Author Archive: Booklover

Online Book Tours!

Have you published a book and its not doing much? Have you promoted your book to the best of your ability? Have you thought of an Online Book Tour? Online Book Tours can get your book in front of thousands upon thousands of people! We have listed some of the more popular online book tour sites. Explore your possibilities! Grab your opportunities! Organise a book tour for your book!  …
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Popular Children’s Author Gigi Sedlmayer interview

Well known and popular children’s author Gigi Sedlmayer interviewed by Uvi Poznansky Who inspired you to start writing and how did your craft develop since then? Surviving cancer and finding myself still alive after two years of just sitting around, but still locked after my two little girls and my husband, Albert, I finally came to my senses again. Since I couldn’t work at a traditional job any longer, I…
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Dogsled Racer Blazes Trail for Visually Impaired Readers and Cyclists

Rachael Scdoris, a 28-year-old outdoors enthusiast, has been a competitive dogsled racer for well over a decade. Thanks to the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), a division of the Library of Congress, she’s been an avid reader for the past year. Scdoris was born and raised in the wilderness of Bend, Ore., where she traversed mountains and deserts on the back of a sled with…
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Amanda Starling – Featured Author

Mumma to Be – Amanda Starling Every hiccup and foreign moment I endured I wanted reassurance and peace of mind. From that moment I was prompted to record my journey. My words began, freely, candidly and honestly. Initially I was writing for my baby thinking it would be a great keepsake for when she was older – I’m such a realist thinking so far in advance! Perhaps she will be…
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Wheels of Mizfortunate Review

I have Wheels of Mizfortunate and thought I’d say a few words about it. I think the book was a unique inside up close look into what it would be like if the worst happened to us , an accident or mishap that would be crippling. I recently broke my ankle and was immobilized for just a brief period of time as I read this book. What am ordeal ,…
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No Shelf Required With E-Readers at Your Fingertips

With hectic schedules ruling the day, people often underestimate the importance of taking time to relax and recharge—even if for only a few minutes. To that point, why not do so with a good book? Whether you’re curled up on the couch after work or simply on your lunch break, eReading companies such as Kobo have enough options to keep you interested—and relaxed. No matter what age you are, there’s…
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New Books Released by Aurora House Publishing

Aurora House publishing has been busy. They have recently released five new books – two children’s books and three autobiographies. Look over to the left and you will find them all in Recommended Reading. Each new release is excellent reading. The Faceless Man will take you across Australia on motorbikes, from the east coast to the west. Across the desert with its searing heat, through tropical storms – just becuase…
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New Book Releases

Our new releases are forging their way in the book world! Authors Amanda Starling (Mumma to Be) and Gigi Sedlmayer (Talon series) are making waves!           Aurora House now has the complete Talon series to date. The first four books are brilliant reading for children aged 8-12 years. The bonding between a little girl and her Condor friends has to be read to be appreciated. Matica’s…
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Facing Demons

Facing Demons is a journey of enlightenment and self-discovery. It tells of one woman’s struggle against being controlled, mentally abused, how she dealt with it and how she overcame it. It is also a story of growth and enlightenment. During her childhood  years, Marion is all but ignored by her father, when all she wants are kind words and hugs. Her school years were traumatic with dyslexia, until it was…
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How I Started Writing by Gillian Lee

I have always had an interest in creating characters, whether it is in creative writing or sitting in a café watching different people walking by, guessing their life story. I have tried to start writing a book several times in my adult lifetime, only to be discouraged by the enormity that it held. Questions would cloud my creativity, such as ‘Who would want to read what I write?’, ‘Which publisher…
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FutureQuest – Building an Awesome World Future by Albert Sedlmayer

FutureQuest is a book about the future – a new sustainable world future. A future that everyone can take part in and help to build. We all share this planet and we can all do something towards improving our current situation. No matter how small you feel your part may be, its still important in creating the future as we want it to be – free from war, free from…
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How to Get your Book into the Hands of a Publisher

Have you wondered HOW to get your book into the hands of a book publisher? Start with a FREE appraisal! Most appraisals are offered for FREE. This will not only tell you if your book is publishable, but also what might be needed in the way of editing. It’s often not as much as  you think. Being an author is hard work these days, there are so many books already…
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John McDougall Stuart – Book Review

John McDougall Stuart was one of Australia’s greatest explorers. He was relentless in his quest for a way through the centre of Australia and finding a route to the top end. He led six expeditions , each time pushing himself and his men to the brink of death. He travelled light with minimum provisions and horses, and just a few men. Stuart’s expeditions started in 1858 in search of Wingillpin….
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Half Price Manuscript Edit Offer!

 A beautiful manuscript page, with many hours of work. Editing those manuscripts would have been very time consuming, trying to decipher the handwriting. With most manuscripts being typed today, it is much quicker and easier to have a manuscript prepared for publishing. Has your book has been sitting on the top shelf gathering dust? It’s time to pull it out and together we can get your book ready for publishing….
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Make it Good – Interactive Fiction book

So you want to be a part-time Detective? Make It Good is an interactive book where you can play the detective and solve a murder. Can you give the drink away long enough to solve the case? A difficult challenge – you are going to have to think and take time if you want to progress through the book. Its a hard case with complex characters. To play the game,…
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Short Story – Appearance by Kate Peterson

It was during the first snowstorm of the new year. The color green was something you saw in pictures tacked to the wall or in a memory from what felt like years ago. I was living alone in a studio apartment in a shitty section of west Cleveland. Everything was the same color in that neighborhood, even in the summer. It was the kind of dirty grey that gets swept…
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Keeping Your Manuscript Safe

It is amazing how quickly and easily manuscripts can become confused, especially with different versions of the same one. If you have more than one copy of a manuscript, make sure they are all well labelled and even dated to ensure mistakes will not happen. There would be nothing worse than sitting for hours, writing or editing, only to find that you have been working on the wrong version. I…
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How to Create your Book with Storyboarding

Many new authors turn themselves inside out trying to work out ‘how’ to have their story flow, write about each character in their turn and how to bring them into the story, kill them off, or keep them all going at the same time. Sometimes, a story can loose its way and the author has to bring it back on track, or not notice anything wrong if they become so…
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