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Special Thanks - to EVERYONE!

I have struggled for the past week with exactly how to express my feelings.  This is bad when you are a writer: loss of words syndrome.  How in the world could I properly articulate my gratitude, appreciation and utter awe to all my fans?  
After rising to the top in sales on Amazon, it finally dawned on me that is exactly what I have: fans.  The enormity of that one little word settled over my soul this weekend, causing me to lapse into silence, which, if you know me and my ramblings, is quite a feat!  In less than nine months since submitting Accountable to None as an ebook on Amazon, my life has completely changed.
ALL because of you, dear readers!  
My little story, unedited and created as a writing project for a Creative Writing course, has soared way beyond even my wildest dreams.  Each and every review, the good, the bad and the ugly, made my heart beat faster with excitement.  A few wonderful people even went a step further and "friended" me on Facebook and wrote l…

Author Spotlight: Lawrence Fisher

I am pleased to offer the following interview of one of the funniest people I have met in a long time....Lawrence Fisher.  His tongue-in-cheek humor resounds in his novel, Kill Me Now!

1. What kind of books do you write and how many have you written so far?
I write about the humor of dating. You get into a situation and instead of getting hurt you laugh it off. I have written four books in the trilogy. Oh wait., I am dreaming again.
2.  When is your next book being published?
Two months after it is written. The hardest part about being an author is that you have to write. I tried dictating to my computer so that she could type it up, but the stupid thing kept getting typos. Spock never had these problems when he spoke to his computer. I am doing research for the sequel. Are there any volunteers out there who want to be in the sequel?

3.  When did you start writing?
When I was three! I picked up a pencil and started writing hieroglyphics. I was so far advanced in my language skills that do t…

Author Spotlight: G.R. Holton!

Ho, ho, ho!  Christmas is almost here, so what better way than to pick up your copy of the AWARD WINNING novel, Deep Screams by G.R. Holton!  Take a few moments to read my interview below, then pick up your copy today!

1. What kind of books do you write and how many have you written so far?
I have written four books so far with three being science fiction and the last is a children’s picture book. My first book which started out as Journey to the Edge was reworked and released as Soleri which won the Books and Science Fiction – reworked for 2010. I then wrote Guardian’s Alliance. Both Soleri and Guardian’s are YA. The other science fiction is my award winner, Deep Screams. It has won Books and’s Best Science Fiction for 2011. The fourth book is called SQUAZLES!. It is a children’s picture book about not judging others by how they appear.
2.  When is your next book being published?
Hopefully by the summer of 2012. It is a science fiction/fantasy called, “Dragon’s Bo…

Blessings from the Rambling Blogger!

*Ramble on*

Whew!  The last month has been a whirlwind of excitement for me; so much so that I truly could not find the time to even post about Thanksgiving.  Sorry, Pilgrims, but at least I enjoyed all the traditional foods and most importantly, my family!
(And no, I did NOT make that - unless you consider 'cut and paste' from Google "making it!" Of course, those of you that know me personally were already well aware of that, since I am a woman of many talents, but cooking is sadly not one of them!) 
Now here it is, the middle of December and my book blog tour is in full swing.  If you would have told me six months ago that this is what

Author Spotlight: Perry Martin PLUS a Giveaway!

Today, I would like to extend a warm welcome to author Perry Martin! 

Perry has graciously offered to one lucky winner a signed copy of his novel, Pretty Flamingo as well as one ebook!  From now until December 21st @ midnight, all you have to do is post a comment below and you will be entered!  That's it!  How easy is that?

Please specify in your comment your preference for a softcover or hardback and don't forget to leave your email address!  Good luck!

1. What kind of books do you write and how many have you written so far?
I've written one book so far.   My first book, "Pretty Flamingo" would probably be considered a Romance/Drama, although there is an element of mystery to it, as well.  I have ideas for two other books - - one of which I am working on now - - neither of which fit into the category of my first book, so I may have to invent a category for my books. 2.  When is your next book being published?
I'm not sure but probably late next year - - 2012.  Rig…

Meet Penelope Crowe!

Merry Christmas everyone!  If you are looking for a great book to buy that special someone, look no further!

I present, Penelope Crowe!

What kind of books do you write and how many have you written so far?
I write dark fiction and a bit of horror as Penelope Crowe, and kid’s books as Dea Lenihan.  This way I don’t have to worry about selling to children after I write about murder and blood.  I have 2 books published, a short story, and another short story called The Key to Happiness that just got accepted into a horror anthology called Vampires! For Dark Moon Digest, so I was celebrating today.
When is your next book being published?
My next book is called Penelope’s Garden and although I thought it would be out before Christmas,  January looks like the date now.  It is book two of the Out of This World Series.
When did you start writing, and what inspires you the most?
I have always written.  I wrote The Littlest Grape and The Haunted House when I was about six.  I was positive they were t…

Author Spotlight! Carolyn Arnold

Author Interview Questions:
1.  What kind of books do you write and how many have you written so far? I’ve written in a numerous genres: romantic suspense was my first novel, but right now I’m focused on mysteries and thrillers. 
To date, I’ve completed seven novels, all at various stages of editing.  Three will have been completely edited and published by the end of 2011.
Ties that Bind, the first in the Madison Knight series released the end of May 2011.  Eleven, a FBI thriller released November 11, 2011.  Justified, the second in the Madison Knight series, will be released this December.
2.  When is your next book being published?
December 2011.
3.  When did you start writing?
I used to write as a teenager but it got pushed to the background.  It wasn’t until about four and half years ago I rediscovered my passion for writing and it became a serious aspect in my life.
4.  How did you get into writing, and why did you pick the genre that you currently write in?
I wrote as a teenager, mostly …