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Women Power Week Give Away: Nina Amir’s The NonFiction Book Proposal Demystified
By     |    Mar 23, 2015
Posted in: Books, Reviews, Uncategorized, Writing     |    3 Comments

Women Power Week Give Away: Nina Amir’s The NonFiction Book Proposal Demystified

Happy Monday! I’m excited to begin the Lit Ladies’ Women Power Week. As Spirit Lady mentioned in the kick-off post, we started our blog as a way to share our truths with others. So, it’s appropriate that our first spotlight this week is Nina Amir, an author, editor and life coach, who helps writers tell their stories, their own truths. Nina is the author of six books, including the bestselling […]

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The Story of a Midwest Snow Day
By     |    Feb 16, 2015
Posted in: Nature, Uncategorized, Writing     |    3 Comments

The Story of a Midwest Snow Day

The hullabaloo starts like normal. Four days before, local news meteorologists warn about low and high pressure areas colliding to create a Midwest snow day. Two days before, the waiting game begins. How many inches will we get? What side of the Interstate will get hit worse? Everyone cross-checks the weather updates on not just the local TV channels, but their favorite online weather sites and the National Weather Service. […]

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Setting Boundaries: It’s the holidays
By     |    Dec 23, 2014
Posted in: Health, Parenting, Practical Advice, Sandwich Lady, Uncategorized     |    6 Comments

Setting Boundaries: It’s the holidays

This morning, I was behind someone’s grandma (you’ll see why I call her that in a minute) at Panera Bread, and she knew the cashier personally. As they were wrapping up the order, Grandma says to Cashier, “So, are you going to spend Christmas with that grandson of yours?” Cashier says, “Well, they’re with his mom’s side of the family this year.” Grandma says, “Oh yes, I know that well. […]

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Gifts for Writers
By     |    Dec 5, 2014
Posted in: Uncategorized, Writing     |    4 Comments

Gifts for Writers

HO HO HO! Share best gift  you’ve given or received in the comments below. We’d also love to hear what you want Santa to bring you, so share that as well. Who knows, you might help someone decide on the perfect gift for their special writer. Only 20 shopping days to go until Christmas. Don’t panic! The Lit Ladies put their heads together to help you find the perfect gift […]

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Winner of Sydney Avey’s The Lyre and the Lambs
By     |    Oct 13, 2014
Posted in: Sydney Avey, Uncategorized     |    1 Comment

Winner of Sydney Avey’s The Lyre and the Lambs

The Lit Ladies are happy to announce Frances Brown as the winner of Sydney Avey’s The Lyre and the Lambs. Frances, I’ve emailed you, so if you don’t get the email, please let us know. Thanks for participating.  

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Voices of the Sea: Young Adult Book About Sirens (GIVEAWAY)

Voices of the Sea: Young Adult Book About Sirens (GIVEAWAY)

Today, we have Bethany Harar and her young adult fantasy book, Voices of the Sea. She is on a blog tour with WOW! Women On Writing, and we are super honored to have her on the Lit Ladies! Here’s a summary of the book from WOW!: Nobody seems to fit in during high school, but being a Siren who can enchant men with your voice can really cause some teen […]

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Little Lady’s Guide to Back-Cover Blurbs
By     |    May 11, 2014
Posted in: Books, Little Lady, Uncategorized, Writing     |    2 Comments

Little Lady’s Guide to Back-Cover Blurbs

The art of back cover blurbs can be tricky. Whether you’re writing a back-cover blurb for your blog page, your publisher, your query, or whatever else, making a back-cover blurb that is enticing yet doesn’t give away too much is a fine line. Through many hours browsing the library and picking up random tomes that would strike my fancy, or wandering the aisles of Barnes & Noble, I have concocted […]

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