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10 Aug Posted by in Meetings | 1 comment

August Author News

Cara Lynn James’ latest historical romance, Love by the Book, released on July 12th. It’s the third book in the Ladies of Summerhill series. It’s set during the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island.  *** April Gardner just signed a contract with Vinspire Publishing for the next book in my Creek Country Saga, entitled Warring […]

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27 Jul Posted by in Meetings | 1 comment

Where do I start?

Continuing on my story-telling thread from last time, I recently read a very helpful book by Lynn Lauber called “Listen to Me, Writing Life into Meaning.” This lady sees telling your own personal story as therapy, and now holds workshops for all kinds of people. Some of her favorites are older folks in nursing homes. […]

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22 Jul Posted by in Meetings | Comments

Summer Vacations

Pam Hillman is giving away a kindle on October 8th, and just got the giveaway page live. Here is the link to the giveaway and a “button” with html code if you want to use it.  Kindle Giveaway Link: http://pamhillman.blogspot.com/2011/07/pams-blog-tour-kindle-contest.html Kindle Giveaway BUTTON (html code): http://calicotrails.blogspot.com/2011/07/blog-post_07.html Stealing Jake Prologue and 1st Chapter: http://pamhillman.blogspot.com/2007/11/stealing-jake-prologue.html Stealing Jake Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Stealing-Jake-ebook/dp/B0057Z87DK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1309377471&sr=8-1 […]

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Walking by the Way

“And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.” Deuteronomy 6:7. Telling stories is as old as man’s ability to talk. We relate things that have happened […]

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07 Jul Posted by in Meetings | 8 comments

Digital Life?

Digital Life?

The digital life, or at least my digital life, has upswings and down. Here is an example:  I started reading books again.  What does reading have to do with my digital online persona? A lot. Right now I am behind on my blog, on blogging I do for others, behind on checking in on all […]

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04 Jul Posted by in Meetings | Comments

July Author news

Lynda Schab just sold her debut novel, Mind over Madi, to Oak Tara in June. Not sure of a release date yet, but hopefully will have one soon. Of course she’s thrilled, as she’s been working toward this forever. www.LyndaSchab.com ### Cara Lynn James’ third book in The Ladies of Summerhill series, Love by the […]

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Keeping Those Writing Muscles Flexed

You may have noticed my favorite writing quote by Ernest Hemingway. I can’t find the exact attribution, so hopefully he doesn’t mind me mangling it just a little, but it goes something like this: “Anyone who says he wants to be a writer and isn’t writing doesn’t.” At one time, this bothered me, because I […]

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15 Jun Posted by in Meetings | 2 comments

June Author News

Margaret Daley has a book releasing: Protecting Her Own, Love Inspired Suspense, June 2011 and she is speaking at RWA National Conference in New York at the end of the month on Writing Inspirational Romance (a panel). *** Deanna K. Klingel is having a booksigning: July 7, 5-7 pm, Chapter 2 Books, Cashiers, NC, she’ll […]

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27 May Posted by in Meetings | 3 comments

A Day in the Life of a Writer

A day in the life of a writer…. Did you ever wonder how some of your favorite authors spend their writing days?  So did I.  So, I asked.  And these are the responses I got. Maureen Lang says: My writing day begins the moment I see my two sons off to school in the morning. […]

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09 May Posted by in Meetings | 2 comments

May author news and book releases

Michelle Griep’s latest release, UNDERCURRENT, released on May 1st by Risen Books. The blurb: People go missing every day. Many meet with foul play, some leave the social grid by choice, but others are never accounted for. Such is the fate of successful linguistics professor Cassie Larson. She leads a life her undergrad students hope […]

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