As an agent, I pitched books to acquiring editors at publishing houses. Rejections came concerning connection of the story itself to the editor, but the one I see the most regards v... Read more of this blog post »
Ms. Pryal's introduction to her tips:
Here they are, in order of importance: (1) create relationships, (2) entertain your readers, and (3) sell books.
The first rule is, by far, the... Read more of this blog post »
Good afternoon, Arrowheads! Today I’m super excited to have Sarah Addison-Fox visit with us for an author interview as apart of her joint blog tour with Tricia Mingerink. Sarah Addison-Fox is the author of the dazzling Allegiance series, including Disowned, Dissemble, and the newly released Disso...Read more of this blog post »
Our society is addicted to outrage, and the latest outrages are school shootings and the opioid crisis. Both of these are serious topics and require intelligent insight and opinions. I watch the network newscasts religiously, but I’m usually disappointed with what I hear.
I’ve w... Read more of this blog post »
Since the last school board elections, I've been trying to give the board a chance to prove itself. Like many citizens in Niagara, I was shocked that the board's decision to sell Parliament Oak School w... Read more of this blog post »
Brilliantly conceived and told, with plenty of surprises in store for fans, the culmination of the Jessica Sweet Trilogy in “Sweet Destiny” is, quite literally, the proverbial cherry on the top of the sundae, served up in classic DalRae style with just the right touch of romance, angst, and veng... Read more of this blog post »
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“Hanna’s story brutally captures the slow, rele... Read more of this blog post »
Xacier's Prize and Escaping the Hunt are free on Amazon!
We're celebrating the newest release that's coming up at the end of May. Enjoy your free reads! :)
I know I normally do it on Tuesdays, but work was NOT letting me out of that editing cave. Sorry!
AUTHORS, congrats on your new releases in the world!
READERS, grab these and enjoy a new book this week!
ENTER TO WIN ONE OF THESE BOOKS HERE: https://bit.ly/2kiKZKf
Xavier Ne... Read more of this blog post »
Check out is at 11:00, but we weren’t sure we could get back before that time so Jeff called down to the front desk to ask if we... Read more of this blog post »
Online, most publishing houses have a whole submission criteria available and I recommend that people look that over. Really look at it. Send it in the way the publisher asks. Send the right type of book. For instance, you wouldn’t send erotica to a Christian publisher.
I recommend... Read more of this blog post »
The answer to yesterday's quiz: the troll demanded that Col and Molle pay a tax in Disenchanted in the Land of Drea... Read more of this blog post »
"Really, I know this sucks for you." He lowers his voice to nearly a whisper. "I can only imagine... your husband turns out to be someone else, but he's dead before you understand that. You're stuck with everyone's judgement for marrying the enemy. You've got to rais... Read more of this blog post »
After two years of writing, rewriting and yes, more rewriting, The Aeon Chronicles Book One is DONE!
Is there a book two to come?
YEP! I am currently in the middle of finishing the first draft of The Aeon Chronicles book 2!
If you have fallen in love with these characters the way I have...Read more of this blog post »
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Starting at midnight the morning of Saturday May 26th go to Amazon and download the Kindle edition by searching under "Dan Westerlin".
Don't own a Kindle? Use the free Amazon app to... Read more of this blog post »
Work today, have to make more decisions and that's always hairy -- but that's what rewriting's for --so no problems.
Ha... Read more of this blog post »
Ladies and Gentlemen, I have a special surprise for you...
A sneak peak at the first 3 chapters in
Love, Lust & Little Lies
I hope you all enjoy.
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My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Values matter, children's values matter most of all...
For me, the holding of positive values for children and adults is essential. A set of positive values is the most significant legacy any parent can leave the... Read more of this blog post »
It’s a holiday weekend here in the United States and everyone is trying to find that slice of sunshine…or maybe sunshade. Fingers crossed it won’t rain on Monday, but the forecast looks bleak.
I’m writing Proctor’s story right now. If you’ve read Secrets In Our Scars you know who I’m talking about...Read more of this blog post »
Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Hall, J.) – Very pleased that Sgt. John W. Hall who was killed in Korea in 1950 is now coming home. Honored to have researched his family. RIP, Sir.
Meghan Markle, Michelle Obama, trace families to Jonesboro – This Megan talk... Read more of this blog post »
Writer's Block is CJSW’s monthly foray into literature. Hosted and produced by Dymphny Dronyk and sound engineered by Cody Dronyk, the program is foc... Read more of this blog post »
I'm very excited about the release of GUARDED HEART on June 1st. Don't forget to review here on GoodReads after reading. Love to hear your comments.
Addison Carmi... Read more of this blog post »
The story takes us back to the Bedford-Stuyvesant district of Brooklyn where Sierra Santiago has become the leader of the Shadowhouse. She and her friends are Shadowshapers, who c... Read more of this blog post »
In the real world...
In Norse mythology, Níðhöggr (Malice Striker, traditionally also spelled Níðhǫggr, often anglicized Nidhogg) is a dragon/serpent who gnaws at a root of the world tree, Yggdrasil. In historical Viking society, níð... Read more of this blog post »
E vai di pippone su quanto sia cambiata in meglio la tua vita. Di come adesso fai le scale, cinque scalini alla volta. (senza specificare se in salita o discesa)
《Mi s... Read more of this blog post »
Quote of the Day: “Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.” – Dalai Lama
Daily Fact: M... Read more of this blog post »
Thanks for all the mentions around the net, folks! (Although I susp... Read more of this blog post »
It’s been a busy year so far and I have more wonderful news. Ghost City Press has accepted my fiction micro-chapbook, Space, Collisions, for the 2018 Summer Micro-Chapbook Series! I’m grateful to Kevin Bertolero and Jack Bachmann for choosing to include my collection. Many wonderful poets and wri...Read more of this blog post »
Now think about how much tim... Read more of this blog post »
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