Check out this review of the book, After Anna, by Lisa Cottoline, as featured in this post from the Mystery Thriller Week blog.
I posted this tip a while ago on my author site and received positive feedback. If you set up buying links for your books, many of you are probably posting Amazon links for each country that you think your book will likely realize some sales. There is no need to do this. I was getting…
The book, Sins of the Fathers, by A.J. McCarthy, is featured in this edition of Lisa Burton Radio from the Entertaining Stories blog.
Don’t touch that dial! You’ve landed on Lisa Burton Radio. The only show that brings you interviews with the characters from the books you love. I’m your host, Lisa the robot girl, and my special guest today is the owner of a small pub in Montreal. “Welcome to the show Charlene Butler.”
“Hi, Lisa. Thank you for having me today, and please call me Charlie.”
“It’s okay to say the name of your pub. Might bring in a few people.”
“Great idea! I own Butler’s Pub on Drummond Street in Downtown Montreal. The nicest pub in the neighborhood.”
“Charlie, you’re here today because there is a strange string of events in your life. Tell us about that, please.”
“Strange is a good word. Worrisome, scary, terrifying would also be good words. It started innocently enough. I received an anonymous letter in the mail from someone named Vincent, saying he’d been…
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Check out these Mother’s Day gift ideas from this post on Nicholas Rossis’ blog.
I’ve mentioned Marina Gioti and her husband, Kostas Kromidas, in the past, and today I have some exciting news for anyone looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Marina is giving away for FREE her award-winning book, One Heart, until May 6th.
Even though the book celebrates the unique bond between mother and daughter, I love it so much that I’ve both downloaded it and ordered a print copy, as a gift to my own mother.
So, if you’re looking for a great gift for your mother (or daughter), download for free One Heart or send it as a gift from Amazon!
This is a book about the unique bond between mothers and daughters. The idea for it came from a letter I wrote to my daughter when she was only two years…
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No matter what kind of book you’re writing, all self-publishing authors will eventually reach the same question: what’s the best way to market it? The great news is that you’re not the first indie author to face this challenge. By following in the footsteps of those who have succeeded before you, you can create a focused and…
Get your copy of The Vanishing Lord, by Lucy Brazier, at this special promotional price. It’s a great book and will set you up to read her new book in the trilogy, Sinister Dexter. Details can be found in this post from her blog.
The second book in the PorterGirl series on offer for a limited time…
There’s nothing quite so annoying as having the police arrive just as you are trying to work out how to cover up a crime that may or may not have happened…
Having barely drawn breath from clearing out the bodies that resulted from the unpleasantness of last term, our heroine Deputy Head Porter once again finds herself facing another crisis at Old College. One of the oldest and most esteemed establishments of the British academic elite, Old College had a long and bloody history before the arrival of the very first female Deputy Head Porter, so perhaps she shouldn’t be so surprised.
Her first academic year in her illustrious new role (Porters are not the carriers of bags, but the keepers of keys) saw her tackle a vicious and shadowy secret organisation, several murders and the assorted…
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Check out this fun writing prompt from this post on the Story Empire blog. Happy writing.
Craig here, for your Friday post. Fridays are the day we rotate a different topic that might inspire or help you in some way. Today is my day to come up with a writing prompt.
I don’t claim any particular expertise in these. I know a prompt can be almost anything, a photo, video, a few words, etc.
I decided to challenge all of you with a simple want ad. The game is to come up with a short story involving the prompt. Link to your site in the Story Empire comments, so we can all visit you and check out your cool story. Here is the advertisement:
“Free fill dirt from my basement remodel project. Yours to haul away. Call XXX-XXXX.”
My story will be pretty dark, if I find time to write it. Let us see what you come up with.