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Ethical Author Code

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I'm an Ethical Author

A couple of weeks ago the Alliance of Independent Authors announced the establishment of an Ethical Author Code in response to a general concern about the behaviour of some authors, both self-published and traditionally published. Like the vast majority of authors I know, I already follow the principles behind this code but I believe there is a real value in stating this more explicitly.

I would encourage any of my author friends to also publicly commit to this code. It doesn’t cost you anything, you aren’t signing up to an organisation, it is just a public declaration to behave responsibly and ethically in all aspects of your writing career.

To find out more, please either click on the image above or click on the link here.

Ethical Author Code

Guiding principle: Putting the reader first

When I market my books, I put my readers first. This means that I…

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Girls Succeed: Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women

It’s so easy to make a video using animoto.com

Click on the video below announcing the virtual book tour for my interactive e-book, Girls Succeed: Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women.

Girls Succeed: Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women

Want more information about the tour and the prizes? Check it out at the Girls Succeed blog.

Merry Christmas!

The Nativity scene from Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Florida

Wishing you all the gifts of the Christmas season–peace, joy, hope, and love–

now and throughout the new year 2012!

Mystery author Marilyn Meredith spotlights my mystery, Sunshine Boulevard on her blog. Comment for a chance to win my holiday, short story, The Good Neighbors.

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J Q Rose
NEW for the holidays-The Good Neighbors short story at http://ping.fm/DsNPP
Sunshine Boulevard, mystery/light horror
http://www.jqrose.webs.com
http://www.jqroseauthor.blogspot.com

Join me at Gail R. Branan’s delightful blog, Flowers on the Fence.

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Leave a comment to be eligible to WIN the random drawing for a PDF copy of The Good Neighbors, a short holiday story that will make you smile.

The Good Neighbors–Jim and Gloria Hart, snowbirds from Michigan, always help out the neighbors in their Florida retirement community when asked. Who knew being good could turn out to be so bad?

J Q Rose
NEW for the holidays-The Good Neighbors short story at http://ping.fm/q4qRZ
Sunshine Boulevard, mystery/light horror
http://www.jqrose.webs.com
http://www.jqroseauthor.blogspot.com

this will make you smile

http://ping.fm/GqHr9

J Q Rose
NEW for the holidays-The Good Neighbors short story at http://ping.fm/43TkP
Sunshine Boulevard, mystery/light horror
http://www.jqrose.webs.com
http://www.jqroseauthor.blogspot.com

Winding up the Good Eats, Great Reads event with Janie Franz’ recipe developed by her son, Chef Scott Franz. Janie calls the pumpkin a powerhouse of nutrients, so come on over to discover a tasty healthy dish and her romantic thriller,Ruins: Discovery.

Join us at http://ping.fm/7f0q0

J Q Rose
NEW for the holidays-The Good Neighbors short story at http://ping.fm/7N3De
Sunshine Boulevard, mystery/light horror
http://www.jqrose.webs.com
http://www.jqroseauthor.blogspot.com