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Music Appreciation: David Bowie

A new feature for 2017 is my Music Appreciation. Featuring either a soundtrack or a band, I have a playlist of approximately 10 songs (or a whole soundtrack) to showcase the individual feature. Beneath that, I’ll have the lyrics to one of the songs, most usually my favourite, unless I can’t find them. Hope you… Continue reading Music Appreciation: David Bowie

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How to: Author Self-Promo That Actually Works

Information from: Whimsy Dark ~ April 14, 2015 So there have been quite a few comments on yesterday’s post regarding why self-promotion for authors doesn’t work. From the extremely rude tirades–which are summarily deleted, unread— to the respectfully opposed to the graciously concurring to the downright relieved, it’s clear we have a lot of charged feelings on… Continue reading How to: Author Self-Promo That Actually Works

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Author Resource: 9 survival myths that could actually hurt you

Information from: World Lifestyle ~ There are many rules out there explaining how to behave in emergency situations. But are all of them really that effective? We have found out that some of those survival tips are actually myths that are not only useless but also potentially dangerous. ~ First aid for a snake bite… Continue reading Author Resource: 9 survival myths that could actually hurt you

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Book Showcase: Fake It, by Victoria Kinnaird

Victoria Kinnaird is 29 years old and lives in Glasgow, Scotland. She has been writing since she was 15 years old. Victoria loves rock music, and 11 of her tattoos are related to bands that she loves! Victoria’s debut novel “The Red Sun Rises” was released in September 2013 by Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly… Continue reading Book Showcase: Fake It, by Victoria Kinnaird

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Book Review: The Town of Superstition, by R.G. Thomas

~ Book One: The Midnight Gardener At fifteen, Thaddeus Cane has moved thirty-two times with his father. Each time he’s displaced without explanation, Thaddeus loses any friends he’s made. The name of their latest town is Superstition, but it seems normal enough, with one exception. Thaddeus’s bedroom window gives him a view into the beautiful… Continue reading Book Review: The Town of Superstition, by R.G. Thomas

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Hints and Tips: 297 Flabby Words and Phrases That Rob Your Writing of All Its Power

Reblogged from: SmartBlogger ~ 297 Flabby Words and Phrases That Rob Your Writing of All Its Power  Shane Arthur 196 Comments Last Updated Jul 3, 2017 You’re not stupid. You know what writing is truly about. It’s a never-ending battle for your readers’ attention. Every sentence is a link in a taut chain that connects your headline to your… Continue reading Hints and Tips: 297 Flabby Words and Phrases That Rob Your Writing of All Its Power