Hi Everyone! Long time, no post!

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Hey everyone!

I know it’s been a while since I have posted something. I have gone back to school, studying Early Childhood Education, and the work is very demanding. Lots os and lots of homework and deadlines so I have not been able to either work on my book, or post promos/interviews, etc. but I am wanting to get back to that. Got some great news though! Yesterday, I received my first royalty check from Amazon Digital Publishing!! It wasn’t for much but it’s the start of something GREAT!!! Just makes me want to continue writing my book even more! And this one will be a success, I can just feel it! So, wish me luck in school, and the success of my writing, and my new book, “Killer Instinct” will be out in no time!
Until next time!

Jamie

Hey, long time, no post!

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Hello everyone!

Yes, I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted on here and it because I’ve been very busy with my personal life. I’m currently fixing to attend school again to get a degree in Early Childhood Education. So, I’ve been trying to figure out Financial Aid and everything else. My book, “Killer Instinct”, is going great so far! I’m on Chapter 13 right now and have a lot planned out for it. Can not wait to get it finished. That’s why you have not heard a lot from me because I have been working on that lately. I’m taking my time on this one because I feel like my other two books were rushed the reason why they didn’t sell too well. I’m hoping that this one will bring in the readers. 🙂 And I know I haven’t done any promos/interviews lately, but I will get back to them. Just thought I would update you all. Talk to you all soon!

Jamie
Author, “Online Innocence”, “Death on the Aisle”

Interview with “Cluck the Undercover Chicken” Author, G. Eric Francis

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1. What made you want to become a writer?
Hmm…you know, I am not entirely sure.  I’ve always had a odd imagination, and I’ve been putting thoughts to paper (later typewriter, if anyone remembers what that is LOL then to computer) since I was 8 years old.  I just enjoyed telling the stories that came to me out of the blue.
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2. What books have you published, other than this one?
Besides “Cluck” I have published a more adult oriented book called “A Prayer For The Dying.”
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3. Are you published in any big bookstores, such as Barnes & Noble, or small stories such as Walmart, Target, etc?
When I published “Cluck” in paperback (via Createspace.com), it was my understanding that the paperback would also be distributed to a variety of bookstores.  I am not sure, however, when that has taken place.
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4. What do you like to write about the most?
I am weird in that I write stories covering a variety of genres.  “Cluck” was the one I enjoyed the most, because it allowed me to appeal to younger folks while sneaking a little “adult”-type humor in a subversive manner.  Usually though I try to write things that will make people laugh, even if the subject is somewhat serious.
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5. What genre of writing are you most experienced in?
Probably action/adventure pieces with lots of humor.  Been writing things like that since the beginning.
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6. If you had to give any inspiring writers one piece of advice, what would it be?
I’ll say what my dear cousin would say to me when I’d stop writing months at a time…”Write…Write…Right!”
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7. How did you start writing? What was your starting point?
As I mentioned before, I started writing when I was 8 years old…poetry and action stories based on friends.  I’d take some ruled paper and a pen and started filling them, then sharing with folks to see if they liked it.
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 8. What was your favorite childhood book?
Actually, most of the time I read lots of Greek and Roman mythology more than kids books.  I also enjoyed sci-fi, and don’t chuckle, but “Mad Magaizne.”  Probably is how “Cluck” came to be in a lot of ways, especially how it turned out.
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9. Did you get your book published by a publisher first, or an online site such as Amazon Kindle, Nook (B&N), etc?
Right now I am totally self published, starting with Amazon and then spinning off into print with Createspace.
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10. Do you have a website, Facebook/Twitter page, or any other links where people can learn more about you and your works?
Yes…you can follow me via Facebook @ http://www.facebook/com/gericfrancis, as well as on Cluck’s FB page, www.facebook.com/clucktheundercoverchicken.  I blog from time to time as well (not for the kiddos! 🙂 @ www.thefuturesdomain.blogspot.com.

“Lights Out” by Melissa Groeling

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Even when the lights are out, he can still see you…

Paul Holten’s profession doesn’t leave much room for doubt or conscience but he’s reaching his breaking point. The nightmares are getting worse, the jobs are getting harder to finish and the volatile relationship with his boss, Aaron, is falling apart. Now faced with the possibility of an impending death sentence, Paul makes the fatal decision to run. Drawn into one hellish situation after another, he’s forced to confront his dark past—and wonder if perhaps dying isn’t the better option.

They had to get out of there—and fast—but he couldn’t see a thing…

Jesus, it was dark.

It was disorienting in its completeness, in its total lack of light. In his lifetime, Paul had had his sight temporarily taken from him many times. Mostly by people who didn’t want to be looked at or identified if—God forbid—something went wrong. But there had always been some degree of light leaking through the blindfold or a shift in someone’s hand that was clamped tightly over his eyes, or the loose weaves in a rut-sack that was tied around his head. He’d always been able to see something.

This, however, was like the deepest part of the ocean. This was like having his eyes glued shut. This was what it meant to be blind.

The air grew colder and with that came the struggle to breathe. He didn’t know if it was claustrophobia but it came pretty damn close. His chest hurt and his throat felt like someone was cramming cotton into his mouth. He tried to breathe more slowly, to at least calm the thundering in his rib cage, but the darkness around him fed the panic that was skating through his bones. The stones beneath his fingers were wet in some places and icy in others and, under his feet, things crunched and squeaked like he was stepping through snow and ice.

He hoped it was snow and ice.

Echoes came from all sides of him. It was impossible to decipher one sound from the next. He wondered if people who heard voices were anything like this. Just one gigantic ball of murmuring sounds and words that didn’t make any sense.

There was a scraping sound behind him.

About The Author

Melissa Groeling graduated from Bloomsburg University with a degree in English. She lives, reads and writes in the Philadelphia region and wherever else life happens to send her. She is a hardcore New York Giants fan and loves chocolate. Lights Out is her second novel to date.

Come find me at Facebook!

Twitter: @stringbean10

Blog: http://melissagroeling.blogspot.comvv

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“Forever Love” Book Promo; Deborah Armstrong, author

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New Novel Blows Readers Away with a Whirlwind of Unlikely Romance

Literally and figuratively a match made in heaven tickles hearts of romance fiction fans

 

CALEDON, Ontario – – Author Deborah Armstrong graces bookshelves with love and affection as she intertwines romance and wit in Forever Love. In this endearing romance fiction, Armstrong touches on one of the most daring decisions of a man—or woman. She snaps readers back to the reality of love at first sight against obsession in this adventure-romantic drama.

 

Davina Stuart, farmer and bestselling author of Second Harvest, shares a flight to Los Angeles with Hollywood’s latest heartthrob, Quinn Thomas. Three hours of in-flight speed dating and Quinn’s in love. Davina is not so sure. She’s older and wiser. She’ll settle for a one-night stand but he wants more. Davina’s cows and her children are her life. She’s not so sure about Hollywood and its glamour. Blue jeans, cowboy boots and her pickup truck are more her style. Quinn is tired of the plastic starlets, his empty bed and his lonely heart. He’d give up everything, including his career, for the love of a woman, his woman.

 

Armstrong’s book follows their whirlwind romance as the widow of two years, who thought her time for romance was over, finds love with a man who has to have her in his life, to love her forever. Armstrong invites readers to witness how Davina learns to face her fears, and how Quinn perseveres to win the heart of his one true love in Forever Love.
About the Author

Deborah Armstrong is a firm believer in genetics. She attributes her love of the English language, reading and writing to her parents. She is thrilled to have passed on her love of books (with the help of her husband, also an avid reader) to her children. Armstrong lives with her husband, three children, two cats and five hundred cows on their dairy farm in Ontario, Canada. When she’s not writing or working on the farm, she enjoys reading, traveling, watching movies and spending time with her family and friends. Armstrong enjoys strong coffee, chocolate milk and single malt scotch in no particular order.

Links

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deboraharmstrongauthorofromance

Twitter: https://twitter.com/debdee99

Website: http://www.deboraharmstrong.ca/

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6467157.Deborah_Armstrong

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“Stepping Stones to Emotional Resilience” Book Promo

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Marquita Herald is an author, blogger, trainer in personal resilience and founder of Emotionally Resilient Living and Owner of Resilient Living Publications.
Her professional background includes a successful 20 year career in international sales and marketing, followed by a decade as an award winning life and small business coach.
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Marquita is an avid reading, loves to take spur of the moment road trips, and enjoys the occasional game of golf. She is a lover of all dogs (especially her adopted pal Lucy), and a passionate advocate of grassroots volunteer movements and community service. She is also a world-traveler and her trip of a lifetime is Machu Picchu via Orient Express.
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