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Rave Reviews Blog Tour: Kenneth Kerr, Author

When Rave Reviews contacted me about promoting Kenneth Kerr’s book, I jumped at the chance.  The title alone intrigued me enough to where I had to know more. So, without further ado, I will let Mr. Kerr have the proverbial … Continue reading

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Morgan Kelly Blog Tour

A big welcome to Morgan Kelley, who is guest-blogging today.  I had a look at the extensive list of books she’s written, and I’m really interested in her newest offerings: The Harcourte Vampyre Society series Dangerous Revelations (1) July 2014 Dangerous … Continue reading

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“Fire and Shadow” Review Tour & Giveaway

“The Hand of Kali Series”–that sounds almost irresistible!  Dark, and dangerous, and very exotic.  Can’t wait to see what this is about… So–what are the particulars?  Hmmm…let’s see: The FIRE trilogy – the Hand of Kali Series, Book #1 Genre: … Continue reading

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What the hoo-hah is a marketing plan, and where do I buy one???

Lately I’ve been seeing the phrase, “marketing plan”, as in “You need a…”. Oh?  Thought what I had in mind was pretty good: 1.  Write a book 2.  Get book published 3.  The crowd goes wild, and they are lining … Continue reading

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“Pong” vs. “3-D Tennis”: Bringing Life to your Storyline’s Dialogues

I’m pretty much dating myself, but I have to ask:  Does anyone remember “Pong”?  That was the very first TV/computer-ish game to come out, and my family was enthralled.  It consisted of two vertical bars on either side of the … Continue reading

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The ABCs of getting noticed

I gave this some thought, I really did.  You see, I’ve not been in the biz all that long, just a couple of years.  But I’ve learned a lot…and there is a lot more I need to find out. Here … Continue reading

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Potted Plants…er, I mean, Plotter or Pantser

To the non-author, the terms “plotter” and “pantser” might seem very strange.  “Pantser” sounds like someone who is fond of giving reverse wedgies.  Or maybe a frat member with too much time and beer on his hands.  “Plotter” sounds like someone … Continue reading

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Short story, “Genius Has Its Own Time”

I’m dedicating this story to my friend Gayle, who often asks me, “Can’t you write something that’s not scary?”  Yes, dear, I can.  Regardez: Genius Has Its Own Time The studio is dark and quiet.  The occasional fretful moonbeam shows … Continue reading

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How did those words get there? – Mountain Springs House Blog Tour Week 2

When I leaf through the pages upon pages of my writing, I marvel at the ability we have to craft a tale from just our minds. Jasper Fforde’s “Thursday Next” series, especially the book entitled “The Well of Lost Plots”, … Continue reading

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