Archive: October 2013 -

Danielle Monsch, Author of Stone Guardian

Danielle Monsch, Author of Stone Guardian

Danielle Monsch is helping to give away a bunch of prizes to celebrate her spooky Halloween-ish book Stone Guardian.  It's part of a blog party including a bunch of authors, so there are lots of different prizes to be won...including...an ipad mini!  And a Coach bag!  Read the below info on how to enter to win this awesome swag!  Also, the following is Danielle's own words detailing a story about her past and why she's donating partial proceeds of her book, from now until Halloween, to Toys for Tots.    12 Days of Halloween by Danielle Monsch  From about mid-October until Christmas...

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Exclusive ELECTED Preview!

Here's an exclusive sneak peek into ELECTED's first few pages.  Let me know what you think by leaving a comment or sharing the video with others!  Also, as far as social media, I can be found at the following spots: 1.  Rori Shay author page on facebook (just search for Rori Shay Writer) 2.  Twitter:  @RoriShayWrites 3.  Goodreads-ELECTED is up on there.  You can add it to your "want to read" pile 4.  You can also friend me on Facebook.  Just search for Rori Shay. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwVOA-tlj_g

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Are Writers Colleages or Competitors?

I love that in the publishing industry, fellow writers are not competitors but colleagues.  Unlike in other industries where people fight for market share, there seems to be a different vibe among individual writers.  Yes, there's competition at the publishing company level, but between the actual authors, there's a sense of community unlike any other I've seen in a professional landscape.  I think that's largely because writers don't feel like they're competing against each other to grab a reader for themselves.  If a reader likes a fellow writer's book, there's no reason why they won't want...

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