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Friday Featured Blogger – Margaret Fieland

Thanks for stopping by. Today’s featured blogger is Margaret Fieland who blogs over at Margaret Fieland Unique Visions where she talks about science fiction, poetry, and more.

One thing I have in common with Margaret, is that I too was born and raised in New York. Not sure which corner of New York she was […]

Question of the Week

Will the general public ever truly understand adoption and the people it affects?

Please leave your answers in the comments section below. One commenter will be chosen to win a packet of Dead Sea Mineral bath salts.


Friday Featured Blogger – Penny Ehrenkranz

Join me today in welcoming Penny Ehrenkranz to Gloria’s Corner as my featured blogger.

If I recall correctly I met Penny through the Muse Online Conference when it first began.

Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz has published more than 100 articles, 75 stories, a chapbook, and her stories have been included in two anthologies. She […]

Question of the week

Have you ever experienced a period of timelessness that allowed for effortless creativity?

One commenter will be chosen as winner of a packet of Dead Sea Mineral bath salts.


I’m back, energy renewed, and ready to go

For those of you who were wondering when my next posts would come, fear not, they will come. I”m sorry about the gap that has occurred, but health comes first. In August I underwent lung surgery to end a two-year battle with pleural effusion in my left lung. Finally, I can literally breathe free, no […]

Book Review: Norma Jean’s Sun by Kris Courtney

Norma Jean’s Sun Kris Courtney Charleston, SC Harvard Girl Word Services First edition 2009 287 pages $19.95 ISBN: 05780205099 or 978-0578020594

“It took every ounce of medical training and experience for the doctor to summon the courage [to tell the parents] the circumstances demanded.”

Norma had what anyone could call a normal birthing, but it […]

Book Review–Mom’s Story: a Child Learns About MS by Mary Jo Nickum

Mary Jo Nickum Mom’s Story: a Child Learns About MS Chalet Publishers, 2009, 74 pages, $9.95 ISBN: 978-098408365-7 Fiction

“I found Mom sitting on the floor and I rushed to her as she started to get up.”

Amy, the youngest child of three children was worried, scared, and puzzled about what was happening to her […]

Red Hot Internet Publicity: an insider’s guide to marketing

Penny C. Sansevieri Red Hot Internet Publicity: an insider’s guide to marketing your book on the Internet Cosimo Books, 2009, 275 pages, $18.95 ISBN: 978-1-60520-724-7 (Nonfiction, publicity, marketing)

“Nowadays, it’s no longer a matter of whether you can get published, it’s a matter of getting you book noticed.”

Sansevieri covers everything an author needs to […]

Muse Online Conference Attendee Appreciation of Lea Schizas

Thank You Lea Schizas @ Yahoo! Video

As we approach the Muse Online Conference 2009 I’d like to share this

From the 5th annual Readers and Authors Get Together 2009: Agents and Editors share their thoughts on pitching. Enjoy.