Browsing Category "Books"
Winner Announced: COVET Giveaway

Winner Announced: COVET Giveaway

We appreciate EVERYONE who participated in our giveaway contest for Tracey Garvis Graves’ new book COVET. We also want to welcome our new subscribers. Thank you for taking the time to subscribe to our blog and leave comments. And now the moment you’ve all been waiting for… [Insert drum roll]. The winner is. . . Julie N. We just e-mailed you from our Lit Ladies g-mail account. To our new […]

Read more
Balancing Writing and Promotion by Memoir Writer Eleanor Vincent (giveaway)
By     |    Oct 29, 2013
Posted in: Books, Family, Guest Blog, Parenting, Publishing, Writing     |    4 Comments

Balancing Writing and Promotion by Memoir Writer Eleanor Vincent (giveaway)

We are so excited to have memoir writer extraordinaire Eleanor Vincent with us today, as she shares insights about “Balancing Writing with Promotional Activities” and offers a giveaway for her incredibly moving memoir Swimming with Maya. Swimming with Maya: A Mother’s Story tells the heartbreaking story of how Eleanor, a bestselling author, faced every mother’s worst nightmare–her 19-year-old daughter Maya mounts a horse bareback on a dare, falls, and goes […]

Read more
No Thumbnail
By     |    Oct 15, 2013
Posted in: Books, Busy Lady, Publishing, Writing     |    8 Comments

Really Kobo…what are you doing?

I received an e-mail this morning that my title (and all titles) from The Muse Publishing house were removed from KOBO. I checked and indeed THE KINDLING was removed from KOBO and from Smashwords. It is still available at Amazon and Barnes & Nobel. Hopefully my publisher will be able to sort out this mess quickly. Here is more information I found about this crazy decision. Following information was provided […]

Read more
On Hipsters and Harry Potter
By     |    Oct 6, 2013
Posted in: Books, Little Lady     |    5 Comments

On Hipsters and Harry Potter

It was in second hour AP English Literature and Comp that the subject of conformity came up. We had just begun reading Shakespeare’s Macbeth as a class and my English teacher, Mr. W, was explaining the symbolic significance behind The Weird Sisters in Act I. I giggled to myself and when he raised his eyebrow at me, I explained that J.K. Rowling once again put in another secret allusion in […]

Read more