Last post I covered the reasons a published author might say, "No," when you ask him or her to read your manuscript. Now I'll switch the focus to how and why a published author would agree to read your unpublished book for you.
1. You are friends. I met Emilie Richards at the Ohio River Valley Conference many years back. I had no idea she was a super-star among authors. But I did notice she was a nice person. We chatted and enjoyed each other's company. We…Continue
So... I started reading fictional books properly when I was about 12 (I think), that is to say that apart from my normal 1st school (primary), of which English (reading & writing) I was pretty much very good at, and picked it up reasonably swiftly. However, I hated maths and so was very slow, but I'm much better now... thanks!!
I remember reading George G. Gilman western novels, about a man called Edge, set in the post American civil war. Then I read Martin Caidin's…Continue
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Normally, I’m the kind of gal who takes a light-hearted approach to diet and exercise.
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Today marks the end of Cheryl Kaye Tardif's month long virtual book tour.
From Cheryl: I will confess, I am exhausted! It's been a long time since I've written these many articles and answered these many interviews. :) But I had so much fun visiting all of my hosts' wonderful sites, getting to know them and answering questions from visitors via email or comments.
Thank you! You have all made my 'Touring the World' virtual book tour a success! And I look forward…Continue
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I have two books in print: Switched: A Detective Hardrock Mystery, Say Aloha to Murder: A Detective Hardrock Mystery. My third novel, featuring Hopewell, Virginia Detective James Hardrock, is a work-in-progress. it is based on a real murder that took place in Hopewell. Waldenbooks carries my titles, and they are also located on Amazon.com, B&N.com, and my publisher: PublishAmerica.com
I invite all members to email me.
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We don't go political on our blog so this isn't about world peace. Some of you are saying "well, thank God for that," and some of you are saying, "wimps!!!" No matter what your persuasion, this blog is about inner peace, something I was talking about with my daughter on the phone last weekend. I should have been talking to myself, but I'll get to that point soon--I hope!
My daughter is a dancer in New York and only recently took a job as the Public…Continue
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