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Merry Christmas!

I would like to take the time to Share the Gift of Christmas with you. This is a season of love and kindness, a time to show others that we care about them more than they realize. Why do we want to do better at Christmas time? I believe it stems from the Birth of the Savior. "He is the Gift" given to us from a loving Heavenly Father.



Russell M. Nelson said, "Christmas is a time of reflection on what we can become because of God’s sacred gift. As we discover the gift, we learn of the…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on December 14, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments

Just Try It

Just try it…being nice first. Just try a smile or listen and say “I understand” instead  of just  talking over somebody else.

Do a favor for someone without being asked to do it. And don’t expect anything in return.

See and feel how different it feels from being indifferent or even cold to another.…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on December 10, 2014 at 8:50pm — No Comments

The Last Casualty of the Great War by Gregory M. Galvin

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on December 9, 2014 at 10:53am — No Comments

Hobart Book Village Festival of Women Writers Holiday Gift Book Guide

The Hobart Book Village Festival of Women Writers has celebrated the creative work of women authors. We've had a stunning group of participating writers who've read and offered workshops at our annual Festival in the beautiful Western Catskills in Hobart, New York. 

Look over this list of the work…

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Added by Breena Clarke on December 7, 2014 at 4:54am — No Comments

Welcome Nick Cato, Author of Don of the Dead

SQUIDLICIOUS

Calamari is popular in many Asian and Italian dishes. In Italian/American culture, calamari is considered a rite of passage; when you finally enjoy it, you’re no longer a child, but on your way to having adult tastes. While many people have no problem eating…
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Added by Shelley Workinger on December 5, 2014 at 6:31pm — No Comments

A Grateful Writing Life

I am waiting. It’s a common activity for writers. You work on a piece of writing. You finish it. You send it somewhere. You send it to a reader for feedback, you send it to a literary journal for possible publication, or you send it to a literary agent for possible representation. And then you wait. Ideally you work on more writing while you wait.…

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Added by Sophfronia Scott on December 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Welcome Rob Carter, Author of The Language of Stones

Food is probably in everyone's top ten list when it comes to good things to think about, especially when you're hungry. So what better way to get further into your favorite novel than to consider what the characters might be eating? Willand, the young hero in my mythic history – The…

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Added by Shelley Workinger on November 21, 2014 at 11:13am — No Comments

My story PERSONALS in The Stockholm Review of Literature

I am always amazed to receive a reminder of how small our world really is: via overseas travel, conversation with a foreign visitor, a special event featuring a foreign of immigrant creative, a translated book on the shelf. And, foreign journals…

I am so thankful The Stockholm Review of Literature has published my short story, “Personals,” alongside a global…

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Added by Kalisha Buckhanon on November 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Warrior of the Way by Nathan Chandler Book Feature

Warrior of the Way

Title: Warrior of the Way

Author: Nathan Chandler

Publisher: iUniverse

Pages: 376

Genre: Fantasy

Format: Ebook

Purchase at …

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on November 12, 2014 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Spotlight is on Lorrie Farrelly today

Women of Murder, Mystery & Mayhem Multi-Author Spotlight Tour: Lorrie Farrelly is featured on my blog today. A WINNING MEDALIST in the 2014 READERS' FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS. A Navy brat and graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, LORRIE FARRELLY is proud to be a Fightin' Banana Slug. Following graduate school at Northwestern University, she began a career in education that included teaching art to 4th graders, drama to 8th graders, and…

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Added by Lynelle Clark on November 12, 2014 at 9:58am — No Comments

Loving What You Write

I was walking around my yard in a bit of a daze. The day before I had finished the novel revision I’d been working on for months. Like the crazy woman I am, instead of resting I was trying to organize my thoughts for the next novel. But I felt like I didn’t know how to steady myself in the real world after being in my previous novel’s world…

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Added by Sophfronia Scott on November 6, 2014 at 10:57am — No Comments

Planning a Book Launch: Launch Day!

It happened! That day that loomed up ahead for almost a full year, that long-awaited, exhilarating day took place. In the days leading up to it, people asked me if I was nervous, and I looked at them funny, wondering why they were asking such a thing. Little by little, their…

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Added by Anjali Mitter Duva on October 30, 2014 at 1:00pm — 19 Comments

Some Thing Asteroidal by Tony Taylor, author of The Darkest Side of Saturn

Title: The Darkest Side of Saturn

Author: Tony Taylor…

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on October 30, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

A River of Tears, the River of Hope by Orit Murad Rehany

 

Title: A River of Tears, the River of Hope

Genre: School & Teaching/Inspirational

Author: Orit Rehany

Publisher: AuthorHouse

EBook: 151 pages

Release…

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Added by Tracee Gleichner on October 26, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

Welcome Lynn Cahoon, Author of Return of the Fae

In RETURN OF THE FAE, Book 2 of The Council series, Parris and Ty take off on a road trip to Cincinnati, Ohio to the stay at The Riverglen, the only magical specialty hotel in the downtown area.  Even though the hotel is warded against a guest using their magic to keep warring…
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Added by Shelley Workinger on October 24, 2014 at 5:35am — No Comments

Book Review and Giveaway: Legacy of the Watchers: Vol 1: The Hidden Ones by Nancy Madore

BLURB:
AN ANCIENT LEGEND – A FORGOTTEN PEOPLE – A PLOT FOR MASS MURDER
As CEO of her own thriving company, Nadia Adeire is flush with success, but a secret society dating back to the Essenes believes her to be one of the ancient djinn—the notorious demoness of Hebrew legend: Lilith. What’s more, they have reason to believe that she’s plotting a…
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Added by Lynelle Clark on October 20, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments

Experience Required: Be All the People You Can Be

(Originally posted on bloom-site.com, an excellent literary site featuring authors who first published over the age of 40. As they say, "Late" according to whom? )

In my grandparents’ dining room in a suburb of Boston, there was a shelf devoted…

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Added by Anjali Mitter Duva on October 19, 2014 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Writing Markets to Avoid -- And 5 Ways To Spot Them

I still remember that summer afternoon when my mother came upstairs to find me weeping into my pillow.  I was 20 years old, and I had just discovered that my boyfriend had been two-timing me. Of course, I told my mother the edited, sanitized version of the story, leaving out that part about me walking into his apartment to find him in bed with his ex-girlfriend.   

I also remember my mother’s advice: “You should be choosier about the company you keep,” she said. “Pick…

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Added by Aine Greaney on October 6, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Do-Over at the Smooching Pond

Do you ever look back at your life and think, “If I could only do that over?” There are lots of things in life that you can do over. A bad haircut will grow out and you can start all over again with a new style. A golf shot can be done over, and over again, likewise with a tennis volley, or basketball shot. You get to try again and again.

 

Unfortunately, there are some things that can’t be fixed with a do-over. What about spiteful words spoken about someone? You can’t take…

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Added by Sarah Martin Byrd on October 6, 2014 at 7:51am — No Comments

She Writes/She Reads: Women and the New World of Publishing

The question of who gets to be a storyteller and of whose stories are read and acknowledged is crucial—not just for women, but for men and for the way civil society as a whole is constructed.

The “She Writes” in my title alludes to two things—my publisher, She Writes Press, and…

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Added by Judith Newton on October 2, 2014 at 11:00am — 14 Comments

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