SILVER LINING in WHO’S the CAPTAIN?
THE BOOK LAUNCH DAYDREAM VERSUS REALITY
You can imagine it, can’t you? The venue chosen is unique, as the perfect spot for drawing the niche of people for which one’s book was written. (MARTIN MARINE –so ideal as a long established North Shore family business that boaters frequent.) It’s in a community that both the author and illustrator had lived in and sailed from, as contributors for many years. Thus, a full house of familiar faces was anticipated coming through the door to share in the celebration of their book. Perfect! Right? (Reality Check: Perfect on a sunny spring day- YES! Maybe not so perfect on a cold, … Read the rest
Are you ready to participate in the Authors in Bloom Blog Hop? Authors (all 65 of us) are getting our gardening tips and/or recipes prepared to post on April 10th by 6am EST. The fun part is planning the prizes. All you have to do is visit each author site, and leave a comment at each blog and, of course, you are always welcome to make a blog subscription to any that you truly enjoy. This will register you for give-aways from individual authors and the chance to win the GRAND PRIZE (after checking out all 65 blogs): a Kindle Fire or Nook and a $25. gift card. The tour lasts 10 days and ends April 19th at … Read the rest
With summer reading upon us, Mary Laudien is excited to share the first two books of her Frenchie series as a way to inspire kids to read and write blogs over the long summer break.
In preparation for Mary Laudien’s Author Visit to Nanaimo Wellington Library’s Summer Reading Club, she has organized a BLOG COMMENT CONTEST as a follow-up activity. Participants will be given a business card with her blog address (http://twocandobooks.wordpress.com). They will be asked to visit her blog site after the Author Visit and leave a comment. The participants will have some experience with blogs through her readings and will be asked to briefly comment on one of the following:
1. a recommendation for an … Read the rest
Just a reminder to readers of the fun AUTHOR’S in BLOOM BLOG HOP. Don’t delay visiting all of the sites below to meet new authors, gather recipes and gardening tips for spring, and enter into give-away raffles at each site. And the best part of all is collecting a phrase from each site and creating a traveling story that must be pasted into a form on www.acozyreaderscorner.com to enter in the draw for an eReader of your choice and a $25.00 gift certificate. Don’t miss out on the fun! Follow instructions below.
ENTER TO WIN the FIRST TWO NOVELS of the FRENCHIE SERIES
Frenchie’s Best Friend- Follow the Blog & Frenchie X2- Follow the Blog
WHO CAN ENTER the … Read the rest