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Merry Christmas

Christmas in October

It is almost upon us.Only five more days!

Every Monday and Thursday during October,
six different authors will be spotlighting their books.

Some lucky commenter is going to win over 50 different prizes.

It could be you!All you need to do is comment.
The more you comment, the more chances you have of winning
all of these fabulous prizes!

So mark your calendars for Thursday, October 3,
and be sure to visit
www.pennyestelle.blogspot.com.


Ho!Ho!Ho!

Censored!

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I've recently published a short story entitled The Search for Trisha Campbell on Amazon. My husband, wanting to support me, decided he'd buy the story, read it and leave me a review. I told him to be honest - that was all I wanted. Even if it meant leaving me a one star review.

Well, he read it and liked it and gave me four stars. However, to his disbelief and frustration, Amazon would not post his review.

He contacted them and asked why his review was not yet posted. Their reply was that he is related to me. Hmmm, so does that mean none of my relatives, be they cousins, siblings, parents, etc. cannot leave a review on any of my work? Does this extend to friends as well?

The strange thing is that we have different last names and email accounts. Sounds like Big Brother is watching and monitoring us at Amazon.

Not sure I like that. What do you all think? I call it censorship. I never pay for reviews nor do I expect anyone who knows me to automatically give me a five star ratin…
“Christmas in October” The holidays will be here before we know it!If you’re like me, you have at least one person who already has EVERYTHING!Not to mention your sons, daughters, or nieces and nephews – who have so many computer games and toys, you trip over them when you walk into their bedrooms? Instead of one more toy that will be forgotten by January, or spending money on a gift someone MIGHT like, why not go for something different. A gift that sparks a child’s imagination or allows your friends to relax and lose themselves in a world of humor, romance, mystery or fantasy – a book! We just might have the solution and the good news is you just might get them for free! During the month of October we have over 45 authors to showcase their book covers, a tagline, AND a giveaway.Every Monday and Thursday, for the entire month, different authors will show you what they have to offer! How does this help you?Simple.All you need to do is stop by Penny’s Tales, www.pennyestelle.…