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Beach Book Blast Launch: Genres and Getting to Know the Authors

Fifteen authors from my WG2E Street Team are launching books this week. That’s a lot of new releases from talented authors! They want to share the celebration with you in their Beach Book Blast Launch Event today through Saturday (August 15th … Continue reading

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Sunday Mash-Up: 07/29-08/04/2012

I didn’t have as much time this week to read blogs, but I do have a few for you that I found interesting and/or helpful this past week. Hope you enjoy! Writing Links: R.J. Ellory made an appearance in Stacy … Continue reading

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Addiction Resource List

This is just a quick post. I saw this list of 20 Truly Exceptional Alcohol Addiction Resources and thought it might be helpful to some. My friend, Darlene Steelman, made the list and she is a true inspiration. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Author Interview: PJ Sharon

  I have the privilege to welcome YA Author, PJ Sharon, to my blog today. PJ is the author of contemporary young adult novels, including HEAVEN IS FOR HEROES and ON THIN ICE. Her stories have garnered several contest finals, … Continue reading

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What’s New In My World

I haven’t really talked much about my own writing, so I want to remedy that today. Why now? Well, for one thing, I’m VERY excited about a couple of things. First of all, I have an awesome cover for my … Continue reading

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The B&N vs. Amazon Feud: A Reader’s Perspective

I’m a writer. But I was a reader first. I’m actually a voracious reader. I consume 3-5 books a week. I have hundreds of books on my shelves and over 600 on my kindle app. (Many of those were free … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Fear

This week, Kate Wood wrote about the fear that holds her back at times in her post, You Are Not Special. Now, Kate apparently confessed her secret of being scared to a friend, who then told her she wasn’t special. … Continue reading

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On Strike Against SOPA Jan 18th

Hi everyone! In case you haven’t heard many internet sites are going dark Wednesday, January 18, 2012, in protest of the SOPA and PIPA Bills.  These are basically internet censorship bills. From what I’ve read, I think they may (MAY) … Continue reading

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Luggage for Foster Kids

Did you know that most children in foster care end up hauling their few precious belongings around in garbage bags? It’s probably not something most of you would think about. I know I didn’t until I worked for Child Protective … Continue reading

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For Pete’s Sake — Buy a Thesaurus Already!

Okay, a confession. I don’t really know Pete. So for my sake and the sake of all your readers, the sake of your writing and your reputation and for all that’s good and right in the world, please please please … Continue reading

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