Monthly Archives: November 2013

Indie Book Blast – Last Minute Bueller

Surely there a number of you writers out there with books to blast! Here’s your last chance! Advertisements

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A Different Kind of Book Review: Parts Unknown by Kevin Brennan

This book review, if you will, is an excerpt from one of my (now many) novels in progress.  *** Part of Melissa’s job at The Antiquarian was to close up the bookstore at 9 PM promptly.  She didn’t always though … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for a Mini-Hiatus

Maybe it’s because this happened sooner than I expected … Maybe it’s the pink hair … Maybe it’s because we (meaning my husband and me) don’t participate in the usual Thanksgiving festivities … Because we would rather being hanging out … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: The Surprising Truth behind Jekyll and Hyde

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
By Daniel Evers, University of Bristol Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is one of the most famous supernatural horror stories of all time. The novella’s impact on Western culture is such that…

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A new place to promote your self-published book: That Part Where

Originally posted on WHAT THE HELL:
  Looking for a new way to promote your book? Yeah, me too. That’s why I was glad I ran into That Part Where, the brainchild of the good people behind Monkey Paw Creative.…

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Cover Reveal: Legends of Windemere: Allure of the Gypsies by Charles Yallowitz

Legends of Windemere: Allure of the Gypsies Cover Artist:  Jason Pedersen The epic adventures of Luke Callindor and Nyx continue after their journey down the L’Dandrin River in Legends of Windemere: Prodigy of Rainbow Tower. Reeling from his failures … Continue reading

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Computer Hell: I’m Offline Thanks to a “Poisoned Apple”

Best line from this post: “Oh and thanks Apple for evolving into Windows.” I read this post by Cate Russell-Cole and thought, Oh my god, I’m not alone! I’ve been using Apple products almost exclusively since 2005 and was a … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things Not to do with Your Thanksgiving Turkey 

Here is the 21st installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do by Marie Ann Bailey of 1WriteWay at and John W. Howell of Fiction Favorites at These lists are simu-published on our blogs each Monday. … Continue reading

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Prompt for the Week of Nov. 24: Thanksgiving!

Originally posted on The Community Storyboard:
Hey guys, Dean here! Its my turn to announce the Weekly Prompt for here on the CSB. This, unfortunately, shall also be the last weekly prompt from the CSB, as us Editors (mainly Charles…

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Legends of Windemere Goodreads Giveaway!

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
Yahoo Image Search To celebrate the December 1st debut of Legends of Windemere: Allure of the Gypsies, I’m running a Goodreads Giveaway for the USA Territory! (I’d do more, but foreign mail is not…

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