Added by Jason Mark Alster M.Sc on August 25, 2011 at 9:14am — No Comments
Join "Book Trailer Videos" on Facebook and learn about making and using book trailers. Also members are encouraged to critique videos that they like.
Book giveaway on my blog at:
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Are you struggling with character motivations? On Father’s Day, let’s step into some size 13 men’s shoes and dig into backstory. Every character has one, even if it never makes it onto the pages of your story. What happened to your characters to make them think, act or react to the other characters in your story? How did their fathers influence them?
Imagine yourself as the father in the following scenarios. How would each of these actions affect your characters?
Added by Carol Healy on June 19, 2011 at 3:20pm — No Comments
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I believe I accidentally deleted my post, anyway here goes:
Two of my children's books were selected as "Reader's Choice," Children's Bookwatch by Midwest Book Review
"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…Continue
Added by Julia E. Antoine on June 12, 2011 at 5:51pm — No Comments
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I held my hand out to the boy and we were laughing. We stood at the side of the lake as the sun glinted on the water, making the surface like something alive, jumping, stirring witht he promise of fish and frogs and other small creatures. I pushed my toes deeper into the sandy bank, hesitating, knowing full well that the water would be too cold for swimming. Spring had just begun, the blush tipped blossoms…
Added by Jasmine Alicea on June 6, 2011 at 11:36am — No Comments
Here is a link to the press release for my new romance novel:
Added by Julia E. Antoine on June 5, 2011 at 7:31pm — No Comments
As a life-long learner in a town where the library is awesome during business hours and absent at night, I am thrilled that the Internet is always open.
“Wait!” Yelled Harold Humbugger, the writer in the back of the room. “I thought the web was a soul-crushing magnet that lulled you into a false sense of security, draining your time and energy as it saps the creativity from your fingertips?”
No, you’re thinking of that sci-fi movie. The web is the…Continue
Added by Carol Healy on May 22, 2011 at 9:58pm — No Comments
I'm Anna James, author of contemporary romance stories that allow women of all ages to get lost in a world filled with passion, drama and romance.
I have four books currently available with another due out in June 2011 and another in January 2012. I am looking forward to meeting and networking with other romance writers in this…Continue
Added by Jason Mark Alster M.Sc on May 15, 2011 at 7:33am — No Comments
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I was a guest on the Mary Jones radio show on WDRC-1360am on April 27, 2011. The interview went very well with Mary being a great and friendly host.
I am looking forward to my next interview with Barry Eva on may 5, 2011 at 6:30 pm on "A Book and a Chat with Fay." Location: www.blogtalkradio.com/Across-the-Pond.
I will be doing a book signing on Saturday May 14, 2011 at 2:00 pm at the Millrace Book…Continue
Added by Jason Mark Alster M.Sc on April 21, 2011 at 1:16pm — No Comments
To Market To Market
This last weekend I was invited to travel to Harrisburg, PA to attend the Mid-Atlantic Alpaca Breeders Association MACAPA Jubilee. This was a gathering where the owners of 1,000 alpaca got together to show their animals in competition, to have fun with costume contests, to…Continue
Added by Jason Mark Alster M.Sc on April 11, 2011 at 9:32am — No Comments