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Hey guys! I have created a newsletter! I say that with enthusiasm because I am not always the most tech savvy, but I DID IT. The Monthly Courant will contain lots of goodies. 1) An interesting or little known historical tidbit 2) Updates on my writing and publishing journey 3) News about my travels 4) […]

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Fans Pick Hunger Games Cast

So…when I checked my mail Friday, my Entertainment Weekly magazine greeted me.  Inside were the results of the EW Shelf Life Blog’s poll as to who should play the characters in the upcoming film Hunger Games based on the best selling book by Suzanne Collins.  Now remember…this is who the fans want…not who has actually […]

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Win A Free Manuscript Edit From Miss C.A. Marshall….Editor Extraodinaire

Hey Everyone!!!  I won a fabulous book giveaway last week from the great Julie Lindsey over at Musings from the Slushpile when I noticed a fabulous giveaway by Miss C.A. Marshall.  C.A. is not only a freelance editor, she is also a YA writer and a fabulous follow on Twitter.  This is an amazing givewaway […]

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We’ve Gone Global!

SO…thanks to the wonderful world of Twitter and my AMAZING Twitter followers, this blog has received over 400 page views by people in 62 cities and 12 countries over the last 4 days!!!  Thanks to everyone for visiting….Charissa XOXO UPDATE:  As of 9/8/10 we’re over 1000 page views by people in 104 cities and 16 […]

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Book Reviews…

Hey everyone….  Here is a list of books that will be added to the Book Review page in the near future. Thirst by Christopher PikeOne Day by David NichollsFallen by Lauren KateTiger by John VaillantInto the Wild by John KrakauerMocking Jay by Suzanne CollinsHush, Hush by Becca FitzpatrickThe Girl Who Played With Fire andThe Girl […]

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Computer Wiz

     So I feel pretty smart after the last few days of learning html coding and editing formats and how to embed videos and all sorts of other techno-geek stuff.  I never realized how much ‘stuff’ is behind everything you see on a webpage!       Today I’ve managed to get zero writing done…yet again…but I knew […]

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