Laughter Lifts the Heart
Several years into it, and this blog still refuses to be categorized. It's eclectic and includes everything from writing posts to snippets from my ordinary life.
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August 2020 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: The Price of Dreams by Toni Shiloh — Ballet has always been my life, but one terrible moment may … Continue reading
Posted in ACFW Releases, Reading Tagged Ane Mulligan, Kathleen Y'barbo, reading, Robin Patchen 3 Comments
Heart and Soul: Contemporary Inspirational Romance
Give the Lady a Ride is part of a giveaway event And look what else is involved: enough romances to keep your heart throbbing throughout the month of March! To enter the drawing, just click here between now and March 6! DATE … Continue reading
Posted in Give the Lady a Ride, Promotion/Publicity/Marketing, Reading Tagged BookSweeps, giveaway, Inspirational Romance, reading 2 Comments
Readers are Forgiving
Writers have rules. They may not be carved in stone; they can be bent, broken, circumvented, but they’re still general guidelines that we’re supposed to follow. Generally. For the most part, readers don’t know this. They know what genre they … Continue reading
Posted in write tips, Writing, Writing Tips Tagged fiction writing, novel writing, reading, Writing, writing rules 10 Comments
A Call for Guest Posts
I’m looking for Friday guest posters for 777 Peppermint Place. Each Friday, the guests will write a 700-word response to “What is the most . . . ?” For July, my question is, What is the most terrifying passage you’ve … Continue reading
Posted in Promotion/Publicity/Marketing, Reading, Writing, Writing Tips Tagged fear factor, fiction, literature, reading, teaching post, word response, Writing 2 Comments
May Goals–Shot to Smithereens!
Before you ask, I don’t know what a smithereen is either, but in this context it means the bulk of my bright ideas for the month went up in smoke. Just to recap: Writing goals: 1. Finish Cat Lady (Ha!) … Continue reading
Posted in Personal, Promotion/Publicity/Marketing, Reading, Writing Tagged editing, facebook, Give the Lady a Ride, goal setting, Goodreads, Linda Yezak, LinkedIn, marketing, reading, Twitter, Writing 5 Comments
A Call to All Readers!
For authors, promoting our books is the hardest task, particularly for newbie authors who are self-published or with a small publisher, but also for those with large houses, since so much of the marketing is being shoved onto the author’s … Continue reading
Posted in Promotion/Publicity/Marketing Tagged book promotion, books, marketing, novelists, promotion, reading 10 Comments