Thursday, 22 October 2015

Free chapter from The Revelation Room

Mark Tilbury
Mark Tilbury says “Who is The Infiltrator? Why is he in The Revelation Room? Free chapter.” — <!-- wpa2a.script_load(); //--> I thought today I would give you a sneak-peek at a chapter from The Revelation Room. This is a proud moment for me, as the book is being published on Wednesday. The…

Thankful for the Little Things

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “Thankful for the Little Things” — I usually do this post just before Thanksgiving, for obvious reasons. This week's blog hop is about Gratitude. Thanks for reading. Have you checked out Nicole Sorrell's blog on the same subject? Ar...

Industry Sales Rose 4.9% in 2014

Eric Hobbs
Eric Hobbs says “Sales were up on kids' books more than 20% in '14! Pretty awesome since we're competing with every app in existence.” — Total revenue for the 1,209 publishers who submit figures to the AAP’s StatShot program rose 4.9% in 2014. The increase was led by the children’s/young adult segment, while sales of adult books fell.

Soulless Monk by Lincoln Farish & Giveaway Winner

LincolnFarish says “Who won and what does Nell think of Soulless Monk? Soulless Monk by Lincoln Farish & Giveaway Winner via @OneBookTwo — Junior Inquisitor Giveaway The winners of the Junior Inquisitor Giveaway are:  Emily Kaplan   Adrian Shotbolt Kristine Twigg Congratulations everyone, and a special thanks to Lincoln Farish for pro...

Write for Babble | Babble

AnnandDan says “Parents who write. Babble is accepting submissions: ” — If you’re interested in writing for us, please follow these guidelines exactly: Search the site to see if your topic has been covered already. If not, indicate in the subject line of your email what section of Babble your piece would run: Mom, Pregnancy, Baby, Toddler, Kid, Body + Mind, Work + Money, Home, Relationships,...

A Beginner’s Guide to Influencer Marketing

Kerry Butters
Kerry Butters says “A Beginner’s Guide to Influencer Marketing:  ” — As social media has matured it’s become clearer to brands that WOM (Word of Mouth) marketing has a lot to offer in terms of advertising. When people recommend a product or service to their friends,…

FREAK OUT IS FREE Oct. 16th thru the 18th

Ella Emerson
Ella Emerson says “FREAK OUT IS FREE Oct. 16th thru the 18th via @AuthorElla — Freak Out is free, tell your friends, Synopsis: A complete standalone novel. Have you ever met someone who turned everything you knew inside out? That’s what it was like when Freak Phillips and I r...

Young babies don't experience tickles in the way you think they do

Tyler Stalkie
Tyler Stalkie says “So this is strange. "Young babies don't experience tickles in the way you think they do" ” — When you tickle the toes of newborn babies, the experience for them isn't quite as you would imagine it to be. That's because, according to new evidence reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on October 19, infants in the first four months of life apparently feel that touch and wiggle their feet without connecting the sensation to you.

Stunning new cover for 'A Game For Assassins'

D.M. Cain
D.M. Cain says “Stunning new cover for ‘A Game For Assassins’” — This month, thriller author James Quinn has re-released his edge-of-your-seat political thriller 'A Game For Assassins'. This stylish new cover casts the perfect image for such a gripping, dramatic...

Gym Class Heroes

Chris Thrall Author
Chris Thrall Author says “Gym Class Heroes!” — Being muscular is very fashionable at the moment isn’t it? Despite this I am not much of a gym-goer and would admittedly lose an arm wrestle to most sixth

The Discovery of Witches, by Matthew Hopkins - Dan Davis Author

Dan Davis
Dan Davis says “The Discovery of Witches by the Witchfinder General - a serial killer ” — My next book features Matthew Hopkins, the self proclaimed Witchfinder General as the main baddie. While researching the last six months or so I’ve read an awful lot about this conman, serial killer and utter shitbag. I’d like to share some…Read more ›

Silver Belles and Stetsons Launch Party TODAY!

Lyn Horner
Lyn Horner says “Silver Belles and Stetsons Launch Party TODAY!”
Yes! Launch Party day is finally here! Ten bestselling, award-winning authors are hosting the party. Fun and prizes galore! See the banner below for the start time in your time zon…

Day 21 - Bette A. Stevens

Jenny Hinsman
Jenny Hinsman says “Day 21 - Bette A. Stevens | AWordWithTraci ”
 ***UPDATE*** The winners from Day 20 with Karen Power are... *Kathy Golden *Jennifer Hinsman They've both won an e-copy of 'Butterfly Barn'!  Congratulations…

Horror Villain of the Week: Victor Crowley

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Horror Villain of the Week: Victor Crowley: Killed as a boy, the deformed Victor Crowley returns as a fully gr...”
Killed as a boy, the deformed Victor Crowley returns as a fully grown spirit of vengeance and kills anyone who foolishly enters his swamp home.

Your Excellency or Your Grace?

Leeland Artra
Leeland Artra says “Check out "Your Excellency or Your Grace?" Titles and Ranks used in Duianna Realms ”
Leeland Artra,Award winning Sci-fi writer.Author of Thread Silver Novel Series.Sample chapters & Short stories from each book & SF tips.Over 1 MILLION words

Joyless Christianity Is Dangerous

Luana Ehrlich
Luana Ehrlich says ““One key sign of spiritual danger is losing your joy.””
Joy in God is not a cherry on top of the Christian life. Our deep and enduring happiness in who God is sits near the very heart of what it means to be his. Therefore, to not enjoy …


Misha Almira
Misha Almira says “Do you want to Finally show those who doubt you that you're thriving?”
Are you tired from not sleeping? Do you have trouble focusing all day? This helped me.

Get more fulfillment out of your work

Timothy Grant Carter
Timothy Grant Carter says “So how do you get more fulfillment at work? Here are 10 good tips. ”
        Part of the fascination, I have in addressing the workplace as a primary topic is a feeling that this task is synergistic with my mission of ministry. Since we spend a…

Jane's Books

Jane Lark
Jane Lark says “He drugged her senses, taking her away somewhere else, somewhere outside of her sordid, soiled self”
The Illicit Love of a Courtesan a No.1 bestselling Historical Romance novel in the United States of America  "Pure, unadulterated romance." Best Chick "Just…

Marketing Blues

Marybeth Jeitner
Marybeth Jeitner says “Marketing Blues”
My head is buzzing and my feet are stuck in clay! My fingers are poised on the keyboard but my eyes keep drifting from the computer screen to the ocean outside my windows and I…

Making Time

Dan Alatorre AUTHOR
Dan Alatorre AUTHOR says “Making Time via @JenstraAllen BRILLIANT. If you don't follow Jenny, you should. I do. My writing's the better for it”
People sometimes ask me why I bother. Writing is hard. Authors spend hours upon hours upon hours of their time working on stories that people . . . might not love. But, if you want…

New Jersey RWA And Other News

Elizabeth SaFleur
Elizabeth SaFleur says “New Jersey RWA And Other News”
By Elizabeth Shore Hi Sexies! I've been away at the New Jersey Put Your Heart in a Book annual conference so haven't had time this week for a proper post. But look for me…

Spooky Reads for Tweens

Christina Mercer
Christina Mercer says “Spooky Reads for Tweens via @middlereaders
When the air turns cold and the leaves begin to fall from the trees you know it’s time to read a spooky book…at least it is for me. You might be thinking, “Wait! Creepy books for m…

Normal People are Interesting People

Russ Linton
Russ Linton says “Normal People are Interesting People”
Imagine if the media celebrated the lives of the victims in a tragedy instead of putting a microscope on the killer. If the media didn't print or quote the killer's manif…