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Memorial Weekend Freebies

Here’s a quick link to an upcoming erotica promo that looks interesting–I know that at least two ebooks feature historical erotica, if that’s your thing (and it kind of is mine!). https://lyndabelle.com/2017/05/26/memorial-day-weekend-eroticaerotic-romance-deals-free-0-99-may-26-29/ Books are a mixture of free and 99 … Continue reading

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Days of Fear, Glimmers of Hope

Now that we’re into the second month of the new presidency, I find myself feeling a mixture of emotions. Exhausted, first of all, as the pace of everything has speeded up. Enraged at wretched cabinet picks like DeVos–that’s a given. … Continue reading

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Monkey Business in Publishing

I’ve posted before about All Romance eBooks, which I’ve always regarded as a nice little niche market for my work, despite eccentricities like taking $1 off my royalties if they paid me through PayPal, and constant “sales,” not to mention … Continue reading

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November Book Promotions

November seems like a good month for a promotion, so with that in mind my recently published memoir It’s Not You, It’s Me will be free for three days starting tomorrow. (Nov. 10–12) And just so it won’t be lonely, … Continue reading

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Review: A Tragic Honesty by Blake Bailey

Richard Yates (1926-1992), the author of Revolutionary Road and other novels, was a damaged man who produced beautiful, bleak books while he indulged his addictions and was in and out of mental hospitals due to frequent mental breakdowns (Yates was … Continue reading

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Dorothy Richardson, overlooked modernist writer

When I was an ardent young intellectual in the early ’90s, I took a class on Modernist Women Writers with the poet Kathleen Fraser at SFSU. One of our assignments was to do “a close reading” of our writer of … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter! It’s nice to look out the window into the sunny garden as I type. I’m happy to be able to post The Fussy Librarian’s seal of approval on my blog. The Fussy Librarian is a free subscription service … Continue reading

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Time of Grace awarded Best Book of the Month by Red City Review!

Red City Review is a newish online professional literary book review. They gave Time of Grace a 5-star review last month, and I was very pleased. But the icing on the cake was when I was informed a few days … Continue reading

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Read an Ebook Update and Announcing a Guest Post

Read an Ebook Week ended on Saturday night. Lots of copies of Time of Grace flew off the virtual shelves at Smashwords during the weeklong promo, and on the very last day three copies of Connecting the Dots sold at … Continue reading

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Please, Mr. Postette

The East Bay Express ran an interesting story last month about a Berkeley (or Oakland) man who leaves colorful Post-it notes—expressing various positive sentiments—all over town (on bikes, bus windows, cafe tables). The man prefers to remain anonymous; the article … Continue reading

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