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SPOTLIGHT ON: JADE KERRION

Today it is truly my pleasure to host author Jade Kerrion, a 5-Star master of science fiction, and her delightful book, Earth-Sim. (She’ll be back later this week to talk about When the Silence Ends – more on that well … Continue reading

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5 Stars for The Hobbit movie

 I’ve been looking forward to seeing The Hobbit ever since I heard Peter Jackson was making it. And now it’s here … I’ve seen it … and … It is absolutely everything I’ve hoped it would be! I saw the … Continue reading

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Elves and the Diminished Fae

 When JRR Tolkien in The Lord of the Rings wrote of the elves of Middle Earth departing into the West at the end of the Third Age, he was drawing on folklore that viewed elves, fae and their kindred as … Continue reading

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A Terrifying Trip Into ‘What If’

I’m inaugurating a somewhat new direction here today … sharing not only information about my own books but info on other authors and their books. It’s a “pay forward” kind of thing I’ve wanted to do for a while, but … Continue reading

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Crime-solving Cats

 Cats not only have played a role in many writers’ lives … They’ve played a role in literary works at least as far back as the 17th century when French writer Charles Perrault recounted the tale of Puss in Boots. … Continue reading

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Do All Authors Have Cats?

 The question came up in an Amazon discussion group, and – I wonder … Probably not all authors have cats, but I suspect a lot of us do. Yeah. Us. I’m one of the “cat people.” I’m a “dog people,” … Continue reading

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How to Get a Book Review

 I think most of us who write books want our books reviewed. Ideally what we want are the 4- and 5-star reviews that tell readers how terrific we are. Some apparently want them so badly that they either write their … Continue reading

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