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Authors behaving badly

by Carol Burnside These days authors finally have choices. We’re no longer worshiping at the feet of giant conglomerate publishing houses and many of us have little to no need for an agent. We can diversify our career by selling to a traditional publisher, a small house, a digital first publisher, e-only publisher or we […]

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My First Book Signing

by Maxine Davis Recently I attended two book signings and, to be honest, I couldn’t wait to have one myself.  Well, I got my wish on March 20. Let me explain how it happened.  The Monroe County Reporter had an article inviting all Monroe County authors to come to its first annual Author’s Night at […]

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Cover Reveal-Lakota Dreaming by Constance Gillam

A few years ago I watched a movie about a group of Native American prisoners on a work detail  passing through an African American town sometime between 1870-1900. There was a young teacher in the town and she fell in love with one of the captured Indians. He planned an escape and wanted her to run away […]

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Ah-h-h-h, Springtime

by Maxine Davis Deep in your bones you know it’s here. “The first official day of spring is marked annually by the vernal equinox. For 2014, the official start of the equinox is (was) March 20, 2014.  AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski defines the Vernal Equinox as when the sun crosses the equator going south […]

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On Screen Kisses that Inspire by Sia Huff

As a romance writer, it’s important to pull inspiration from various sources. Movies are fabulous visuals. Writing your hero and heroines first kiss is all important. Your reader must anticipate the up coming contact as much as your characters. She should be longing for it – the undeniable chemistry, colliding with or overcoming some internal […]

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