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A Successful Book Signing

A Successful Book Signing

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
I had the pleasure of participating in a book signing with my co-author on the new book, Frank Immersed, at the Harbour Village Marina in Ponce Inlet, Florida yesterday, 1/28/17. It was a fun event complete with signing books, answering questions about writing, karaoke and dancing. It was also fun…

Chapter 5; Jackson Tennessee

Originally posted on The Price of Beauty in Strawberry Land:
Jackson, Tennessee                                             Larry Parker had called twice by the time I walked in the lobby door of the Peabody – it was almost eleven o’clock. Marcie yelled across her desk, “Hey Carson, the police are looking for you this morning. A Captain Parker has…

Poetry: Through Winter To When Spring

Poetry: Through Winter To When Spring

A New Species: Harry Potter and the Crab King

A New Species: Harry Potter and the Crab King

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
No, the title of this post doesn’t refer to a piece of Harry Potter fan fiction about the dangers of overfishing. Instead it references the naming of a newly identified species of crab, Harryplax severus. Harryplax severus is the wondrous, pale creature pictured above. He and his brethren come from the…

5 qualities of a brilliant story

Originally posted on Nail Your Novel:
I write a lot of posts about problems with book drafts. But isn’t it just as important to look at the positive? If we listed the qualities of a brilliant read, what would they be? (Plus, I think we need a feelgood post.) So, as I sit here on Sunday…

Author Marketing Support 2017 – here on Writer’s Treasure Chest

Author Marketing Support 2017 – here on Writer’s Treasure Chest

Originally posted on Writer's Treasure Chest:
Picture courtesy of: http://worldartsme.com/spread-the-word-clipart.html#gal_post_48436_spread-the-word-clipart-1.jpg Since this blog exists I hosted 40 fellow authors on ‘Writer’s Treasure Chest’. I am very proud of this number, but I’d like to do more. It’s January 2017 and I plan to publish further Author Spotlights here on my blog. By now ‘Writer’s Treasure Chest’ has…

THROUGH THE BARRICADES by @denisedeegan Fabulous #Irish war time #HistFic #SundayBlogShare

Originally posted on Rosie Amber:
Through the Barricades by Denise Deegan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Through The Barricades is an Irish based historical fiction. The prologue opens in 1906, a house fire. Maggie Gilligan’s father gets her to safety out of a bedroom window. His last words to her are “Make a difference…

Meet Guest Author Pamela D. Beverly…

Meet Guest Author Pamela D. Beverly…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Anyone over 30 seems to get written off these days as an old geezer, which is kind of ironic and funny to me. The music accompanying TV commercials to present-day TV shows and movies are chock-full of retreads, ahem, reboots they’re called by the younger…

Four Great Shares at Just Can’t Help Writing!

Originally posted on Virginia S. Anderson:
? What should writers know about trademarked names or brand names? How should you handle these names in your fiction? Adirondack Editing, via Chris the Story Reading Ape, helps out! Phoebe Quinn at A Writer’s Path has a list of seven writing mistakes that are all too easy to…

Making the Case for Indie AND Traditional Publishing (For Writers and Readers)

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
(Part II… again sharing here with Marcia’s permission. Did I leave anything out?) by Kassandra Lamb I envy writers under thirty. Not for their youth, but because they have never known a publishing world where indie publishing wasn’t a viable alternative. But I’ve heard even some younger writers make…

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