Books, Marketing and Branding, Uncategorized, World War 2, Writer's Life, Writing, Writing Inspiration

It’s My Book’s Birthday!

Hello again, Readers and Writers! I hope this finds you all well. Today, I'm just popping in to share some news—my debut novel, Whom Shall I Fear?, turns one year old tomorrow! To celebrate, I've reduced the paperback price to $9.99 until the end of June. https://www.amazon.com/Whom-Shall-Fear-Anne-Clare/dp/1072975106/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1593277722&sr=8-1 In other news, I've been hard at work,… Continue reading It’s My Book’s Birthday!

History Class, Photos, Uncategorized, World War 2

Images from Victory in Europe Day

Today marks the 75th anniversary of "V-E Day," the day in Second World War history when the Allies celebrated Victory in Europe. In remembrance, I decided to simply share a few images of the celebrations that took place around the world. Some you may recognize from last year, others are new additions. "The first flyers… Continue reading Images from Victory in Europe Day

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WWII Flash Fiction: “Changing Horizons”

Author Trisha Faye runs "Pages of the Past: Celebrating Historical Fiction," an excellent website, newsletter, and facebook group for historical fiction readers and writers. She also hosted her first historical flash fiction contest this December, which I entered, and won! For those of you not familiar with the term, flash fiction is characterized by its… Continue reading WWII Flash Fiction: “Changing Horizons”

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My Book’s Taking a Spin on Kindle Unlimited

Happy weekend to all! While I'm still deep in the grip of NaNoWriMo,  (and feeling half grateful and half panicked that the month's challenge is halfway over) I'm surfacing for a moment to let you know about a new option for checking out my debut novel, WHOM SHALL I FEAR? Authors who publish e-books exclusively… Continue reading My Book’s Taking a Spin on Kindle Unlimited

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The Challenges of Writing That Second Book

This June, after years of research, rewrites, and editing, I published my first novel. Putting my paper and binding "baby" out into the world was exhilarating, terrifying,  exhausting... but it's done! That mountain is scaled! And then... I had the first reader ask, "When's the next one coming out?!" Don't misunderstand me- having people ask… Continue reading The Challenges of Writing That Second Book

Books, Publishing, Uncategorized, Writer's Life, Writing, Writing Inspiration, Writing Tips

Publishing Paths: Interviewing Author Betty Thomason Owens (Plus a Book Giveaway!)

Welcome back, readers and writers! Over the life of this blog I've had the opportunity to interview several different authors to talk about their individual paths to publication- authors like Jonathon Mast, A.M. Heath, Jean Lee, Vanessa Rasanen, Dan Alatorre, and Lydia Eberhardt. Today, I'm pleased to introduce author Betty Thomason Owens! Betty has published… Continue reading Publishing Paths: Interviewing Author Betty Thomason Owens (Plus a Book Giveaway!)

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*NEW RELEASE SPECIAL* Review of INDIE Ebook Whom Shall I Fear? by Anne Clare #Brainfluffbookreview #WhomShallIFearbookreview — Brainfluff

Author S.J. Higbee was kind enough to review my novel on her site today! As she knows both WWII history and had a family connection to the Italian campaign, I was excited (and a little nervous) to see what she thought of it... I know Anne Clare as a book blogger and when – belatedly… Continue reading *NEW RELEASE SPECIAL* Review of INDIE Ebook Whom Shall I Fear? by Anne Clare #Brainfluffbookreview #WhomShallIFearbookreview — Brainfluff

Books, Publishing, Uncategorized, World War 2, Writer's Life

It’s Launch Day! And the Winners Are…

It's here! It's my book launch day, and, in spite of my worries, both my e-book and my paperback are LIVE on Amazon! (Of course, since everything can never be perfect, the online description on the paperback page came out as a big block-o-text, but I guess that gives me something to keep working on… Continue reading It’s Launch Day! And the Winners Are…

Books, Publishing, Uncategorized, World War 2, Writer's Life

This is It! Final Giveaway Chances!

This is it! This is the end of my Book Launch Giveaway! Tomorrow, my e-book will be available on Amazon! Hopefully the paperback will be as well... (If you didn't see my last, there have been some complications, which mean that the paperback is now waiting for someone...somewhere...to give it the final green light. I'm… Continue reading This is It! Final Giveaway Chances!

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Let the Countdown To My Book Launch Begin!

It's official! My debut novel, Whom Shall I Fear? launches next week on Friday, June 28th. To celebrate, I'll be counting down with daily blog posts, and a chance to win some fabulous prizes. Special Upcoming Posts For the next week's countdown I'll be sharing daily posts on some pretty fascinating WWII topics inspired by my novel,… Continue reading Let the Countdown To My Book Launch Begin!