Colleen’s Coming Attractions: “The Emissary 2: To Love Somebody,” by Marcia Meara

Hi everybody! It's my favorite time of the year - Autumn! The days shorten and the nights get longer... Perfect for bedtime reading. ❤ Today, I'm sharing a new release that will soon be on your horizons from Marcia Meara. I can't wait to get to some of Marcia's books, and this story looks fabulous! … Continue reading Colleen’s Coming Attractions: “The Emissary 2: To Love Somebody,” by Marcia Meara

Shared from the: Smorgasbord End of Summer Party – Afternoon Tea – Colleen Chesebro, Sue Hampton, Jane Gogerty, Norah Colvin, Jane Risdon, Wendy Janes, Gigi Sedlmayer, Jena C. Henry and Darlene Foster

Sally Cronin is having an end of summer party! Come on and join in! Welcome to the second of the end of summer party meals today. Afternoon Tea is a time for sandwiches, cakes, and scones… and I hope my guests today have brought their appetites with them. Later on this evening... a dinner party … Continue reading Shared from the: Smorgasbord End of Summer Party – Afternoon Tea – Colleen Chesebro, Sue Hampton, Jane Gogerty, Norah Colvin, Jane Risdon, Wendy Janes, Gigi Sedlmayer, Jena C. Henry and Darlene Foster

The FIRST PLACE WINNER in the July 2018 Word Weaver Writing Contest: Adele Marie Park,“Devil’s Hollow Holy Water”

I'm proud to announce that my Sister of the Fey, Adele Marie Park, won first place in Dan Alatorre's Word Weaver Writing Contest! Congratulations, Adele! ❤

Introducing, “Timeless Echoes,” A New Release by Balroop Singh

"Timeless Echoes," is the #1 NEW RELEASE in Poetry for Teens & Young Adults!  One of the nicest things about belonging to an active poetry community is you hear about the good stuff first! Today, I'd like to introduce my friend, Balroop Singh, who has just released a new book of poetry. As you can … Continue reading Introducing, “Timeless Echoes,” A New Release by Balroop Singh

Publishing Your Print Book with Amazon Book Templates

I've recently published and (republished one from CreateSpace) both of my paperback books using Amazon's 6 X 9 Template for a MAC. After practically pulling my hair out by the roots, here's what I learned. If you are starting with a Word document with the intention of copying and pasting into the Amazon template, leave … Continue reading Publishing Your Print Book with Amazon Book Templates

Authors – Have you Joined BookBub?

I've subscribed to the BookBub.com email for about four years garnering my fair share of free and discounted books. However, I had no idea that as an author you could join their database by adding your books for other members to discover. The site itself isn't the most friendly but if you can get past that … Continue reading Authors – Have you Joined BookBub?

Introducing, “The Opposite of Hew,” A Novella by Lisa W. Tetting

I would like to introduce my friend and author, Lisa W. Tetting. We met almost four years ago on the blogs here at WordPress. It has been a pleasure watching and reading Lisa's writing journey. I've read and reviewed many of her books. Click HERE to read my review of Egyptian Nights, one of my … Continue reading Introducing, “The Opposite of Hew,” A Novella by Lisa W. Tetting

What is #MondayBlogs and Why Should Bloggers Participate?

**NOTE** Share ANY post except book promotion! Are you a blogger looking to get more traffic? Participate in #MondayBlogs! Created by Rachel Thompson, see how it works here! Source: What is #MondayBlogs and Why Should Bloggers Participate?

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – #Summer Sale – D.G. Kaye, Stevie Turner, D.Wallace Peach and Colleen Chesebro

Sally is sharing a great collection of books that are on sale. Take advantage of these sales now. ❤

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Welcome to the last in the Summer Sale posts with books in the Cafe and Bookstore that have been reduced on Amazon or Smashwords.

Some of the books from Monday 9th may still be on sale so worth checking:https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/07/09/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-summer-sale-brigid-p-gallagher-hugh-w-roberts-jacquie-biggar-and-victoria-zigler/

And from Friday 13th (lucky for some): https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/07/13/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-summer-sale-99p-99c-children-ya-poetry-african-adventure-lucinda-e-clarke-darlene-foster-natalie-ducey-and-annette-rochelle-aben/

Some may still be on offer from Monday 16th: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/07/16/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-summer-sale-childrens-books-thrillers-fantasy-charles-e-yallowitz-john-w-howell-jemima-pett-m-j-mallon-and-diana-j-febry/

Now time to showcase the last of the books in the summer sale beginning with D.G. Kaye who has reduced her latest memoir – Twenty Years: After “I Do” : Reflections on Love and Changes Through Aging. 99c/99p until July 31st

About Twenty Years: After “I Do”.

May/December memoirs.

In this personal accounting, D.G. Kaye shares the insights and wisdom she has accrued through twenty years of keeping her marriage strong and thriving despite the everyday changes and challenges of aging. Kaye reveals how a little creative planning, acceptance, and unconditional…

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Climbing Amazon

This is marvelous news for Brigid Gallagher and her book, “Watching the Daisies.” This is what a strong community does for others – It builds people up! Have a read, and then consider joining the groups who care about others. ❤

Watching the Daisies

20180621_092151.jpgWatching the Daisies has been steadily climbing Amazon, reaching a peak of No. 3 on Amazon Kindle for Health, Fitness and Dieting > Diseases and Physical Ailments > Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on two occasions.

It is now taking a little rest further down the mountain!

Thank You

I have many people to thank for supporting me on this journey:

  • All of my blogging friends – you give me a boost on a daily basis,
  • Everyone who has bought my book,
  • Everyone who has written a review on Amazon, BookBub, Goodreads…
  • My friends on Facebook and Twitter…

Facebook Groups

We Love Memoirs

Friendliest Group on FacebookA special thank you to everyone who called in to say “Hello” on my recent visit to Sunday Spotlight.

It was a terrific experience.

Literary Diva’s

A big thank you also to my friends in The Literary Diva’s Facebook Group. Please know I always appreciate your support.

In June…

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