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Archive for April, 2012

April 21st, 2012 by Olivia Boler

Brilliant Review by Pete Denton

Pete Denton is a blogger and writer from Sheffield, England, and we’ve been following each others posts for a few months now. He’s made huge strides with his writing, which he chronicles on his blog, and has garnered all kinds of blogging awards. He’s also been very encouraging when it comes to my own posts […]

April 18th, 2012 by Olivia Boler

Proof, baby!

Drum roll, por favor…the CreateSpace.com proof of The Flower Bowl Spell arrived in the mail yesterday. Totally exciting to have it in hand. Of course, the whole point of a proof or advanced reading copy (ARC) or galley, or whatever we’re calling it these days, is to look for mistakes. I did a cursory glance […]

April 10th, 2012 by Olivia Boler

Hey, Jealousy!

Back in the day, I wrote a lot of book reviews for a major newspaper. Not a whole lot, but with some regularity. I developed a relationship with the book review editor there. Then, he left, taking a golden handshake. The new editor threw me a few bones. But eventually, he stopped. I’d send friendly […]

April 9th, 2012 by Olivia Boler

Ten Minutes or a Page a Day

For the first time in longer than I’d care to admit, I just worked on my sequel to The Flower Bowl Spell. I have Dina Santorelli to thank for that, because she wrote an inspiring post on her Making Baby Grand blog yesterday, about writing for just 10 minutes, even if you don’t feel like […]