Category Archives: Authors

‘The Secret’ – Free Book Blast


‘The Secret’ by Karen J Moss The Secret **Free** 25th-26th-27th May Kerry O’Brien has a secret so terrible it burns inside her. All she wants is to be part of a normal family, but with a stepfather like Bill, that … Continue reading

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Reviews I’ve Given


My Review Star System I always start with five stars. Then depending on certain criteria I add points or deduct them. A) Minus 0.5 star, if the book has less than ten missing words, misplaced punctuation, spelling errors, or extra words. … Continue reading

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Do You Have Impossibilities in Your Writing?


The poem below reminds me of some goofs I’ve read while perusing early writings of budding authors. The ones I’ve come across may not contrast as vividly as the lines in the poem below, but they do make the reader pause … Continue reading

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Introducing Popular Book Reviewer, Rainne Atkins


SPOTLIGHT ON REVIEWERS GIVES A HUGE WELCOME TO RAINNE ATKINS   I’m an ‘Army Brat’, and 51 years young. I was born in Aldershot and have lived in many houses, in many towns, but all in the UK. For the … Continue reading

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NEW COVERS FOR NOT SO NEW BOOKS


How do you feel about updating new covers on existing books? This is my existing cover for my first book ‘Tissue of Lies’. Now I’m about to publish a second book, I would like to update my first book’s cover. It … Continue reading

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Somewhere for Book Reviewers


Somewhere for Book Reviewers  Tell us how many total book reviews you’ve written, how many in 2015, your tips, your grievances, and your reasons for reviewing. In fact, tell us about anything. We’re interested in you! What’s important to you … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal for ‘Your Last Breath’


Soon to be released, ‘Your Last Breath’. A Thriller/Suspense story laced with romance, for the over 18’s. YOUR LAST BREATH Things happen in life we can’t control. No matter how hard we try, how well we plan, or how careful … Continue reading

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Please Help! Which Cover Would You Choose?


Some of you, in the replies to my previous post, suggested the images I gave you were all too busy, too colourful, and not plain enough. I’ve taken these lessons  to heart, and I’ve created some plainer book covers for my co-authored crime/suspense … Continue reading

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Help! Changing the Image White Space to RGB


  This is the cover we intend to use for our collaborated book ‘Your Last Breath’ but I’m having trouble changing it from sRGB to RGB which Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing demands. Has anyone else come across this problem? How … Continue reading

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Co-authored Success


Co-authored Success     I’m delighted to report my writing partner and I have just completed the first draft of our first co-authored book. We began writing together in the first week of February 2015 and completed our first draft … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Ebook?


What Makes a Good Ebook? Ask anyone that question, and they’ll probably give you an answer based on plot, characters, flow, grammar, or presentation. Each reader will expect to read, in their view, a perfect ebook, and this is where the … Continue reading

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The Versatile Blogger Award


 I’ve seen how others react to awards, and to be honest I wasn’t exactly sure where I stood in the debate to accept or not accept them. Fulfilling their requirements takes time and effort, and most of us are already … Continue reading

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Jessica Wren’s ‘Book of the Month’


‘Transitory’ Author Ian Williams I’ve just read and reviewed Jessica Wren’s ‘Book of the Month’ for January 2015.  It’s science fiction, a category I don’t usually read, but I’m glad I did since it’s introduced me to this genre’s possibilities. I … Continue reading

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How to handle Stress


A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she … Continue reading

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Original Acrylic Painting – Rocky Beach


One from my imagination painted the week before Christmas. I think I’ll rework the rocks and their shadows . I’ve had a dreadful cold since New Years Eve, so once I’ve recovered I’ll have another go. I quite liked the sky though. New … Continue reading

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Original Acrylic Painting – Turquoise River Bank


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Original Acrylic painting – Sunset Sailing


  Promoting Authors, Artists and Poets (See if your website appears below) If your site is here, give me the name of your book, painting, or poem title you most want to promote and I’ll add the details to your … Continue reading

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Original Acrylic Painting – Boat and Cottages


I added glitter paint to this one, just for fun. My husband laughs at my water fowl. He’s right though, even I have no idea what they’re meant to be. I’m claiming artist’s license, ha ha. Promoting Authors, Artists and Poets … Continue reading

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Original Acrylic Painting – Colourful Path


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Original Acrylic Painting


  This is my second painting of the same scene. You’ll see many differences between this and the first one I posted. I just completed this one today. The first one I did is below. Which do you prefer?     Promoting … Continue reading

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