Shameless Begging

Entertaining Stories

I am surprised to find myself as a nominee at the Rave Awards, held by the Rave Reviews Book Club. This is the club where authors share the burden of promotion by helping each other. I’m going to include a voting link, and while you’re there take a minute to surf around. They have helped me tremendously, and they can help you too. So the point is that I’m shamelessly asking for your votes.

First up, and possibly my best opportunity is this very blog. Entertaining Stories was nominated as Best Blog Site. I put most of my effort into this site, and it looks like the hard work is starting to get noticed. I’m up against some tough competition, including a couple of regulars here.

Secondly, and possibly the biggest surprise to me, The Playground was nominated as Book of the Year. Someone out there enjoyed it. What the…

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Seasons of Skorn, shadows of the seas: in search of time

I think this is my favourite out of my attempts to honour Tolkien by taking literally this statement from from Letters #133; ‘I had a mind to make a body of more or less connected legend … which I could dedicate simply to: to England; to my country. … I would draw some of the great tales in fullness, and leave many only placed in the scheme, and sketched. … leave scope for other minds and hands, wielding paint and music and drama.” ‘ I hope he would not mind some prose as well.

The Last Ringbearer

“Come away, Dad, do. There’s nothing more we can do here.” Robin Gamgee tugged anxiously at his father’s arm, but Sam remained still, silent, gazing down at the mound of fresh-heaped earth at his feet.
Robin looked up at his brothers and sisters standing round. Most were weeping, but Elanor stood dry-eyed, looking…

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💕 The Heart’s Journey Home 💕 Book Trailer on #RRBC’s Block Party Tour!


Welcome to Rave Reviews Book Club’s Holiday Train “BOOK TRAILER” Block Party!

How cool is this? For the whole month of November, we are discovering amazing books by watching the trailers of Rave Reviews Book Club authors. At each stop there are DAILY GIVEAWAY PRIZES and all you have to do to earn a chance at winning, is leave a comment on the book trailer. Yup, that’s it!

Here’s What I’m Giving Away Today:

$5.00 – Amazon Gift Card

$5.00 – Amazon Gift Card

# of Winners for this stop:  2

I’d like to introduce you to my book trailer for The Heart’s Journey Home. Today, you can grab your copy for .99 cents!


The Heart’s Journey Home is poetry for the soul. ♥

The Heart’s Journey Home is a collection of poems that capture the essence of the fragility and the resiliency of our hearts – the brilliant beauty of…

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A Word from My Publicist (Cover Reveal)

Anna Blake: The Print Version.


My name is Edgar Rice Burro. I’m the publicist for Prairie Moon Press. I got the job because I have the loudest voice, and I’m not afraid to use it. Also, I’m not afraid to tell humans what to do. I’m helpful that way. 


I am the human and I used to think I had a thin veneer of control on this farm. I might have been exaggerating.


My human finally took my advice and put my handsome face on a book cover. She’s slow on the uptake, but she gives a good ear rub, so I’m patient with her. This book will sell like cold carrots on a hot day.


I do the hard jobs for Prairie Moon Press. I wrote the book, for instance. I paid for everything. He just came in at the end and brayed about it. Like it was all his idea. Okay…

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