All Blog Posts Tagged 'the' (818)


Author
World War II Letters: A Story of Love & War

     I am thrilled to announce the publication of my new book, Love & War: The World War II Letters of Arthur Smook.

     Five-star reviews state; “…it is more gripping than a novel.  I simply could not put it down.” And “Ms. Smook has not only created a personal album for her family to treasure, but one for anyone who is interested in our history – people on this planet: as well as anyone interested in the power of love to help people prevail under challenging…

Continue

Added by Diane Smook on July 22, 2015 at 11:12am — No Comments

Slightly Off the Preview

Coming soon to an ear near you:

https://player.vimeo.com/video/133668879

A preview for audible episode 2, where I tell the graduates like it is …

Added by Mark R Hunter on July 17, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Holy Book Sales, Batman!

Well, I didn’t sell enough books to make my grappling hook throwing skills necessary, but it was for the best: Turns out my Batman suit doesn’t fit anymore. I promised that if I sold enough at the Saturday book signing I’d scale the Black Building, but over the years I’ve grown from Christian Bale Batman to Adam West Batman. It’s too bad, after all the work I did to find a Robin costume for Emily.

 

Still, we made some sales and had fun hanging with Dan Gagen at the Noble Art…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on July 12, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

In An Art Gallery I Can Call It Literature

Book signing’s tomorrow, folks! Three hours in an art gallery, overlooking the historic courthouse square in Albion, so at least come for the eye candy. Here are all the details:

 https://www.facebook.com/events/779195062198975/

 I ordered one of those cardboard stands to display copies of the six books that will be available (others are for sale only as e-books). As of this writing it hasn’t arrived yet, but I’m a…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on July 10, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Vote for Me for Book Signer

Remember, election season is coming: You’re going to need lots of books to read, so you can turn off the TV and save your sanity. Come to the Noble Art Gallery in Albion between 2-5 p.m. this coming Saturday, and get a deal on some reading material you’ll never see on a teleprompter.

 

According to the most recent polls, much of the humor in my books is funny. Also, while some of my books are fiction and some non-fiction, it’s easy to tell which is which—unlike campaign…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on July 7, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments


Publicist
Saga of the Diver – Volume One: Skeletons - By: Holden Gerrig - Book Review

Reviewed by: Anita Lock, Pacific Book Review

pba_seal_winner(this one) Winner: Best New Fiction – 2015 Pacific Book Awards

www.pacificbookreview.com…

Continue

Added by Nicole Sorkin on July 4, 2015 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Into the Paper and Slightly Off the Video

If you’re in the area, the newest “Slightly Off the Mark” column is out in the Kendallville Mall, in various locations including the outside newspaper box at Albion Village Foods. This month I give a graduation address …

If you’re not in the area, here’s something to tide you over. Remember awhile back, when someone edited “Mary Poppins” to look like the trailer for a horror movie? Well, somebody had similar fun with the pilot video for my column:…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on June 6, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Out in the Paper and Slightly Off the Trailer

If you’re in the area, the newest “Slightly Off the Mark” column is out in the Kendallville Mall, in various locations including the outside newspaper box at Albion Village Foods. This month I give a graduation address …

 

If you’re not in the area, here’s something to tide you over. Remember awhile back, when someone edited “Mary Poppins” to look like the trailer for a horror movie? Well, somebody had similar fun with the pilot video for my column:

 …

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on June 6, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Into the Paper and Slightly Off the Video

If you’re in the area, the newest “Slightly Off the Mark” column is out in the Kendallville Mall, in various locations including the outside newspaper box at Albion Village Foods. This month I give a graduation address.

If you’re not in the area, here’s something to tide you over. Remember awhile back, when someone edited “Mary Poppins” to look like the trailer for a horror movie? Well, somebody had similar fun with the pilot video for my column:…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on June 6, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Sometimes Writers Should Retreat

I wrote about three thousand words on a short story during my “writer’s retreat” at Pokagon State Park yesterday. The real reason for me being there is for a later time, but it was perfect weather for hanging around outside. At Pokagon you can do that at a picnic table, on the beach, in isolated spots or public shelters, or just sitting in the car looking over the scenery.

 

I’d planned to work on my new book project, which I’ll also explain at a later time, but I hadn’t gotten…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on June 4, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Versatile Blogger Award redo

 

When Roger Lawrence tagged me for the Versatile Blogger Award, I thought I’d done that before. So I looked back and sure enough, I was nominated by Rosanne Dingli – in 2011. Here’s Roger’s post, in which he tells 7 fun facts about himself:

 …

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on May 31, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

"Speed Trap", a Castle/Walking Dead fanfiction crossover. Seriously.

Well, I did say I’d post fanfiction to celebrate new writing milestones (and for fun!). So for the release of Slightly Off the Mark here’s an unusual crossover for you; I almost titled it “The Two Ricks”. One universe, as you’ll see, is in prequel territory.

 

 

Title: Speed Trap

Author: ozma914

Summary: Castle's road trip from Atlanta to New York gets sidetracked when Deputy Rick Grimes takes a bite out of crime.…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on May 29, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Making a Living at Art, and Other Fantasies

            The good news is, thousands of writers report they’re making a pretty good living.

Unfortunately, that’s a proverbial iceberg tip, being held up by several hundred thousand writers deep underwater. Have you ever tried breathing while being held underwater by thousands of writers?

The median income for authors is less than the amount they spend on computer equipment, Starbucks membership cards, and books about how to write for a living.

Now, I’m not telling…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on May 26, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Passing On Review

I know what you want: You want to know what other people have to think about Slightly Off the Mark: The Unpublished Columns. And who can blame you?

 

What, you don’t want that? You want … brownies? Well, okay, go get a snack and then come back.

 

Here’s a review by author DM Yates, who’s more than just a trophy wife:…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on May 11, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Off the Mark, and On Video

My video show page is up at Scher Maihem Studios. Yeah, you heard that right! Listen to my March column, “A Good Day Having Written”, read by me (because we couldn’t afford James Earl Jones), with sound effects and animation by the same people who print me in the Kendallville Mall. I mean print my column, not dust me for prints … never mind.

 …

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on May 8, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments


Blogger
Book Of The Week!


Featured Wednesday

  Let it Bleed (Lucy Collins #2)
 by Francis Yamoah

Added by Emily-Ann Walsh on May 6, 2015 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Make a terrorist itch

Remember, every time you laugh a terrorist starts itching in a place they can’t reach.
Make the terrorists itchy: Buy a funny book.

http://markrhunter.com/

http://www.amazon.com/Slightly-off-Mark-Unpublished-Columns/dp/1508989419

Added by Mark R Hunter on April 30, 2015 at 11:54pm — No Comments


Blogger
Book Of The Day!

Feature Wednesday!

Fairy Tail

Added by Emily-Ann Walsh on April 29, 2015 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Print books are in. With words, and everything!

The print run of Slightly Off the Mark: The Unpublished Columns is here, but we could run out quickly! (Not really, we’ll just order more.)

 

You can get a signed copy on my website at http://www.markrhunter.com/ using PayPal, or do that whole credit card thing. Or, you can get a print copy on Amazon and pair it with the Kindle version at half price. Or, just shoot me a line and we’ll make arrangements.

 

On that…

Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on April 26, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments


Publicist
‘290’: A Novel of the American Civil War, By: Donn Wonnell - Book Review

Reviewed by: John Murray, Pacific Book Review

http://www.pacificbookreview.com

The Civil War is the central point for most American’s historical fascination. While the founding of the nation and the Revolutionary War birthed the United States, the Civil War set the foundation for type of nation into which it would evolve. The role of government and the institution of…

Continue

Added by Nicole Sorkin on April 24, 2015 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

1999

1970

Need help?

Badge

Loading…

RSS

2015 NetGalley Challenge

                       We’re excited to announce the launch of our 3rd annual NetGalley Challenge! Show your pride as a #BookAdvocate by taking part in the NetGalley Challenge! You’ll get an exclusive badge to show publishers that you’re committed to helping books succeed. Throughout the next 5 weeks, we’ll provide tips focused on how to write reviews […]

Indie Next List – August 2015

August edition The American Booksellers Association has announced the selections for the August Indie Next list, drawn from the recommendations of indie booksellers throughout the US. You can request many of these titles on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the ABA site.  If you are a bookseller, you can nominate titles for […]

The UK’s Top Ten Books… Coming in September 2015

The UK’s Top Ten Books… Coming in September 2015 There is a sense of term starting again in September, with the big autumn books starting to hit the shelves. What struck us as we were looking through the titles, was the wide range of what was on offer – and not just from the big […]

© 2015   Created by Tarah Theoret.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service