Tag Archives: books

A Long Slog #poetry #MondayBlogs

As some of you may know, I am taking an online poetry writing course through the University of Iowa (FREE!).  Just finished Week 3.  Being that the course is FREE, students have the option to do as little or as … Continue reading

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Well Read? Or Not Well Read? #MondayBlogs

My husband and I have a lot of books.  Mine are mostly fiction; his are nonfiction (environment, politics, history).  I often think of my husband as better read than myself although he rarely reads fiction.  On the other hand, my … Continue reading

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To Write, or Not Write, a Book Review

This post could also be titled, “A Book Review Discussion Without End.”  In as many days, I’ve come across three separate blogs discussing the pros and cons, the ups and downs of positive and negative book reviews.  If you want … Continue reading

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10 Great Quotations from Writers about Life

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
You ask ‘What is life?’ That is the same as asking ‘What is a carrot?’ A carrot is a carrot and we know nothing more. – Anton Chekhov Live all you can – it’s a…

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10 Great Quotations from Writers about Books

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame. – Oscar Wilde Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other? –…

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That Part Where is live — check it out!

Originally posted on WHAT THE HELL:
My feature at That Part Where is live now, and looks great! To reiterate, at this site you get to highlight a scene from your book — any scene at all — set it…

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The Heretic Priest early release celebration sale!

Originally posted on C.N. Faust:
Hello my darlings, Great news! For the duration of the summer, The Dragon’s Disciples will be available on Kindle for $1.99 ! Don’t have a Kindle? The paperback is only $9.99 ! Did I mention…

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Book Advertising Sites

Book Advertising Sites.  Check out this list of sites to advertise your books, with commentary from Charles E Yallowitz.  Definitely bookmark-worthy!

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E-book Reader Blues

I’m not really a gadget geek.  Really, I like to keep things simple.  I like the simplicity of picking up a book and leafing through its pages.  Still, several years ago, I became smitten by e-book readers. I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Self-doubt, self-publishing, and other selfish writer-isms

Self-doubt, self-publishing, and other selfish writer-isms.  This blog post by Eric John Baker is worth a read not just for the post itself, but also for the comments.  The debate of traditional vs self-publishing is still raging, only now I … Continue reading

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