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Nov.30.2010
Contact UsEmail SignupSearchSite MapContact UsEmail SignupSearchSite Map     http://library.caltech.edu/images/libguides/books.jpg First Book Registration First Book is a nonprofit organization that annually provides millions of books to schools and programs serving children from low-income...
meg-waite-clayton's picture
Aug.13.2010
"Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck." — Iris Murdoch And a quick reminder that Friday the 13th might be your lucky day! - Meg
meg-waite-clayton's picture
Aug.07.2010
To say thanks to some authors who've been generous to me, I'm doing a little book giveaway this week on 1st Books: Stories of How Writers Get Started. Details to enter HERE! Includes books by an Oprah author, a New York Times bestseller, and a Granta best author.
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Feb.02.2010
 (Posted from The Publeconomist, published 1/23/10) Technology can lead to scary things!  An interesting article was posted yesterday in the New York Times.  Author Motoko Rich wrote about how many new and emerging authors are experiencing an enormous boost in sales without making a penny.  How...
meg-waite-clayton's picture
Nov.27.2009
Holiday Greetings! I've been casting about for a way to do some good for the holidays, and have two offers to share: free copies of my hard-to-find first novel, The Language of Light, and personally inscribed copies of The Wednesday Sisters for holiday giving: Donate for the Cure and Get a...
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Oct.23.2009
Over the next several weeks, Backword Books members will be interviewing one another - which allows you to see them in two lights: interviewer and author. Last week, Henrby Baum was interviewed about his novel The American Book of the Dead, and readers were offered a chance to win a signed copy of...
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Oct.23.2009
Today I sent out my quarterly newsletter - if you've not signed up yet, put your email in the box on the right hand side (under the followers). It always has a competition to win free books, and you can enter too - just send an email titled 'Thaw' to fiona@fionarobyn.com by the end of November and...
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Oct.14.2009
Yes, it may seem as though the title to this blog implies that if you give up your day job, many freebies will come your way, but that's deliberately designed to mislead, just so you'll come and read this post. Sorry! So: just a quick roundup: I was asked by fellow writer and blogger Michelle...
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Sep.21.2009
You can't be a random winner if you don't enter. Welcome to the Backword Books contest REVISED EDITION. Grand Prize: The same. A package of seven signed books by Backword authors: Homefront by Kristen Tsetsi, Spam & Eggs by Andrew Kent, The Brightest Moon of the Century by Christopher Meeks,...
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Sep.21.2009
Welcome to the Backword Books contest. Grand Prize: A package of seven books by Backword authors: Homefront by Kristen Tsetsi, Spam & Eggs by Andrew Kent, The Brightest Moon of the Century by Christopher Meeks, Threshold by Bonnie Kozek, Broken Bulbs by Eddie Wright, Waiting for Spring by RJ...