For the month of October we have author Amanda J. Evans with us for the Author Dream Series. Welcome, Amanda! I’ve always loved writing. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t write, it’s a part of who I am and how I cope with things life throws at me. I find it easier to … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Amanda J. Evans
Photo Credit: Character likeability brilliantly depicted in this double-exposure photograph of Victorian-era stage actor, Richard Mansfield, posing as Dr. Jekyll (likeable) and Mr. Hyde (unlikeable). Photo by Henry Van der Weyde, 1895 cabinet card, published 1887 by the British Library: Kjetilr/Wikimedia Commons/PD old 80 “Although we have recognized them [Porter’s characters] all very early as … Continue reading Likeable Characters: Katherine Anne Porter’s Portrait Gallery in Ship of Fools (1962)
Fall is a great time for discovering new books and authors on Amazon because we’re gearing up for holiday season shopping. And we all know what great gifts books make ;-). So here’s a giveaway that will give you a chance to earn something from Amazon while you’re giving your support to authors – a … Continue reading Fall Follow Me Giveaway!
***This post is part of the Joan Fontaine Centenary Blogathon, hosted by Crystal of the In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood blog. *** ***Some spoilers*** Maria (Francoise Rosay): “What you’re doing is selfish, cowardly, and wrong — a poor foundation for happiness.” (September Affair, 1950) Joan Fontaine is probably best known for her … Continue reading Escaping Reality – Joan Fontaine and Joseph Cotton in September Affair (1950)
***This post is part of the Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn Blogathon, hosted by Crystal of the In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood blog. *** ***Some spoilers*** James (Ralph Richardson): “I’m not you’re jailor. This isn’t a prison.” Mary (Katharine Hepburn): “No. I know you can’t help thinking it’s a home.” In my … Continue reading Thinking of a Home: Katharine Hepburn in Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962)
Visiting and following author pages on Facebook, Twitter, Bookbub, Amazon, and other social media platforms can be a lot of fun because you never know what you’ll discover. The Social Special is about discovering new authors and what’s going on with them on social media. It’s also a giveaway where there’s a $175 Amazon gift … Continue reading Social Special Giveaway!
I love BookBub and I hope you do too! One of the great things about it is that you can follow authors and get all the latest news on their new releases plus any discounts or free promos they’re doing through BookBub. So it’s nice that in this giveaway you can follow authors on BookBub … Continue reading BookBub Follows Giveaway!
***This post is part of the June Allyson Centenary Blogathon, hosted by Simoa of the Champagne For Lunch blog.*** ***Some spoilers*** I confess – I’ve never been a huge fan of either Katharine Hepburn (her earlier work, at least) or June Allyson. But Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women is a classic and it’s hard to … Continue reading Plucky and Lady-Like: June Allyson in Little Women (1949)
So here’s something a little different for you – an event that also has a big Amazon gift card giveaway going for it, plus lots of little giveaways. How cool is that? The lovely Angel Martinez of Prisca’s Promo Group is hosting this event which will feature 26 authors “taking over” with their own fun … Continue reading Readers Extravaganza Event!
Want ebooks for life? Then enter the Ebooks For Life Giveaway which is about getting all the latest releases, free promos, and discount information from different authors in a spectrum of genres (and, yes, my name is on the list :-D). The idea is to sign up for these authors’ newsletters (remember, you can always … Continue reading Ebooks For Life Giveaway!