Monthly Archives: August 2010

Author Lyn Cote-Why I Write–And it’s not for the BIG $$$

Why do I write? As my title says, it’s not for the big $$$. If you missed my series of blogs on “How It Works, Being An Author,” click through to the one on what authors earn out on a … Continue reading

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Book Monday-Author Maureen Lang & Whisper on The Wind

Whisper on the WindBook 2 in The Great War series. She risked everything to rescue him. But what if he doesn’t want to be saved? In Brussels at the height of WWI, a small, underground newspaper is the only thing … Continue reading

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A Question for You: Why Do Authors and Publishers

giveaway books on blogs? ????????????That’s question # 1-I usually do most of the talking here. Most of you read and post occasionally. But this time I want you to do the writing. More questions for you: 2-Have you won a … Continue reading

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First Page-Bridge of Peace by Author Cindy Woodsmall

Chapter One Quiet hung in the air inside the one-room schoolhouse as the children waited on Lena’s next action. The curiosity she loved to stir in her scholars now filled their minds in ways she wished she could erase. The … Continue reading

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Author Cindy Woodsmall & The Bridge of Peace

The book I’m featuring today is The Bridge of Peace by Author Cindy Woodsmall. Releases date Tuesday, August 31, 2010! Headstrong schoolteacher Lena Kauffman finds herself at the center of controversy in her Amish community when a young man in … Continue reading

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Book Monday Review-Author Neta Jackson’s Who Do I Lean On?

Who Do I Lean On? by Neta Jackson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I met Neta Jackson and her husband Dave in Anaheim CA in 2002 at a Christian booksellers convention. We met again recently and she gave me … Continue reading

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Part Two of "Look Higher" Short Story by Lyn Cote

Part Two- Look Higher by Lyn Cote “Ellie Smith? We’re from the Mack and Middy Show–On the Road! You’ve been selected as this afternoon’s beauty makeover!” “What?” “Madge sent us a letter, submitting your name. Are you ready?” Too stunned … Continue reading

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First Page-When the Snow Flies by Author Laurie Alice Eakes

When the Snow Flies Laurie Alice Eakes “No one met Audrey Vanderleyden at the train. A wizened old man with hair like mountain mist popped out of the station, spoke with the conductor for a moment, then darted into the … Continue reading

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Part One of "Look Higher," a Free Short Story

Look Higher by Lyn Cote, Part One At mid-morning break, Ellie walked over to the desk nearest the door and cleared her throat politely.“Taking up another collection, Ellie?” Madge, the plump, gray-haired temp secretary, teased cheerfully. “The custodian’s wife had … Continue reading

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Another Summer Gift to Readers–Another Free Short Story

Please tell your friends and family. As another summer gift to my readers, I’m posting another of my short stories this week in two installments. It’s titled: “Look Higher.” Part one will be posted on Tuesday August 17th and Part … Continue reading

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