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A Super Cool Book Review for Living by Ear

Hi Readers, As Living by Ear–the new edition, published by Booktrope in September 2014–gets ready to go on a blog tour next week (November 10-November 17, 2014), I thought this might be an appropriate time to revisit one of the … Continue reading

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Author Ina Zajac on Creating Characters, Spirituality, Domestic Violence & More

Today, I’m so happy to feature one of my favorite new authors, Ina Zajac, on the blog. Ina’s novel, Please, Pretty Lights is a gritty story about a woman’s search for love and happiness in a world that has let … Continue reading

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Leaving the Beach $.99 Sale–October 2, 3 & 4

Hi All, If you haven’t had a chance to read Leaving the Beach, this is a good time to check it out. It’s on a three-day sale starting today (October 2, 3 & 4). Just $.99 for Kindle and Nook. … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway: Win a Paperback Copy of Living by Ear

Hi Readers, Just a quick post today to let you know that there’s a giveaway on Goodreads for a paperback copy of Living by Ear. The giveaway runs until  November 3rd, but if you’re interested, you might want to sign … Continue reading

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Rock On, Women!!

Therefore, when I went out this past Friday night to see the Boston band The Vivs, I was almost overcome with emotion, partially because I realized how much my character, Chris Daley, (in the novel Living by Ear) could learn from them. The Vivs, you see, have a few things in common with Chris. But while Chris struggles and flounders, The Vivs don’t seem to be doing very much of that at all.
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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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Cover Reveal! A Beautiful Facelift for Living by Ear!

Today, I’m finally able to reveal the new cover for Living by Ear, designed by the brilliant Greg Simanson. The entire book has gotten a facelift–including a bit of an edit–from my wonderful publisher, Booktrope. Thank you a million times to … Continue reading

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A Decent Woman: Interview with Author Eleanor Parker Sapia

Today, it’s very exciting to have Eleanor Parkia Sapia as a guest to interview. This is becoming my favorite part of blogging. It’s so much fun getting to know other authors. MR: Eleanor! It’s lovely of you to drop by! … Continue reading

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Author JT Twissel on Books, Sin City North, the CIA…and much more!!!

Today, I’m very lucky to have JT Twissel (author  of Flipka and The Graduation Present) here to chat on the blog. Two weeks ago, I went on a beach vacation and really enjoyed reading The Graduation Present on the sand. It’s a … Continue reading

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Launch Day for Leaving the Beach! It’s Finally Here from Booktrope Editions!

I’m thrilled and a little nervous to announce that my book, Leaving the Beach has finally launched in both paperback and e-book versions. This is a huge day for me, as the book is the product of years (and years!) of writing, … Continue reading

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