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How Steamy Should A Cover Be?

For all the romance readers out there, how steamy should a cover be? Click the photo to take the poll.



Added by Lorelei Elstrom on July 20, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Author Brett Garcia Rose Announces The Release Of His Latest Novel ‘Noise’

Brett Garcia Rose announced today that his latest novel Noise is now available for sale in eBook and paperback.


“Noise is a rather dark and violet novel. It will appeal to readers who like a fast-paced action-packed mystery,” says Rose.


In Noise, the main character…


Added by Kelsey McBride on July 17, 2014 at 9:52am — No Comments

Planning a book launch: Four months out

(Sixth in a series.)

Four months to go! In the month of June (which was four months pre-pub for me), the days get longer, the children’s bedtimes starts shifting as we linger at the dinner table outdoors amid the smells of neighborhood…


Added by Anjali Mitter Duva on July 14, 2014 at 11:48am — 4 Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Christian Author Sharon Srock

Book Giveaway July 14 - 24: You have a chance to win a Women’s Fiction from the Women of Valley View Series. Plus you can get a free novella, FOR MERCIE’S SAKE by Sharon Srock, for just commenting at my blog. At the end of the interview tells you how to get your free book.



Despite a bustling day care center and a new foster child, Terri Hayes hungers for a family of her…


Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on July 14, 2014 at 9:35am — No Comments

Michael D. Dennis Announces The Release Of His Highly Anticipated Debut Novel ‘A Native’s Tongue’

July 2, 2014 (LOS ANGELES, CA) – Los Angeles based author Michael D. Dennis announced today that his highly anticipated debut novel A Native’s Tongue is now available for sale on Amazon.


A Native’s Tongue is about a young man trying to find his way in the world. He…


Added by Kelsey McBride on July 1, 2014 at 7:13am — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Fantasy Author Anna Del C. Dye

Book Giveaway July 1 – 9: You have a chance to win a fantasy from The Silent Warrior Trilogy. One e-book will be given away of book 1, The Elf and the Princess. To enter leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail.  Ebook: international.


The Silent Warrior Trilogy is the gateway to an Elf series. The three books contain a new and completely original tale full of suspense, adventure, and medieval-style warfare. The reader joins in the continuing saga of Adren and the…


Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on June 30, 2014 at 9:54am — No Comments

Noise by Brett Garcia Rose

Noise is a new action/adventure/mystery novel by Brett Garcia Rose. It was published in June 2014 and is available for sale on Amazon.


The world is an ugly place, and…


Added by Kelsey McBride on June 30, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

5 Reasons to Wait and Slow Down When It Comes to Publishing Your Book

Among the many differences between traditional publishing and self-publishing is the turnaround time from book completion to book publication. A common distinction you hear between the two publishing options is that authors have to “hurry up and wait” in traditional publishing,…


Added by Brooke Warner on June 24, 2014 at 6:00am — 17 Comments

Enjoy A Romantic Cozy Mystery

Book Release Celebration and Book Giveaway June 21 – 30! You have a chance to win a cozy mystery: The Shamrock Case - Amelia Moore Detective Series.


Amelia and Rick have the makings of being a lasting couple that readers will adore and root for. The Shamrock Case moves along quickly. It goes by way too fast and I’m already missing the characters.” –Socrates Book Review


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


Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on June 20, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Planning a Book Launch: Six Months Out

Five to six months to go:

Wow! Book available for pre-order!

Amazingly, with still six months to go before actual publication, the book became available for pre-sale. I…


Added by Anjali Mitter Duva on June 18, 2014 at 7:30am — 5 Comments

What I’ve Learned in the Past Eight Months, Part Two

When we left off, I was encouraging you to get a daughter named Hannah (or a hamster) who can teach you how to tweet . . . so, have you tweeted today? I just learned that 2000 is the magic number of followers so add that to your list. And I’ve been thinking, with all the talk of pregnancy, I should have massaged time a tiny bit, as we authors do, and changed my title…


Added by Kelly Kittel on June 17, 2014 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Sweet Romance Author Gianna Thomas

Book Giveaway June 16 - 23: You have a chance to win a Regency Romance, Darcy Chooses. Leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail. Book: U.S. and Canada.


Darcy Chooses puts several twists on the original Pride and Prejudice. One of the first twists is that the time of year is different. Bingley comes to Netherfield around the first of May instead of the autumn. This has allowed me to handle events in the book a little…


Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on June 16, 2014 at 2:11pm — No Comments

[NETWORKING FOR INTROVERTS] What I Learned About Networking By Publishing a Book

Last month I posted an interview with SheBooks co-founder Laura Fraser. This month I want to tell you what I learned by publishing my first book and…


Added by Meghan Ward on June 12, 2014 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

George Saunders on Kindness

This is the time of year when students everywhere graduate. Writer George Saunders, who delivered the commencement address to the Syracuse University Class of 2013, offers some timeless advice about kindness in his book 'Congratulations, by the way': ;

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on June 11, 2014 at 5:13am — No Comments

[Path to Publication] Falling in Love with the Team

I have chosen to live on a dead-end gravel road five miles beyond a near-ghost town and 45 miles from a town of about 1800 people in northeastern Oregon. Our entire county has seven thousand people and is isolated and fragmented by mountains and canyons. I moved here because I love solitude, especially when I’m writing. I also like learning how to make food from scratch. I grow potatoes and store them in a root cellar over the winter. We nurture a growing flock of hens for eggs. We also…


Added by Elizabeth Enslin on June 10, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Mystery Writer Lain Reading

Book Giveaway June 9 - 16: You have a chance to win a young adult mystery, Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold. Leave a comment about this interview at my blog.


This first book in The Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency Series lays the groundwork of the main character, a teenage pilot with her own seaplane from Vancouver Island, Canada. Her (apt) name is Kitty Hawk and being the somewhat optimistically ambitious girl that she is, she decides that she wants…


Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on June 8, 2014 at 9:01pm — No Comments

My Writing Process


I spent this morning gamely trying to avoid writing and succeeded to such an extent that I had been in my office for over three hours and not an idea of worth written. And then I realized Today is Post Day!



Rurow. What to write about? And how to write over the cacophony of…


Added by Tory McCagg on June 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Mystery Writer G. X. Chen

Book Giveaway June 2 - 9: You have a chance to win a mystery, The Mystery of Moutai. Leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail at my blog. This novel is a murder mystery; a fast paced and easy read with interesting characters in a plot of intrigue coupled with insights into the Chinese culture.


Leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail at…


Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on June 2, 2014 at 10:24pm — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with a Humorous Author Annie Oeth

Book Giveaway May 26 - June 2: You have a chance to win Because I Said So: Life in the Mom Zone. Leave a comment about this interview with your e-mail. Ebook; kindle version


“Whether you’re a mama to sons who have an affection for reptiles and bottle rockets or a daughter who thinks you’re wrong… just when you’ve figured out your own mother was right, you’ll love yourself, your kids and your life more after this read. Why? Because I said…


Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on May 28, 2014 at 8:23am — No Comments

What do You REALLY Want to Do?

I want to remind you (and by that I mean “you and me both”) that you are unique.

What you bring to the world with your content, message and expertise is valuable. You don’t have to be like anyone else. You only have to be yourself.

This week has been a roller coaster of excitement and…


Added by Erin K Casey on May 23, 2014 at 2:45am — No Comments

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