Mar 122014
Filling in the Blanks of My Life

I didn’t go to college after high school, although I took all the college prep classes. There were many reasons for this, chief among them a well-meaning but ineffectual guidance counselor with a cool new toy. He plunked me down at a computer (with dual floppies – this was 1985) and had me run a [...]

Feb 282014
12 x 12 Guide to Social Media by Kai Viola

One of the few things that people talk about, when talking about brand and social media is that it’s a minefield.  People talk about everything from being completely overwhelmed, to not knowing what to do with their profiles.  And so, I wrote 12 tutorials (and a couple of bonus exercises to help people. Each tutorial [...]

Jan 102014
Valerie Douglas, the Coming Storm

Welcome to Valerie Douglas’ The Coming Storm Blog tour.  Check back to The Finishing Fairies daily to find out where she’ll appear next. Excerpt from The Coming Storm   At the end of the causeway she turned toward the Hunter’s and Woodsmen’s camp which was nestled between the castle and the river itself. Some were [...]

Jan 072014
Thinking ahead

2013 was a topsy-turvy year. I did a lot of things wrong. I didn’t release a new book. I didn’t write consistently. I didn’t utilize my time wisely. I spent far too much time on Facebook. I didn’t complete NaNo…all three times I attempted it. But I also did some things right as well. I [...]

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Dec 152013
Valerie Douglas' The Coming Storm Book blast

The Coming Storm, By Valerie Douglas Spanning an epic series of books, ‘The Coming Storm’ by Valerie Douglas takes you to the heart of a conflict between magic users, and those without magic, good and evil, love and loss. Join Ailith and Elon as they have to choose between love, duty, and everything they’ve battled for. [...]

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Dec 132013
Thinking Behind

Lately, I’ve been reflecting upon the past year. Things I have done, things I haven’t, things I definitely should have done better. One of those things is this blog. I need to add content more often. I need to write more short stories. I need to…engage. I struggle with what to say. There’s only so [...]

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Nov 232013
Anthology Cover Reveal

It is the time of year where the best feeling in the world is to give and the writers at the Alexandria Publishing group have a great gift to be unwrapped today! November has been a busy month for all of you writers with NaNoWriMo and for everyone who is finishing projects to launch in [...]

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Sep 072013

  It’s funny how things can go. Even with my lovely new office space (which I FINALLY got set up) I haven’t gotten much writing done. *sigh I’ve tried all sorts of things: exercising, meditation, taking a complete break from writing, forcing myself to sit and stare at the blank screen, reading books on theory [...]

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Jul 302013
Magic Bound by V.J. Devereaux - Cover Reveal

Magic Bound – Book 2 Homicide Detectives Rafaela Stratford and Sasha Gutierrez (Blood Bound) find themselves investigating a series of murders that seem to have been committed by paranormals. As a werewolf himself, Sasha knows that neither his people nor vampires were the killers, despite the evidence. Desperate for clues they turn to Rhian Lewis, [...]

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