbon on August 10, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Heal Your Self with Writing launches Aug-Sept 2013

Having your book published is a little like putting a message in a bottle then tossing it into the ocean.

Heal Your Self with Writing launches this week, so here goes!!! Have been doing several radio interviews organized by the publicist. The only problem is…

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Added by Catherine Ann Jones on August 7, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Writing Female Characters

The other day I was captivated by the words of a sixteen year old girl, Malala Yousafzai the young Pakistani student who was shot by the Taliban, survived, and has resumed with added fervor her passion--equal education for women and girls.  Her speech set my thoughts on the volumes of female stereotypes writers conscious or unconsciously perpetuate.  Women nurses, wives, artists, lovers, activists in stories are often…

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Added by Karen Devaney on July 23, 2013 at 2:09pm — 2 Comments

The Ups and Downs are really getting to me

I have to wonder if I'm the only new author going through this. You know like a woman who has just given birth and is having postpartum depression and doesn't know it. Really one moment I'm on top of the world about the my first book. I start feeling that I'm doing all the right things. Its just a matter of time and hey I'm not doing too bad....then I read about an author who just put out her first book and is a self-publisher and the day that the book is release…

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Added by Rev. LaWaughn Rouse on July 15, 2013 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

[SWP: BEHIND THE BOOK] Why I Chose to Self-Publish

Dear friends and fellow writers,

I've gotten a lot of questions regarding self-publishing my memoir Seeing Red; I hope this blog post will inspire you and answer some of the questions you may be carrying as you consider how best to publish your work.…

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Added by Lone Morch on June 18, 2013 at 11:30am — 14 Comments

Publishing Nightmare

Blog Publishing Nightmare

When I finished my novel, Juliana’s Truth I was elated and ready to submit; let the publishing begin.  I envisioned the film version after it became an international bestseller.  I’d finally be able to pay off my (and my daughter’s) college loans. The novel began as a thesis for my M.F.A.—but that was merely the first draft; the revisions took another two years.  I was no stranger to rejection as far as manuscripts go but my tenacity was…

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Added by Karen Devaney on June 18, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Joss Whedon/Shakespeare Mashup and Urgent Invitations from Colombia and Elsipogtog (From July 9 Kathleenkern.net)

Joss Whedon/Shakespeare Mashup and Urgent Invitations from Colombia and Elsipogtog

June 9, 2013 in Human Rights, Kathleen Kern Author…

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Added by Kathleen Kern on June 9, 2013 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Prince Charming Finds His Dream Girl

If you, too, can't resist fairytales, I would like to share some thoughts on Cinderella  (online at Scene4 Magazine).

 

1 Happy couple

One look at women’s feet on the sidewalk, or, if that’s too far down, at any shoe store, and you know Cinderella is alive and well -- as much today as she was once upon a time.…

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Added by Renate Stendhal on June 4, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments

How to Throw a Book Launch Party by Cross-Promoting - Or the Best Night of My Life

In February of 2013 I was returning from South America and I found myself watching the "Sex in The City" episode where Carrie has her book launch. Done in Hollywood style, the party was held in a swanky two-story ballroom with all the top socialites from New York City. The major papers were in attendance, taking her photo and getting quotes.

When I reached New York City the next day and met with my fabulous publicist at Gallery Book/ Simon & Schuster we laughed about the party…

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Added by Marci Nault on May 28, 2013 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

Lost and Found in Russia Review and Excerpt

Lost and Found in Russia
Author: Olga Godim
Genre: Contemporary Woman's…
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Added by Lynelle Clark on May 21, 2013 at 6:40am — No Comments

Fiji: A Novel Interview and Review

Fiji is a spellbinding novel of adventure, cultural misunderstandings, religious conflict and sexual tension set in one of the most exotic and isolated places on earth. As the pharaohs of ancient Egypt build their mighty pyramids, and Chinese civilization evolves under the Shang Dynasty, adventurous seafarers from South East Asia begin to settle the far-flung islands of the South Pacific. The exotic archipelago of Fiji is one of the last island groups to be discovered and will remain hidden…

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Added by Lynelle Clark on May 9, 2013 at 1:31am — No Comments

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