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New Release & Giveaway: Awkward, Victoria by Emme Burton Special / Spotlights

Title: AWKwaRd, Victoria Author: Emme Burton Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: January 3, 2017 Cover Design: Sarah Hansen, Okay Creations Synopsis Merde! That’s exactly what Max Devereux’s former life was-pure crap. He’s re-invented himself. Now he’s the Premier Danseur and Choreographer at the hottest ballet company in Chicago. He’s also a premier player. All the dancers know it. Moving from girl to girl. Bed to...

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Release Boost: Constellation by Jennifer Locklear Special / Spotlights

Title: Constellation Author: Jennifer Locklear Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: October 20 She’s intelligent, beautiful, and emotionally numb. He’s older, sophisticated, and harboring secrets. Up-and-coming executive, Kathleen Brighton is ready to launch her family’s firm into the next level of success. Polished and professional on the outside, Kathleen’s personal life is a source of constant struggle and letdown. But after one night alone with Jack...

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New Release: Constellation by Jennifer Locklear Special / Spotlights

Title: Constellation Author: Jennifer Locklear Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: October 20 She’s intelligent, beautiful, and emotionally numb. He’s older, sophisticated, and harboring secrets. Up-and-coming executive, Kathleen Brighton is ready to launch her family’s firm into the next level of success. Polished and professional on the outside, Kathleen’s personal life is a source of constant struggle and letdown. But after one night alone with Jack...

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New Release – Yasu’s Quest: A Tale of Triumph by Diane Dettmann Special / Spotlights

Don’t miss Diane Dettmann’s book, Yasu’s Quest: A Tale of Triumph, the latest in her series about Yasu Sakamoto and her trials as a Japanese American during World War II. Summary In June of 1944, as World War II rages on overseas, a feeling of defeat looms over eighteen-year-old Yasu Sakamoto. Three years of her young life have wasted away in a Japanese internment camp...

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Recs

Divas Recommend: Stir Reader Curiosity by Beth Hill Keeping your reader interested from the first page to the last can be a difficult task writers of fiction need to master. Not only do you have to make your story interesting enough so a reader wants to continue, but you have the learn how to keep your reader’s curiosity engaged so they can’t put your book down....

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Spotlight: B N Toler Spotlights

Diva Spotlight: B N Toler You all know I love reading romance by now, right? I thought so. Suffice it to say, if you’re not a romance fan of some magnitude, this spotlight business I do won’t be any use for you. But, and I mean a big but, this book I have just read by B N Toler, Where One Goes, is a book...

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Divas Recommend: How to Hire a Book Formatter by S.M. Boyce   What is a book formatter and do you need one? And what’s more, how do you find a good one? Well, here’s S.M. Boyce to the rescue in his article How to Hire a Book Formatter. This article is filled with great tips on how to find and hire a formatter for those...

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Articles / On Writing

Indirect and Direct Action in Your Writing   Something I’ve noticed more and more as I read—and edit—is the use of what I’ll call indirect action, for lack of a formal title. What I mean is the kind of writing where the sentence is formatted so that the action lies at the feet of the observer instead of the actor. A few examples of what...

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The Divas Recommend ~oOo~ So, you’ve published your book, but it’s not selling the way you’d hoped or expected it to. Well why not? With that in mind, this week the divas recommend David Gaughran’s blog post: Why Is My Book Not Selling? ~oOo~


Ask the Divas

Should I research when writing a novel? Writers have an unspoken agreement with readers to suspend disbelief when they begin a story. Readers willingly do this because they’re in it for the enjoyment of getting lost in a good book. But as a general rule, people will suspend disbelief only so far. Push the envelope too much and you’ll end up with reviews about your...

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