Author Showcase Report:
SNEAK PEEK AT WHAT'S COMING UP:
Get ready to go Trick or Treating Oct. 28th - 31st. Start right here from the JLB Creatives Blog! There'll be a list of participating authors who will be offering "treats" to those who visit their blogs during those days. If you find a blog with the logo below posted on it, you'll know early if they're going to be a participant.
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When I saw the news about the Baltimore Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum and learned that its continued operation was in jeopardy because of a lack of available funding from the city of Baltimore, I was taken aback by the comment string below the article. There were about sixty comments, and every one of them lamented the loss of support. Many of them expressed anger about the “lack of importance given the arts by the government.” I think just about every negative emotion was represented. The one thing lacking in any of the responses was an actual proactive response. Oh sure, there were plenty of “we have to do something” and “we should help.” Does it make me a cynical jerk that I think most of the people there never got around to helping…or doing anything?
We got our first pre-order the first week. Our goal is (gulp) to sell ten thousand books. That will cover the entire budgeted amount Baltimore no longer provides. Please visit literarylandmarkpress.blogspot.com and help out. You can preorder an anthology or two, donate money, or send us something you’d like us to consider for the anthology. Our heritage is important, and if you’re thinking “we have to do something” or “we should help” you now have a way to do that.
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In honor of Jeremiah's worthy cause to preserve a part of history us authors find to be of such great value, I'm making his link the link of the week and encourage you to check it out.
Please do not feel obligated in any way shape or form.
Also, if you feel passionate about this cause, please share the
JLB Creatives Blog with them so they too can become
familiar with preserving history.
Help Save the Baltimore Poe House
This link will take you to the blog where you may read
more about the project and the history.
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Pic n' Thought
It's comforting to know we're truly never alone.
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