A BIG BOX OF CRAYONS

by Sonne T. Hart August 10, 2011

My friend, Willie says life reminds her of a box of crayons and if we look closely we can all learn something. I gave her statement quite a lot of thought.  I’ve had Crayola crayons in my life since I was a little girl.  Yes, Crayola has been around that long. As a little girl […]

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HEROES – PROLOGUE

by Sonne T. Hart August 4, 2011

  Today I have a surprise for my facebook and website friends.  The following is the prologue to HEROES.  It tells of the dilemma that Hawk Jameson is about to face, and of the fear, the frustration that has been forced upon him by the invasion of Kuwait, and Hussein’s obsession to possess the oil […]

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HEROES – BOUND INTO A BOOK

by Sonne T. Hart July 29, 2011

HEROES   BOUND INTO A BOOK – four of the most beautiful words in Webster’s. Tuesday, July 19, 2011, the author’s copy of the softback version of HEROES was waiting at my door step.  I’ve got to tell you there was major excitement at this writer’s (oops, make that author’s) house.  I’ve been told that we’re […]

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HEROES TRAILER VIDEO

by Sonne T. Hart July 25, 2011

On 2-21-11 I wrote a blog post describing some of the different trailers I knew about. The book trailer is the one I want to talk about today. Most of us are familiar with movie trailers, sometimes called clips. We’ve seen these on TV or at the theatre during the previews. What do they tell […]

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LOGOS

by Sonne T. Hart July 17, 2011

Logos have been around for a long time.  I mean a very long time.  Aristotle lived during 358 BC and he believed there were three artistic proofs that we can create: the appeals from ethos, pathos, and logos.   Logos is a Greek word and the basis for the English word logic. The impact of […]

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THE DAY I DIDN’T VISIT LEAVENWORTH PRISON

by Sonne T. Hart June 4, 2011

Everyone, well, almost everyone, has heard of Leavenworth Prison in Leavenworth, Kansas. One person who really wanted to see Leavenworth Prison, was my late sister-in-law, my good friend, Margi Capehart. So, in 1995 when she and her husband, Jim visited us in Kansas City, she made known her desire to see the prison.  “I’ve studied […]

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PARK BENCHES AND GARBAGE CANS

by Sonne T. Hart May 26, 2011

What comes to your mind when you think of park benches?  Most of us think of sitting in the park, listening to the birds sing.  But, for many the bench is a place to just sit and rest, for others a quiet place to take a nap, or for those less fortunate a place to […]

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THE GALLEYS – HERE & GONE

by Sonne T. Hart May 19, 2011

As the title of this post tells you, the galleys are here.  Now the hard work begins. Three-hundred pages of text to sift through, page by page, line by line, word by word, looking for errors.  The possibilities are endless; it could be an omitted word, or too many spaces between words in a sentence, […]

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MOTHER’S DAY

by Sonne T. Hart May 8, 2011

In this post today I want to stray away from book publishing for a day, and honor all Mothers out there..  Without these women, our mothers, we wouldn’t be here.  So, thank you Moms for having us.  I feel that Mothers Day is a perfect day to rewrite a prayer written by an unknown author […]

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WHAT ARE GALLEYS? (OR GALLEY PROOFS)

by Sonne T. Hart May 2, 2011

In the last post I told you about my story that turned into a manuscript, and its’ journey to Author House.  I also talked about the submission process and how my manuscript had to be edited and formatted to the publisher’s specifications.  So, today the process continues with information about the book galleys. Exactly what […]

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