Writing in the Modern Age 2018 Year in Review
Hi, everyone! For our 472nd post, I’d like to take a moment to offer an overview regarding some of our blog’s events during the year.
Since its guest inception in 2013, Writing in the Modern Age has taken on a real life of its own! What began as a haven for writers at any stage of their careers to seek out advice and encouragement in their endeavors has also evolved into a place where readers can potentially find their new favorite author in any genre. We still offer writing tips, of course, but through interviews (author or character), special blog events and our Author’s Bookshelf Feature, readers can discover ever more about the authors and books featured on the blog. With 55 posts this year and nearly 70 participating authors, I’d say we’ve accomplished a lot!
Thank you all so much for visiting the blog in 2018, whether as loyal followers or newcomers! It was such a pleasure to have you here!
Also, many thanks to our great writers, service companies, and talented authors who wrote guest posts, visited in interviews, or participated in giveaways and book features!
Below I am including information about all the guests or authors featured in 2018. Each author/guest blogger will be listed with a link to the most relevant site or page to discover more information about their work. You’ll also find each author’s latest book cover, as well as his or her location in the world. What reader hasn’t wondered where his or her favorite author calls home? The covers will be accompanied by a purchase link. Additionally, I will add links to the blog posts in which each individual contributed this year. You can view any posts you might’ve missed!
Sound good? Awesome, let’s get started. ;)
Without further ado, here are our guests from 2018!
Nermin Bezmen - New Jersey and Turkey
Bry Ann - Texas
Post: Character Interview
Kayelle Allen - Georgia
CJ Warrant - Illinois
Mary Martinez - Utah
Blog Tour Feature/Giveaway
Kathleen Rowland - California
ErinKane Spock - California
Lance and James Morcan - New Zealand and Australia
Post: Giveaway Feature 1
Giveaway Feature 2
Dan Buri – Oregon
Pandora Spocks – Florida
Dating Connections – Florida
C.Kindler – Wisconsin
Post: Book Series Feature
Melisa Marzett – Arizona
S.A. Soule – California
Post: Service Interview
Robert Eggleton – West Virginia
Annabelle Anders – Colorado
Talkspace – New York
Tracie Podger – United Kingdom
David Russell – United Kingdom
Amber Daulton – North Carolina
Fiona Tarr – Australia
Laura Barnard – United Kingdom
Andie M. Long – United Kingdom
Ri Adam – England
Jeannette de Beauvoir – Massachusetts
Madelon Smid – Canada
Leslie Wolfe – California
Frederick H. Crook – Illinois
Clayton Graham – Australia
Barbara Monjaem – Georgia
Roxanne D. Howard – Undisclosed
Sam Boush – Oregon
H.A. Leuschel – Portugal
M.K. Dawn – Texas
McKenna Dean – North Carolina
Justin Robinson – California
Melissa Chan – Undisclosed
Post: Service Interview
Friday O. Abumere – Nigeria
Kenneth Sumerford – Texas
Mark H. Newhouse – Florida
FrankMcKinney – Florida
Naghilia Desravines – Texas
Anthology authors - Laura McNeill, Rhonda Kinard, Dr.Catherine Hayes, TrinaRamsey, Kirsten Blakemore, Leslie Thomas Flowers, RoseJones, Divya Parekh, Tracie L. James and MaggieGeorgopoulos
Louise Ashton – England
Richard Godwin – England
Readers, I hope you enjoyed our guest list this year! Authors, writers, and service companies, thanks once again for making Writing in the Modern Age awesome in 2018! We appreciate your support and wish you tons of success and happiness in everything you do. ♥
Here’s to a wonderful new year in 2019, a time for new beginnings. Let’s make the best of it!
Happy New Year, everyone!
And, as always, happy reading! :)
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The fact is…our policy has changed considerably, at least for a while. Check out our 'Blog Policy' for more information about the types of features offered, how you can purchase a guest spot, my policy on review requests, and rules for guest writers. Starting from September 2021, I will be charging for some types of posts. There is no fee for a guest article, as long as you adhere to the blog's theme. I also will not charge for most blog tour/virtual tour features and big multi-author events which I host (these are giveaways or participation questions, and it's obvious what you're providing). If you'd like to submit a guest book review (no, I don't write book reviews, please don't ask me), I will not charge you. There WILL BE a fee for new release features, cover reveals, Author's Bookshelf features, author interviews, character interviews, and poetry spotlights. For companies that can afford a sponsored post, we'll discuss a reasonable quote. Email me at
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