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November 2009 Blog Posts (228)


You've heard the phrase “If I only knew then what I know now.” This doesn't apply in the writing world. Everything I thought I knew about writing has changed in the last 20 years. Oh, not the basic rules of grammar and punctuation, that's still in place even if sometimes ignored. But how I write, and more importantly, how I publish has come out of the dark ages.

I knew I wanted to be a writer from age 13. I had good teachers, learned what I needed to know to put sentences together… Continue

Added by Sunny Frazier on November 30, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Write On! Publishing and Author Yvonne Perry Announce the Release of a Book of Holistic Stories

Write On! Publishing and Author Yvonne Perry Announce the Release of a Book of Holistic Stories that Help Parents and Teachers Understand Spiritually-gifted Children.

NASHVILLE, TN—November 30, 2009—In time for holiday gift giving, Write On! Publishing releases The Sid Series a new book of holistic stories for spiritually-gifted children of the New Age.

Some of today’s children are showing early signs of a having a deep understanding of spiritual concepts. But not many… Continue

Added by Yvonne Perry on November 30, 2009 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Check out this great 3-part Video Workshop on Parenting by Mr. Marc Medley, Principal of PS#10 Mr. Medley is a seasoned educator who has trained a number of Parent Coordinator groups and parents. Che…

Check out this great 3-part Video Workshop on Parenting by Mr. Marc Medley, Principal of PS#10

Mr. Medley is a seasoned educator who has trained a number of Parent Coordinator groups and parents.

Check out this video and others at our MJM Parent Resource Center Video Workshop Website.

Click on the link below:…


Added by Marc A. Medley on November 30, 2009 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Monday Writing Method

Today I've written briefly about writing what we we really have to?


Added by Teri Thackston on November 30, 2009 at 11:08am — No Comments

World AIDS Day is December 1st...Look at Me by Linda R. Herman

Look at me, take a long, hard stare.

I'm the face of HIV. I represent every woman 25-34 who has died or is dying from AIDS.

AIDS is the leading cause of death in African American women in this age group.

So, LOOK at me!

Do you think I'm ready to die? I'm not ready. I don't want to leave my children, family, and friends. LOOK at me!

Can you honestly tell me we can't change the statistics by raising awareness? Can we not see the… Continue

Added by Linda Royal-Herman on November 30, 2009 at 10:17am — No Comments

Want an author interview on Twitter?

Okay, so I am working on this new process of joining forces with other authors. We can interview each other on Twitter. Today, at around 11:00A Pacific time at, I'll be interviewing one of our BNM members, Eliza Earsman.

If you want to try this process, try to write out a script that you can copy and paste as a Tweet. Of course you can improvise responses too. Here is an example of the script I will be… Continue

Added by Gary Eby on November 30, 2009 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Tilly's Tale Featured on 'Samuel's Blog'

I'm pleased and delighted that, through one of the various dog rescue networks I belong to, 'Tilly's Tale' has just been featured with a delightful 'doggie' write up at I hope everyone will take a look at the wonderful way her story has been presented. Big thanks to Tilly's American friend 'Sammy'.

Tilly's Tale is available from the following sources:…


Added by Brian L Porter on November 30, 2009 at 8:46am — No Comments

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With... Natasha Usher, author of The Hunts

Natasha Usher covers new territory a compelling story aimed at children. The Hunts is a tale of children who struggle to survive after being abandoned by their parents.

Full of zany antics, witty dialogue and pure love, The Hunts will surely be a children's book to experience first-hand.

Who's next in the "5 Minutes, 5 Questions With..." series?

Natasha Usher, author of The Hunts…


Added by Joey Pinkney on November 29, 2009 at 10:44pm — No Comments Book Review: The Sacred Female by Art Noble

Art Noble's The Sacred Female covers the metaphysical and spiritual aspects of female ejaculation in the context of a relationship in progress. As Richard and Jeanne learn each other's bodies, their worlds meld together intimately and intensely.

This is a much more than a… Continue

Added by Joey Pinkney on November 29, 2009 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Holiday Blog Tour and Civil War Basket Giveaway

I hope everyone will join me on my Holiday Blog Tour and Civil War Basket Giveaway, running Nov. 30 through Dec. 14 with the drawing for the basket to be held Dec. 15.

My Civil War novel Shades of Gray has twice climbed to #1 on Amazon’s best-seller list in the romance/historical/U.S. category, temporarily overtaking the classic Gone with the Wind. It also received a 4-star review in this month’s issue of Romantic Times

Stop by my website at… Continue

Added by Jessica James on November 29, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Guest Author Blog Post GIVEAWAY :: Shelley Munro!

Hi, All,

I've now posted a GIVEAWAY to win one of these two beauties:

Click here for the link and your chance to win!




Added by Sassy on November 29, 2009 at 1:26pm — No Comments

A Christmas Catalog to Move Your Spirit

SPIRIT OF THE SEASON CATALOG – UNIQUE GIFTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS: For the first time ever, this online catalog offers a life-enriching shopping experience and features bestselling books, unusual and personally empowering, self enriching products and services in a varied collection from amazing authors, coaches, gurus and mentors.

You’ll find gifts in the Spirit of the Season Catalog in the following categories: wealth building, health and… Continue

Added by Lily Finch on November 29, 2009 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Guest Author Blog Post :: Shelley Munro!

Good morning, everyone!

I'd like you to give today's guest blogger author Shelley Munro a warm welcome.

Please find our review of her book, Soldier of Fortune - here:

Shelley's guest post is also now up. To find out more about… Continue

Added by Sassy on November 29, 2009 at 8:06am — No Comments

Available December 15th – “Premium Promotional Tips for Writers” Author: Jo-Anne Vandermeulen

A user-friendly resource that shows you how to target your audience, create MASSIVE exposure, and drive traffic back to your site where your books are sold. For sale SOON at:


Are you:

> wondering how you can STAND OUT FROM THE REST by designing a unique author…

Added by Jo-Anne Vandermeulen on November 28, 2009 at 4:42pm — 2 Comments

Last week to help 'Books For Kids' foundation through "Secrets of a Christmas Box"

Hi everyone,

It is the season of giving, so for every 50 members of 'Secrets of Christmas Box' on Facebook, we are donating a copy of "Secrets of a Christmas Box" to the 'Books for Kids Foundation' based in New York, in time for the Christmas holidays.

Please help, and invite ALL of your friends to join the group.…


Added by Steven Hornby on November 28, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

DEMON HUNTER 2: SEEK & DESTROY, mixing genres makes for great sequels

Demon Hunter: Seek & Destroy follows up where The Chosen One leaves off with an unlikely trio setting out to do good for the land by battling the agents of Hell. If the portal to Hell opened up in your backyard what would you do? For centuries those that live in fear have sought the demon hunter to aide them. As the newly appointed hunter, Costa Calabrese has Hell itself to contend with before Heaven can be rebuilt. But when familiar faces turn up on the opposite side he must find out if… Continue

Added by Cynthia Vespia on November 28, 2009 at 10:38am — No Comments

For Online Authors Who Need An Ebook Cover. Using Free Tools!

Hi all,

I know several authors who do not create hardback or paperback books, but create pdf file books online.

If you do so you will need the artwork created for your ebook cover.

I just finished my ebook called Ecovers Using Free Tools.

You can get it here free.

It is a step by step tutorial on how to create your own ebook covers.

I am working on… Continue

Added by Adrienne Lee on November 27, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Soon to be Released: "DEAD GAME" An Emily Stone Novel by Jennifer Chase

Turn up the sound and enjoy!

While waiting for the release of Author Jennifer Chases's second novel, check out her first novel "… Continue

Added by Jennifer Chase on November 27, 2009 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Brief Look Into "Dead Game" -- Chapter One Excerpt--Go ahead if you DARE!

Chapter One Tuesday 23:00 Hours

The cold Monterey Bay quickly surrounded her petite body as she eased herself further into its icy grip. She unconsciously took a deep cleansing breath and slowly let out an exhalation.

Fog deftly floated across the boat harbor at Gulls Landing, and then…

Added by Jennifer Chase on November 27, 2009 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Poet Travels Sharp Edge of Science

REPULSION THRUST is on sale at Amazon now (just in time for Black Friday)! The book is less than $10 and makes a wonderful gift for poetry lovers, scientists, futurists, literary folk, and anyone who enjoys a bit of uniquely framed introspection. The beautiful cover is by NSW artist Scott Jackson, and I'd love to send you an autographed bookplate, customised to suit your recipient. Drop by:…


Added by Magdalena Ball on November 27, 2009 at 3:39pm — No Comments

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