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Write a book this summer!

Started Apr 29, 2011 0 Replies

 Learn all about the Working Writer's Club Book Bootcamp HERE.Happy writing!Mayra  Continue

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Workshop on the Art of Picture Book Writing

Started Apr 28, 2011 0 Replies

Hi,I'll be offering a picture book writing workshop at SavvyAuthors.com from May 30 - June 10.Check out the details at:“Walking on a Rainbow: a Children’s Fiction Picture Book Workshop”…Continue

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Seeking reviewers for my satire novel, Sunstruck

Started this discussion. Last reply by shannon johnson Mar 5, 2011. 1 Reply

Hi all,I'm seeking reviewers/bloggers to help me spread the word about my satire novel, Sunstruck.The book is available on Kindle, Nook and also in print.You can find out more about the book here:…Continue

 

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Chapter reveal: Karma’s a Killer, by Tracy Weber

Title: KARMA’S A KILLERGenre: MysteryAuthor: Tracy WeberWebsite: www.tracyweberauthor.comPublisher: Midnight InkPurchase on AmazonAbout the Book:A fun, fresh, feisty new…See More
Jan 15
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Book Review: ‘Christmas Romance 2015 – Places to See Series’

If you’re a fan of romantic stories and you love traveling and being transported to other countries, curl up in front of the fireplace these holidays with Christmas Romance 2015 – Places to See Series.Now available as a box set, this uplifting collection is made of four interrelated stories…See More
Dec 12, 2015
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Excerpt from Donna McDine's Children's Picture Book, 'Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters'

Title: Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day JittersGenre: children’sAuthor: Donna McDineWebsite: www.donnamcdine.com Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc.Purchase link: www.donnamcdine.com / Guardian Angel Publishing…See More
Dec 5, 2015
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Chapter reveal: Hidden Shadows, by Linda Lucretia Shuler

Title: Hidden ShadowsGenre: LiteraryAuthor: Linda Lucretia ShulerPublisher: Twilight Times BooksAmazon OmniLit B&N / …See More
Nov 21, 2015
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The Writing Life with Historical Novelist Joan Schweighardt

Joan Schweighardt is the author of several novels. In addition to her own projects, she writes, ghostwrites and edits for private and corporate clients.Website: www.joanschweighardt.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/joanschweighardtwriterTwitter: @joanschweiWhat’s inside the mind of a historical fiction…See More
Nov 11, 2015
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Talking Craft with JJ Sherwood, Author of ‘Kings or Pawns’

On a cold winter night, wind howling into the desert sky, one ordinary hospital gave witness to a historic event. JJ Sherwood was born at 2:30 a.m. on December 31st, just barely managing to squeeze in to supplant New Year’s Eve. JJ has always had a flair for the dramatics.Sherwood began writing in the womb after a harrowing incident in which Mother…See More
Oct 30, 2015
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Book Review: ‘Bach, Casals and the Six Suites for ’Cello’ by Steven Hancoff

Bach, Casals and the Six Suites for ’Cello, a project that took Hancoff eight years to complete, is a fascinating, immersive multimedia extravaganza that combines music, history and art, a gem for classical music enthusiasts.The ebook has four volumes:VOLUME 1: THE LIFE OF J. SEBASTIAN BACHVOLUME 2: THE LEGACY OF J. SEBASTIAN…See More
Oct 27, 2015
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Press release: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with ‘Latina Authors and Their Muses’

For immediate release                                     Contact: Lida Quillen(423) 323-0183publisher@twilighttimes.com                                                                           (September 25, 2015, Kingsport, TN)Wisdom and Inspiration from Latina Authors in New CompilationLatina Authors and Their Muses features advice from 40 women writersAs the Hispanic American…See More
Sep 25, 2015
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Interview with Jane Tesh, Author of ‘Butterfly Waltz’

Jane Tesh is a retired media specialist and pianist for the Andy Griffith Playhouse in Mt. Airy, NC, the real Mayberry. She is the author of the Madeline Maclin Series, A Case of Imagination, A Hard Bargain, A Little Learning, and A Bad Reputation, featuring former beauty queen, Madeline “Mac” Maclin and her con man husband, Jerry Fairweather. Stolen Hearts is the…See More
Sep 23, 2015
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Aug 3, 2015
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Spotlight/Chapter Reveal: Waiting for the Cool Kind of Crazy, by M.D. Moore (family drama)

Title: Waiting for the Cool Kind of CrazyGenre: Fiction/Family DramaAuthor: M.D. MoorePublisher: Black Rose WritingPurchase on AmazonAbout the Book:An extraordinary…See More
Aug 2, 2015
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On the Spotlight: The Aqua Lie, by L.L. Hunter

Title: The Aqua LieSeries: The Aqua Saga book 2Author: L.L. HunterGenre: YA DystopianCover Designer: Regina Wamba of Mae I Design and PhotographyRelease Date: July 31stEver since being told he had to work for General Maddox in order to see Pym, Rush has had more than enough time to contemplate how to get out of this deal.When he is invited to play a high stakes…See More
Jul 31, 2015
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On the spotlight and chapter reveal: Trial By Fire (Schooled In Magic 7), by Christopher G. Nuttall

Title: Trial By Fire (Schooled In Magic 7)Genre: FantasyAuthor: Christopher G. NuttallWebsite: www.chrishanger.netPublisher: Twilight Times BooksSample Chapter HERE.Purchase on …See More
Jul 26, 2015
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Book Review: ‘Madison’s Song’ by Christine Amsden

Madison’s Song is the latest addition to the Cassie Scot Paranormal Detective fantasy/mystery series. Though not the latest instalment, it is a stand-alone, companion book to the series and, though there are mystery elements in it, it is primarily a romantic fantasy.So far I’ve read and enjoyed all of the books and this one didn’t disappoint. As usual, Amsden delivers a fast-pace, highly…See More
Jul 19, 2015
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Profile: Christine Amsden, Author of the Cassie Scot Series

“Writing has taught me the importance of self-confidence in becoming good at anything,” says Christine Amsden, who, in spite of having been diagnosed with Stargardt’s Disease, a condition that effects the retina and causes a loss of central vision, has gone on to become the award-winning, bestselling author of the …See More
Jul 15, 2015
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On the Spotlight: Why Hate the Billionaire? (The Delanys Book I), by Johanna Bordeaux

I’m Cassidy Delany. Bright new shiny MD. So how do I celebrate? I let myself go crazy with the hottest man I’ve ever seen. Piercing blue-gray eyes with a ripped chest and six-pack abs I could lick for a lifetime. The two of us together equals a nuclear explosion. Too bad Daniel is an arrogant billionaire prick who thinks he can just take what he wants. Sorry, buddy,…See More
Jul 10, 2015

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Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The Writer, Writer’s Journal, Multicultural Review, and Bloomsbury Review, among many others. When she’s not writing, reading, editing or reviewing, she enjoys walking her dog, traveling, and spending time with her family. Represented by Serendipity Literary.
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Chapter reveal: Karma’s a Killer, by Tracy Weber

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Title: KARMA’S A KILLER

Genre: Mystery

Author: Tracy Weber

Websitewww.tracyweberauthor.com

Publisher: Midnight Ink

Purchase on …

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Book Review: ‘Christmas Romance 2015 – Places to See Series’

Posted on December 12, 2015 at 8:04am 0 Comments

If you’re a fan of romantic stories and you love traveling and being transported to other countries, curl up in front of the fireplace these holidays with Christmas Romance 2015 – Places to See Series.

Now available as a box set, this uplifting collection…

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Chapter reveal: Hidden Shadows, by Linda Lucretia Shuler

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Title: Hidden Shadows

Genre: Literary

Author: Linda Lucretia Shuler

Publisher: Twilight Times Books

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At 8:02am on June 22, 2013, Lea said…

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I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
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I welcome your friendship :)


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At 7:54am on April 20, 2011, missy Varner said…

Hello,


 


My name is Missy and I am also a member of the Mom Bloggers Club.  I have a blog,www.luxurybeautyproducts.blogspot.com  and I also run the blog hop network.

I wanted to let you know that I am following you,  and hoping when you get a chance you can follow me back.  I also want to invite you to join my groups, The Blog Hop Network, Beauty Bloggers, and Children's businesses.  Also, I would love to place a link to your site on my blog if you want to do the same with my blog on yours. Please let me know by sending me an email regarding this and it has been nice meeting you via the web.


 


MIssy

At 5:56pm on March 1, 2011, Rose Altares said…

Hi Mayra,

I am now following you!

I’m big on support and becoming a ‘power-follower’. The more the ‘follower’ the more ‘love’!

 I just started a new blog a new blog page and I could really use some love and support. (pls. don’t mind the ugly page for now. LOL!)

It's my battle against ADD and my journey to finishing up old projects. Please visit and follow just the same!

LOVE ya! !♥*:-•✿♥

Please go and follow me too!    www.thedarediva.com

At 8:02am on February 16, 2011, Dawn Odell said…

My partner and I are writing and illustrating a series of childrens inspirational books, with the first to be out in a month or so.

 

Id love to invite the moms from moms who love childrens books to our blog Angels of Inspiration. Please read our posts and become apart of our growing family by becoming a follower and sharing your thoughts in the comment section of our posts.Angels of Inspiration

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At 11:22am on November 7, 2010, agil azzahra said…
Hi Mrs.Mayra..I've visited your blog and become your newest follower.
Feel free to stop by my blog anytime and follow me back..
Thank's

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At 9:39am on November 1, 2010, Carla Jansen said…
Thanks for the friends request! I'm visiting your site too!

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