Author Archives: Diana Douglas

About Diana Douglas

Diana Douglas, author. Coorganizer of the Arizona Novel Writers Workshop. Member Arizona Historical Novel Society, Member BooksGoSocial Authors, Transplanted Texan. http://www.meetup.com/Arizona-Writers-Workshop-com http://twitter.com/#!/themodernscribe

CHANCES ARE, YOU’RE A WRITER…

While searching for something to use in my Wednesday’s Wisdom post, I ran across Just Writer Problems, a diverting site dedicated to pointing out some of the wackier issues we writers have to deal with. They were too much fun to keep to … Continue reading

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A BOOK REVIEW OF COACHING DAD, by Fred Phillips

Fred Phillips’s time-travel, Coaching Dad, takes us from 2010 San Diego, to 1948, Hamptonville, a small town not far from Long Island. When we first meet the main character, Charles, his life is in shambles. His ex-wife divorces him for … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS FOR YOUR THURSDAY

HAVE A GREAT WEEK-END!

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A Book Review of BEYOND DEATH by Deb McEwan

What happens after we die? It’s a question that remains unanswered until we learn first-hand, but in the meantime, the unknown spawns creativity. A multitude of songs and books have been written, movies made, each with their own particular twist on the subject. … Continue reading

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NAKED TRUTHS ABOUT GETTING BOOK REVIEWS BY GISELA HAUSMANN

Whether you’re traditionally published, self-published, or small press, reviews are an essential part of an author’s career. They help potential readers decide whether or not they want to read our books and Amazon uses them in deciding how our books … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY’S WISDOM A Quote by Agatha Christie

I read my first Agatha Christie when I was twelve and went on to read every one of them. It’s time to do it all over again.

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Whoa, I Need to Lie Down…

Here I am doing a bit of shameless promotion again, but I was interviewed by the zany blogger and memoirist, Lorna Lee of Lorna’s Voice, and it went live today! The interview was about my newest book The Tattooed Angel, a Time-Travel but it quickly got … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY’S WISDOM, A quote by Ray Bradbury

You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. Ray Bradbury

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THE TATTOOED ANGEL – a Time-travel

Today, I’m going to indulge in a little self/book-promotion for my latest release. Actually, the word indulge isn’t accurate because the land of marketing has always been a very uncomfortable place for me to hang out. I might indulge in a long soak … Continue reading

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A BOOK REVIEW: YOU HAD TO BE THERE by Gene Gorman

Gene Gorman’s memoir, You Had to Be There, is a roller coaster ride that takes the reader from Gorman’s childhood to the horrors of Vietnam, his descent into alcoholism, his fight for sobriety and following success as a salesman, entrepreneur, … Continue reading

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