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[17 Sep 2010 | 3 Comments | ]

We have two winners to announce today.
Blogmania winner
Congratulations to Adriane Coros for winning the Happy Endings Books Blogmania Giveaway.
And because we love happy endings, we asked Adriane what her favorite one was and she said:
The Cinderella story (also re-told in movies and books under various disguises) is a favorite.  Not so much because of the Prince, but because the neglected, abused, dismissed “little guy” comes out on top in the end – at last recognized for their kindness/beauty/talent/intelligence/wit/etc   
Thanks to everyone who participated on Blogmania – …

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[15 Sep 2010 | 564 Comments | ]

Updated: Thanks for all who participated! The Blogmania giveaway is closed and a winner will be announced by end of day Friday.  Thanks!
Welcome to our Blogmania giveaway!  Today starts the craziness that is Blogmania — almost 170 blogs giving away THOUSANDS of dollars worth of prizes. For Two Days Only –September 15th and 16th, blog hop to your heart’s content and enter everything you want. It’s easy to hop along the blog.  There is a master list at the bottom of this post, and each blog is assigned a number.
Here …

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[22 Feb 2010 | 7 Comments | ]

First off, due to scheduling glitches over the weekend, today’s workshop will have to be postponed until next Monday.  Sorry about that, but we’ll continue with the Book Video workshop then.
In the meantime, here are a few great articles for writers:
Keli Gwyn discusses revisions and how to plot the attack (with pictures to boot!) Great article.
10 Steps to becoming a better writer at The Professor’s Blog.
On writing subplots at Mystery Writing is Murder.
At Romance University, Writing Hot Love Scenes
Good advice on choosing a marketing or PR firm at Buzz, Balls …

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[18 Feb 2010 | 5 Comments | ]

No one likes to get rejected, no matter what the cause.  But remember those dates when that great guy (or gal) didn’t call back and you never understood what went wrong?  Or the job interview you thought was in the bag that you didn’t get?  Or yes, the manuscript you were so certain of… Sometimes, all we want is the “why.”   And Angela James at Carina Press has offered a few answers. For the manuscript rejections, at least… There isn’t enough space on this blog to discuss why men don’t …

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[25 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Thanks to everyone for commenting on Friday’s post by Larry Brooks of storyfix.com.    The winner of Larry’s ebook is Linsey Lanier!  Congrats! Please email me at jeannie@jeannieruesch.com to arrange for the purchase.
Be sure to stop by later this week — our residents on tap: JK Coi on Tuesday, Katrina Stonoff on Wednesday, and Thursday and Friday bring special guests.  Thursday I’m welcoming Jimmy Thomas, a favorite cover model on romances as well as an entrepreneur.  Wait until you see you what this man accomplishes!  And Friday, KM Daughters — a …

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[11 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]

We’ve had some spots open up recently and I’ll like to fill one of those with another once-a-month resident blogger.  If you are a writer – at any stage of your career — interested in joining our team, please leave your information in the comments below.  Thanks!

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