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Kirkus announces finalists for $50,000 prize

Kirkus Reviews announced the finalists Wednesday for the second annual Kirkus Prize in fiction, nonfiction and young readers’ literature, with winners in each category receiving $50,000 – one of the largest literary awards. 270 more words

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Praise for 'Peak Season' from Kirkus Reviews

Kirkus Reviews calls Jeff Widmer’s debut novel Peak Season “An entertaining mystery romp.” Of its lead character, CW (Candace) McCoy, and the Southwest Florida setting, the publication says, “CW is a great character. 23 more words


Kirkus Reviews Takes on My Debut Novel

Spot-on satire or earnest picture of youth in transition?…”

Coy’s voice is strong and sure; he captures Neil’s voice and tone with specificity and confidence… 165 more words


Common Services for Indie Authors: Are They Worth It?

I’m in the process of finalizing my first non-fiction book for publication. (So stoked!) I’ll reveal more about that soon, but today I want to explore a topic all indie authors face: where to invest our money. 870 more words

August Mclaughlin

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Let me share this blog post with you. It contains excellent hints and tips when it comes to services for indie authors. The blog is written by August McLaughlin. She is an award-winning health and sexuality writer, radio personality and creator of the empowering female sexuality brand #GirlBoner.

Loving A Little Love From Kirkus, indieBRAG, et al.

OK, remember my last post, about the “necessary evils of self-promotion”? Well, here we go, right here… sit back and enjoy a little “sonata for horn ensemble”… 1,020 more words

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Happy Birthday, Conscious Book Reviews!

Hi! Thanks for stopping by. I’m C.G. Rousing, author of the empowering, metaphysical fantasy for-all-ages ~ Thoughts To Die For… 519 more words

Kirkus Reviews, Jesusita

Kirkus Reviews has proclaimed Jesusita to be “a bleak look at a bitter life that may be too much for readers to bear.” The same could be said about… 28 more words

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