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My Writing Bookshelf #NaNoWriMo

We are well into National Novel Writing Month, or #NaNoWriMo for hashtag users. I’m not writing this year but thought I’d offer support from time to time. Earlier this year, I took a picture of my writing bookshelf with some of the books I use to help me write and edit and used it as

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I’m a Day Late: Good Luck with #NaNoWriMo Friends

November is National Novel Writing Month. A time when veteran and newbie writers hunker down and bang out (or attempt to bang out) a 50,000 word first draft of their novel. Note I wrote first draft. I’ve heard quite a few authors speak negatively about NaNoWriMo because it is not possible to write a novel

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The Complete Encyclopedia of Antiques

I like stuff. More than stuff, I like books. Imagine my giddiness when I came across a book filled with stuff—old expensive stuff. According to the description on Amazon.com, “The Complete Encyclopedia of Antiques” is a Collectible 47 year-old Antique reference guide has 1472 pages of photos, descriptions, and history of all major areas of

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A Black Man’s Pain by Teresa M. Browning

Ervin is the typical young boy born as a bastard child that finds himself unwanted and unloved by those closest to him. Rejected at birth, his only hope at unconditional love was from his grandparents who take and raise him as their own. After a few years of pure happiness, Ervin’s estranged mother Molly decides

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Shadows Strike by Dianne Duvall

The Immortal Guardians protect the innocent in secret. Sometimes the secret gets out… U.S. law enforcement agent Heather Lane can read minds. But not the future. The dream of battle and blood that recurs every night must be a fluke, some obscure terror from her own mind. What its significance might be, she can’t guess:

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What You Won’t Do For Love by Keleigh Crigler Hadley

Eden Price, an unlucky-in-love nurse finds herself in the midst of a heated love triangle. Globe-trotting missionary, Gabe Clark ignites her soul. Who doesn’t want a man with a connection to God?  Hard-working, Nemo Gates speaks to her heart. His past has caused a rift between him and God and Eden wants to help him

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If I Could: A Son’s Plea by T.K.Ware

Peer pressure can become life-threatening. David Washington is the product of his choices. Due to the lack of stability at home and an absent father, he is influenced by peer pressure into a dangerous lifestyle. Possessed with stubbornness, he wanders aimlessly into danger and uncharted territories. After shunning his grandmother’s religious beliefs, he enters the

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Will the R.E.A.L. Authorpreneur Please Stand Up?

Thirteen authorpreneurs that have successfully mastered the art of Authorpreneurship are featured in Sharon C. Jenkins’ latest release, Will the R.E.A.L. Authorprenueur Please Stand Up?. This compilation will be launched on July 6, 2015. The book will feature such successful authorpreneurs as Nina Amir, Joel Friedlander, Rochelle Carter, Tyora Moody, Brian Smith, Matilda Butler and

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Shelia M. Goss Releases 21st Book: Secrets Uncovered

As an avid reader, I buy tons of books. However, I’m always impressed when I come across a great writer who is also a great person. Shelia Goss, who is a nationally bestselling author and 2015 AAMBC Romance Author of the Year, is that writer. And, I applaud Shelia as her 21st book SECRETS UNCOVERED

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Do You Hate The Church?

In addition to learning that more than 500 copies of First Family Secrets (affiliate link) have been downloaded from a pirate site, one of my readers sent me a heartfelt email. I won’t go into detail about the entire message but I will respond publically to one question she asked: do you hate The Church? In

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