Monthly Archives: October 2017

NaNoWriMo Prep

Tomorrow is November 1 which means it is the first day of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). My second book The Second Life of Magnolia Mae was a NaNo project and my third book Jade: Out of the Ashes was … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Ten

I surprised myself by reading four books since my last reading list. It helped that there were five weeks! Here’s what I’ve read since last month: Love’s Full Circle by Cherry Christensen Another sweet romance from Cherry Christensen. Kayden is … Continue reading

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Finding New Favorites

The question I proposed for this week was: What is an unusual way in which you have found books or authors? I think all of us know fellow writers and read their books, and their friends have friends who write, … Continue reading

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Serendipity Took Me There

Or… I Started the Bear Book Only Because I’d Forgotten to Bring Anything to Read By Jeff Salter This week, we’re blogging about unusual ways we found books or authors and I have a great example of each. One was … Continue reading

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This week we are discussing ways we have discovered books. I don’t think I have ever come across books in an unusual way. I scour the book shelves at all the stores that I go to. I comb through Amazon … Continue reading

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Discovering New Authors

I confess to being swayed by a book’s cover or by the texture of the paper inside when searching for something to read. If the paper bends and flips just right and the finish is smooth, a book is even … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Reading List?

Our topic for the week: An unusual way you found books or authors that you would not have chosen. It’s been a long time since I’ve spent time in a bookstore or library browsing titles and then selecting one. Since … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Sandy James

Today I’d like to welcome author Sandy James, with whom I have become Facebook Friends through mutual friends. Glad to finally have you here, Sandy! Thanks so much for having me!! Sandy is a prolific, award-winning writer of romances. She … Continue reading

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Guest Hound, Ted Talley

Welcome to my long-time Covington friend By Jeff Salter Delighted to have as my Guest Hound, a friend from my school days in Covington LA — Ted Talley. I’ve known Ted since we were both in second grade… plus we … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Pamela S. Thibodeaux

Promoting our books takes up a lot of time, when most of us would much rather just write. Fortunately, there support groups like Authors Helping Authors makes the job much easier. AHA is made up of authors who gladly share … Continue reading

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