Tag Archives: Booktrope

Writing Without a Publisher and Biking the Rail Trail

Like lots of writers, I’m a runner too. I’m not sure why so many people who love banging out words are also drawn to the often mundane process of putting one foot in front of the other—over and over again—but … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Booktrope and Looking Ahead

It was quite shock when I learned last Friday night that my publisher, Booktrope, is shutting down. Some people are angry, some are scared, but me, well, mostly I’m just sad. My friend Jan—fellow Troper and blogger—said it best, I … Continue reading

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Parenting the College Bound Teen: Guest Post by Beth Schulman

I love this guest post by fellow Gravity Imprint author Beth Schulman. It contains some great information about raising teenagers, and as my own kids get closer to college age, I can really relate! Many thanks to Beth for sharing … Continue reading

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My Favorite Blogs of 2015—Part 1

Hello and happy 2016! I hope you’re looking forward to a year of peace, fun and good reading too. I haven’t been around this space as much as usual lately, as things have been a bit crazy. Life, right? But … Continue reading

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FREE Kindle Books (Including Mine) for Everyone–Until 11/14

My publisher, Booktrope, in conjunction with Runaway Goodness, is giving away over 200 Kindle books this week in a promotion called Prefunk the Holidays. It’s a pretty amazing promotion, with books in almost every imaginable genre being given away, and … Continue reading

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Meet Writer February Grace and her New Book, WISHING CROSS STATION

Happy Wednesday, blog readers. Today, my guest is the wonderful and talented author February Grace, who recently released a brand new book. So without further ado, let’s get started! MR: Hi February! I’m so happy to have you on the … Continue reading

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Tango Music: #MusicTuesday Guest Post by Lisa Fernow

Please welcome the wonderful Lisa Fernow to my blog today. Lisa is the author of a mystery involving tango music, a type of music I know little about. Thanks so much, Lisa for sharing this post. I look forward to … Continue reading

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The Weird Differences Between Lyrics and Poetry: #MusicTuesday Guest Post by Dane Cobain

Please welcome writer Dane Cobain to my blog today. If you ever thought song lyrics were just poetry set to music, I think you’ll find this post as compelling as I do. ———————————————————————————————————- The poetry scene is going through a … Continue reading

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#MusicTuesday: Vanessa de Largie on Staying Connected to her Late Parents Through Music

Is it Tuesday again? This week has really flown by! Today, I’m happy to welcome Australian author and actress Vanessa de Largie to my blog. This is a poignant post that I think many readers will relate to. Thank you, … Continue reading

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Announcing: Arleen Williams’ Blog Tour

This week and next–from September 8 till September 16th–my friend and fellow author at Booktrope, Arleen Williams, will be on a blog tour. In other words, her novel, BIKING UPHILL (which is the second in The Alki Trilogy) is on … Continue reading

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