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Is There Life Before and After Writing?

Growing up I was always shy, quiet and stayed to myself. My mother never had to entertain me or worry about me being bored. I had plenty to do and that was without any of the technology that we have … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway of Book 3 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series – The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant!

Goodreads Giveaway ended 4/19/17! Congratulations to the three winners – two from USA and 1 from CANADA! Books will be going out soon. Thank you to all 901 Participants who took part in this giveaway! Stayed tuned for two more … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Author, Robert K. Swisher, Jr.

I am pleased to have the talented author, Robert K. Swisher, Jr., here today to introduce his newest book, Vent. Robert has written several other books, some of which I have read and reviewed. He has a wonderful sense of … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 3 is here!

I am excited to announce that Book 3 of my MG/PT series, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, is now available on Create Space and coming this week to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other … Continue reading

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What Defines You as an Author?

What Defines You as an Author? There are many things that define an author. Voice – Each author has his/her own voice. Certain distinctive patterns in one’s writing can identify them, making them stand out from the rest. Some authors … Continue reading

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Shrek, The Musical by Londonderry High School!

Shrek The Musical with my grandson, Daniel, as Shrek The talented students of Londonderry High School, Londonderry, New Hampshire, USA, recently put on this fantastic play at the Derry Opera House in Derry, New Hampshire. These students showed how incredibly … Continue reading

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Interview of Author Annabelle Franklin

Annabelle Franklin Please help me welcome author Annabelle Franklin to Jemsbooks Interview an Author. Thank you, Annabelle for coming today. 1. Please tell us something about yourself. I’m lucky enough to live in an area of outstanding natural beauty that’s … Continue reading

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Rafflecopter Begins 1/11/16 – 1/18/16!

RAFFLECOPTER HAS ENDED! Drum roll please! I chose two random winners for this giveaway. Congratulations to the winners! I decided to choose two. They are – BARBARA MOJICA BETTE A. STEVENS I have emailed both winners and will mail out … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway – Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 2, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat!

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 2, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat (middle-grade book for Grades 4-7, ages 9-12) Link to Goodreads Giveaway Three books will be given away. See if you are in the location noted … Continue reading

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THE OWL LADY REVEALS: I was nominated for a Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

Originally posted on Viv Drewa – The Owl Lady:
Thank you so much, Dale Furse, for nominating my blog for this award. Please look her up over on her blog “Dale Furse” where he talks about books, writing,  publishing and promoting, supporting and…

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