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Answers for Name that Book Challenge #2

As promised, here are the answers to Wednesday’s Name That Book Challenge.  A big congratulations to Paula for getting them all right, even the tricky one at the end – way to go! If you missed the quotes, don’t peek … Continue reading

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The 5 Shalts and Shalt Nots of Book Trailers

Five years ago it was unheard of to use a book trailer to attract readers.  Today, it seems like new books are required to have one just to keep up with the market.  To me, using a video to sell … Continue reading

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Interview with Paul Garrigan

Today’s guest has taken a different path to become an author and was gracious enough to share all about it with us.  Paul Garrigan, author, blogger, and all around interesting guy has agreed to share about his latest book and … Continue reading

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Interview with T. J. Banks

Today our interview is with author and blogger T. J. Banks.  Her blog, Sketch People, features personal stories of the fascinating people she has encountered.  Read the interview to learn about her books! First of all, tell us a little … Continue reading

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Interview with A. F. Stewart

For this week’s Feature Friday I am happy to introduce fantasy author A. F. Stewart.  For great book reviews and writer resources check out her blog. Her other blog, In the Spotlight, promotes the best of today’s entertainment, including books, … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #45 – Jane Austen

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” “Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or … Continue reading

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Quickly Quoteable #29 – Alexandre Dumas

“Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works.” “Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.” “All human wisdom is summed … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Roald Dahl!

Today is the birthday of one of my favorite children’s authors, Roald Dahl.  His inventive stories and silliness captured my imagination as a child and still enchants children to this day. It is no surprise that he has earned the … Continue reading

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Personal advice from a Pro

Back at the beginning of this year when I was finishing the rough draft of the manuscript and feeling very optimistic about finishing my first novel, I sent off an email to best-selling author Brandon Sanderson.  For those who don’t … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #22 – A. A. Milne

“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re … Continue reading

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