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Book Tour Stop # 1: Baby Fair!

Today was the first live event for the book tour of “Becoming Mother: A Journey of Identity.” I had a booth at the Kettering Medical Center’s Baby Fair in Kettering, Ohio. 148 more words


Self-Publishing/Independent Publishing - Avoiding the Perils

These days, many authors are venturing into the world of self-publishing, now often referred to as independent publishing.

It can be a great thing to do for so many reasons. 1,084 more words

Writing Tips


See here for contest details: 17 categories, including a Novel First Chapter category for unpublished and self-published novels (judge: NYT best-selling author Will Lavender!). Still time to get yours postmarked tomorrow. Send yours in!


The Esteemed Brainy One Takes a Sunday Off

Hello 3.5.

It’s with a heavy heart that I must inform you that Alien Jones, the Esteemed Brainy One and Intergalactic Correspondent for the Bookshelf Battle Blog, must take a Sunday off. 127 more words


Poetry Collection - reduced price

Now at a permanently reduced price!


Take some time out – once a day, just for a few minutes and read a poem. Stop the whirlwind of life and contemplate. 14 more words


Mail Bag #7: Your Questions Answered

I have amazing fans.  Of course, if you’re reading this, you know you’re amazing.  Or you should.  Not because you’re (presumably) okay with this book thing but because you’re a stunning, unique creature of the universe.   1,309 more words

The Writing Process

Our first guest author interview: Mary Jo Nyssen!

Welcome to our first guest author interview! Today we’re interviewing one of the authors we had the pleasure to meet at the Northwest Book Festival in Portland last month, Mary Jo Nyssen. 741 more words