Monthly Archives: February 2014

Character Theme of . . . Bob

This is going to be an odd character theme to bring up because Bob hasn’t shown up in the series yet.  The character’s name isn’t even Bob.  I’ve hinted at Bob because Bob holds a special place among the villains.  … Continue reading

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SOS — Save Our Sales (ranking)

Originally posted on WHAT THE HELL:
Well, kids, since my recent marketing efforts have seemingly fizzled out, I hope you don’t mind if I come to you, hat in hand, and ask for some Amazon love. Sad but true —…

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Giveaway, Raffle, and Free Time ‘Meh’

First, I will say that this is just my experience.  I know many people who have been successful with these things.  I simply haven’t. Last weekend was the free period for Beginning of a Hero and the February raffle ended … Continue reading

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Check This Out: Legends of Windemere (Part 2)

Originally posted on El Space–The Blog of L. Marie:
Welcome back to the blog. Glad you’re here. Help yourself to a beverage. With us is the cool and clever Charles Yallowitz, here to continue the discussion of his series, Legends of Windemere.…

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4 Hours Left to Enter the February Raffle!

As of this posting there is only 4 hours left for the February Raffle!  Enter now and win one of 39 prizes! Click on the Cover Art to go to the Raffle!

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Crashing Back Down by Kristen Hope Mazzola

  Title: Crashing Back Down Author: Kristen Hope Mazzola  Release Date: November 4, 2013    Mags McManus has just become a war widow in her mid-twenties. Her late husband, Randy, left for the Army right after their wedding. Instead of celebrating his … Continue reading

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Fantasy Seers: Look into the Crystal Ball

One of the most common devices/characters/whatever in fantasy is the fortune teller/seer/oracle.  It happens all the time where a character either seeks out or stumbles upon a strange person who can hint about the future.  One great use for these … Continue reading

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Check This Out: Legends of Windemere (Part 1)

Originally posted on El Space–The Blog of L. Marie:
Hello. You’re watching PBS, and this is Masterpiece Theater. Okay, maybe it isn’t the real Masterpiece Theater, which features Downton Abbey and Sherlock. But I’m pleased to welcome authors who have…

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Should You Self-Publish?

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
For most authors, the decision of whether to self-publish or search for a traditional publisher is a tough one. I wrestled with this decision (it fought like a crocodile) in the years leading up to 2008.…

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Syndicate Feature: Little ‘Zilla

The debut work of Little Zilla, heiress to the throne of Papizilla.

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