COTT: Beneath the Blackberry Moon by April W Gardner

The first three books in April W Gardner’s Creek Country Saga have just hit the Amazon shelves! They are now available for purchase, but every subscriber to her newsletter gets the first in the series for FREE! Scroll to nab your copy! Beneath the Blackberry Moon will sweep you away to another time, then make you sigh and wish you could stay just a little longer.     I cannot…

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Clash of the Titles Interview with Gail Pallotta by April W. Gardner

*guest post by COTT Sr. Editor, April W Gardner This week, it was my privilege to spend a few extra minutes with author Gail. Gail is one of the blog alliance correspondents at Clash of the Titles. Her husband, Rick, says she’s the only person he knows who can go in the grocery for a loaf of bread and come out with someone’s life story. That’s probably because she inherited…

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COTT Announces Nancy Kimball’s Chasing the Lion Winer of the Unpublished Clash

*Guest post by–COTT Sr. Editor, April W Gardner *This clash sponsored by WhiteFire Publishing The first five hundred words of any story are usually enough to clue us is as to the author’s style, the tone the book will take, and whether or not the story will hold our interest. It’s those five hundred from two different unpublished novels that Clash of the Titles presented to you last week.  Will…

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COTT’s April W. Gardner Interviews Lisa Lickel

* guest post by COTT Senior Editor, April W Gardner The lovely Lisa Lickel has stopped by today to talk about her frigid Wisconsin winters, her 1830’s ship’s captain house, and her growing list of published novels. Join us! Lisa is a Wisconsin writer who lives with her husband in a hundred and fifty-year-old house built by a Great Lakes ship captain. Surrounded by books and dragons, she is a multi-published novelist,…

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Clash of the Titles: April W. Gardner Interviews Michelle Massaro

*guest post by April W Gardner “I often cry when I am in prayer for my children. When eternity breaks through the here and now and the only request left in me is please, God, bring my children into the Kingdom.” -Michelle Massaro ***** It’s my immense pleasure to introduce a lovely woman to you today, and offer an opportunity to get to know her! Michelle Massaro is my right arm…

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Interview with Rossleyn Elliott, Clash of the Titles 2011 Laurel Award Winner

*by Sr. Editor, April W Gardner “I knew that I had just been given an amazing true story that needed to be told.” –Rosslyn Elliott, Clash of the Titles 2011 Laurel Award Winner Portions of that story—Fairer Than Morning—won the majority of COTT reader votes in June when it took the victory in the “Best Protagonist” ring. In November, it competed against a long list of other COTT champion novels…

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