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    Bad Times? Not At All! | angelakaysbooks on WordPress.com

    We all have to deal with ups and downs in this life. And usually, we have something that gets us through the down times. The contest for this month is for you to write a story about the worse day of your life and how you overcame it (God, a friend, pet, etc). The guidelines: Please keep your stories PG The word count limit is to not exceed 2500 words Put a link to your entry into the comments of this post You may also place the URL of this post into your entry post so others may find and join the community The most important thing is to have…

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    Silver’s #Book Reviews – The Murder of Manny Grimes, by Author, Angela Kay | angelakaysbooks on WordPress.com

    Colleen Chesebro ~ Fairy Whisperer Title:  The Murder of Manny Grimes Author: Angela Kay File Size: 683 KB Print Length: 279 Pages Page Numbers Source ISBN: Publisher: ThomasMax Publishing Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Sold by:  Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B01LZ829WF Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Crime, Murder, Mystery & Suspense *The author provided me with a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review* “When three young boys stumble into Lieutenant Jim DeLong’s life one night during a winter storm, they claim they’ve seen a dead body by the swing sets of the Columbia County Elementary School. After he investigates, DeLong sees no evidence, not even a body. But were the boys telling the…

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    But Critiques are Optional–Right? | angelakaysbooks on WordPress.com

    Lit World Interviews How many of you write a novel or a short story, but you don’t know who to give it to? As writers, the most important thing to do during the journey of finishing your work is to hand a draft over for criticism. Especially if you’re starting out. I mean, you want your work to do well, right? I used to write fifty pages, then give it to my mom to see if it has the potential to be a good story. These days I try to actually finish the work before giving it to anyone. But sometimes it helps to know if the first few pages…

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    “The Murder of Manny Grimes” | angelakaysbooks on WordPress.com

    Who loves a good mystery? I know I do! I love reading them, I love watching them, I love writing them! I’ve always written mysteries…most were short stories from a young girl, which you probably NEVER will read. They are tucked and locked away in a file that reads if opened, self-destruct. Just kidding…well, sort of. Anyway, I wanted to announce the release of “The Murder of Manny Grimes” on the Amazon and Barnes and Noble websites.  Help this freshly indie author out by spreading the word. Tell your mystery-loving friends to buy! The eBook version is only $4.99 and the paperback is $14.95. I urge you to at least…

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    Dog Bone Soup #BookReviews @BetteAStevens | angelakaysbooks on WordPress.com

    Title: Dog Bone Soup Author: Bette A. Stevens Print Length: 216 Publication Date: January 13, 2015 Sold by Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English Formats:  Kindle Goodreads Genres: Historical Fiction From the Author: I love to walk and enjoy nature’s beauty, whether at home or on the go. I’m passionate about the beauty in the world around me and enjoy jotting down notes and composing short poems. The coast is one of my favorite places to relax. I’m a nature collector: everything from seashells to birds’ nests. When I was teaching, these treasures filled my classroom and provided inspiration for reading, writing, and research. It was hands-on fun and excitement and I enjoyed every moment spent…

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    The 5 Wonders of Wisdom for Mystery Writing – Guest Blog Post by Angela Kay | angelakaysbooks on WordPress.com

    My first guest blog on bestselling author Dan Alatorre’s page! I feel incredibly lucky to have been noticed by him that he actually wanted me on his blog! It’s an amazing feeling to be published, but even more amazing to be making friends with fellow authors. Thanks, Dan, for giving me this opportunity! Dan Alatorre – AUTHOR your humble host Meet Angela Kay as she stands on the cusp of her first novel coming out, The Murder of Manny Grimes, and lays out the important elements in writing for one of the biggest genres out there. Mystery. I’m looking forward to writing a mystery one day, and I know a lot…