Category: Books

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Here’s What All Your Author Friends Want For Xmas

Christmas is coming. Authors everywhere have stopped writing their novels. Instead, they’re writing their wish list for Santa. But just what exactly do you get an author for Christmas…? Well, really, authors aren’t as...

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Review: An English Ghost Story by Kim New Newman

The Naremore family believe they’re discovered the perfect home, where they hope to rekindle their family connections and strengthen their bonds. For a while that’s the cast, and the magic of the home is...

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Legend Meets X Men in Dead Zone

  Dead Zone reminds me of so many other books, and also films. It’s a lot like Legend, but also similar to X Men and Red Dawn. In this sequel to Black Out, a...

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Michael Faber Pens His Last Chapter

According to an article by the new York Times, Michael Faber has decided that his most recent book will also be his last. You can catch the full interview over on the New York...

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Remembering Saul Bellow’s Herzog

In 1974 American’s were reeling from the horror of the assignation of the president John f Kenndey, an event that sent shockwaves around the world that can still be heard to this day. It...

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Book Review: The Missing Place by Sophie Littlefield

Colleen and Shay are two very different women. Colleen comes from a wealthy background and is an intellectual, professional type of woman. Shay is the opposite: unsophisticated, rough but also very determined and tough....

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Norman Lear Memoir Available Now

Norman Lear, writer and producer with credits including Allin the Family, One Day At A Time, and The Jeffersons, has just released his memoirs through Penguin Publishing. In Norman Lear’s ninety-plus years he’s witnessed...

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How To Market A Book Independently Infographic

source How To Market a Book Independently — Infographic Feel free to share this infographic anywhere you like. To embed on your website use the following code: <a href=”http://arolemodel.com/how-to-market-a-book-independently-infographic/”><img class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-56959″ src=”http://arolemodel.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/how-to-market-a-book-independently.jpg” alt=”how-to-market-a-book-independently”...

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How to Write Good Characters in Fiction

  Knowing how to write good characters in fiction is perhaps the most important of all the skills that a novelist must master. The reason is simple. Of all the things people are drawn...

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Ashes to Ashes Book Review

Ashes to Ashes (Experiment in Terror) [Kindle Edition] It’s been a busy two months for Perry Palomino and Dex Foray. Their relationship has reached a turning point, Perry’s settled in Seattle and their show...

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It Isn’t Cheating If He’s Dead! Book Review

 What a title! This is precisely the sort of title I’d love to work with on the self publishing and marketing arm of ARoleModel.com. Why? Because it’s so darned SHAREABLE. Shareability is extremely important...