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Entries from February 2009

Vote for Your Favorite Blogger ~ The Year the Swallows Came Early

February 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Somehow I deleted the poll from my sidebar and can’t get it back. Here it is, safe and sound. You can keep voting while I try to figure out how to get it back into the sidebar! Scroll down one post for links to the participants posts. Thanks! n n The Year the Swallows Came […]

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Vote For Your Favorite Blog Tour Participant ~ The Year the Swallows Came Early

February 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Here are the posts for the bloggers who are eligible for the Amazon gift certificate, in case you want to refresh your memories. All the bloggers did such a great job, it’s going to be hard to pick a winner. Vote and have all your friends vote. You’re welcome to post on your blog asking […]

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Swallows Flying High

February 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

Well, I am really impressed with the tour for The Year the Swallows Came Early, by Kathryn Fitmaurice. On the one hand I think it’s the first time we weren’t able to hit number one on Technorati. This was a small tour. But even if we had ten more bloggers on board we wouldn’t have […]

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Tags: Author Promotion · Contemporary · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz · Middle Grade

The Year the Swallows Came Early ~ free books and a fond farewell

February 25th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Day three! What a fun tour this has been. Here are new links to new posts. I’ll start with the sites that are giving away a copy of the book. Kathryn has been quite generous in supplying books for giveaways. Here’s your chance, you Canadian bloggers who couldn’t get in on the tour because Harper […]

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Tags: Contemporary · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz · Middle Grade

The Day the Swallows Came Close

February 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

We’ve been battling all day, crawling up from 21rst on Technorati. Right now–6:00 PM eastern time–we’re at number 2. Go team!  I don’t know why this is so important to me. I just loved The Year the Swallows Came Early, and I think it’s deserves recognition over so many of the other books people are […]

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Tags: Author Promotion

The Year the Swallows Came Early ~ blog tour day 2

February 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Lots of great new interviews of Kathryn Fitzmaurice and reviews of The Year the Swallows Came Early were added today: A wonderful interview at Becky’s Book Reviews. The answer to the last question made me cry. A great review at Booking Mama. April loved the book, too. (There have been no dissenters on this book. […]

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The Year the Swallows Came Early ~ Kathryn Fitzmaurice blog tour

February 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

We are such a small tour that I was afraid we’d not even make it into the top thirty on Technorati with this week’s tour book, The Year the Swallows Came Early. When I looked early this morning it looked pretty grim. But I went back a few hours later I found Groovy sitting at […]

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Kathryn Fitzmaurice ~ The Year the Swallows Came Early ~ Book Tour Particulars

February 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

OK I’m really excited about our next blog tour. It starts Monday and runs through Wednesday and I’m excited because I loved this little book. It’s a wonderful middle-grade title and I’m happy to add my praise to the great reviews this book is already getting. So on Monday we head off to tour Kathryn […]

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Marketing Blogs

February 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

I added a link to a Marketing Blog in the left sidebar. Market My Words. I’ve just discovered it and it looks good. Have fun.

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Tags: Author Promotion · Publicity

An Author is Born

February 3rd, 2009 · 4 Comments

In three weeks we’re running a blog tour for The Year the Swallows Came Early, by Kathryn Fitzmaurice. I’m thrilled to have this author on the tour–I liked her story and characters a lot. And then I really liked the story behind the story, that I read today. Here is an article telling a little […]

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