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Write a book this summer!

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 Learn all about the Working Writer's Club Book Bootcamp HERE.Happy writing!Mayra  Continue

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Workshop on the Art of Picture Book Writing

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Hi,I'll be offering a picture book writing workshop at SavvyAuthors.com from May 30 - June 10.Check out the details at:“Walking on a Rainbow: a Children’s Fiction Picture Book Workshop”…Continue

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Seeking reviewers for my satire novel, Sunstruck

Started this discussion. Last reply by shannon johnson Mar 5, 2011. 1 Reply

Hi all,I'm seeking reviewers/bloggers to help me spread the word about my satire novel, Sunstruck.The book is available on Kindle, Nook and also in print.You can find out more about the book here:…Continue

 

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Chapter reveal: The Crimson Calling, by Patrick C. Greene (for vampire fans!)

Title: THE CRIMSON CALLINGGenre: HorrorAuthor: Patrick C GreeneWebsite:www.PatrickCGreene.com,Publisher:http://hobbesendpublishing.comFind out more on …See More
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Chapter reveal: Kaitlin’s Tale, by Christine Amsden

Title: Kaitlin’s TaleGenre: urban fantasy/paranormal romanceAuthor: Christine AmsdenWebsite: http://www.christineamsden.comPublisher: Twilight Times BooksGet your copy at Amazon / …See More
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The Writing Life with Mystery Novelist jd daniels

jd daniels is a mystery writer who divides her time between Southwest Florida and Iowa City, Iowa. She has also lived, written prose and poetry, and taught writing at the college level in Boston, Massachusetts and Ankara, Turkey.  She’s published five books, receiving an Iowa Arts Grant for her biography and reached the top of a best seller list for her book of poetry. Over the years, she has worked as a college professor, an aerobics instructor, a…See More
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The Writing Life with Mystery Author Rosie Claverton

Rosie Claverton grew up in Devon, daughter to a Sri Lankan father and a Norfolk mother, surrounded by folk mythology and surly sheep. She moved to Cardiff to study Medicine and adopted Wales as her home. She then moved to London to specialize in psychiatry. Her first short film Dragon Chasers aired on BBC Wales in Autumn…See More
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Book Review: ‘Ninth-Month Midnight’ by Marie Bacigalupo

Nine Month Midnight by Marie Bacigalupo was a deeply compelling, at times heart-wrenching story, about grief and the desperate need of a mother to reunite with her dead child. Since losing her four-year old precious daughter to cancer a year ago, Dolores Walsh has been living in limbo, like a zombie.After a suicide attempt, she’s prompted by her husband Joe to seek the help of…See More
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The Writing Life with Author Sylvia Dickey Smith

A fifth generation Texan, Sylvia Dickey Smith was born in Orange, Texas and grew up in a colorful Scots-Irish family living in the midst of a Cajun culture. At 34, Sylvia’s curiosity about the world took on a whole new dimension when she moved to the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad & Tobago. Awed by the differences in customs and cultures,…See More
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Chapter reveal: Irish Jewel, by Julie Ann James

Title:  IRISH JEWELGenre: SuspenseAuthor:  Julie Ann JamesWebsite:  www.peppertreepublishing.comPublisher: www.peppertreepublishing.comFind out more on …See More
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The Writing Life with Marie Bacigalupo, Author of 'Ninth-Month Midnight'

A former copywriter and administrator, Marie Bacigalupo studied creative writing under Gordon Lish at the Fiction Center and participated in workshops sponsored by the University of Iowa and Story Magazine. Her work has appeared in The Examined Life Journal; Romance Magazine; New Realm Magazine; Perspective…See More
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Interview: Dawn Brotherton, author of ‘Trish’s Team’

Dawn Brotherton is a colonel in the United States Air Force serving as a legislative liaison to Congress for the Secretary of the Air Force. In her spare time, after taking care of her two teenage daughters and visiting with her husband, Dawn has published five books, with three more in the works.  Her “Jackie Austin Mysteries” have a female…See More
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Book Review: ‘The Asset’ by Anna del Mar

Trying to survive from a deadly past that torments her, Lia Stewart is hiding in a small Rocky Mountain town until, one day, a wounded warrior with a dog shows on her doorstep; a gravely injured SEAL with a heart and soul just as tortured as hers. Against her best judgment, she decides to help him – a kind act that may cost her life.…See More
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Chapter reveal: The Asset, by Anna del Mar

Title: The AssetGenre: Romantic suspense, Contemporary romance, Military romance, SEAL romance.Author: Anna del MarWebsite: http://www.annadelmar.com/pages/home.htmlPublisher: Carina PressPurchase on …See More
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Excerpt Reveal: ‘In Time for You’ by Chris Karlsen

Title: In Time for YouAuthor: Chris KarlsenPublisher: Books to Go NowGenre: Time-travel romanceWhile horseback riding in the English countryside, sisters Electra and Emily Crippen find themselves trapped in a tear in time. Thrown back to 1357 England and caught by a local noble, they are in a place that is home but as frightening and unfamiliar as an alien world would be. With no…See More
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Chapter reveal: Karma’s a Killer, by Tracy Weber

Title: KARMA’S A KILLERGenre: MysteryAuthor: Tracy WeberWebsite: www.tracyweberauthor.comPublisher: Midnight InkPurchase on AmazonAbout the Book:A fun, fresh, feisty new…See More
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Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The Writer, Writer’s Journal, Multicultural Review, and Bloomsbury Review, among many others. When she’s not writing, reading, editing or reviewing, she enjoys walking her dog, traveling, and spending time with her family. Represented by Serendipity Literary.
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A Conversation with Historical Fiction Author Joan Schweighardt

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Joan Schweighardt is the author of several novels. In addition to her own projects, she writes, ghostwrites and edits for private and corporate clients. Her latest novel is …

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Chapter reveal: The Crimson Calling, by Patrick C. Greene (for vampire fans!)

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Book Review: ‘Luck Is Just the Beginning’ by Celeste Leon

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Based on a true story, Celeste Leon’s beautifully written debut novel is the story of a young man in 1940s Puerto Rico who wins the lottery, only to realize that, as the title states, luck is just the beginning.

Young Ramon is able to see visions, a gift he inherited from his mother. When he sees a number flash across the sky, he decides to buy a complete lottery…

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At 8:02am on June 22, 2013, Lea said…

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I welcome your friendship :)


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At 7:54am on April 20, 2011, missy Varner said…

Hello,


 


My name is Missy and I am also a member of the Mom Bloggers Club.  I have a blog,www.luxurybeautyproducts.blogspot.com  and I also run the blog hop network.

I wanted to let you know that I am following you,  and hoping when you get a chance you can follow me back.  I also want to invite you to join my groups, The Blog Hop Network, Beauty Bloggers, and Children's businesses.  Also, I would love to place a link to your site on my blog if you want to do the same with my blog on yours. Please let me know by sending me an email regarding this and it has been nice meeting you via the web.


 


MIssy

At 5:56pm on March 1, 2011, Rose Altares said…

Hi Mayra,

I am now following you!

I’m big on support and becoming a ‘power-follower’. The more the ‘follower’ the more ‘love’!

 I just started a new blog a new blog page and I could really use some love and support. (pls. don’t mind the ugly page for now. LOL!)

It's my battle against ADD and my journey to finishing up old projects. Please visit and follow just the same!

LOVE ya! !♥*:-•✿♥

Please go and follow me too!    www.thedarediva.com

At 8:02am on February 16, 2011, Dawn Odell said…

My partner and I are writing and illustrating a series of childrens inspirational books, with the first to be out in a month or so.

 

Id love to invite the moms from moms who love childrens books to our blog Angels of Inspiration. Please read our posts and become apart of our growing family by becoming a follower and sharing your thoughts in the comment section of our posts.Angels of Inspiration

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Hi Mrs.Mayra..I've visited your blog and become your newest follower.
Feel free to stop by my blog anytime and follow me back..
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At 9:39am on November 1, 2010, Carla Jansen said…
Thanks for the friends request! I'm visiting your site too!

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