Monthly Archives: May 2019

The Grand Finale

A long road has been written Through typos and twists You have seen it to the end Fingers worn and callused Pencils down to nubs The corpses of pens fill a drawer A cemetery you refuse to toss Keys on … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – #Reviews – S.A. Harris, Geoff Le Pard, John W. Howell and Gwen Plano

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the second of the cafe updates this week with recent reviews for authors on the shelves.. the first author is Sally Harris who has recently joined the bookstore with her book Haverscroft.…

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Check This Out: In Brigantia

Originally posted on El Space–The Blog of L. Marie:
It’s raining authors around the blog! Today, the amazing Andrew Murray (or Andy as many of you who know him and follow his blogs, City Jackdaw and Coronets For Ghosts, call…

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28 Calls for Submissions in June 2019 – Paying markets – by Erica Verrillo…

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Derailing Bedlam: Meat Locker Part 3 #fiction #adventure

As usual, here is your warning that this story has cursing, sex (not graphic), innuendo, and violence.  It’s my Rated-R action adventure called Derailing Bedlam.  This is the fourth outing (third official) for Cassidy and Lloyd, so feel free to … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing an Ending Whether You Want To or Not

That’s a heavy quote . . . Let’s lighten the mood with a humorous list of ways an author can end a story. Don’t do it!  You might never have another idea and people already like this one.  Even if … Continue reading

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Expansion Pack: Fairytales

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Hi Gang, Craig with you again. We’ve spent some time talking about character arc in the past year. My last three posts were about The Hero’s Journey, also known as the Writing Monomyth. I’m not…

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Check This Out: Brother, Sister, Me and You and Other National Geographic Kids Books

Originally posted on El Space–The Blog of L. Marie:
It’s not every day that I get to welcome to the blog one of my awesome grad school advisors. But here today is the one and only Mary Quattlebaum! She’s here…

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Teaser Tuesday Poll: Any Requests?

So, I’m putting a poll here, but people can request something that highlights a specific character or location from my books too.  Another option will be to tell me to stop doing Teaser Tuesdays and come up with something else … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New book on the Shelves – #HistoricalIrishFiction -#99c/99p – Mahoney by Andrew Joyce

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to share the news of the new release this week….Mahoney by Andrew Joyce…the book is on offer at 99c/99p for a limited period so I suggest you take advantage. About Mahoney In this…

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