Archive | July, 2015

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April/May winner – Lottie’s Sonnet Competition

Lottie’s Sonnet.                 Golden nets slumped in the setting sun, Festoons of mesh have snagged ancient fishing lore. Into those fibres old myths are spun Of wriggling riches, to be hauled ashore.   Postcard weather, bright, calm and clear, A shimmering silken sea, Make us believe the waters […]

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Chad Kunego

Professional Formatting for Indie Authors

                   Chad Kunego     When you have put in all that hard work to create your manuscript it would be almost criminal to launch it upon your audience without having taken the care to ensure that it appears correctly formatted and […]

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Good News from Ingram Spark

All new and existing customers can now upload an e-book for FREE using the promo codeFREEEBOOK • The code waives the $25 set-up fee for uploading an e-book • Promo ends on September 30th, 2015 • The title must be set-up and uploaded within this time frame to qualify Don’t have an e-book? We can […]

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How Should I Price My e-Book?

Our partner  answers your question  ‘How Should I Price My e-Book?’ Publishing Push have a wealth of information for all ‘Indie Authors.’ A popular question many authors ask us is “how should I price my e-Book?” It is a good question and there is a large amount of debate on the internet about what authors should do. […]

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Free 5 Day Download of Melissa A Joy’s Gateway to Aeldynn Lore

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British English Translated

Nicholas Rossis lives to write and does so from his cottage on the edge of a magical forest in Athens, Greece. When not composing epic fantasies or short sci-fi stories, he chats with fans and colleagues, writes blog posts, walks his dog, and enjoys the antics of two silly cats, one of whom claims his […]

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Posted in 2015 July/August, Featured Guest1 Comment



By Kind Permission of Curated Quotes Great for Authors THE 53 BEST QUOTES ABOUT SUMMER Curated by: Tammy Lamoureux Last updated: 05/6/15 Summer is a special time. Camp. Iced tea. Fireflies. Love… Everything is just a little bit better during this season. We’ve gone ahead and collected the best quotes about the dog days that […]

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Ann Mock

Discovering Book Trailers

Discovering Book Trailers Ann Mock   August 2014 I published my first novel, The Union of the North and the South. Publishing involves three distinct processes: writing, editing, and marketing.  While the prospective author certainly anticipates the first step and probably recognizes the necessity of the second, the third is most likely to be a […]

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Posted in 2015 July/August, BookTrailers, Featured partners0 Comments


How and Why I became a writer

Jeta Volkollari How I became a writer I always wanted to be a writer. I wrote my first poem at nine years old. I remember reading it in front of my class and when I finished, my teacher asked “Did you write it yourself?” I have been writing my entire life, but I never published a book until now. Why? I have always thought that the real […]

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Dennis Stamey

Interview with Dennis Stamey

Interview on behalf of Blackheath Dawn Publishing. Dennis Stamey   What is the prized possession you value above all others? Definitely my kids. I’m reliving my life through them.  If you were able to be invisible and were researching for a written piece, where would you go? Probably the Library of Congress, but it depends […]

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Dennis Stamey

On the Border of Madness

Dennis Stamey. Author  ‘The Devil’s Horror Story.’ One day when I am popular as a writer (don’t laugh) someone, whether a fan, a fellow author or an interviewer will invariably ask “Where do you get your ideas?” I’ll probably shrug “Uh, I’m not sure.” If I’m in a bad mood I might even say “Do […]

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