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Order of the Dimensions by Irene Helenowski

Jane is a university student involved in the development of the Multiverser, a machine capable of sending objects or people to parallel universes. When she demonstrates the device to Dr. Anton Zelov, little does she know that the dark Russian plans to use it to achieve world domination, and Jane…

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Added by Cecile Sune on January 23, 2015 at 2:26pm — No Comments


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Devil in the Deadline Author Visit and Giveaway

I’m so excited my visiting author this month is LynDee Walker with her new book Devil in the Deadline.  She creates a mystery from the perspective of an investigative reporter which really gets her into some great character revelations.   LynDee took some time to answer some questions and even shared a recipe.  My kind of writer!!…

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Added by Teresa Trent on January 20, 2015 at 10:25am — No Comments

Title: The Little Parrot and the Angel’s Tears, By: M. Anu Narasimhan - Book Review

Reviewed by: Beth Adams, Pacific Book Review

http://www.pacificbookreview.com

Beautifully bound and illustrated, this short children’s story found its origin in the verbal storytelling of past generations, finally making it to print in this delightful bedtime storybook. Written and illustrated by M. Anu Narasimhan, The Little Parrot and the Angel’s Tears has a poetic beat and…

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Added by Nicole Sorkin on January 15, 2015 at 4:27pm — No Comments


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Lessons from my Self-Publishing Journey

The following is a guest post by Eric Swanson, author of  The First Candle. If you would like to write a guest post on my blog, please send me an e-mail at contact@cecilesune.com.

In the beginning, there was an experienced science writer who dreamed to write a…

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Added by Cecile Sune on January 12, 2015 at 2:08pm — No Comments

How I Ruined Winter … For Almost Everyone

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK

 

 

I love January! Said no one, ever.

 

Okay, some people actually do love winter, which just goes to show you: Northern Indiana needs better mental health screening. I used to take part in winter activities, but I was young then, and young people just haven’t learned that being miserable isn’t an adventure.

 

When I was a kid, I loved sledding, snowball fights, and…

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

Here's hoping 2015 is better

I’m not going to lie to you: 2014 sucked.  Everybody got sick or hurt at least once, and the world’s a train wreck. On a personal level I lost my first writing job after twenty-three years of steady work, and the book sales that might have made up for it have stagnated. On a family level I can’t even say “at least we have our health”.

But I can’t dwell on the bad stuff—there lies madness, and don’t we have enough madness? I have a new part time writing job and people are, if…

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Added by Mark R Hunter on December 31, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

I’m Dreaming Of An Evergreen Christmas

Check me out at the Kendallville Mall:

http://www.4countymall.com/mark-hunter---slightly-off-the-mark/im-dreaming-of-an-evergreen-christmas-slightly-off-the-mark

 

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK

 

When we put up the Christmas tree last year, our dog became very puzzled.

“Dude, there are all kinds…

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Added by Mark R Hunter on December 18, 2014 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Merry Christmas!

I would like to take the time to Share the Gift of Christmas with you. This is a season of love and kindness, a time to show others that we care about them more than they realize. Why do we want to do better at Christmas time? I believe it stems from the Birth of the Savior. "He is the Gift" given to us from a loving Heavenly Father.



Russell M. Nelson said, "Christmas is a time of reflection on what we can become because of God’s sacred gift. As we discover the gift, we learn of the…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on December 14, 2014 at 12:53pm — No Comments


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Secrets of the Moon Saga Work in Progress

As of right now I’m busy trying to finish the Secrets of the Moon saga. I just turned in book two and three. Although, they’re more of a 1.5 kind of books considering that not only are they entirely from Kyran’s POV but it depicts what’s going on while my main character, Marjorie, is still at the hospital after being attacked by a werewolf.

Now, if you’re not familiar with the first book below is a little more information on it:

Title: Secrets of the…

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Added by Kristy Centeno on December 7, 2014 at 11:29pm — No Comments


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3rd Annual Christmas Spectacular

Meet Rock Hall of Famer Steve Boone of the Lovin' Spoonful! http://empyricaltales.blogspot.com/2014/12/3rd-annual-christmas-spectacular.html

Added by Mark Miller on December 6, 2014 at 6:04pm — No Comments

Book signing results

We sold eight books at yesterday’s signing! Hoping some will make good Christmas gifts. Thanks to our hosts, and good luck in their efforts to find a permanent Albion home for their art.

 

Now on to the next book signing, a week from now at The Mini Shops, 134 S Main Street in Kendallville. Look for us from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Added by Mark R Hunter on December 6, 2014 at 3:14pm — No Comments


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Review for Robin in the Hood

Book Blurb: Robin in the Hood

“Is it any wonder I became a bank robber?”

But she never dreamed she’d fall in love…

Wealthy high school student Robin McArthur thinks she has it all figured out when it comes to bilking her wealthy dad for guilt money as a substitute for his genuine affection. Until one day he suffers a stroke, and she learns the brutal…

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Added by Kristy Centeno on December 5, 2014 at 2:23pm — No Comments


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Bringing Historical Romances Alive for Today’s Readers By Romance Author Kelli A. Wilkins

Hi everyone,

My name is Kelli Wilkins, and I write historical, gay, paranormal, and contemporary romances. People often ask me how I can switch genres so easily and write such diverse stories. “What’s the trick?” they want to know. Well, the trick is… there is none.

Writing historical romances is pretty much like writing contemporaries. I use the same basic storytelling techniques—an interesting plot, sympathetic characters, and the right mix of backstory, setting, and details…

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Added by Kelli A. Wilkins on December 2, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments

Forget Congress, here’s the writing vote

I forgot to announce the results of my Facebook poll, in which I asked everyone which direction I should take my humor writing (other than in a downward spiral):

10 people voted I should sell my column to another newspaper or magazine; a regular income is cool. This I’ve done, with “Slightly Off The Mark” now appearing monthly in the Kendallville Mall. (If any businesses would like to sponsor my column, get in touch!)

9 people thought I should write more humor books;…

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Added by Mark R Hunter on November 28, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Real First Thanksgivng … Or Not

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK

 

 

Thanksgiving in America continues to be one of the most traditional holidays. It still features the original four hundred year old activities of overeating, football, and complaining about Black Friday.

 

In the Hunter household, as in all of Indiana and much of the world that’s not outside this country, we battle the overeating. How? By serving food that the rest of the year we hate. Stuffing stuff. Cranberry…

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Added by Mark R Hunter on November 27, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Linda Carlino gets another book contract in Brazil

In early 2010 my ArticlesBase item caught the eye of a Brazilian publisher and publishing contracts followed.

In 2012 Linda Carlino's Brazilian publisher Editora Europa (São Paulo) published That Other Juana (Joana, a Louca) in Brazil and after its success they published A Matter of Pride (Carlos V : Orgulho, Poder, Paixão e Arrependimento) in 2013 and they have now committed to publish Wives & Other Women (Philip II of Spain) in February 2015.

During…

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Added by Linda Carlino on November 24, 2014 at 10:02am — No Comments


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3 Blog Tours on Inspire to read. Something for everyone.

Blog Tour: Little Boxes by Celia J Anderson. Plus a character Interview with Molly: the main character within the book.

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What kind of…

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Added by Lynelle Clark on November 13, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments

All about why my writing's in a mall

Slightly Off The Mark, A Primer, or: How Did I Get In The Mall?



http://www.4countymall.com/mark-hunter-blog



“I could have taken a decades-overdue vacation from ‘Slightly Off The Mark’, but I’m not one to just sit idly by while I go broke.”



(Every time you follow the Kendallville Mall on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kendallville.mall) ... a… Continue

Added by Mark R Hunter on November 7, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

A Farewell To Mark

With mixed feelings I say goodbye to my first writing home, in the same week my column appears for the first time in Kendallville Mall. I’m going from a weekly to a monthly, but otherwise you’ll get pretty much the same stuff in the new “Slightly Off The Mark” … like it or not.

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK

 

When I started this column I was a green, snot-nosed kid, which was probably just allergies. Maybe a virus. Today I take medicine and always…

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Added by Mark R Hunter on October 29, 2014 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Introducing my new old column

            Emily’s working hard to get the “Slightly Off The Mark” book ready to go before Christmas, but meanwhile … there’s my new job to announce.

            My weekly humor column, orphaned after being dropped from its former newspapers, will now appear monthly in the Kendallville Mall. A go-to place for local ads and coupons, Kendallville Mall is also changing its direction, to feature local and Midwest writers in a kind of monthly feature setup. There’s a good…

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Added by Mark R Hunter on October 28, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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