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Anne R. Allen

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February 22

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Anne R. Allen is the author of 9 rom-com mysteries published by MWiDP and Kotu Beach Press: FOOD OF LOVE, THE LADY OF THE LAKEWOOD DINER, and THE GATSBY GAME (now available in a boxed set BOOMER WOMEN: THREE COMEDIES ABOUT A GENERATION THAT CHANGED THE WORLD), plus the Camilla Randall Mysteries: THE BEST REVENGE, GHOSTWRITERS IN THE SKY, SHERWOOD, LTD, NO PLACE LIKE HOME, SO MUCH FOR BUCKINGHAM and THE QUEEN OF STAVES.

She co-authored HOW TO BE A WRITER IN THE E-AGE: A SELF-HELP GUIDE with PAY IT FORWARD author Catherine Ryan Hyde. And Catherine wrote the foreword of her latest guide: THE AUTHOR BLOG: EASY BLOGGING FOR BUSY AUTHORS.

Anne R. Allen's Blog (which she shares with New York Times bestselling author Ruth Harris) was named one of the
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An Indie Author CAN publish with dignity and rise above the sleaze. by Derek Murphy I was at a writer’s conference recently where a woman was upset because the agent she pitched didn’t believe in her book. She wanted more support, more sympathy, more understanding. The speaker pointed out that the agent’s job is not […]


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No Place Like Home

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“I'm a novelist. Anything you say can be taken down and used against you in a work of fiction.”
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“Hold your dreams tight, my friend. Share them with no one. And when the naysayers and the scoffers of the world aren't paying attention, spring it on them fully formed and laugh and dance while they grasp desperately for a hand-hold with which to drag you down.”
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“Everything I tell her reminds her of some cute anecdote about one of her previous jobs, or previous boyfriends, or previous lives, or her cat, Sparkles, who is mitten-toed and sleeps on her head and can't be trusted on catnip.”
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“There are no new stories. It all depends on how you handle them. In romances the characters are going to fall in love with each other; you know that when you see the syrupy cover. It's how get there that's the fun.”
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Michael Murphy Anne, thanks for connecting on Goodreads. As a fellow mystery author, I hope you'll put my Prohibition-era mystery, The Yankee Club on your to-read list. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


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Anne Allen Melody wrote: "Thanks for the add. Just started reading your blog. Great stuff, keep up the good work :)"

So glad you're enjoying the blog, Melody.


Melody Medeiros Thanks for the add. Just started reading your blog. Great stuff, keep up the good work :)


Emily  Cross Thanks Anne for accepting my friend request :)


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