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[TIPS OF THE TRADE]: Positive Reinforcement in the 'Hood? Rate your community

Do you live in a community that supports writing and writers, reading and…

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Added by Ellen Cassedy on December 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Rene Steinhauer Recounts His Experience Working As A Nurse To Help Survivors Of The Haiti Earthquake In New Book ‘Saving Jimani’

December 16, 2014 (STOCKTON, CA) – Rene Steinhauer, RN, EMT-P, is an accomplished nurse with skilled disaster training experience. He has practiced medicine on all seven continents including working as a flight nurse in Antarctica, a combat medic in Iraq and a disaster manager in Hurricane…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on December 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Children’s Author Ali Maier

Book Giveaway Dec 15 - 22: You have a chance to win a children’s book, Mom Made Us Write This In The Summer.

 

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 a plan for them to keep a summer journal, Maggie and Max can’t believe it. Worse yet, they have to share! Through their writing, Maggie and Max find out they have very…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on December 15, 2014 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Marketing tip: Choose your book's title wisely

When you're thinking about a potential title for your book, I strongly recommend that you do the following:

1) Check on Amazon to see if other books already have that title

I'm surprised by how often I come across an article or blog post…

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Added by Maria Murnane on December 15, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

D. A. Karr Announces The Release Of Her Latest Novel ‘Link,’ A Sci-Fi Mystery Thriller

December 9, 2014 (San Diego, CA) – D. A. Karr announced today that her latest novel Link is now available for sale on Amazon. Link is a sci-fi mystery thriller. It is set in the year 2800, in a future apocalyptic world where time jumping becomes a means to control the human…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on December 9, 2014 at 12:35am — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Historical Romance Author Diane Dean White

Book Giveaway Dec 8 - 15: You have a chance to win a Christmas Novella, Winter Wonderland.

 

After WWII people came from all over to get factory jobs in Detroit, and this story follows one family from Florida with their twenty-year old daughter Ruth. She has had secretarial experience and secures a job in Hudson’s. A stranger she meets on her first day going for an interview becomes someone very special.

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on December 8, 2014 at 10:27am — No Comments

[Path to Publication] How to Write a Memoir/Nonfiction Proposal

As I alluded to in an earlier Path to Publication post, I got the deal for my memoir,…

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Added by Tracy Slater on December 8, 2014 at 8:00am — 12 Comments

[SWP: Behind the Book] On Editing and Its Relation to Perseveration of Thought

It’s official. I have the dreaded writer’s block! More accurately, I have a swampland of tedious details and an accumulation of highly addictive stats to obsess over instead of attending to the work that remains uninspired and/or unfinished.

While I waited for my first novel to be published I wrote two other novels…

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Added by J. Dylan Yates on December 6, 2014 at 9:11am — 2 Comments

Author Ed Marx Announces Book Launch And Signing in Fort Worth, Texas

December 5, 2014 (Fort Worth, TX) – Ed Marx announced today that he will be hosting a book launch and signing to celebrate the release of his debut novel Extraordinary Tales From A Rather Ordinary Guy. The event will be held at his home in Forth Worth, Texas on December 7, 2014 from 2:00 –…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on December 5, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Saving Jimani: Life and Death in the Haiti Earthquake by Rene Steinhauer

Rene Steinhauer has worked as a flight nurse in Antarctica, a combat medic in Iraq and a disaster manager in Hurricane Katrina, the Asian Tsunami, the Haiti Earthquake, and Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines. He is currently working as a flight nurse for the United Nations in West Africa and since…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on December 4, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Rules for Riders by Natalie Scott

Rules for Riders, by Natalie Scott, is a fast paced coming-of-age novel set in the competitive world of equestrian riding. Genres: Young Adult / Romance

After a near fatal riding accident, Bebe Barkley is banned from riding and sent off to boarding school. There, she meets…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on December 4, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Regency Romance Author Jeanna Ellsworth

Book Giveaway Dec 1 - 8: You have a chance to win a Regency Romance, To Refine Like Silver. Paperback: U.S. only or eBook: international

 

If Mr. Darcy had met Elizabeth Bennet in his beloved Derbyshire, would he have recognized her as the love of his life instead of dismissing her as someone “not handsome enough to tempt” him? This alteration of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice adds a little spirit, flirtation, and charm to everyone’s favorite characters. …

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on December 1, 2014 at 9:51am — No Comments

The Rooms Are Filled - Chapter One

In honor of Cyber Monday, She Writes Press and I have put the e-book version of The Rooms Are Filled on sale–99 cents TODAY.

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Added by Jessica Vealitzek on December 1, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Extraordinary Tales From a Rather Ordinary Guy by Ed Marx

Extraordinary Tales From A Rather Ordinary Guy, by Ed Marx, will be released in December 2014.

Synopsis:

“You are living my dream” is a common response I get when I meet people from around the world who have either read my blog or heard me speak. I never really…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on November 25, 2014 at 9:59pm — No Comments

D.A. Karr’s Latest Novel ‘Link’ is a Sci-Fi Mystery Thriller

Link, by D.A. Karr, will be released in December 2014. Genres: Science Fiction / Mystery / Thriller

Synopsis:



Space Time, 2800, Earth



As the Earth shifts on its axis, mankind is caught in a war of survival and time. Imprisoned in this time war,…

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Added by Kelsey McBride on November 25, 2014 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Book Giveaway for a Cozy Mystery by Author Linda Weaver Clarke

Book Giveaway Nov 1 - 8: You have a chance to win a Cozy Mystery, The Missing Heir.

Amelia Moore, the founder of the Moore Detective Agency, specializes in missing persons. Dell Murphy has passed on and left a fortune to his nephew. He wants his nephew to continue his work at the orphanage in Mexico, but there is one problem. Neal Woods is missing! If Amelia and Rick can’t find him soon, the fortune will be turned over to Dell’s brother and sister who intend to…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on November 18, 2014 at 8:38am — No Comments

[SWP: Behind the Book] Cross-country Whistle Stop Book Tour with Flash Readings Part Three!

We are home. The final flash has been posted. As to the whistle stops, by the time we had boarded the train back to New York City, we were more concerned with the issue of connections—would we make ours in Chicago—than whistle stop videos. Which is too bad. I had a lot of shifts in attitude on the trip. Being…

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Added by Tory McCagg on November 17, 2014 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Book Giveaway for a Christmas Romance

Book Giveaway Nov 17 – 26: You have a chance to win 2 Christmas Romances, Christmas Calling. Leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail. Book: U.S. or E-book: International

 

Christmas Calling, co-authored with my dear friend Birdie L. Etchison, offers two heartwarming Christmas novellas: my Christmas Challenge (historical) and Birdie’s Christmas Snow (contemporary). The love stories are as mystifying as a white-out, as sweet…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on November 17, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

Self-Publishing Insights: My Results as an Author with Amazon's KDP Select Program

On October 31st, I unpublished my fiction novellas (romance) on Barnes & Noble (B&N) and AllRomanceEbooks.com. Why? To enroll them in Amazon's KDP Select program.

Sales had been waning since mid-summer. I had a $3,000+ month in September (this was the payout for June sales). Note: Amazon and Barnes & Noble pay…

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Added by Yuwanda Black on November 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

[Path to Publication] A New Writer Gets a 1st Book Deal with a Big Five—When She Least Expects It

And Why You Don’t Need to Write Everyday To Be a “Real” Writer

In January of 2013, I signed a deal for my first book with G.P. Putnam's Sons, a hardcover division of Penguin Random House, one of the so-called “Big Five” publishing houses. The book is a memoir…

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Added by Tracy Slater on November 11, 2014 at 12:30am — 14 Comments

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