Donna Brown and Coral Russell Discuss @TheIndieExchange with @BookGoodies

Donna Brown and Coral Russell joins BookGoodies host Deborah Carney to discuss The Indie Exchange plus writing, publishing and all things book related. There is a mini-tutorial about Goodreads too that you must listen to and a great Goodreads Group you need to join.
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Originally posted 2012-09-26 03:58:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Wrestler Richie Frieman Talks About Writing Children's Books

Author Richie Frieman joins BookGoodies host Deborah Carney to discuss writing, publishing and all things book related.

Bio From Amazon Profile:
A Modern Day Renaissance Man, Richie Frieman has had a career spanning everything from professional artist, to columnist, to journalist, entrepreneur, inventor and even professional wrestler. With the release of Terple, Frieman is quickly becoming one of the most poetic and talented voices in children’s literature today. “Terple – Always Dream Bigger” (Trust Your Cape Publishing) is the follow up to Frieman’s 2008 release, “Terple – The Sky Is Just The Start”.

“Terple – Always Dream Bigger” is a winner of The 2012 Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award for Best Poetry and Rhyme book, as well has been awarded the Literary Classics Seal of Approval. An avid philanthropist, Frieman uses Terple to give back to those in need by offering a portion of his profits from his book sales (for the life of it) to a different charity every month.

Believing that every great idea starts with a pen, paper and a vision, Frieman launched his award winning internet magazine The Pen’s Eye View (www.PensEyeView.com) on April 1, 2007. To date, PensEyeView.com has featured over 1,000 consecutive interviews with a different artist, musician, and visionary from all over the globe – a different one every 48 hours – from emerging artists to Grammy winners.

Frieman was awarded a Laureate medal at the 2008 Computerworld Honors Program (formerly known as the Smithsonian Award). He is the youngest recipient of this award and PensEyeView.com is the smallest company to ever have this honor bestowed on them.

Frieman is also known as The Modern Manners Guy for QuickAndDirtyTips.com (Macmillan Publishing) – a humorous weekly column and podcast about manners and etiquette. Inventing and entrepreneurship has also been one of Frieman’s passions, having launched his revolutionary fashion accessory called Collar Keeps which helps eliminate the fly away collar on dress shirts. He is also the Co-Founder of Charm City Babies, a vintage rock n’ roll, pop culture inspired baby clothing line.

Along with Frieman’s work in the arts, he has been known as the professional wrestler, “The Thrill From Israel” Buster Maccabi since 2000, having won more than a dozen titles in various federations throughout the country. Please visit www.RichieFrieman.com and on Twitter @RichieFrieman

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Originally posted 2012-09-29 01:56:14. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Author Rob Riley Talks to @BookGoodies About Writing

Author Rob Riley joins BookGoodies host Deborah Carney to talk about his book, how he choose a publisher, his writing style and tips for writers.


Author Bio:
I live with my wife, Mary Lynne, in southeastern Wisconsin. I spent thirty-two years as a Milwaukee police officer: Seven years doing undercover narcotics investigations and twenty-two years as a major crimes detective. Writing and reading have been lifelong passions; I began by writing short stories more than thirty years ago. Of course, police work provided both the insight and inspiration for my PI mystery novel, Portrait Of Murder. Two additional novels that feature my main character, Private Investigator Jack Blanchard, have been completed.

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Originally posted 2012-09-04 08:07:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Pamela King Cable Author Interview with @BookGoodies

Author Pamela King Cable joins BookGoodies podcast host Deborah Carney to talk about books, writing and current projects.

Pamela is the author of the highly acclaimed collection of short stories, Southern Fried Women. Born a coal miner’s granddaughter and raised by a tribe of wild Pentecostals and storytellers, Pamela is an award-winning, multi-published author who loves to write about religion and spirituality with mystical twists she unearths from her family’s history. As a young adult she was married to a megachurch ministry team member and attended years of megachurch services. She has taught at many writing conferences, and speaks to book clubs, women’s groups, national and local civic organizations, and at churches across the country. More than a decade in the writing, Televenge is her debut novel. She lives in Ohio with her husband, Michael, and is working on her next novel. To learn more about the author, visit www.pamelakingcable.com.

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Link to Book for sale via other sites

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Book page: https://www.facebook.com/southernfriedwomen
Twitter: https://twitter.com/pamelakingcable
GoodReads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2935883.Pamela_King_Cable
LibraryThing: http://www.librarything.com/author/cablepamelaking
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/pamela-cable/41/618/681

Southern Fried Women pages:
Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/Southern-Fried-Women-Pamela-Cable/dp/1935874071/
Barnes and Noble
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/southern-fried-women-pamela-king-cable/1100075391?ean=9781935874072
Satya House
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Originally posted 2012-09-11 03:42:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Author of Short Scripts Genevieve Sipperley Interview with @BookGoodies

Author Genevieve Sipperley joins BookGoodies podcast host Deborah Carney to talk about books, writing and current projects.

From Genna:
I was born and raised in Alaska. My town, called North Pole, was pretty small and I spent many nights writing away in my room as I watched snow fall outside my window. When I was younger, I started off writing mostly poetry and short stories. I was first nationally published when I was 16 and my first volume of poetry was published when I was 18. I had some minor success as a poet and short story writer, but after I graduated high school and left home for Chicago, I went to film school and that is when I knew I wanted to make the transition to screenwriting. During film school I studied Motion Picture and Television Screenwriting and I’ve been writing screenplay and scripts full-time ever since. I’ve sold a handful of short scripts and currently have a feature script being optioned.

“Lights, Camera – Wait, What?” is more than just a book of short scripts. There are notes on filmmaking that are ideal for new or independent filmmakers, as well as a quick guide on how to read a script. This book is filled with screenplays to film, scripts to read as short stories, or notes to use as a guide when writing or filming a script. Enjoy all of the different genres, characters, and ideas in this book of collected original short screenplays.

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Originally posted 2012-09-11 01:51:55. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Benecia Ponder Author Interview with @BookGoodies

Author Benecia Ponder joins BookGoodies podcast host Deborah Carney to talk about books, writing and current projects.

Benecia Ponder’s dynamic ability to empower and equip Christian women entrepreneurs to prosper stems from a combination of her impressive professional background and overwhelming life experiences. As a former attorney and business development strategist, Benecia uses her Biblically-based education and spiritual foundation to offer clients a thought-provoking and strategic approach to facing personal and business challenges. After overcoming tremendous setbacks to achieve high levels of personal and
professional success of her own, Benecia is also able to provide her clients with the keen insight of someone who’s “been there”.


Trained by the Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute, Benecia utilizes the cutting-edge techniques and tools provided by the research and evidence-based field of positive psychology to combine wisdom and compassion into coaching and training products that empower Christian women entrepreneurs to prosper in business and in life.

Benecia’s coaching, speaking and training focus on sustainable results that can be replicated over a lifetime. She empowers and equips her clients to align their lives with their core vision, develop strategies for attaining greater levels of success, while providing the practical resources and tools they need to stay motivated. In addition to operating at peak performance, her clients gain the emotional intelligence and spiritual fortitude they need to enjoy their success

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Originally posted 2012-09-04 09:02:08. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Interview with "WEIGHTY ISSUES: Getting the Skinny on Weight Loss Surgery" Co-Author Nancy Sayles

Author Nancy Sayles joins BookGoodies host Deborah Carney to discuss writing, publishing and all things book related.

About the Book:
In WEIGHTY ISSUES: Getting the Skinny on Weight Loss Surgery, noted surgeon Dr. Scott Cunneen, director of bariatric surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, gives you his undivided attention, taking the time to answer all your questions about something that can forever change your life! The tone is informal and conversational. The information comes from a doctor who has performed thousands of these operations at a world-renowned medical center. You are sitting across the desk from him in his office. You’re the only one in the room. Go ahead, ask him anything!

He’ll talk to you about gastric bypass vs. Lap Band vs. “the sleeve.” What you can expect with each surgery and what kind of commitment and lifestyle changes are expected of you. Improvement or
even resolution of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease. Reclaiming your health. Your energy. Your mobility. Actually increasing your life expectancy.

Good thing he likes to talk. And listen.

Nancy Sayles is Dr. Cunneen’s co-author on WEIGHTY ISSUES.

Author Bios:
Scott A. Cunneen, MD, FACS, holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, a master’s degree in physiology from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in human nutrition from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University, where he was awarded membership in the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. A Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeons, Dr. Cunneen is often called upon to teach laparoscopic procedures throughout the United States and abroad.

Co–author Nancy Sayles Kaneshiro is also the co-author of BABY: An Owner’s Manual, with Dr. Bud Zukow. A veteran book publicist, she heads up The Sayles Organization in Woodland Hills, California.

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Book Web site:
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Originally posted 2012-09-29 00:30:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Interview with Travel Memoir Author Jill Dobbe

Author Jill Dobbe joins BookGoodies host Deborah Carney to talk about writing her fascinating travel memoir.

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Who says you can’t travel with kids? Dan and I find out we can do just that as we set off with our two very young kids, first to live and work on an island far out in the Pacific, then on to the continent of Africa with a few stops in between. Armed with strollers, diapers, and too much luggage, we travel to over twenty-five countries throughout a ten year span, while working together as international overseas educators.

After surviving typhoon Yuri, almost being mauled by lions, and, nearly being shot by a presidential guard, we happily endure all of the good times and bad, while living life to the fullest. A decade’s worth of experiences and lifelong memories remain with us, as we return to the U.S., now with two teenagers in tow, and begin to experience our very own version of reverse culture shock.

Author Bio:
Since writing HERE WE ARE & THERE WE GO, her first memoir about her travels, Jill has lived in Cairo, Egypt; Gurgaon, India; and Tegucigalpa, Honduras, where she now resides with her husband, Dan. Jill continues to work as an elementary administrator and writes on the side. She and Dan have weekly chats with their kids, who now as adults, can’t seem to stop traveling either. Her daughter graduates college soon and will travel to Honduras to teach. Her son is currently away at his first year of medical school. Every June, they travel from their separate locations and meet up together again, at their home on a lake in Wisconsin.

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Originally posted 2012-09-04 07:29:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Featured Book Giveaway – Winnie McGoo's Museum Adventure

In honor of National Museum Day on Saturday September 29, 2012 LesrubaBooks has given us a copy of her wonderful children’s book: Winnie McGoo’s Museum Adventure to give away. We have lots of great ways to enter, so spread the word and get the max number of entries :)

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Originally posted 2012-09-26 02:27:13. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Podcast With Author and Blogger Fanny Seto – Work At Home Mom

WAHMoms/WAHDads host Deborah Carney is joined by guest Fanny Seto who is a blogger and author who works from home.

From Fanny:
I’ve been working from home for about 7 out of the past 12 years. I run a frugal living blog Living Richly on a Budget and recently wrote an ebook Eating Organic on a Budget. My daughter is 15 months old.

I’ve worked as a wedding videographer, in search engine optimization, and in online marketing. When I was laid off the 2nd time in a row, I found out that I was pregnant. And I knew that I wanted to stay at home with my child. So I worked at building up my blog to earn an income from it. I felt I had the skills and experience to make it happen. And although it’s challenging at times, there’s no other place I’d rather be than at home, raising my daughter.
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Here is a section of a transcript of the podcast:
Deborah: What’s the biggest challenge that you think you face as a work at home mom?

Fanny: Finding time to work. At this age she’s walking a lot and running and doing things and she won’t let me be on my computer. Every time I’m at my desk she’ll come over and start playing with my mouse and the keyboard and I really can’t get any work done while she’s awake.

It’s not like when she was crawling or when she couldn’t move and I could just work a couple hours during the day when she was awake. Now all my attention is taking care of her during the day while she’s awake and when she sleeps that’s when I work. The challenge is actually finding time to work and being more productive with my time.

Deborah: Yes, so time management is a big thing with you?

Fanny: Yes.

Deborah: That’s a challenge that probably every work at home mom and dad has even when their kids are older and off in middle school or high school. Then they don’t demand your attention by playing with your mouse and keyboard but all of a sudden they need to be driven here, there and everywhere. How are you balancing that? You said you work when she naps. Does she have a schedule that she keeps or do you just have to wait for her to get tired?

Fanny: She takes one nap during the day so sometimes I do some social media work during that time and I also take a nap. I work at night when she’s asleep. I get most of my work done when she’s asleep. She sleeps at about eight or nine and then I get a few hours of work done. I kind of work two to four hours a day on my blog.

Actually to get my book done it was challenging because I couldn’t do it on those time constraints. What I worked out with my husband is he would take her out during the weekend on a Saturday and I would get some writing done during that time.

Writing a book you can’t just do one hour or two hours. You have to do a big chunk of time to get something done. That’s how we worked it out. Otherwise I don’t think I would have been able to complete the book.

For the rest of the interview, listen to the podcast or download the pdf of our interview.

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Originally posted 2012-08-20 07:32:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Ira Nayman Author Podcast


BookGoodies host Deborah Carney is joined by satire writer Ira Nayman who shares his insights into publishing plus advice for writers.

From Ira:

I have published my satirical writing weekly on my Web site, Les Pages aux Folles, for almost 10 years. In that time, I have self-published three collections of humourous science fiction stories taken from the Web site in print. Over the past year, I have sold four short stories to anthology publishers and a couple of weeks ago sold my first novel to a British publisher.

Winner, 2010 Jonathan Swift Satire Writing Contest
Author of the novel Welcome to the Multiverse (Sorry for the Inconvenience) coming from Elsewhen Press, and the short story collections Alternate Reality Ain’t What It Used To Be, What Were Once Miracles Are Now Children’s Toys
Luna for the Lunies! (available online through Amazon, Indigo/Chapters and others)
On YouTube: “A Book Trailer Called ‘Book Trailer’”
Creator, Les Pages aux Folles (http://www.lespagesauxfolles.ca)
“Shtay thrishty, my friednishes!”

Where to find his Antonio Van der Whall short stories:

“A Really Useful Engine” can be found in the anthology Even Birds Are Chained To The Sky and Other Tales: The Fine Line Short Story Collection
“Escalation is Academic” is in UnCONventional (Spencer Hill Press)
“Thinking is the Worst Way to Travel” was published in Explorers: Beyond the Horizon (Dead Robot Society)
“If the Mountain Won’t Come to Mohammed” is in the anthology Here Be Monsters 6

I think that last one is only available in bookstores in Montreal, where it was published.

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Originally posted 2012-07-23 09:31:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

LJ Charles Paranormal Chic Lit and Young Adult Author Interview with @BookGoodies


BookGoodies host Deborah Carney is joined by LJ Charles, author of light paranormal romantic adventures (chick lit), and one YA trilogy.

From LJ:

To date I have released seven books – three in my Everly Gray Adventure series, two in my Gemini Women Trilogy, and two in my YA Lifethread Trilogy.

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Originally posted 2012-07-25 07:40:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

BookGoodies Intro Podcast!

We are pleased to announce our new BookGoodies podcast which will feature tips about self publishing (indie book publishing) in both eBook and print format. Our inaugural podcast features host Deborah Carney and “sometimes” host Vinny O’Hare, who are both delving into the world of self publishing. Both are photographers and authors that want to help other people get their content published. Book publishing is experiencing a revolution, and we want to help people publish good, well formated material.

Our goal for our podcast is to teach, inform and to interview authors that are self publishing.

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Originally posted 2012-02-17 07:19:26. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Alina Adams Author Interview


Author Alina Adams joins BookGoodies host Deborah Carney to discuss Alina’s diverse writing projects and share her insights into creating enhanced multimedia eBooks.

From Alina:
New York Times best-selling author, soap opera insider, and pioneer in online storytelling, Alina Adams, was born in the Soviet Union and immigrated with her parents to the U.S. at age seven, where she learned English by watching American soap operas at their home in San Francisco. Her years glued to the television paid off. She received her B.A. and M.A. in broadcast communications at San Francisco State University and in 1994 became a writer at E! Entertainment Television’s daily talk show Pure Soap. She went on to work at ABC Television as a writer for the transition of the soap opera Loving when it was reincarnated as the daytime drama The City. She also worked as a researcher for the Daytime Emmy Awards for ten years.

In addition to the soap world, Alina is an accomplished fiction writer and television producer. Her knowledge of Russian took her around the world as a figure skating researcher and television producer for ABC, NBC, TNT and ESPN. She used her experience to write a book series of figure skating mysteries (Murder on Ice, On Thin Ice, Axel of Evil, Death Drop, Skate Crime) for Berkley Prime Crime publishing. The books are available in print and as Enhanced E-Books with professional skating videos embedded in the text as an integral part of the story. She also published a biography of Sarah Hughes three months before Hughes won the 2002 gold medal at the Salt Lake City Olympics.

Her romance novels have been published by Avon and Dell. Among them: When a Man Loves a Woman now available as an enhanced e-book, Annie’s Wild Ride, The Fictitious Marquis, and Thieves at Heart.

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Originally posted 2012-07-22 07:27:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Jennifer Fromke Author Interview with @BookGoodies

Author Jennifer Fromke joins BookGoodies podcast host Deborah Carney to talk about books, writing and current projects.

Jennifer Fromke was born and raised in Michigan, attended Wheaton College in IL, and lived her first married years in Minneapolis, MN. She writes from North Carolina these days where she pines away for cooler temps amidst a sea of people drinking sweet tea. Her biggest fans are her husband of 20 years and her three children, who keep her life filled with brilliant colors and big dreams. They eagerly await their annual trip to northern Michigan and time together on their favorite lake.

From Jennifer:
My debut novel is entitled “A Familiar Shore.” The manuscript won the 2010 Genesis Award for Women’s Fiction given by American Christian Fiction Writers group. The back cover copy reads: Meg Marks is a young lawyer raised off the coast of the Carolinas. An anonymous client hires her to arrange his will, and sends her to meet his estranged family at their lake home in northern Michigan. After a shocking discovery, she finds herself caught between his suspicious family and a deathbed promise her conscience demands that she keep. Will she sacrifice her own dreams for revenge, or will she choose something more?

The largest portion of the book takes place in northern Michigan on Lake Charlevoix, but there are scenes at the coast of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, Savannah, GA, at sea on the ocean and Key West, FL.

This novel was published traditionally through a smaller publisher and is available in print and digital formats.

I also self-pubbed a Christmas short story which is available in digital format only.

I’m currently at work on another novel which leans even more toward women’s fiction and I’m fighting back emerging ideas for further projects so I can finish this next one asap!

Hear another podcast with Jennifer on her views as a work at home mom.

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Originally posted 2012-08-18 08:44:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

My Review of American Goddesses by Gary Henry

Book: American Goddesses by Gary Henry

I enjoyed the story American Goddesses even though it did get a bit sappy towards the end. Now being an emotional female, I cried and hugged and shared the sorrow with the characters, but a guy would probably say, “Okay enough of the tears, just get on with the story already…. Alright a man hug. There are you happy now?”

American Goddesses is a story about two women, Megan and Trish, who volunteer for a medical experiment that could wipe out all diseases known to man or woman, from the common cold to cancer. What they get are super powers that complicate their lives in good and bad ways.

Gary did an excellent job of weaving the story so that you felt you were a part of it. You felt the emotions of the characters. You could see them just as clearly as if you were in Gary’s head as he wrote.

Would I recommend American Goddesses? Yes. Would I give it five stars? Yes, I would.

http://karensdifferentcorners.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/my-review-of-american-goddesses/

Originally posted 2012-09-20 23:42:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Elizabeth Dudak Author Interview with @BookGoodies

Author Elizabeth Dudak joins BookGoodies podcast host Deborah Carney for an interview about her current book, how she got started and advice for new authors.

Elizabeth Dudak lives in a tiny suburb (more of a town) outside of Chicago, with her husband, Peter; children, Leah and Matthew; mutt, Jordan; and mini-zoo of critters. She was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago where she learned the love of writing and reading from her English-teacher father and bookworm mother. She has written opinion-oriented columns for local newspapers for over four years, and in her blog, Write Where I Belong, she writes on the ramblings of her active mind. What the Heck, Dec?! is Elizabeth’s first novel, and it is proof that she subscribes to the first rule of writing, which is to write what you know.

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Originally posted 2012-07-14 08:44:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

LinDee Rochelle Interview with @BookGoodies

Author consultant LinDee Rochelle of Penchant for Penning joins BookGoodies podcast host Deborah Carney to talk about the services they provide for authors.

My Penchant for Penning services provide editing and author consulting primarily for new authors trying to navigate today’s convoluted writing and publishing industry. I respond to the age-old query, “I wrote a book, now what?!” to offer insights, tips and techniques that prepare authors for their books’ future. Publishing has changed drastically in the past 10-20 years, and is still in confused flux. The number of book authors for instance, exploded over the past decade from a thousands of generally good authors and a handful of excellent writers (famous and not-yet), to become a glut of poor-to-mediocre authors scrambling over each other to be noticed. What became of the “excellent” writers? They are obscured by the cacophony.

PFP assists writers to “be the best that they can be,” to coin the military phrase. And to make the best choices possible for achieving their goals. Most new authors have not yet formed clear goals for their books, nor considered the steps they need to take to create the best possible success for themselves. Vital elements like editing (sometimes more than once), creating marketing and business plans, and establishing a budget should even precede seeking a publisher.

Penchant for Penning provides the illumination and clarity authors need to move forward.

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Facebook Page
Twitter Account
Link to Book for sale via other sites

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Blog: http://www.PenchantForPenning.blogspot.com
As an author/book series: http://www.BlastFromYourPast.net
As an organizer/for fun: http://www.39AndHoldingClub.com

Contact Information:
Email: LinDee@PenchantForPenning.com
Phone: 858-292-5288 (CA / PT)
http://www.penchantforpenning.com/contactrochelle.html

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Originally posted 2012-08-27 07:07:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter