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Members: 26
Latest Activity: Nov 6, 2014

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Book signing for The Art of Being Rebekkah

Started by Karoline Barrett Jan 9, 2014. 0 Replies

Join me on 2/8 from 12-2 at Breakwater Books, Guilford CT. I will be signing copies of my debut novel, THE ART OF BEING REBEKKAH. Then I'll be at Bank Square Books, Mystic CT on 2/22 from 2-4. Hope…Continue

Tags: reading, fiction, womens, bookstore, Booksigning

My Debut Novel is Out!

Started by Karoline Barrett Dec 11, 2013. 0 Replies

My novel debuted on December 9th!! I am on a blog tour for the month of December and so excited!  THE ART of REBEKKAH is women's fiction. Please visit the link below the picture on where to buy, and…Continue

Tags: fiction, womens

Newbie and Hello!

Started by Denise Alicea Jun 3, 2013. 0 Replies

Hi! I'm new to the group and wanted to introduce myself. I'm from Connecticut and have been writing since I was 15 years old. I've published 3 short stories, the third which will be coming out in…Continue

Bragging about my new book

Started by O. Peart Apr 2, 2012. 0 Replies

My New Book, Life…Continue

Tags: Self, help, high, school, guide

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Comment by Jason Mark Alster M.Sc on September 4, 2011 at 6:15pm
Fantastic it's great to have successful authors from Connecticut.
Comment by Randye Kaye on September 4, 2011 at 12:26pm

Thanks for the chance to post a shameless brag here! My book, Ben Behind His Voices: One Family's Journey from the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope, currently holds both the #1 and #2 spots in "Hot New Relases" in the category Health/Mental Health/Schizophrenia.

 

official pub date 9/15/11

http://www.amazon.com/gp/new-releases/books/4695/ref=zg_bs_tab

Comment by O. Peart on September 4, 2011 at 11:55am

I was the keynote speaker at Let’s Get Ready Summer Career Day Kick-Off on July 30th. The mission of Let’s Get Ready is to expand college access for motivated, low-income high school students. I also donated 10 copies of each of my young adult books Linked and The Intruders.

Comment by Dvorah Lansky on August 3, 2011 at 5:31pm

I am thrilled to have the opportunity to share two brags this month!

 

#1 - My new book became an Amazon bestsellter, in three categories, in its first week!!! I just conducted a 21-day virtual book tour, where I visited the blogs of top book marketing experts worldwide. To take the tour, visit:

www.BookMarketingMadeEasy.com/tour

 

#2 - This past week I hosted "Book Marketing Conference Online", where I featured 16 guest book marketing experts. We had over 520 participants and people really seemed to get a lot out of the event.

www.BookMarketingConference.com

 

 

Comment by Jason Mark Alster M.Sc on July 3, 2011 at 8:32am
I read Dvorah Lansky's book and it is excellent. A must if you are going to self publish or help the publishers market your own book. Book Marketing Made Easy: Simple Strategies for Selling Your Nonfiction Book Online.
Comment by Julia E. Antoine on July 2, 2011 at 10:03am

I just saw, my bragg from last evening did not post. Here goes:

I have two books due out this month. A children's book, Two Clever III - Curious Mary and Esme The Bunny, the third book in my Too Clever Series. Here is a brief synopsis:

Curious Mary is heading to her Aunt Edna's farm in the country, for an Easter Vacation. Shortly after her arrival in the country, she learns a terrible fate is planned for her favorite bunny rabbit, Esme. It is now up to Mary to save her best bunny pal.
Comment by Julia E. Antoine on July 2, 2011 at 9:47am
Congratulations, Dvorah. I will stop by your Blog Tour.
Comment by Dvorah Lansky on July 2, 2011 at 9:08am

Happy Summer!

Here's my exciting brag.

 

I just published her new book, Book Marketing Made Easy: Simple Strategies for Selling Your Nonfiction Book Online. I'm participating in a 20+ stop, Virtual Blog Tour! Join in the fun! You can check out the official Book Blog and the schedule for the event at: www.BookMarketingMadeEasy.com

Comment by Peter Malia on July 1, 2011 at 5:35pm
The Connecticut Press is delighted to announce the pending publication of two new titles: Elim Park, 100 Years: Pictures of Faith, Stories of People and a lavishly illustrated coffee table book, PTC Carousels: The History of Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousels.
Comment by Julia E. Antoine on June 11, 2011 at 4:21pm

Two of my children's book were selected as "Readers' Choice" by Midwest Book Review, Children's Bookwatch, June 2011. There is the a section:

 

"Too Clever" is an illustrated collection of 10 short stories about inquisitive children and their adventures in learning. All sorts of subjects are introduced and explored by the curious kids who star in these short stories. Each of them has a lesson to share, making "Too Clever" an ideal learning companion for kids age 9 and up. From Cleo's Tomato Sandwich to Timothy's Man in the Moon, each story deals with a challenge and a passion for the child to tackle and master, both learning and teaching. "Too Clever" tackles a multitude of subjects and interest areas, from taming wild eagles to learning correct grammar rules for difficult pronouns. And let's not forget the subject of math, or how many Johnny cakes will be enough to feed a family of four. Bright, cheery illustrations in comic style enliven the pages of "Too Clever," while peppy heroes and heroines dominate the stories illustrating active learning. Also recommended by the same author is "Too Clever II - A Tropical Christmas" (9781456444570, $16.99), a story of a boy's eco-friendly celebrations of Christmas and special customs on a Caribbean island.
 

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