Category Archives: blogging

Happy Easter and Passover!

HAPPY EASTER AND PASSOVER! To children everywhere Easter is jelly beans, bunnies, plastic eggs filled with candy and money, baskets full of chocolate and all things that are sweet and delicious. To adults it has more meaning – Christ has … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Self-Publishing!

I wrote this post back in August of 2013 for a site that was active at the time. PIA is no longer up and running so please don’t try to find it. I thought this post would be helpful for … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas!

This post which I published in December of 2017 is apropos for today –THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS! I hope you will enjoy it again. Each time I look at this beautiful collage made by my friend, soprano extraordinaire, Charlotte … Continue reading

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The Second Person Point Of View Can Captivate Your Readers – by Derek Haines…

Are you confused about POV and when to use first, second or third person in your writing? Read this excellent article by Derek Haines. via The Second Person Point Of View Can Captivate Your Readers – by Derek Haines…

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Interview with Author Sally Cronin!

INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR SALLY CRONIN! Sally Cronin Please help me welcome, author Sally Cronin, to Jemsbooks.blog Segment, Interview an Author. Sally is a dear online friend who is a kind and generous supporter of her fellow authors. I am thrilled … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Thursday 30th August 2018 – Norah Colvin, Janice Spina and Alethea Kehas #EarlyReading and #Inspiration

I am thrilled to be on my friend, Sally Cronin’s fabulous blog where she shares posts of other authors. It was an honor to be included in this group of lovely and talented authors. Thank you so much, Sally! Hugs … Continue reading

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7 Ways You Can Promote Your Blog For Free

Check out this informative and helpful way to promote your blog by Hugh Roberts, Blogger Extraordinaire! His site is fantastic and full of all kinds of interesting posts. Thanks, Hugh! via 7 Ways You Can Promote Your Blog For Free

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Happy Birthday – 70th!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! 🎂 🎁  I can’t believe I am now 70 YEARS OLD! Yikes! Where did the years go? There have been ups and downs but I am still here and kicking strong! My husband surprised me with a … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Marcia Meara!

  MARCIA MEARA Please welcome author Marcia Meara to Jemsbooks Blog Author Interview Segment. Thank you, Marcia, for coming today. Lovely to be here today, Janice! Thanks so much for having me. I’ll step aside so you can begin, Marcia. … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Allan Hudson!

ALLAN HUDSON Please welcome author Allan Hudson to Jemsbooks Blog Author Interview Segment. Thank you, Allan, for coming today. I’ll turn over the reins to you now. I’m looking forward to learning more about you. Thank you, Janice, for having … Continue reading

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