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Author Spotlight

Author Spotlight is a group to shine the light on a self-published author each month.

What you can do here:

-Promote your book in the Comments

-Put your name in the drawing for the Monthly Author Spotlight (directions below)

-Start new discussions promoting your book/blogs/etc.

 

How to enter into the Monthly Author Spotlight:

1) I will send a mass message out to all group members giving the dates you can enter into the Monthly Author Spotlight.

 

2) You must write one paragraph explaining why you should be chosen this month.

 

3) Send me a personal message (or message me at my blog http://mariprieto.wordpress.com  ) the paragraph along with your author name and the title of the book you're promoting in a message with the subject of the message "Monthly Author Spotlight".

And that's it!

TIPS/WARNINGS:

-If I choose you to be the Monthly Author Spotlight, I will message you back with further instructions.

 

-DON'T MESSAGE/EMAIL ME ASKING WHETHER I RECEIVED YOUR MESSAGE!! PLEASE!!!

 

-If you aren't chosen one month, feel free to enter next time!

Website: http://mariprieto.wordpress.com
Members: 30
Latest Activity: Jun 18

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First Time New Author to put in the the Spot Light

My name is Marie Maiden. I’m a first time new author. ABOUT THE BOOK -My book is titled “You Cannot Find Peace Until You Find All The Pieces”It  chronicles  a search for my father, a man I desired…Continue

Started by Marie Maiden Mar 25, 2013.

Kindle or 50.00 Gift Card to Best buy or Amazon!

**THE BIGGEST GIVEAWAY YET!** Here it is! It's no secret that authors need reviews (as well as likes). I have a goal of obtaining 200 reviews in 2 weeks in preparation for my pitch to a few big wig…Continue

Started by KB Lever Jan 4, 2013.

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Comment by Mari Prieto on June 18, 2014 at 1:34pm
You can now follow me on Twitter!
@marikprieto
Also, Like me on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mari-K-Prieto/172331262878840
And check out my blog
mariprieto.wordpress.com

DON'T FORGET TO ORDER YOUR COPY OF ELIJAH & ELIZABETH TODAY (Available on Amazon & Kindle)
http://www.amazon.com/Elijah-Elizabeth-Mari-K-Prieto/dp/1475228163/...

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Comment by Rhonda Cratty on March 14, 2014 at 4:28pm

LEARNING AT HOME BY RHONDA CRATTY

A NEW PARENT RESOURCE

48 weeks of family fun and educational learning ideas

Learning at home by Rhonda Cratty is a new parent resource, filled with ideas to help children become the best they can be. Daily activities for family fun, that make subjects become more than pencil and paper, moving learning into everyday life. Learning at home gives parents an idea a week to challenge and motivate children.  48, four per month, educational learning ideas that can happen anytime. Around the kitchen table, in the backyard, on vacation, everyday within the comfort of family, using objects found around the home and books from any library. Filled with tips for family fun nights, holidays, trips and every day ideas to raise lifelong learners. Each idea can work with multiple ages and needs within a family. Tucked in are lists of family friendly books, recipes, homework help and games to extend learning.

Learning at home can be purchased, in print or eBook format, through Amazon.com below are a few of the ideas addressed:

  • March #2-Share memories to improve comprehension           -March #4-Teaching to summarize                                         
  • April #1-Encouraging Critical Thinking                                  -May #4-Basic addition and subtraction                                 
  • August #3-Card and dice games                                             -October #4-Pumpkin math skills                                          
  • February #2-Writing skill                                                        -May #3-Backyard Science                                                    
  • June #1- Kitchen Paint                                                            -October #1-Autumn’s leaves                                                
  • June #4-Historical literature                                                    -October #2-Higher order thinking                        
  • July #2-Family cooking                                                          -February #4-Following directions                                        
  • March #3-Potential and performance                                      -November #4-Crafty family fun                                                           

Rhonda Cratty includes her experiences of 30 years of public school teaching, raising children of her own, and articles written for on-line and hard copy publications -within the pages of Learning at home. Learning at home can be purchased in print or eBook form through Amazon.com. https://www.createspace.com/4605718 http://www.amazon.com/dp/1494917203

For more information please see http://famfunlearn.com/.


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Comment by Dorothy Palmer on March 14, 2014 at 3:03pm

Kolaches - Amazing & Easy!

For those living in the Texas “Czech Belt”, kolaches are a part of everyday life.

A "kolache", for those who have never been blessed with a sampling of the pastry, is a type of pastry that holds a dollop of fruit rimmed by a puffy pillow of supple dough.

This step-by-step guide, complete with pictures and videos, will allow even the most timid baker the opportunity to make this old world classic easily and perfect every time.


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Comment by Kish Knight on February 23, 2014 at 5:29am

Some people are born into a family fortune....Bri has just entered into a family curse....


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Comment by Dorothy Palmer on February 5, 2014 at 9:38am

Dorothy Tepera Palmer was born in central Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University and spent her professional life in research and translational science. She is proud to be 100% Czech and a second-generation American.

Dorothy was raised in the Texas "Czech-Belt" where she learned to polka and waltz and bake kolaches as did all the other "farm" girls. She is an experienced, professional baker and a retired Research Scientist. She and her husband live near Galveston, TX.  My book is "Kolaches - Amazing & Easy!"

For those living in the Texas “Czech Belt”, kolaches are a part of everyday life. This sweet yeast bread filled with fruit or cheese was brought to the U.S. with Czech immigrants, in the mid-1800s. This very personal cookbook was written by the grand-daughter of Czech Immigrants and she weaves family tales of her forefathers among the recipes.

A "kolache", for those who have never been blessed with a sampling of the pastry, is a type of pastry that holds a dollop of fruit rimmed by a puffy pillow of supple dough.

This step-by-step guide, complete with pictures and videos, will allow even the most timid baker the opportunity to make this old world classic easily and perfect every time.


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Comment by Rainy Kaye on February 1, 2014 at 5:33am

Twenty-three year old Dimitri has to do what he is told—literally. Controlled by a paranormal bond, he is forced to use his wits to fulfill unlimited deadly wishes made by multimillionaire Karl Walker.

Dimitri has no idea how his family line became trapped in the genie bond. He just knows resisting has never ended well. When he meets Syd—assertive, sexy, intelligent Syd—he becomes determined to make her his own.Except Karl has ensured Dimitri can’t tell anyone about the bond, and Syd isn’t the type to tolerate secrets.

Then Karl starts sending him away on back-to-back wishes. Unable to balance love and lies, Dimitri sets out to uncover Karl’s ultimate plan and put it to an end. But doing so forces him to confront the one wish he never saw coming—the wish that will destroy him.

Summoned is represented by Rossano Trentin of TZLA.

WIN a copy http://www.rainyofthedark.com/2014/01/25/win-a-copy-of-summoned-giv...


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Comment by Jake Biondi on January 15, 2014 at 11:20am

I would love the opportunity to be "in the spotlight" to discuss my new book BOYSTOWN


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Comment by Prolific Concept Productions on December 30, 2013 at 7:53am

COMING SOON!!!!

Prolific Concept Productions Presents...

"15th District Chronicles of the 19124"

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Comment by Deborah Warner on April 14, 2013 at 7:54pm

This is my first published childrens book available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle @ $2.99 and Barnes and Noble.  A short read, only 36 pages. I'm sure you will love it. At a affordable price! Enjoy!

http://www.amazon.com/Deborah-Warner/e/B00C16HGXA/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0


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Comment by KB Lever on January 4, 2013 at 1:56pm
**THE BIGGEST GIVEAWAY YET!** Here it is! It's no secret that authors need reviews (as well as likes). I have a goal of obtaining 200 reviews in 2 weeks in preparation for my pitch to a few big wig publishers! YIKES! I believe that we can do it! If you help me reach my goal, I'll give away a KINDLE from Best buy! If we fall short of 200, I'll still giveaway a $50.00 giftcard (to your choice Best buy or Amazon) The winner can also elect to get the gift card instead of the KINDLE (in case you already have one).

Drawing will be on Feb. 1st (I will quit sending out PDF's on the 17th but you can still "pay to play" by buying the kindle, nook, paperback and submit a review by the 1st)

Here are the rules!
Email me at Author.KB.Lever@aol.com to obtain a PDF file of Manipulating the List (or you're welcome to buy it to support me - Amazon.com or BN.com). Once you've completed reading it - go to Amazon.com AND BN.com (must go to both!) and leave an honest review! Once you've left your reviews send me a new email that says 1) your name 2) your reviewer name on the sites. Then keep an eye on www.facebook.com/TheImmortalCompanionSeries to make sure the NOTE (KINDLE GIVEAWAY) has your information to show that you have entered! Winner will be emailed as well. Thanks and Good Luck!
 
 
 

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