Monthly Archives: September 2013

Rowena Through the Wall, by Melodie Campbell – Breaking News!

Last night, ROWENA THROUGH THE WALL, the first book in Melodie Campbell’s Land’s End series, broke the Top 100 Bestseller list (Amazon.com- all books )sometime after midnight. Melodie Campbell has over 200 publications, and six awards for fiction. She was … Continue reading

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Party-Hearty (Cyber-Style) ~ Joan O’Callaghan, September 24, 2013

With more books being published electronically, a host of new words has entered our everyday vocabulary, and with them, some interesting challenges! How does an author generate buzz about a newly published e-book and gain sales, aside from notifying all … Continue reading

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Bad Girl’s Tricks for Writing with Kids ~ Melodie Campbell, September 20

IN THE WRITING TRENCHES: Rules for Moms Okay, these are not the definitive rules for Writer-Moms. I would never claim to be an expert. But I did raise two kids while writing stand-up on the side and penning a syndicated … Continue reading

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Anticipating Bouchercon ~ Rosemary McCracken, September 17

Tomorrow I head south to Albany, N.Y., for a four-day crime fiction immersion at Bouchercon. The granddaddy of all mystery conventions, Bouchercon’s full moniker is the Anthony Boucher Memorial World Mystery Convention, in honour of the late U.S. writer, reviewer … Continue reading

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Secrets of a Successful Book Tour ~ Barbara Fradkin, September 14

Last August my friend Vicki Delany and I decided to do a book tour in Northern Canada. She had three books in her comic Klondike Gold Rush series set in Dawson City, Yukon, and my upcoming Inspector Green novel, THE … Continue reading

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The Future of Publishing, Part II: Anthologies ~ Donna Carrick

Advice for writers: Why participate in an anthology? I love novels. There. I said it. I love writing novels, and I love reading them. For me, there is no delight quite as satisfying as immersing myself fully in the brilliant … Continue reading

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