Sunday, December 9, 2012

A Merry Koda Christmas

I belong to an on-line writer’s group filled with aspiring new authors, established authors, bloggers and those who assist in everything from editing to book cover illustrations. Master Koda. Kim Mutch Emerson moderates the group as well as owns and operates, an author service site that offers promotion, editing, and publication services to authors and bloggers.

Beginning this Friday, December 14th through Friday, December 21, 2012, seven Master Koda members will be sharing what they love most about Christmas. I am also featuring a local author, and friend, Roxane Beauclair Salonen.

The week’s line-up:

Jamesina Greene: Jamesina is an author from Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. Jamesina is also President of Jamie Greene Ministries. Some of her works include, A Mother’s Cry, a Mini Book for Mom's on the go. It provides inspiration and uplifting for every Mother's heart; and HelpI Don’t Like Myself, This book shares the personal experience of the author from a place of self-hate to a place of self-love. The author's battle with Depression has driven her to share her experience in order to help others who may be in this same place. Learn how to journey into a place where you love yourself as God loves you. Feature Date: Friday, December 14, 2012.

Alycia Adams Neighbours: Alycia is an author from Hendersonville, TN, USA. Alycia is a full-time writer, wife, and mother of seven children. Some of her works include, Deciding to DanceLearning the Steps of Life After Loss; and Wake Up in the Mourning- How to Rise and Shine after Loss. Feature Date: Saturday, December 15, 2012.

Roxane Beauclair Salonen: Roxane is an author from Fargo, ND, USA. Roxane is a full-time writer, wife, and mother of five children. Roxane is a children’s author and communications specialist. Some of her works include, P is for Peace Garden; and FirstSalmon. Feature Date: Sunday, December 16, 2012.

DeEtte Beckstead Anderton: DeEtte is an author from Salt Lake City, UT, USA. DeEtte’s first work, The Christmas Visitors, was published November 25, 2012; and her first novel, Victory, - Victory, a town where the people love their country and their neighbors, but what happens when two visitors come to town? One comes with fear and control, slowly taking away the freedoms the people love. The other comes with faith. When darkness overtakes the town who will have Victory? was just released on Friday, December 7, 2012. Feature Date: Monday, December 17, 2012.

Arlene R. O’Neil: Arlene is an author from Johnston, SC, USA. Arlene is a widow and the mother of one son whom she loves more than life itself, Sgt. Tanner David O’Neil, United States Army. Arlene is the author of Broken Spokes- an inspirational collection of the memories of a courageous child who, in spite of physical and emotional suffering, grew into a compassionate, loving and valiant woman. Crippled at age six, the author begins an odyssey which will consume her entire life. Through her sufferings, she finds a way to heal others, and in doing so, saves herself. Arlene is currently working on her second novel. Feature Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2012.
Show Less RaeAnne Hadley: RaeAnne is an author from Craig, CO, USA. RaeAnne writes mystery and paranormal romance. Her works include, Mechanics of Murder (2004), WithLove; Now & Forever (2011), - From outward appearances, Anastasia Cassadine has the perfect life; a very successful company and handsome men vying to be her companion. But the appearance she projects is terribly misleading. Ana is haunted by a dark secret from her past, one that involved her first love, Austin Troy. Shadows (2011), and Love’s Everlasting Song (Dec. 2011) - The physical attraction between the two is immediate but Rebecca struggles with her pending divorce and need to be successful in her career. As Rebecca begins to open her heart and believe in her future, her past won't leave her alone and threatens to destroy everything she has worked for. Can she fight to put her past to rest and begin a new life or will this be her swan song? Feature Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2012.

Cody Martin: Cody is an author living in Iwakuni-Shi, Yamaguchi, Japan. Cody teaches English to junior high students in Japan, as part of the JET Programme. Cody is originally from Cody, WY, USA. He graduated from Kansai Gaidai University in 2005, and the University of Alabama in 2006. Cody will be sharing the traditions of Christmas in Japan from a very personal point of view. Feature Date: Thursday, December 20, 2012.
Linda Bowers Bolton: Linda is an author from Addison, Texas, USA. Linda is a contemporary romance author, marketing agent, and independent fitness consultant. Her debut novel, "Take 2" - a story of love, loss and loving again.will be released within the next few weeks. Watch for it on Amazon! Feature Date: Friday, December 21, 2012.
Nollaig Shona Duit (Merry Christmas) readers! Have a safe and happy holiday season!