Monthly Archives: May 2013

Turning Rejections into a Published Series

Rejections are an unpleasant reality for writers. After 99 of them for her classical music-themed suspense novel, STACCATO, Deborah J. Ledford tucked the manuscript into a drawer. She dusted off the manuscript when she found out about the Next Great … Continue reading

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Just Keep Writing

Jenn McKinlay couldn’t believe her ears on her first day of work as a librarian. She listened politely as her new employer proudly outlined the perks of working in that library. But Jenn knew she had way too much to do for … Continue reading

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Answering the Siren’s Call

Jenny Milchman’s debut novel is Cover of Snow, a thriller released in January 2013. The story grabs you by the heart in the first chapter and doesn’t let go until the surprising conclusion. The unexplained suicide of Nora Hamilton’s cop … Continue reading

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