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Novel Magic: Paranormal Elements to Boost Mainstream Stories by Connie Johnson Hambley

Today, we’re talking about those subtle touches and whispers– a nudge at the top of the stairs–the scent of roses in the dead of winter–those little hints of a presence not entirely of this world with author Connie Hambley.   Paranormal Elements to Boost Mainstream Stories by Connie Johnson Hambley Frequent readers of Sorchia’s blog may gasp when reading this, but not everyone can digest a main course of paranormal or horror or fantasy. For some, a simple seasoning of other worldly elements is enough for the story to lure and satisfy a reader. I write mainstream thrillers with a…
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Book Cover Conversation PLUS an Exclusive Peek at ZG #2

I’m a guest on the blog of my friend and fellow Wild Rose Author Alicia Dean this week.  Check out the post which includes an exclusive excerpt from Zoraida Grey and the Voodoo Queen HERE. I’m also asking for your help as I get ready to design a cover for ZG and the VQ which is in the hands of my editor right now. If you’d like to help, here is a link to a quick survey where you can tell me what you like and hate in a book cover. Sorchia’s Book Cover Survey I’m nearly 10 K into Zoraida…
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Help Design a Book Cover PLUS Prism and Rita Award Winning Books

I need your help designing my next book cover, but first read about the big doin’s in Sorchia’s Universe this past week. This Week’s Breaking News Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones won a third place Prism Award from Romance Writers of America’s Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal chapter. While I would have loved  1st or 2nd place, Zoraida was in elite company. The 1st place winner in my category took Best of the Best and the 2nd place winner got a RITA . See all the Prism winners and RITA winners  and add them to your reading list. Zoraida Grey and the Voodoo…
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Novel Magic: Giving Books a New Life with Juli D.Revezzo

Audiobooks provide the same escape you found when your mom read stories out loud to you when you were a kid.  Remember how nice it was to close your eyes and fall into a story? These days you can listen to your favorite books via an audiobook service while you drive, make supper, or lounge on the couch with a glass of wine. Sorchia’s Universe is happy to present author Juli D.Revezzo, author of Lady of the Tarot. She’s going to tell you  about her experiences mining this method of publishing and a bit about her new book as well.…
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