Monthly Archives: August 2020

When Gore Is Required: Need a Washcloth?

I’ve had a few posts on gore thanks to War of Nytefall.  It’s not surprising since we’re talking about vampires here.  Limbs and heads have been removed. Bodies cut into various pieces with the mention of blood.  A few mentions of … Continue reading

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Binge-Worthy Book Festival Final Day!

The last day only means it’s the last chance to check out the authors and books!  Only one day left to enter the contests!  Hope everyone who ventured over enjoyed the fun! Click here for the  Festival! Clicker here for … Continue reading

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Check This Out: Nacho’s Nachos: The Story Behind the World’s Favorite Snack

Originally posted on El Space–The Blog of L. Marie:
I love featuring books on the blog, especially books written by my friends. And I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome to this space my friend and fellow Secret Gardener, the…

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To Pre-Order or Not – That is the Question. A Look at the Benefits of Pre-Order.

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Hi SEers. John, with you today. I would like to continue the discussion that I started last time.  (you can view it HERE) As you will recall (or not), I discussed some research I did…

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Introducing Astral Conspiracy Book 4: THE TWINS

Originally posted on Staci Troilo:
Ciao, amici! I promised quick releases, and I’m keeping that promise. Today, I’m delighted to share with you book 4 of the Astral Conspiracy Series: THE TWINS. They took the world’s best hope. Took the…

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Hope and Love Sputter Eternal

The bubble was popped Hope lost Love soured The heart beats With an undertone of pain Numbness at the edges Anything To make the agony pass Will the horror end? * Hope can be revived Love found once more If … Continue reading

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So Long Summer Break. I Hardly Noticed You.

(Really liking this song.  Though, parts of it seem to hurt when I listen too closely.) Sad, but true.  This was my last full week of summer break, which really didn’t have an impact because of Covid-19.  Aside from one … Continue reading

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Lost a Piece of Heart and Soul

They had a place Settled in your chest Adjusting your beats And nurturing the soul Existences entwined Allies in life And now you are alone * A mix of pain And numbness Denial may rear its head Along with anger … Continue reading

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The Nutshell Catch and the Point of No Return

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Ciao, SEers. We’ve been talking about Jill Chamberlain’s Nutshell method of plotting as it relates to Aristotelian comedies and tragedies. Last time, we discussed the protagonist with respect to flaws and strengths. (You can find…

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August Book Reviews

Originally posted on Myths of the Mirror:
Only four this month! I’ve been slacking. Actually, I’ve been super busy preparing for my launch and then dropping into bed at night, too tired to read. This month, my offering of  4…

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