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Top Drawer News — Bubble of the Week!

We’ve said it before here and here — we really like Bublish! In addition to the great name (a play on “publish”), the idea of creating a snapshot of a book, complete with author bio, website, buy links, and an excerpt, is a great concept and a beautiful platform to showcase books. We’ve published bubbles for our young adult novel, The SkyHorse, our…

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Top Drawer News — Author Interview

We completed an in-depth author interview at Smashwords–okay, we answered ten questions, and since we picked the questions and wrote the answers ourselves, they’re all flattering. 🙂 Hey, an author’s work is never done! And because we like to spread the work around here in Carpenter Country, we’re asking you, dear reader, to head on over to the interview, and…read it.…

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Top Drawer Tip — Bargain e-Books

Are you a reader looking for reasonably priced e-books? Are you a writer looking for a place to connect with readers looking for reasonably priced e-books? In either case, Bargain e-Books is the site you’ve been searching for. Blog owner and author Holly Hook spotlights a new book every day, and sends emails to subscribers detailing the book’s title, author,…

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Fiction — The Truth About Fairy Tales

I can tell you two things about fairy tales. First, it’s absolutely false that only a princess can de-frog a prince. I’m not a princess, and one kiss from me released my prince, Mack, from his wicked curse. Second, the endings are totally wrong. It’s been a month now, and I’m starting to think whatever hope Mack and I had…

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Top Drawer News — Muffins Redux!

Blogmaster and author Sloane Taylor was kind enough to host us on her blog today. If you haven’t yet tried our English muffin recipe, here’s your second opportunity! It’s a simple process, and the muffins are delicious. Thank you, Sloane, for sharing your space! P.S. While your muffins are rising, check out some of Sloane’s books. They’re a little…spicier than…

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Top Drawer News — A Chat at the Cafe — Part 2!

We participated in the chat at Love Romance and More Cafe last weekend, and Dawn, the moderator, had some great questions for Musa authors. We dished about our latest release, The Demise of Fyne Literature, in Part I, and this time we revealed–well, here, read the interview for yourself: Hi, there! We’re HL Carpenter, a mother/daughter writing duo, and we’re…

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Top Drawer News — A Chat at the Cafe — Part 1!

We participated in the chat at Love Romance and More Cafe this past weekend, and Dawn, the moderator, had some great questions for Musa authors. We dished about our latest release, The Demise of Fyne Literature, and–well, here, read the first interview for yourself: Hi, there! We’re HL Carpenter, a mother/daughter writing duo, and we’re happy to be in the…

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Top Drawer News — Pinterest

Yep, we’re on Pinterest now. What’s Pinterest? It’s an online bulletin board where people post images they like and want to share. We’ve posted all of our book covers, and we’re following a few other authors. Click on over and take a look at our boards here. We’re starting slowly because we’re copyright proponents, and there has been some discussion…

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Top Drawer News — One Potato, Two

What does the US government’s 1,582-page spending bill have to do with humor? Why, it reminds us of a satire we wrote back in 2005. While the article in the Wall Street Journal explaining the “potato provision” is not quite as funny as our satire, it’s good to know some humor never goes out of style. In the spirit of…

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