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Learn How to Promote Through Social Media

Promoting through online social media is the hottest trend in marketing today, embraced by everyone from solo entrepreneurs to major corporations, and it's a terrific tool for authors.

Join me on the virtual book tour for my new book, The Savvy Book Marketer's Guide to… Continue

Added by Dana Lynn Smith on May 8, 2009 at 3:24pm — 1 Comment

Innovative Writing Workshop — May 11, Shelton

On Monday, May, 11, award-winning writer and editor Adele Annesi will present the innovative Art of Editing in Writing workshop for fiction and nonfiction writers at Plumb Memorial Library in Shelton.

The Art of Editing in Writing uses the six Rs of editing — reading, revising, rewriting, restructuring, researching and rereading — to help writers hone their work for publication in today's competitive market. Workshop leader Adele Annesi is an editor with Gartner, Inc., and has… Continue

Added by Adele Annesi on May 4, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

April Blog Contest — Final Week

Visit for a final prompt from writer Jamie Cat Callan, author of French Women Don't Sleep Alone. For a chance to win The Writer's Toolbox, send your entry to

Feel free to pass this along to your writers’… Continue

Added by Adele Annesi on April 29, 2009 at 9:58am — No Comments

April Blog Contest — "The Writer's Toolbox"

Visit with renowned writer Jamie Cat Callan, author of French Women Don't Sleep Alone, and respond to the prompt by sending your entry to

Or respond to Jamie's prompt by writing 500 words:

We were drinking champagne and losing our shirts.

After the contest closes, we'll announce the winner and post the entry on the blog. The winner will receive The Writer's Toolbox.

Added by Adele Annesi on April 15, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Recent News, and Two Reviews

In the 1960s(?), Harry Belafonte sang a nonsensical little ditty called (I think) “Man Piaba, Woman Piaba”. Or possibly it was a wry commentary on life and actually made a lot of sense, but I was a typical male teenager and too stupid to realize it at the time. One of the lines recently came to mind (funny how long-term memory works): “… your Rorschach shows you’re a Peripatetic…”.

Sometimes I think my daughter (and co-author) Leanne and I are student Peripatetics, itinerant… Continue

Added by Denning Powell on April 3, 2009 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Novelette Award - Vote Requested

A bit of good news — my submission "Pretzel Prosaic" is up for a Reader's Award on The short piece appears at, and could use your vote.

Added by Adele Annesi on March 13, 2009 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Check out a few designs published by Kanine Knits

View a slide show of Kanine Knits Patterns! and then visit the website to see them all.…
Click to play

Added by Peggy Gaffney on March 2, 2009 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Inviting all members to view my website

This week I published my first book, Truth Never Changes:Earth Changes. I am inviting all members to view my website and perhaps comment on the blog if they so desire. I welcome any and all comments.
The address is:

Added by Michael L. Kilday on February 27, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments


If there's anyone out there who still likes to get more spiritual during LENT,

then here's a challenge for you!

Go "Blogging Through the Psalms" with me everyday for 40 days during LENT!

Just check out my Blog on my website every morning for a short (one paragraph)

meditation on the Psalms. You'll be glad you did! You'll get something out of it!

Check it out at:

"A Verse-a-Day Keeps the Wrinkles Away!"

We can all use a "Spiritual… Continue

Added by Kathleen Dolan-Bunte on February 24, 2009 at 5:22pm — 1 Comment

CAPA network meeting

A reminder that the next CAPA network meeting at the Wethersfield Library at 6:30 April 25th. Contact Jason Alster for questions

Added by Jason Mark Alster M.Sc on December 31, 1969 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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