Jodi Thomas is the NY Times and USA Today best-selling author of 26 novels and 6 short story collections. As of July 2006, she was the 11th woman to be inducted in to RWA Hall of Fame. She is also currently serving as the Writer in Residence at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas.
Tune in to INTRODUCING WRITERS! and help me to celebrate Jodi's latest release, Rewriting Monday.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kims show airs April 7th at 730 pm CST
Added by Kim Smith on March 31, 2009 at 7:09pm —
Today I gave my first presentation at a local school. It was something arranged a few months ago at a school about 25 miles away. I have sent out a total of 25 packages, containing, letters, flyers and information details, and in the case of my local schools a hard copy of the book for their library. I received a total of zero replies, not a letter, email nothing… Thank you schools!
This week’s Business Question was sent in by Amy Jackson who resides in Oklahoma City:
How do I find my Purpose /Passion? Is it a feeling? Are there questions that I can ask myself to arrive at this conclusion?
Omar Tyree Answers:
That’s a very timely question, and I was asked one very similar to it this past weekend at a Hip Hop Conference at Hood University in Fredericks, Maryland. A young lady asked me, “How do I motivate the young kids who I work with at… Continue
A quick blog post to remind you that you can get your paperback copy of Is That Really Me? at wordclay.com Simply click on the link to wordclay that is highlighted in this post, at the top of the wordclay page in the search bar enter Hendrick (my last name) it will take youstraight to the page that the book is located on.
I’ve learned when it comes to events, people will attend if they want to.
Let’s talk about the hot topic of the last week the Christian Book Expo. They set up this wonderful expo and the readers didn’t come.
This is the question every event planner wants to know. We can debate about it for months, but the real deal is, they didn’t want to come. If they knew about it and it sounded interesting enough, they came. If they knew and didn’t want… Continue
Added by LaShaunda on March 31, 2009 at 9:01am —
I try to stay in communication with all of you on a regular basis. I hope each of you find blessing and joy this day.
Last night I set up a pretty cool tool for my book and I want to share it with you all. I am not trying to sell you anything, and I am not seeking anything for myself here. I really believe you will find this helpful in showing your own work. It is free and there are absolutely not strings attached. I am the most frugal person I… Continue
The baby was a white fist of flesh. Mama had placed the ultrasound photo atop her dresser in a sterling silver frame. That night, when the pain bent her over in the kitchen, I imagined that same white fist punching her insides black-and-blue. When Daddy called from the hospital to tell us she’d lost the baby, my brother Cyrus said I shouldn’t worry. He said the baby didn’t feel any pain, that at nine weeks it wasn’t anything but a ball of meat squirming in Mama’s stomach. He said it hadn’t even… Continue
Fourteen chapters highlight Washington food festivals and event through out the year. There are over 180 recipes utilizing foods grown in Washington. The book includes several recipes from local, professional chefs. Visit Washington, and take a bite home with you!
Authors - get your own book-widget for free at… Continue
“…as a Christian, you are duly qualified, justified, certified, bonded, sealed and
chartered to adequately represent and serve the King of Kings in all of your dealings.
And you should.”
If you have ever asked yourself if you heard God correctly, or wondered how you qualify for the ministry assignment He gave you, T.R.U.T.H. in Ministry is a necessary read. The discussion, along with the biblical references, adequately… Continue
(A Heart That Devises Wicked Imaginations)
“These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.”-Proverbs 6:16-19
Question has some one ever made you upset and in your heart you… Continue
Added by Aaron Jones on March 30, 2009 at 3:34pm —
Carolyn Howard-Johnson (@FrugalBookPromo) and Phyllis Zimbler Miller (@ZimblerMiller) are hosting a tweetchat for everyone interested in learning how to write a book proposal.
Use the hashtag #bkpro to join the conversation.
The easiest way to participate in this conversation is to go to www.tweetchat.com at 6 p.m. Pacific and enter your Twitter username and password. Then in the room prompt enter #fbkpro. And that’s it. And when you tweet from inside this “room,” the hashtag… Continue
After hours of working and writing, I become spent. I come home and have dinner with my wife and kids. I will then proceed to the living room where my computer sits. I the check my e-mails and whatever else comes to mind. Finally, I like to go over to my T.V. set and turn on the Wii.
My favorite past time is playing games. This really seams to relax me and I tend to get a better nights sleep after an hour of playing games. I know it sounds crazy, but that is what works for me when I… Continue
Added by Brian White on March 29, 2009 at 9:21pm —
WITS team member Mindy Schwartz is able to assist clients with administrative needs such as calendar management, data entry, Excel spreadsheets, job search services, letter writing, typing, and transcribing. Other specialties include coaching and mentoring to set up and maintain a high-traffic and sales-effective blog; stock, event, and product photography; link building; SEO writing; social networking and creating/posting trailers for books and businesses. Mindy and Sarah Moore work together… Continue
Added by Yvonne Perry on March 29, 2009 at 8:00pm —