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How to Prepare for Your First Author Events

I love attending and participating in live author events, conferences and being a speaker. Every event is a good time and I love connecting with new people. I am also one of those highly observant kinds of people and recognizing things to do/not do i...

16 July 2016 - NICK CHIARKAS - Guest Author

NICK CHIARKAS- Guest Author -G'day folks,Today, I present an interview with a man who has had an interesting life, then used those experiences to write books. He is an award-winning author.Welcome, Nick ... 1.   TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURS...
by clancy tucker's blog on Jul 15, 2016

Smashwords Weekend Reads

Smashwords Weekend Reads by Warren Brown
by Humour, Ideas and Opinions on Jul 15, 2016

Book Cover

My Book cover is  Done. I think the designer did  a wonderful job depicting some of the scenes in the book. We are now on Typesetting. Moving right along! More later, Carolyn      Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Christ, christian...
by Treasures Of His Presence on Jul 11, 2016

Author Interview ~ Pietri0x

There are over 70 author interviews on this blog… However, today’s post will be the 12th in the series of Wattpad Author Interviews. ~~~~~~~~~ PietriOx is her profile name and her family is from Naro, Sicily. She’s married to a Bri...
by Notes from An Alien on Jul 8, 2016

8 July 2016 - ALMA JANE SIRBU - Guest Author

ALMA JANE SIRBU- Guest Author -G'day folks,Today, I interview a very interesting author from Romania. I always have lots of time for those who can speak and write in more than one language. Alma Jane is one of them.Welcome, Alma Jane ...1.  ...
by clancy tucker's blog on Jul 7, 2016

Interview with Sherrie Hansen, Author of SWEET WILLIAM, a Wildflowers of Scotland Romance

Hi, Sherrie. I’m thrilled you have a new book published. What is your book, Sweet William, about? On the outside, Sweet William is about castles, kilts, and cows. It’s about sweet vs. savory – in the kitchen, and in the bedroom. It’s about fa...
by Pat Bertram Introduces . . . on Jul 7, 2016

#BookPromotion on #Wattpad

Last November, I was finally convinced to try Wattpad.  Then, later in the same month, I wrote about Wattpad being a special “social media” platform for writers. That was early in the game… I had a relatively small number of folks...
by Notes from An Alien on Jul 6, 2016

Giveaway: Tell Us Your Most Embarrassing Author Encounter

Come tell us your most embarrassing author encounter and be entered to win I'M YOUR BIGGEST FAN and a $100 gift card to your favorite book retailer!
by Book Riot on Jul 5, 2016

1 July 2016 - DIANE MERRILL WIGGINGTON - Guest Author

DIANE MERRILL WIGGINGTON- Guest Author -G'day folks,Today, I interview an aspiring author from Sacramento, California.Welcome, Diane ... 1.   TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF AND YOUR WRITING JOURNEY. I am 53 years young as of this last Marc...
by clancy tucker's blog on Jun 30, 2016

A moving story - three woman, one man : The Judge's Wife by Ann O'Loughlin

I'm delighted to be welcoming Ann back to the blog today for a chat about her upcoming release, The Judge's Wife (publishing digital 1st July and paperback 12th July) as part of the Black & White Publishing blog tour.Ann shared a guest post with...
by Jera's Jamboree on Jun 29, 2016

What we Cannot Know by Marcus du Sautoy review – the seven edges of knowledge

Among the frontiers identified are time, the cosmos, consciousness and God, but aren’t swaths of knowledge concerned with meaning rather than scientific fact?Scientists like to see themselves as modern counterparts of the great explorers, sailing o...
by Publishing Company Blog on Jun 29, 2016

The Swordfish and the Star by Gavin Knight review – Cornwall’s dark, dangerous side

Hair-raising stories from the fishing ports of Cadgwith and Newlyn reveal a Cornwall very different from that known to tourists and second-home owners Gavin Knight’s previous book, Hood Rat, was a vivid, if impressionistic, evocation of gang crime...
by Publishing Company Blog on Jun 29, 2016

Enid Blyton book illustrations through the ages – in pictures

Illustrator Alex T Smith takes us on a fascinating tour of Enid Blyton book cover art from the 1940s to the present dayContinue reading...
by Publishing Company Blog on Jun 28, 2016

Andrew Miller: 'I was trying to leap out of my habitual mind'

After six novels, the author explains, fiction had begun to seem like a rather hollow formula. For his seventh, The Crossing, he wanted to find something newWhen a book is finished it’s surface seals over. This can be a relief, a kind of freeing up...
by Publishing Company Blog on Jun 28, 2016

Game of Thrones: how will Winds of Winter regain the suspense stolen by the show?

For those reading George RR Martin’s fantasy series, HBO’s dramatisation has been thrilling – but now it’s ahead of the books, it will be work hard to surprise usSpoiler alert: this blog assumes you’ve seen episode ten of Game of Thrones se...
by Publishing Company Blog on Jun 28, 2016

I’m Not With the Band: A Writer’s Life Lost in Music by Sylvia Patterson – review

The music journalist’s account of her life and encounters with the stars is both angry and hilarious Before the myth-making, chin-stroking male became the prototype for the Music Writer (hello, Lester Bangs, Nick Kent and Greil Marcus), guess what?
by Publishing Company Blog on Jun 28, 2016

The books that honour the bloodiest of battles

On the centenary of the Somme, these are the titles that best bring the horror show to life I was still a teenager when I first struggled through Somme by the great Lyn MacDonald, a book that I both could not put down, and dreaded picking u...
by Publishing Company Blog on Jun 28, 2016

Harry Mount’s Odyssey review – in the wake of Homer’s hero

This re-creation of Odysseus’s convoluted route home from Troy is a study in self-deprecation that wears its learning lightlyLet’s get the bad stuff out of the way first. Harry Mount was a member of the Bullingdon club, writes for the Daily...
by Publishing Company Blog on Jun 28, 2016

Has Ann Patchett picked the best 75 books of the past 75 years?

She and her bookshop’s staff have assembled a great, inclusive list. As with all lists, there are annoying omissions – but I’m not sure I could have done betterThe Guardian’s 100 best novels written in EnglishI love Ann Patchett, both because...
by Publishing Company Blog on Jun 27, 2016

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