"I have been to Chicago. My family went there once or twice a year while I was in middle and high school, but now it's been just over ten years since I've last visited. I'd enjoy going back to see the city as an adult; I'd like to…"
ABOUT AUTHOR: Raised in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Pamela has published articles in Today's Christian Woman, Christian Computing Magazine, Victory in Grace Magazine, Ancestry Magazine, Christian Fiction Blog Alliance Ezine, and the ACFW Ezine, Afictionado. Her true story, Like Son, Like Father, appeared in His Forever (Adams Media). She has served as a sign language interpreter for her church, and is a leader of a women's Bible study group. Her author tag line, "Take a Sentimental Journey"…See More
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ABOUT AUTHOR: Twila Belk, aka The Gotta Tell Somebody Gal, is a writer and speaker who loves braggin’ on God. She enjoys laughing and promoting laughter, but even more than that, she’s passionate about shining the light on her amazing Lord.Twila's seventh book—The Power to be: Be Still, Be Grateful, Be Strong, Be Courageous, Raindrops from Heaven: Gentle Reminders of God’s Power, Presence, and Purpose.In addition to writing and speaking, she enjoys teaching at writers conferences across the…See More
Dear TBCNers,Something NEW and we hope you love it?In the interest of making life simple for our readers and cutting down on all the emails, we thought, why not have a group where all you had to do was join? Just join this group and you will receive notifications when we have a free e-book promotion, or something of interest for you. We will not have discussions, contests, reviews or other tasks, just emails whenever we have something free for you, to go and get.Our goal is to sell promotions…See More
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ABOUT AUTHOR: Hello! My name is Cecil Murphey, but everyone just calls me 'Cec.' I've written dozens of books on a variety of topics with an emphasis on Spiritual Growth, Christian Living, Caregiving, and Recovery. In these books, I share my personal experiences as I strive to be closer to God and to seek his will for me. My passion is to stimulate people's minds and nourish their souls. Since 1984, I've used my writing to help me accomplish those goals. My first book came off the press in…See More
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STARTING a HUGE KINDLE GIVEAWAY Contest in SEPTEMBER. On the Front page, you can see the Kindle HD 8 the authors are giving away. To ENTER you MUST JOIN the AUTHORS Groups that are giving away the KINDLES. I’ll Be telling you who they are soon. TELL your FRIENDS! (they must be a member of TBCN to participate)
MONTHLY GIVEAWAYS – To Enter Drawings you Must JOIN the Author’s group. It’s Easy. Click on the author name. (you can see the GROUPS on the left-hand side on the Front page of TBCN. The group will come up. CLICK the Join button (upper right-hand side). Now you are in. THEN you can check out what the author is offering for the month. It’s anything from a gift cards to books and everything in-between. You can START Entering the Drawing the Third MONDAY NIGHT of the month at the “Live” Chat. We meet each month for 30 minutes. Catch up, talking about what’s on our minds, giveaway coffee and kick off the giveaways for that month. If your name is drawn for a book you can post the review on the author page and Post your review pasting it in the comment box and hitting ADD REPLY.
“Live” Chat is held at TBCN on the Third Monday night of the month. You are not required to be there to participate in the Giveaway events. It’s just a fun time to catch up with members talk about chocolate, the book they just read, movie they saw and give away a pound yummy coffee. The time we start is 8 pm Eastern Standard Time. If you need more information please contact me firstname.lastname@example.org
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