Seven Things to Know About The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters Book Tour
About the Three Sisters   [caption id="attachment_2649" align="alignright" width="200"] The Three Sisters Book Tour[/caption]  Nuns just want to have fun! But when three former Catholic nuns, Coito Gott, Theodora Suora and Regina Grant have too much fun and get in trouble with the law, they become nuns on the run.  Driving back to Washington D.C. where they work at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Parts, the three sisters are arrested in Tennessee. After defeating the local deputy in strip poker, they escape from jail, and are pursued by the zealous Detective Schmuck Hole, who has personally offered a $10,000 reward for their capture on the 700 Club. Little do they know that when the three sisters visit the Washington Monument, their lives will change forever.  Set in 1979, The Three Sisters is a sacrilegious satire that skewers not only organized religion, but the government, the media, intellectuals, corporate greed and every other part

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Paperback Writer Chats with Jonathan M. Cook author of Sinnerman

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Interview with Jonathan M. Cook [caption id="attachment_2642" align="alignright" width="300"] Author Jonathan Cook[/caption] Q:  What is the most important thing you have learned about writing?  How has that helped make you a better writer?  The most important thing I've learned about writing is probably something that many writers would disagree with--at least the popular ones, the ones whose novels sell millions of copies.  I am my own audience.  I am the only audience that matters when writing.  That is not to say I don't care about my wider audience, those fans who purchase and read my works.  Without them, I'm just a guy with a lot of printed words.  But there is an agreement made between an author and his audience, an agreement that the work be honest to itself.  The audience may not always like the choices made by the author, but at least they know that the author stayed

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Seven Things about Head Games

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Readers often ask me: Is HEAD GAMES autobiographical? Here are seven answers.  Yes and No. Like my protagonist, Lisa, I am asking “Who am I?” Unlike her, my life isn’t a thriller with a neat beginning, middle, and end. I’m muddling through life. Lisa ends up knowing who she is. I’m still searching.  Yes and No. Like Lisa, I’ve met men who tried to play God and shape me in their image, who told me who I should be, what I should do. Unlike Lisa, I gave them the boot.  No. Lisa falls for a spiritualist who uses her to channel his lost sister. She is a natural medium. Unlike Lisa, I’m suspicious of spiritualists and séances. I doubt anyone can put me into a trance!  Yes. Lisa loves to play scenes in her head, and that’s part of her trouble. She needs a reality check. I love to play

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7 Things about My Year as a Clown

My Year as a Clown
[caption id="attachment_2632" align="alignright" width="193"] My Year as a Clown[/caption] About My Year as a Clown How does a man really feel after the break-up of a 20-year marriage? Publisher: Against the Grain Press (Dec. 26, 2012) Category: Contemporary Fiction/Literary Fiction/Humor/Relationships Tour Date: June 24th Through July, 2013 (Dates may vary) Available in: eBook, 325 pages With MY YEAR AS A CLOWN, Robert Steven Williams introduces us to Chuck Morgan, a new kind of male hero-imperfect and uncertain-fumbling his way forward in the aftermath of the abrupt collapse of his 20-year marriage. Initially, Chuck worries he'll never have a relationship again, that he could stand in the lobby of a brothel with a hundred dollar bill plastered to his forehead and still not get laid. But as the emotionally raw, 365-day odyssey unfolds, Chuck gradually relearns to live on his own, navigating the minefield of issues faced by being suddenly single-new routines, awkward dates,

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Dash (Book 2 of The Saderia Series)

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[caption id="attachment_2625" align="alignright" width="228"] Dash Book Tour[/caption]       “His parents are gone. He lives in the woods…” Dash is a dark lion with a dark secret. Living as an orphan in the cold, winter forest, he strives to hide that secret from the other young animals that have come to resent him. But when he meets the animal that has haunted his past, he isn’t sure what to do. Meanwhile, Saderia finally gets her wish to go to school. She hopes to meet a friend, but she gets slightly more than she bargained for when she meets a fun-loving cheetah, a bullying panther, three prissy girls, prejudiced teachers, and a strange assistant principal who seems to enjoy making Saderia’s life more difficult. But there is no one as strange as the dark lion that sits in the back, and hides his face from her. Saderia starts having Dreams

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7 Things to Know about Christianity and the Little Shepherd plus a Giveaway

Little Shepherd Book Tour
About Little Shepherd [caption id="attachment_2619" align="alignright" width="300"] Little Shepherd Book Tour[/caption] Obed is in the hills outside Bethlehem when the angels appear to announce the Savior's birth. Can he trust that the miracle of the first Christmas will keep his flock safe while he visits the newborn King? Excerpt Off in the distance, a wolf howled. Obed moved closer to his flock, scanning the hills for any sign of a pack that might race in and steal his sheep. His family depended upon the sheep for food and their wool for clothing. No sheep would be lost under his watch.   He shivered inside his cloak. While the days were getting warmer, the nights still chilled him. He walked over to the large fire blazing inside the pit. He rubbed his hands together and held them up to the fire to warm them.   Above him, the sky twinkled with

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Seven Things To Know About Blood Drama

Blood Drama Book Tour
[caption id="attachment_2614" align="alignright" width="199"] Blood Drama Book Tour[/caption] According to the FBI and Christopher Meeks, Los Angeles is the bank robbery capital of the world. Meeks fiction is as dangerous and dynamic as the city of Los Angeles. Here’s Seven things to know about Blood Drama and hold on for the ride of your life. By Christopher Meeks 1) You might not put it down. It’s not very often I am glued to a book. Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris was that way for me, and are many of Michael Connelly’s mysteries. I thought I’d create such a book, a fast-paced story. In Blood Bank, a theatre student, Ian Nash, is taken hostage in a bank robbery gone awry. Will he survive? It’s dark, yet at times infused with the kind of quirky characters I’m known for in my short fiction. There’s even an undercurrent of romance in

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Giveaway of the Children’s Book Mister Spunky and Matching Mouse Pad

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[caption id="attachment_2604" align="alignright" width="300"] Mister Spunky[/caption] If you love children’s books then you’ll want to enter the giveaway for Mister Spunky. Click on the giveaway button and enter the giveaway for a chance to win this children’s book and matching mouse pad over at Lori’s Reading Corner. Be sure to enter before November 29.   Giveaway   Book Synopsis:   Mister Spunky and His Friends is the creation of award winning author, Kelly Preston. She has taken the story line from her book, Real Dogs Don't Whisper, placing it in a picture book format for children to enjoy. Mister Spunky and His Friends is about the importance of love, friendship; and, helping those with special needs. Follow Mister Spunky along his journey to the beach, where he meets three new friends; teaching him important life lessons along the way. Parents, if you enjoyed Real Dogs Don't Whisper, your children will

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5 Ways a Woman Can Empower Herself

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[caption id="attachment_2609" align="alignright" width="195"] Woman on Top Book Tour[/caption]  Follow an education as far as you are financially and intellectually able.    Challenge yourself physically with exercise as much as you can.   Have your own identity, your own job, so you can always rely on yourself. Kids grow up, Men may leave.    Know that there are no perfect answers. People make mistakes. Don't judge yourself but move on from them rather than lingering. Find the strength within yourself rather than relying on a man to do it for you. Climbing a mountain did it for me. Find what does it for you. About Woman On Top   Falling prey to Len, a very wealthy Wall Street banker who is hell-bent on acquiring her as his next deal, Kate struggles after the death of her husband to keep control amidst the detours of a tempestuous New York romance. As witness to

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Seven Things to Know About The Raie’Chaelia Series

The Return
[caption id="attachment_2578" align="alignright" width="200"] The Return (book three) in The Legend of the Raie'Chaelia[/caption] Yesterday, Paperback Writer featured author Melissa Douhit with The Return, the third book in the Legend of the Raie’Chaelia Series. Today, she joins us to talk about Seven Things about the Raie’Chaelia series or book. 1)   One aspect of the books that many don’t know when starting the trilogy is that it is not an epic fantasy.  It is a futuristic fantasy.  It is set in this world, eons into the future after an ice age hits the Earth and forces mankind to live underground.  The setting for this story is after the world has regained its normal global temperature, hospitable to life, and the underground survivors have settled once again onto its surface. 2)   The idea for the background setting came from my studies of the Little Ice Age, where the Earth’s global temperature dropped

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