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Sand, Sun, Surf, and Good Books!! Happy Memorial Weekend Reading! CAT
Sand, Sun, Surf, and Good Books!! Happy Memorial Weekend Reading! CAT
Hello and Welcome Writers and Visitors!
All my writers are in for a treat as my friend and fellow Author, Dan Buri has released a new resource to help writers become the best at their craft. Behind every #1 Best Selling Author is an exceptional writer, and Dan is no different except? Writers come to him as a trusted resource for writing! He lives in the Pacific Northwest and is an active attorney by day and an amazing writer by night. His release titled “Pieces Like Pottery” had hit #1 on Amazon Best Seller list and with over 100 book reviews, readers are enjoying it.
Now Dan has released a new guide to help authors become more creative and seasoned writers with his new release titled:
ABOUT THE BOOK & GUIDE:
Whether you’re just starting your writing journey or you’ve been writing for years, 40 Tips on Creative Writing is a must-have guide for writers. Filled with inspiration, motivation, and helpful everyday writing tips, this book provides a fresh look at how to become published and find readers.
For those writers just starting out, you’ll find advice on how to find your voice as an author, how to foster successful writing habits, and how to avoid the dreaded writer’s block. For those that have been writing for years and have seen their works published before, you’ll find some fantastic motivation to re-energize and inspire your writing and excellent advice on how to grow your readership.
The first half of 40 Tips on Creative Writing focuses on the writing process and how to hone the craft of being a writer. The tips help on how to become a more diligent writer, how to avoid common pitfalls of unsuccessful writers, and how to allow your passion for writing to come through in the words you put down on the page. The second half of the 40 Tips focuses on getting involved in the writer community, publishing, and marketing.
If you’re writing a book, an essay, a poem, an article, or a journal, this book will help you refocus and invigorate your writing. 40 Tips on Creative Writing is an excellent guide for writers new and old. It is a great addition to any authors bookshelf and a fantastic gift for any writer! A visit to Dan’s website, Nothing Any Good | Indie Author Book Blog, Writing & Publishing Advice is a must.
About The Writer Behind The Author:
Dan Buri is the son of an indie author. His father has two published books and countless article credits to his name. He has his father to blame for his passion for writing. Dan’s first collection of short fiction, Pieces Like Pottery, is an exploration of heartbreak and redemption. The book is uniquely heartfelt and explores the depths of the human struggle and the search for meaning in life.
Dan’s second book, 40 Tips on Creative Writing, provides a fresh look at how to become published and find readers Dan’s non-fiction works have been distributed online and in print for nearly two decades, including publications in Pundit Press, Tree, Summit Avenue Review, American Discovery, and TC Huddle. The defunct and very well regarded Buris On The Couch was a He-Says/She-Says blog musing on the ups and downs of marriage with his wife.
Dan is an active attorney in the Pacific Northwest. He has been recognized by Intellectual Asset Magazine as one of the World’s Top 300 Intellectual Property Strategists every year since 2010. He lives in Oregon with his wife and two young children.
“One thing readers won’t read about me anywhere is when I was a little boy many of my siblings and cousins were at the zoo with our parents. We visited the petting zoo area and then it was time to go home! Except? They forgot ME at the zoo!! LOL.
They came back to get me and found my sleeping in the hay with the baby goats!”
Dan enjoys and is asked to be a Guest Writer on any blogs and website! Just as he features writers and authors on his own. And his website is a great resource. Here is more about his website and blog! Make sure you check out his Writing and Musings Page as he shares some funny stuff from his Twitter each week!
Nothing Any Good is a community. Indie publishing is difficult. A love of writing does not mean we will see our work published, nor does it mean we will find our readership. Not in the least.
This site offers advice for writers and recommendations for readers. The site aims to help make sense of the difficult world that is indie publishing. It supports indie authors. It provides compelling content in the form of essays and stories provided by a variety of sources.
In an homage to the most famous writer from my home state of Minnesota, F. Scott Fitzgerald, (with all apologies to poetic songwriter Bob Dylan), “Nothing any good isn’t hard.” This is a difficult path we have as indie writers. I hope I can help.
“Always Remember: Good writing doesn’t come the first time you sit down.”
1. Don’t worry about whether you have anything important to say. If you are inspired, say it.
2. Write often. You won’t become a good writer unless you’re regularly finding time to write.
Please feel free to Contact Me with any thoughts, questions, or requests. I want to hear from you! Dan Buri, Author
Dan’s books can be found here:
Amazon (4.5 out of 5 stars with over 100 reviews)
Come connect with Dan on Social Media:
“I met Himanish through Facebook as he “Stalks” one of my Fabulous Award-winning Authors I book promote for named Adriana Gavazzoni. I think he is in love with her, or many he is Cray-Cray about her “Hidden Motives” Trilogy just as I am.”
He is a NetGalley reader, is on Goodreads, and on Amazon Reviews Ranking!
About – New Delhi
My Amazon Ranking? I have him beat! Reviewer ranking – #141,133 LOL!!
From the first awarding-winning “Behind the Door” begins a thrilling and steamy into of a sex game or…
I’m a complete Delhitte, born and brought up in Delhi, India. I’m a creator, an innovator, an artist, an avid reader, an engineer, believer and most of all curious about almost everything happening around. I am a completely logical person wanting to find and understand the logic behind everything. If I didn’t get the logic I definitely will not believe. I am a fighter, no matter how complex the situation is, I know I can deal with it because I trust three people in my life My Family, My friends…, and most of all in me.
Great passion for food, photography, and music.
I love to shoot in still or motion photography whenever I get chance to create it. Distilled, Night, Amber, Nature, Abstract, City, People, any kind of photography. Love to visit different exhibitions of photographs and paintings. I just love the work in category People by “Sean Archer, Dmitry, Fedor”, Landscapes by Marvin Sobas, Photo Shoot expert Joël Bear and Night Photography expert Tanner Wendell Stewart…, and many more… So come visit my website: “Himanish Prabhakar.”
So come meet Himanish the Avid Reader and visit his website Today!
Sounds like a great to me! And Cat’s Book Reviewer and Blogger Pick of The Week. Come visit and meet a new great read … Cat xo “-)
Readers … if you love a good Psychological Thriller Romance Light Erotica Suspense? Then, Author, Adriana Gavazzoni’s New Novel Trilogy is what you should be reading! She is an amazing business lawyer by day and a sizzling writer by night … I just finished Book Three of her trilogy “The Hidden Motives” series and it is a fantastic read! I’m not saying this because I work for her in promoting her books, oh no!
It’s from loving all three books after reading them in this series. She is a talented writer and creative with all the twists and turns packed into all three of her titles. Now I am not the best writer of reviews as I never like to spoil a good read. But here is my review and a few others that tell readers this is a Highly Recommended book and why she is winning so many Book Awards!
Psychiatrist Simone Bennet feels like a pawn on a chessboard—as if some invisible, master chess player is toying with her life and the lives of the people she loves and cares for.
A series of horrific events—several murders and Simone being tortured at the hands of a serial killer—culminate in the kidnapping of her daughter and have turned Simone’s life upside down.
Struggling to stay afloat in the middle of a sea of chaos, Simone continues to receive her psychiatric patients and do more work for the New York attorney, Carl, while local police, the FBI, and Edward—Simone’s boyfriend, best friend, and business partner—are working hard to locate her child.
Simone is analyzing another set of Lara’s journals, and she becomes dragged into a vortex of sex addiction, suffering, and Lara’s struggle for some kind of balance in her life, while Simone battles an inner fight against her mixed feelings for the enigmatic lawyer.
Filled with twists and turns, this final book in the Hidden Motives trilogy reveals a deranged, steamy, and disturbingly brilliant game of sex, murder, and mystery and chronicles a woman’s conflict between love and reason.
Fasten your seat belts before you embark on this roller coaster, and prepare for the most unpredictable end! … NOW Available on Amazon
“Five Star Trilogy.”
Five Star Review on Amazon By Bailey
After reading all three of these novels, I don’t think there is a novel this author could write that I wouldn’t read. Even if I didn’t like the subject matter, I’m sure I would still read her books because she is such a fantastic writer. This is what made this books so special and such page turners… the author’s writing.
But I do not want to shortchange the story, the world the author built in these books. The story of Lara and Simone and the cast of other characters, was simply dazzling and wild.
My only disappointment was finishing this book and anxiously awaiting this author’s next book. Hoping it won’t be long.
About the Author
A. Gavazzoni is a Brazilian author and has been a lawyer for twenty-seven years. She won for her first book Behind The Door: The Golden Book Award 2017- Readers Choice; Book Excellence Award 2017; Bronze Medal on Independent Publisher Books Award 2018; Honorable mention at Paris Book Festival 2017; Honorable Mention at Reader’s Favorite Award 2017 and was a finalist to the Independent author.
Adriana is a lawyer, a former professor of law and a writer of novels and legal books, but she is also a voracious reader.
She speaks four languages: English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. When she is not practicing law or writing, she enjoys many interests and is a very active person. She loves to dance (Tango) and workout.
She loves to travel, loves good wine, and has been studying astrology for fifteen years. She paints and loves to cook.
She has two poodles -Gaia and Juno -and loves all animals. She is an aunt of four nieces who enjoy to paint and cook alongside their aunt. She lives in Brazil and is in the process of writing her next novel. She invites readers to visit her website/blog anytime for updates on upcoming books and events. http://www.agavazzoni.com and check my blog agavazzoni.com/blog and my twitter account for news @a_gavazzoni
From the first awarding-winning “Behind the Door” begins a thrilling and steamy into of a sex game or was it murder? Through book one keeps you enthralled into then the backstory as Simone goes through all the journals in book two of “Lara’s Journal.” But book three? What a roller coaster ride of mishaps, circumstances, murder, and oh poor ‘Simone’ has been through more than one person could ever manage!
I never spoil a good read, that said, the author has seasoned her writing chops in the finale of this “Must Read Trilogy.” The author has a way of weaving in spicy steamy romance, sex, thrills, and suspense with loads of twists and turns all the while touching on topics like mental illness, psychiatry, sexual behaviors, and more interesting issues.
That is what makes this series unique and keeps you pulled in until the last page and exceptional plot and storyline. I think the end of this book’s description should really be at the VERY BEGINNING: “Fasten your seatbelts before you embark on this roller coaster, and prepare for the most unpredictable end.” Absolutely True!!
I Highly Suggest All Three Books As Book Three Is Now My Favorite … Cat Lyon
March 29, 2018 Format: Kindle Edition – RM Griffin alwaysdaddygirl
Another beautiful thing is how real this novel feels.
I would recommend reading this series in order. In each book, the author widens the reader’s knowledge of mental illness. Also, the development of the characters is woven beautifully into this series. I received this book free for review. Kudos to the author for her understanding and kindness toward people like me who have a mental illness, for how she makes the story come alive, and for the suspense she brings to her books. These are the reasons I give this book five stars.
Plus, by the end of thisbook, there are a number of surprises that surfaced to add to the it’s impact. I was very pleased.
I just read a great new article by my dear friend and PR expert Marsha Friedman in my newsletter from her PR firm. So, Marsha is back and shares and explains, time matters when it comes to media success. It doesn’t happen overnight and especially for authors and their books. Marketing your brand as an author and marketing your books takes a lot of work! Here is what Marsha says about this topic … Catherine *Cat*
Have you ever heard actors, singers, or even authors who became “overnight sensations” explain that their success didn’t happen overnight after all?
Instead, it was the result of lots of toil, along with years in which they languished in obscurity before – after much persistence – they rose to prominence and finally achieved “instant” fame.
Building your personal brand works in somewhat the same way. You can’t expect to bolt out of the starting gate one day and end up the next morning on the front page of a major newspaper or on the set of a national TV show.
So, the bad news is that success in the publicity and personal-brand-building world can take time. The good news is, for those willing to put in that time and effort, success does happen – and often in a big way!
Case in point: One of our clients was just featured in an Inc. magazine article that focused entirely on her and her message, along with a mention of her book! That’s not a common occurrence with this publication.
But this was no overnight achievement. She’s been our client for a year, and in that time we steadily helped her build both a stronger social media presence and print media presence. Would Inc. magazine has devoted so much space exclusively to her if she hadn’t built her authority over the last 12 months? Unlikely.
I share her success story for a couple of reasons.
For one thing, this shows what can be accomplished by those who find a message that resonates with the media and who keep at it, realizing that publicity and brand-building must be ongoing.
The second reason I share her story is this: On occasion, we encounter clients who don’t have a strong media presence and yet expect this sort of media attention instantly. They struggle to understand why we don’t just call up journalists or TV producers and explain how great they are or how wonderful their product or service is. They assume the media will be eager to talk with them.
It doesn’t quite work that way. Sorry to say, the media may not be that interested in you – not yet anyway.
But you’re in good company. The top-tier media at one time weren’t into plenty of people who later became household names. No one cared about interviewing Mark Zuckerberg until Facebook started becoming a phenomenon that couldn’t be ignored.
That said, though, there are ways even an “unknown” can start to build a media presence and promote a personal brand, such as:
If you’re starting to think this sounds more like a journey than a quick trip, you would be right. And, for those who care about personal brand building over the long haul, it’s a journey that has to be ongoing.
Once your efforts die, so will media interest – and they’ll turn to the next “overnight sensation”!
Marsha! (We Help Authors Too! http://newsandexperts.wpengine.com/book-promotion-services-for-marketing-a-book/
WHAT READER Doesn’t Love a Free Read in Exchange For a Book Review?
ALL Details Here on Book Buzz! “When Dawn Never Come.”
When Dawn Never Comes
By Kim Carter
Publisher: Raven South Publishing
Published: January 2018
Genre: Mystery, Suspense
Jordan Maxwell, a twenty-seven-year-old freelance journalist, ventures to New York City to make a name for herself. With both of her parents dead, she struggles to get by living in one of the worst neighborhoods in the city. In a twist of fate, Jordan finds herself the sole heir to her great-uncle’s estate in Solomon Cove, Maine.
Packing her bags, she heads to Maine where she soon realizes that her rags to riches journey entails much more than she bargained for. Crime was unheard of in this small fishing village of Solomon Cove …
“SOME RAVE REVIEWS FROM AMAZON”:
“The book has some unique storylines that will keep the reader engaged until the end.”
“The story draws the reader in and has an amazing twist. Why is Jordan connected? The discovery is stunning, making this book was impossible to put down!” Top Contributor:
“This is the second book of Kim’s I have read. I loved the plot and characters and the settings. You just don’t want to put the book down. I look forward to her next book.”
“All Kim Carter Mysteries are also Available On Amazon online!”
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Kim Carter is an award-winning author of contemporary mystery, suspense, and thrillers. She has won the 2017 Readers Choice Award and has an array of titles relaunching soon for: When Dawn Never Comes, Deadly Odds, and No Second Chances under Raven South Publishing. Her novel series titled Murder Among The Tombstones is a Clara and Iris Mystery. Clara and Iris were first introduced in Sweet Dreams, Baby Belle.
Kim has been writing mysteries for some time and has a large reader fan base that she enjoys interacting and engaging with. One of her favorite things about writing mysteries is the research and traveling she does to bring her novels to life. Her research has taken her to places such as morgues, death row, and midnight cemetery visits.
Kim and her husband have raised three successful grown children. She and her husband spend their time in Atlanta with their three retired greyhounds.
She is a college graduate of Saint Leo University, has a Bachelor Degree of Arts in Sociology, and now has become a career writer and author. Between reading and traveling, she will continue to write mysteries for some time …
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