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Friday, April 9, 2010

Some Great Links to Start the Weekend

Donald Maass wrote a wonderful Writer Unboxed post on the "Elements of Awe" this week. Excellent stuff!

Girlfriends Cyber Circuit pal Ellen Meister is giving away a $25 Amazon.com giftcard in a drawing for her mailing list subscribers. Her upcoming novel, THE OTHER LIFE (Putnam/2011), is already getting great early buzz. NYT bestselling author Sarah Addison Allen wrote, "THE OTHER LIFE is a provocative and unique tale of the road not taken. Ellen Meister puts a magical, masterful spin on one of my favorite questions: "What if?" What if you took both roads? You won't want to miss this one!" Take a peek at her website for more info on all of her novels!

The Seekers give FABULOUS advice on what they wished they'd known before being published. In my opinion, every aspiring writer should read this...

Check out my friend Maureen McGowan's incredibly cool bookcovers!! Cannot wait to get my hands on these novels this fall!

And, finally, because I've been waiting for the day when our dear Jane would be revealed as a special kind of healer, here's a Telegraph article that rightfully gives Jane Austen her due. And many thanks to my friend Joan in PA for sharing this!

Have a relaxing--and hopefully sunny--weekend, everyone :-).

17 comments:

Edie Ramer said...

Great links to start off the Friday. I read the Maass one yesterday, and his first one on inspiring awe. Love that swe factor.

Pamela Cayne said...

What wonderful links--thanks! Donald Maass is always a great read. Happy Friday!

Robin said...

Thanks for the great links! I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Marilyn Brant said...

Edie, Pamela and Robin~hugs to you all! Thanks, ladies. Wishing you three a very happy, very relaxing weekend. :)

miriama said...

Just when I thought there was nothing to do this weekend. Thanks for the great ideas!

Tina Russo Radcliffe said...

So many blogs, so little time. Thanks for narrowing down the search. Thanks for the shout out too.

You are so nice.

Mary Connealy said...

Thanks for the kind words, Marilyn. We appreciate it.

Janet Dean said...

Seekerville appreciates the link and your kind words. I'll check out D. Maass.

Marilyn Brant said...

miriama~I'm so glad you stopped by! Thanks for taking a peek at the links ;).

Tina, Mary and Janet~Seekerville is one of my favorite blogs to visit! Love the thoughts you ladies share with all of us...and the virtual goodies and great coffee can't be beat either!! xo

Audra Harders said...

Thanks for narrowing the search for links, Marilyn. And thanks for the Seekerville shout out.

You're great, you know it?

Camy Tang said...

Thanks so much for the linky luv!!!!
Camy

Ruth Logan Herne said...

Oh my gosh, Marilyn, sweet thing, I'm two-thirds through According to Jane and there's been more than once I've wanted to just shake that pretty little gal while I'm literally jumping up and down on the couch saying, "No! Stop! Don't do it!!!!" while Jane crouched in anguish beside me, hiding her eyes....

To no avail as you well know!

Oh mylanta, what a fun, fun and insightful read into the modern day mind of a girl on the loose! You did a great job of capturing the crazy zaniness that pervades young people today and I find myself on Ellie's roller-coaster ride with her.

Wonderful stuff! And worthy of note! Thank you THIS much for writing it!!!!

Ruthy

Myra Johnson said...

Great selection of links, and thanks for the Seekerville mention! As you can tell, we LOVE visiting with our guests and sharing the ups and downs of the writing journey!

Brittany Roshelle said...

What great articles for writers!

Marilyn Brant said...

Oh, I'm so lucky!! I feel as though I've gotten huge cyber hugs from The Seekers--thanks, ladies!! Audra, Camy, Ruthy and Myra, it was my pleasure to point everyone who stops by to your fabulous blog. (And LOL, Ruthy! You made my day. :)

Brittany~So glad you enjoyed the links, too!!

Virginia C said...

Thanks for the happy, handy links!

gcwhiskas at aol dot com

Mary S said...

Intriguing book covers!