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‘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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Meet the Author, Doug Lafuze


It’s hard to figure out how to start a piece on one of my least favorite subjects to discuss, myself! Do I start with where I was born, or when I first wanted to be a writer, or how about … Continue reading

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WANTED American serial killer  Raymond Thomas Lang Junior Last seen in the county of Lancashire, England Believed to be the main fictional character in the new thriller/suspense novel ‘YOUR LAST BREATH’ Widespread rumours claim Raymond Lang is currently hiding in an eBook … 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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Reviewer Spotlight


Reviewer Spotlight This is the place to boast about your reviewing skills. State how many reviews you have given in total, how many in 2015, and the reason you do it.

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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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The Truth About Grammar


Learning from Experience The Truth About Grammar Knowing about grammar is just like knowing about healthy and unhealthy food. Just when you think you’ve learned it, the rules change.

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Our Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary Miracle


    Our Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary Miracle Our golden wedding anniversary is tomorrow, 29th May 2015, and we are the ones who are most surprised we made it. No, not because we don’t get along, have huge rows, or hate each … Continue reading

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The ‘Written Acts of Kindness Reward’ Nomination 3


The ‘Written Acts of Kindness Award’ My third nomination for this award goes to the lovely, unassuming Marian Beaman, who describes herself  as a former plain girl who’s now turning fancy. I’m indebted to Marian who has always supported my posts by frequently commenting … 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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The ‘Written Acts of Kindness Award’


The ‘Written Acts of Kindness Award’ My second nomination for this award goes to the lovely, warm hearted blogger known as Edwinasepisodes. This lady is so modest she doesn’t reveal her full name on her website http://edwinasepisodes.com , but she is not shy … Continue reading

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Why I’m Called Gold


  My husband often calls me Gold. When I asked him why, he said it’s better than AU.

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‘A Writer’s Blog’ from the Killer’s Perspective


Originally posted on Doug's Scribbles and Ramblings:
After reading author Carole Parkes’ short story on her blog about a woman who is murdered in her own kitchen, told from the victim’s point of view, I felt inspired to write…

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Book Covers?


I’ve just been playing around with royalty free images today. Now, the main thing about these images is that you can’t use them for profit, although you can use them for many other things. I’m going to put one of … 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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