Julia Hughes - writing thrilling adventures - time after time after time.
As though there's not enough excitement around at this time of year, every time I click onto facebook, there's another post from one of my favourite authors, sharing their latest achievements and well deserved success!
This morning I gave an especially loud squeal at this post from Charlie:
if you're still searching around for Christmas Presents, Charlie's collected stories "100 Little Words on Parenthood, as told by Parents, Grandparents and Experts" is sure to be a hit with all ages and genders. Available in paperback or ebook format, I'd be delighted to find a copy under my Christmas tree.
If you're on facebook, go and say "Hi" to Charlie - you'll be so glad you did, as she brightens everyone's day!
These last couple of weeks, Terry Lander's kept our family entertained with his new radio show "Train of Thought", broadcasting from Radio Redruth. So while on Facebook, I hopped over to his new page, and now wish I hadn't! If you've listened to Terry's show, you'll know it's packed with fun, music and special guests. So no surprise that one of the big names in entertainment has agreed to play a part in his show. No surprise either that Terry is teasing us - we have to wait until Friday before he makes his big announcement! When Terry says he's snared a big name, you just know it's going to be a BIG name! Can't wait - another reason to count down the days till Christmas!
Terry Lander, CEO of Lyvit Publishing, author of the outrageous "Banned" and the hilariously original "Kama Slumber" adds another string to his bow. Terry now presents "Train of Thought" for Radio Redruth - and good news - there's a listen again feature, and even if you didn't miss his show on Friday, it's so worth listening again. For most of the show, we were on the floor, laughing. "Pound Shop Album" and "Chess Boxing" are just a few of the features that make Terry's show unmissable.
Also this week, my favourite Italian the ultra talented Monica LaPorta published not one, but two new stories. "Elios" and "Gaia". I've sneaked a peek at the samples, and immediately added to my list of must reads. As always Monica's prose is beautiful, while the artwork for the covers are stunning. These two romances with more than a touch of paranormal are certain to earn Monica even more fans.
These beautiful people tell the story of the same romance, but from their own point of view. Sounds absolutely enchanting, and Monica's agreed to appear on Words Unlimited to reveal the inspiration behind these two mirrored stories. For all her loyal readers, Monica has reduced the ebook price by two thirds. So be quick, and click on the images above to be taken to Amazon's download page, and keep your eyes on Words Unlimited, because you don't want to miss Monica's post! If you really can't wait, zoom on over to Monica's site, where you'll find lots of background information along with artwork to die for, and images of delicious Italian cuisine to kill for. Monica' Blog is here.
The Wonderful and much treasured Doreen "Dody" Cox, entered Words Unlimited short story contest
and Dody's story was short-listed as a finalist from the many many entries. Laura Wright LaRoche provided a free book cover, and our entrants based their short story to suit the image. Dody's memoirs "Adventures in Mothersitting" is a loving tribute to her mom, gaining Dody many admirers and helping many carers who find themselves acting out a parental role for their own parents.
Dody's own blog "Treasured Encounters" contains many short stories and poems, so I was thrilled to learn that Dody continued to hone her short story, and BRILLIANT NEWS has now published on Smashwords. Absolutely the most exciting news of the week - way to go Dody!
We've invited Dody over to Words Unlimited, and hopefully Dody will share the inspiration behind this mystical mystery which combines spiritual elements along with some very down to earth characters. After all this excitement, I'm off to celebrate down the Soldiers Return - and can't wait to discover what new treats lay in store for next week!
Wren Prenderson; "A Ripple in Time" best hero.
"The Griffin Cryer" best Urban Fantasy. Thank you to the hard working judges and everyone who voted at the eFestival of Words, organised by Julie Dawson, of Bards & Sages.
A Raucous Time, A Ripple in Time, and The Griffin Cryer. Thank you to Julie and her hard working panel of judges and reviewers.
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