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Jan Selbourne and her New Novel

Jan Selbourne grew up in Melbourne, Australia. Her love of literature and history began as soon as she could read and hold a pen. Her career started in the dusty world of ledgers and accounting then a working holiday in the UK brought the history to life. Now retired, Jan can indulge her love of writing and travel. She has two adult children and lives near Maitland, New South Wales. 2020 Character Interview Beverley: What’s your name? Adrian: Adrian Bryce Beverley: Where did you grow up? Adrian: Kent, England Beverley: D uring what time period does your story take place? Adrian: 1914, at the beginning of a war which enveloped the whole world. Beverley: What’s your story/back story? Why would someone come up with a story about you? Adrian: I was wealthy, and I admit, an arrogant man with business interests throughout Europe. I had everything -influential friends, homes, servants, a boring wife and children at my country home. A beautiful mistress in London.  Unknown to anyone, I worked for the newly formed British Secret Service Bureau.  I had no idea that life as I knew it would blow up in my face. Beverley: What’s your goal in this story? Adrian: My goal was to not only survive a betrayal and a war but learn some painful truths about myself. Beverley: What conflicts are you facing? Adrian: I was ordered to accompany my estranged wife on her annual visit to her stifling, boring relatives in Belgium. The Secret Service Bureau ...
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Heroes or Protagonists with Dr. Bob Rich – Plus Free Books

Today we’re lucky to have Dr. Bob Rich join us.I’m reposting the article for those of you who might have missed it the first time. Bob writes books that make you think. I find them fascinating and usually not what I was expecting.Plus, Bob is going to giveaway 3 books ...
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Beverley Updates Her Life

I thought I’d update some of the things I’m up to. I said I was going to get a new website and a new photo. After much dragging of feet and grimacing, I found a web designer that didn’t break the bank and appears to be good. The site is ...
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The topic for this month is marketing. I’d love to hear from all of you, your thoughts on marketing. I can’t speak to those published by traditional publishers but my understanding is that you need to do most of your own marketing. I’ve attended several workshops and the general message ...
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Going to Conference

I’m getting ready to head off to Orlando, Florida for the Romance Writers of America (RWA) National conference. Anyone else still a member of RWA? One of the reasons I continue to be an RWA member is because of my online chapter, Kiss of Death. I can’t be a member ...
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