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The Lucky 7 Meme

The Lucky 7 Meme

Thanks to Teresa Cypher for tagging me for the Lucky 7 Meme. This is fun! Teresa’s Bio: “One life is just too short… I am married to Dave, have 3 great children and their wonderful spouses, 1 adorable granddaughter, a bunch of wonderful friends…the ground never stops shifting beneath our feet…” (Read More) Twitter: @Teresa_WillowFacebook: […]

The Cassandra Davis Interview – Five Questions

The Cassandra Davis Interview – Five Questions

Author Interview: Ashley Barronby Cassandra on 03/14/12 Ashley: Thanks for having me here today, Cassandra! I appreciate the opportunity to discuss my experiences within the self-publishing industry, and to get to know your readers and fans. 1. You live in Washington D.C. Can you name a few of your favorite bookstores or writing “haunts” in […]

#TeaserTrain Sample: Sharon Buchbinder’s ” Desire and Deception”

#TeaserTrain Sample: Sharon Buchbinder’s ” Desire and Deception”

DESIRE AND DECEPTION is an RT Book Reviews Nominee for Best Erotic Fiction Book of 2011. Available for purchase at Amazon Kindle, Nook, and Red Sage ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Snap, Crackle and Popping Blog Twitter: @sbuchbinderFacebook: www.facebook.com/sharon.buchbinder.romanceauthor ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DESIRE AND DECEPTION EXCERPT (PG-13) Posted December 8th By Sharon Buchbinder Dan’s forearm corded as he cast his fishing line. […]

Author Interview: Stephanie Alexander

Author Interview: Stephanie Alexander

  The interview series with members of my Twitter community continues with author Stephanie Alexander. Enjoy! Bio: Stephanie Alexander grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC, the oldest of three children. Drawing, writing stories, and harassing her parents for a pony consumed much of her childhood. After graduating from high school in 1995 she […]

Book Signings At Starbucks

Book Signings At Starbucks

In a recent post, I suggested that Google and Barnes & Noble team up to open NOOK Apps Stores. If ever there was a win-win… Anyway, now it is time to look beyond the obvious. It’s time to look at pairing up Starbucks and the self-published author.  And who will join these two together? Amazon. […]

New York Times Or Bust

New York Times Or Bust

For many authors, writing a book that sells enough copies to earn a place on the New York Times Best Sellers List is often considered the highest honor the media can bestow upon a wildly grateful writer.   Count me in. That said, I’ve never actually consulted the New York Times Best Sellers List prior to […]

Author Interview: John Abramowitz

Author Interview: John Abramowitz

The interview series with members of my Twitter community continues with author John Abramowitz. Enjoy! Bio: I’m a long, tall Texan (sorry, Lyle Lovett) born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. I got my formal education in the Midwest, and consider Iowa my second home state. I now live in Austin, Texas, where I’m working […]

Author Interview: Dale Amidei

Author Interview: Dale Amidei

The interview series with members of my Twitter community continues with author Dale Amidei. Enjoy! Bio: I live and write in the beautiful Texas Hill Country near San Antonio. I am a Christian, an American, a husband, son, brother, and friend. My characters are realistically portrayed as caught between heaven and earth, not always what […]

Author Interview: Carl Purdon

Author Interview: Carl Purdon

The interview series with members of my Twitter community continues with author Carl Purdon. Enjoy!    Bio: Carl Purdon lives in Pontotoc, Mississippi with his wife and two of their four children. Pontotoc is halfway between Tupelo, which is the birthplace of Elvis, and Oxford, which was the home of William Faulkner. Since he can’t […]

La Estrella / The Star

La Estrella / The Star

One of the interesting aspects of Twitter is how easy it is to connect with fellow authors around the world. While the act of physically traveling to another country is a luxury not all of our citizens are able to experience, I do feel that, in some small way, Twitter and other social media offers […]

Nice To Meet You

Nice To Meet You

I am behind on my Twitter communications. …wait. What am I saying? I am behind on everything. Anyway, here I am, going through page after page of Twitter, looking for new friends, one bio at a time. I tried one of the highly recommended auto-follower programs for about two days six months ago, but I […]

Dear Barnes & Noble (Part Two)

Dear Barnes & Noble (Part Two)

This is the fun part – brainstorming! It is amazing what becomes possible when a person stops thinking about you as merely an ordinary corporate chain of bookstores. In fact, so many ideas came to mind that this just might become a regular feature on my blog. I’ve spent a fair portion of my time […]

Author Interview: Terra Harmony

Author Interview: Terra Harmony

The interview series with members of my Twitter community continues with author Terra Harmony. Enjoy!     Author Terra Harmony Bio: Terra Harmony is an author of contemporary eco-fantasy novels.  The first books, ‘Water’ and ‘Air‘, of the Akasha Series are currently available as e-books. Terra also has a vampire short story collection published as part […]

Shawndra Russell Reviews This Blog

Shawndra Russell Reviews This Blog

How is it only thirteen months ago that I began this self-publishing journey? The impact on my life has been intense, positive, and challenging. Moving through each level of learning — remember, I started at 0.00 — brings a sense of accomplishment unlike any other I have felt. A reason for starting this blog, back […]

#TeaserTrain Sample: Carrie Green’s ‘Violets Are Blue’

#TeaserTrain Sample: Carrie Green’s ‘Violets Are Blue’

Violets Are Blue is FREE on Amazon, Wed, Feb 14th – Sun, Feb 19th Only.  Click Here! #TeaserTrain Sample From: Violets Are Blue Sarah stood on the dirt road, staring at the six foot high stalks, at the long, rippled leaves that concealed, in seconds, the bold red of Todd’s t-shirt. The corn had swallowed […]

Dear Barnes & Noble (Part One)

Dear Barnes & Noble (Part One)

I have spent many fine hours in your stores, browsing, buying, and dreaming. I’m not entirely sure what percentage of my lifetime earnings I’ve contributed to your gross earnings, but I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that it’s enough to warrant its own line item.  For over a decade, I’ve walked into your store knowing […]

Author Interview: Brian Rathbone

Author Interview: Brian Rathbone

The interview series with members of my Twitter community continues with author and publisher Brian Rathbone. Enjoy!   Bio: Brian Rathbone is a former horse trainer turned technologist and fantasy author. When he isn’t writing, he’s trying to get more broadband for the people of rural North Carolina. Website:  brianrathbone.comTwitter ID:  @brianrathboneFacebook:  www.facebook.com/brian.rathboneGoogle+:  plus.google.com/100576965008526977677/Goodreads:  www.goodreads.com/author/show/2854898.Brian_Rathbone […]

New Release: Author Carrie James Haynes

New Release: Author Carrie James Haynes

Throughout 2012, I will be highlighting the new releases of members of the Facebook group SelfPubEBooks. The group is open to all writers and self-published or indie-published authors. The purpose of SelfPubEbooks is to discuss marketing ideas, innovations, and changes in the industry, and to support one another by sharing information about the new releases […]

Author Interview: Thea Atkinson

Author Interview: Thea Atkinson

The interview series with members of my Twitter community continues with author Thea Atkinson. Enjoy!     Author Thea AtkinsonBio: Thea Atkinson is a writer of character driven fiction; call it what you will: she prefers to describe her work as psychological thrillers with a distinct literary flavour. As in her bestselling novel, Anomaly, her characters […]

New Release: Author Angel Bearfield

New Release: Author Angel Bearfield

Throughout 2012, I will be highlighting the new releases of members of the Facebook group SelfPubEBooks. The group is open to all writers and self-published or indie-published authors. The purpose of SelfPubEbooks is to discuss marketing ideas, innovations, and changes in the industry, and to support one another by sharing information about the new releases […]