I’m so thrilled to announce that my book, Gnarled Bones and Other Stories is up for TCK Publishing’s Reader’s Choice Awards 2017 in the General Fiction category (page 13 of the voting pages)! You can vote for my book here. The voting closes on December 10, 2017.
Month: August 2017
Author Dream Series: Joanne C. Hillhouse
To close out our summer for the Author Dream Series, here’s amazing Antiguan and Barbudan author Joanne C. Hillhouse’s contribution! Welcome and thank you, Joanne! I have this #Situationrightnow hashtag I sometimes use on my facebook author page (http://www.facebook.com/JoanneCHillhouse). It’s a quick way to let followers of the page know what’s up. But truth be … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Joanne C. Hillhouse
Authors & Amazon Giveaway!
A great way to get all the latest news on new Amazon releases is to follow authors on Amazon. This is what this giveaway gives you, along with a chance to win a $120 Amazon gift card. This giveaway will run from August 28, 2017 until September 8, 2017. Want to enter? Visit this link … Continue reading Authors & Amazon Giveaway!
Too Smart For Her Own Good: Ingrid Bergman in Hedda Gabler (1962)
***This post is part of The 3rd Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon, hosted by Virginie Pronovost of The Wonderful World of Cinema. *** ***Some spoilers*** “[Hedda] can be witty and charming. She’s knowledgeable and smart – and that is the problem. Hedda Gabler is too smart for her own good.” (Silver Screenings, par. 3) I’ve been a classic film … Continue reading Too Smart For Her Own Good: Ingrid Bergman in Hedda Gabler (1962)
Back to School Charity Raffle And Blog Hop
I have a great charity event that I’m participating in and wanted to share it with you all. Here’s a message from the organizer of this event, author C. L. Cannon: Hello, blog hoppers! Welcome to our Back To School Charity Raffle and Blog Hop! We’ll be hopping this week to support a generous cause! … Continue reading Back to School Charity Raffle And Blog Hop
Get To Sharing Giveaway!
Love to share posts on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms? Here’s your chance to share some worthy posts and enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card. The giveaway will run from August 21, 2017 until August 31, 2017. To enter, you’ll want to go here.
Twitter Hop Giveaway!
Here’s another hop-like giveaway. This one is for Twitter. You have many entries where you follow authors on Twitter and other entries where you share a tweet from an author. For sharing and caring, you get a chance to win a $140 Amazon gift card. Not bad ;-). This giveaway will run from August 18, … Continue reading Twitter Hop Giveaway!
A Villainous Crook: Lionel Barrymore in The Show (1927) and The Devil-Doll (1936)
***This post is part of the Third Annual Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon, hosted by Crystal of In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. *** ***Some spoilers*** I once read that the Barrymores were considered the first family of the American theater and it’s easy to see why. Of course, most of us are familiar with … Continue reading A Villainous Crook: Lionel Barrymore in The Show (1927) and The Devil-Doll (1936)
Follow The BookBub Road Giveaway!
It might not be Oz, but it’s the road to some great authors on BookBub :-). So come follow the BookBub road and enter for a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card. The giveaway will run from August 15, 2017 until August 25, 2017. To enter, you’ll want to go here.
Writing What You Know Revisited
Photo Credit: Author Edith Wharton, around the time The House of Mirth was published. Wharton wrote about what she knew (the exclusive and snobby high society of New York’s Gilded Age) but infused it with imagination in her work. From The World’s Work, Volume 11, November 1905 to April 1906: Julian Felsenburgh/Wikimedia Commons/PD US “I … Continue reading Writing What You Know Revisited