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14 Book Events in 10 Days

14 Book Events in 20 Days

That was the pace of my East Coast Summer book tour.

The DIY Book Tour brought my second book Seedlings, Stories of Relationships, to book lovers in New Jersey, New York, and Long Island.

Now back home in Tucson, the tour…

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Added by Ethel Lee-Miller on September 15, 2014 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Looking Out the Window: Linda Weaver Clarke Talks Mystery

Looking Out the Window: Linda Weaver Clarke Talks Mystery - Gives Away an e-book of Her Latest, The Shamrock Case.



When Amelia is hired to search for her client’s grandparents, the case takes them to Ireland. Kate must learn about her heritage. Who are her grandparents and could they still be alive after all these years? Why did her parents leave Ireland suddenly and move to America? Is there more to this case than meets the eye? Visit…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on September 9, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments

[Path to Publication] On Signing Books

My first book releases from Seal Press in exactly two weeks, and once again I start the day by scanning my to-do list, adding more items than I cross out: reserve a keg for my book launch, decide on room arrangement, respond to emails, set up Facebook events, make a hair trim appointment, answer questions for three different online interviews, upgrade wardrobe, order bookplates, clean the book…

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Added by Elizabeth Enslin on September 9, 2014 at 9:11am — 6 Comments

DOs and DON'Ts of Deep POV

What deep POV is

Deep POV (Point of View) has been increasing in publishing for the last 20 years or so, and it’s getting more popular every year. Sometimes it’s also called tight or close POV. If…

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Added by Jeni Chappelle on September 9, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Romantic/Suspense Author Julie Bellon

Book Giveaway Sept 7 - 18: You have a chance to win a Romantic/Suspense, Ring Around the Rosie. Leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail. Ebook: International

 

Ring Around the Rosie is the Captain's story and it explores how his life gets turned upside down when his ex-wife is caught in a hostage situation with him.  Can the intense experience rekindle their feelings for each other?

Julie Bellon is giving away a $30 Amazon gift…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on September 8, 2014 at 8:35am — No Comments

[NETWORKING FOR INTROVERTS] Getting Good at Goodreads

Two weeks ago, I  talked about how to improve your presence on LinkedIn. Today I want to talk about how you can make the most of your Goodreads account.

 

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Added by Meghan Ward on September 4, 2014 at 12:29pm — 2 Comments

Writing Contests: Worth It or Not?

You know how things go in cycles? Well, lately I’ve met quite a few writers who have entered writing contests…and been disappointed with the results. I don’t just mean they didn’t win. In fact at least one of them did win and was still upset! But there were also unpleasant surprises about the process.

Which got me thinking: how do you know if a writing contest is for you? And…

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Added by Jeni Chappelle on September 4, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments

Mom Made Us Write This In The Summer by Ali Maier

Mom Made Us Write This In The Summer is a children’s book by Ali Maier, written for ages 8 – 12.

A sister and brother, forced to write in the summer, and share ONE journal? Ugh.

This is exactly what happens to 10-year-old twins Maggie and Max Pruitt. When Mom comes up with…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on September 2, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Book Excerpt: The Unholy by Paul DeBlassie III

Title: The Unholy

Author: Paul DeBlassie III

Publisher: Sunstone Press

Pages: 200

Language: English

Genre: Psychological/Paranormal Thriller

Format: Paperback/Kindle

Purchase at…

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Added by Dorothy Thompson on August 25, 2014 at 7:32am — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Regency Romance Author Shirley Raye Redmond

Book Giveaway Aug 25 – Sept 4: You have a chance to win a Regency Romance, Prudence Pursued. Leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail. E-book: International

 

At the advanced age of twenty-seven, Prudence Pentyre is on the shelf. Content to occupy her time by attending meetings of Mr. Wilberforce’s Abolition Society, Prudence is resolved to see that her younger cousin Margaret, shy and plain, does not share her own unmarried fate. Despite her best…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on August 25, 2014 at 6:59am — No Comments

Why I Canceled My Amazon Prime Account (following Amazon's Spamming of My Inbox)

For those of you who follow publishing news, or who are KDP authors, you know that on August 9, Amazon sent a very bizarre email to all of its KDP customers, which has been dissected best, in my opinion, …

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Added by Brooke Warner on August 18, 2014 at 9:30pm — 22 Comments

Author Michael D. Dennis Announces Book Signing In West Hollywood, CA

August 13, 2014 (Los Angeles, CA) – Los Angeles based author Michael D. Dennis announced that he will be signing copies of his novel A Native’s Tongue and doing a reading at Book Soup in West Hollywood today, August 13, 2014 at 7:00PM.

 

A young man, torn between two women, struggles…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on August 13, 2014 at 9:54am — No Comments

Fantasy At Its Best!

Book Give Away Aug 1 – 15: You have a chance to win two fantasy romances filled with adventure, magic, and intrigue. Fantasy has become one of the most popular genre, simply because you are taken into a completely new world… a world of magic and mystery… where almost anything can happen. In this new series by Serena Clarke, we have an enchanting kingdom and mystical creatures that reside in the forests.

 

Stop by and leave a comment about this…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on August 13, 2014 at 9:48am — No Comments

Author Allen D. Allen Announces The Release Of His eBook ‘God Behind the Movie Screen’

August 12, 2014 (Los Angeles, CA) – Author Allen D. Allen announced today this is ebook God Behind the Movie Screen is now available for sale on Amazon and …

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Added by Kelsey McBride on August 12, 2014 at 10:16am — No Comments

[PATH TO PUBLICATION] That Awkward Promotion Phase

The memoir I’ve been working on for years comes out at the end of September. I loved the process of writing and revising. Sure, I hit rough patches and moments of despair, but as a writer, I knew how to get through those.

Now with the book at the printer, I need to step into a new role: promoter. I’m grateful…

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Added by Elizabeth Enslin on August 12, 2014 at 9:00am — 18 Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Regency Romance Author Jeanna Ellsworth

Book Giveaway Aug 11 - 21: You have a chance to win a book based on the Pride and Prejudice characters. Leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail. Book: U.S. or E-book: International

 

Mr. Darcy's Promise, Pride and Persistence, To Refine Like Silver are three books inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Attention, Jane Austen Fans! You’ll enjoy these books.

 

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on August 11, 2014 at 10:04am — No Comments

Marketing tip: Reach out to book clubs

Book club organizers are always on the lookout for what to read next, so why not throw your hat in the ring? Offering to attend a book club in person is a great way to spread the word about your work and establish a personal connection with your readers. Plus it's a lot of fun! Most of the book clubs I've attended have never met an author in person before, so they're just as excited as I am about the whole experience. A win-win!…

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Added by Maria Murnane on August 5, 2014 at 8:09am — 3 Comments

Fantasy… Adventure… Mystery… and Romance!

Book Give Away Aug 1 - 15: You have a chance to win two fantasy romances filled with adventure, magic, and intrigue: The Treasure of Isian and The Alliance of Isian. Ebook: International.

 

Fantasy has become one of the most popular genre, simply because you are taken into a completely new world… a world of magic and mystery… where almost anything can happen. In this new series by Serena Clarke, we have an enchanting kingdom and mystical creatures…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on August 1, 2014 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Cozy Mystery Author Linda Weaver Clarke

Book Giveaway: You have a chance to win a cozy mystery, The Shamrock Case. E-book: International.

Amelia Moore, the founder of the Moore Detective Agency, specializes in missing persons. Her cases have taken her to some very interesting places and put her in some dangerous situations, but she always solves the case. With the help of her partner, Rick Bonito, the business is flourishing.

When Amelia is hired to search for her client’s grandparents, the case takes…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on August 1, 2014 at 1:25pm — No Comments

God Behind the Movie Screen by Allen D. Allen

God Behind the Movie Screen by Allen D. Allen will be released in August 2014. Genres: Non-fiction / Religion / Science

In God Behind the Movie Screen, Allen uses popular movies to bring science and religion together.

Allen uses the gratuitous ignorance in several motion pictures to…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on July 31, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

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