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15 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Guest Post by Ellen Ekstrom, author of Tallis’ Third Tune and Scarborough

I’d like to introduce you to one of the characters I’ve created. He’s a young man that’s gotten under my skin since his creation in my novel, “Tallis’ Third Tune.” Now he has his own story to tell – “Scarborough.” One reviewer wrote of him that he’s damaged goods and you want to love him […]

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04 March 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Guest Post by Susan Orlins, author of Worrywart: Husbands, Lovers, Mothers, and Others

PITCHAPALOOZA! It all started after my friend Chris emailed me a link for the Pitchapalooza, which was to occur the following week at Politics & Prose, D.C.’s independent bookstore that hosts frequent book talks by bestselling authors. Twenty writers would be chosen randomly to give one-minute pitches of their unpublished books. The lucky 20 would […]

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01 January 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Guest Post by Suzanne Tyrpak, author of Rosy

(Warning: adult content) Writing Rosy – a Fifteen Year Journey Rosy: A Novel began as an assignment for a writing class. A short story poured out of me, but the words refused to stop flowing and the story demanded to be developed into a novel. The first draft took a few months to write, and […]

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11 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Guest Post by Rob D Young, author of Broken Glass

We’re here today with Rob D Young to discuss his recently published novel, Broken Glass. Rob, why don’t you tell us more about the basic plot or idea. Well, Broken Glass is actually a bit difficult to sum up. In the opening sequence, we have our main character—the narrator—putting a bullet into someone’s chest. Murdering them. Most […]

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03 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Guest Post by Kristin Louise Duncombe, author of Trailing: A Memoir

Kristin Louise Duncombe is an American psychotherapist, consultant, and writer who has lived in France since 2001. Having grown up overseas as the child of a US diplomat, and having lived internationally most of her adult life, she has based her career on working with international and expatriate families. She has twenty years of experience […]

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31 October 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Guest Post by Paulette Mahurin, author of The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

First let me say I am grateful for the opportunity to have this interview with you. It’s an honor. What are 3 things that you need to get your morning going? The sunrise, I don’t like getting up when it’s still dark out; a cup of something with caffeine in it, whether coffee or green […]

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10 October 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Guest Post by Mark Chisnell, author of The Fulcrum Files

Can you tell us about yourself? I was brought up on the east coast of England, close to both the sea and an inland network of lakes called the Norfolk Broads, so boats were everywhere. I started racing sailing dinghies, got a degree in physics and philosophy and then worked in a factory for a […]

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03 October 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Guest Post by Richard J. O’Brien, author of Little Flower of Luzon

Where did you come up with the idea for Little Flower of Luzon? The initial idea for Little Flower of Luzon came to me when I was apart from my son and how I had been estranged from him for years. Fortunately, we came together again and my life has been made richer for it. […]

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24 September 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Guest Post by Tim Myers, author of Glad to be Dad: A Call to Fatherhood

You can read a sample of this book below. Two Hours in the Life: A Cautionary Sample The phrase “easier said than done” applies with particular force to certain activities, things like bungee jumping, sky diving, or Formula-1 racing. Spending time at home with kids, it turns out, falls into the same category, and not […]

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17 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Guest Post by Betty Mermelstein, author of Jib and Spinnaker: Sailors of the Low Seas

Sometimes there’s a fine line between fantasy and reality and sometimes not so much. Outside my window is the reality of my backyard, where sometimes nature rears its ugly head. Why mother birds build nests on precarious shelves under my roof, I’ll never know. I’ve saved two baby mourning doves, frantically calling around for bird […]

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