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Pamela Capone on "I Punched Myself in the Eye: Stories of self-sabotage, imperfection and perfect amazing grace"

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I think it’s human nature to go through life on autopilot, watching for the flashing, Vegas marquis type of signs. But sometimes "wow!" comes in smaller wrapping, and then like a Jack-in-the-box, it pops out, and you the message.
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Kristian Hall on how to "Rise from Darkness"

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A self-help book about what to do when you want to get out of depression, and you don't have a clue how to go about it.
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Keira Monclair on How Self-Publishing Changed Her Life (Hint: It Involves Grandchildren!)

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A year after (self) pubbing her first novel she is a debt free, full-time author who helped her daughter pay for in-vitro, resulting in twin granddaughters.
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Mark Gillespie's FAB Poses the Question: What if John Lennon Had Lived?

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I'm a big Lennon and Beatles fan. I'm a fan of alternate history too, so it only makes sense that I try and save him [John Lennon] that way.
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L. Davis Munro on "Emmy Nation: Undercover Suffragette"

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I was so shocked by my lack of knowledge around this period of women's history [the suffrage movement] that I began reading as much as I possibly could about it.
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John Branning on "Selfie-Facing: Analog Musings in a Digital World"

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A collection of humorous essays on a variety of topics – marriage, home repairs, cat ownership, foibles of the English language, snowbanks and driveways – and how all of it flummoxes me.
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Sonny Hayes Talks about Gambling, Goons and "US vs. Welkner"

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I used to gamble fairly regularly. I wasn’t in to the loan sharks, as the book’s protagonist is, but I was quite familiar with the bookies and their chrome revolvers and the giant pair of goons typically flanking them.
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Michael Phillip Cash Discusses His Inspiration for "Monsterland"

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A misguided teen must save his date in a theme park, whose main attractions – real werewolves, vampires and zombies – descend the place into chaos.
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Paul Proffet Talks About "CrossBack"

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"CrossBack" is crying out for readers who are thirsty for something a little different.
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J.R. Hamantaschen "With A Voice that is Often Still Confused But is Becoming Ever Louder and Clearer"

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There are a couple of ideas that I return to again and again. Whether life is worth living, and how that could be ascertained without knowing what it feels like to die.
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Jorge Newbery Shares his Business Success and Failures in "Burn Zones"

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Potential investors run background checks and discovered what looks like my horrific past. I used to write long explanation letters. Nowadays, I just hand them a copy of my book.
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A Novelist’s Most Important Tool

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Warren Adler's novel, Torture Man, was released last month. His film/TV projects include the sequel to his "The War of the Roses", along with "Capitol Crimes", a television series based on his Fiona Fitzgerald mystery novels, as well as a feature film based on his WWII thriller, "Target Churchill".
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Julie Frayn on Her Book "Mazie Baby"

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Mazie Reynolds must use her wit and moxie to out-manipulate the monster she calls husband, to save herself and her daughter.
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Get Discovered – By the Right Readers

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In order to realize meaningful sales levels, authors need to actively target their audience utilizing any and all tools available.
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Kick Ass Book Launch Tips (from Two Authors Who Really Know)

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Top Selling Authors Discuss (and Contrast) Indie and Traditional PR + Marketing Strategies
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EverAfter Romance App

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New eBookstore Offers Readers & Indie Authors New Exciting New Platform
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All the Reading You Can Handle

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Reading is a time-consuming activity, and there never seems to be enough time for reading addicts like me.
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We're Not in Kansas Anymore

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Two authors talk about the differences between writing for tv vs publishing a book
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Could B&N's Struggles Strengthen Indie Bookshops?

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If B&N faces the same gloomy fate [as Borders], there might be a sunny side for indie bookshops, and readers who love them.
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Why Read Indie?

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The great thing about bypassing a publisher is that indie authors get to keep full creative control over their books and careers.
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Female Superheroes? This is a Job for Indie Authors!

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Despite Scarlett Johansson's obvious acting talents in the Avengers film, there has never been a Black Widow movie.