News! Brand New Cover and Reading Guide Series for Oscar’s Gift

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In preparation for an upcoming month-long daily series of posts that will serve as an online reading guide to my historical children’s novel, Oscar’s Gift: Planting Words with Oscar Micheaux, I am happy to reveal a brand new cover! This new printing also includes some small changes and corrections to the text (not yet available in the “Look Inside” feature …

Thursday This and That

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Several Unrelated Thoughts, Links, and Announcements 1. Tomorrow: A Guest Post by Christine Fonseca and an Ebook Giveaway! I’m happy to be a stop tomorrow on Christine Fonseca’s blog tour for her latest book, Lacrimosa, which is part of her Requiem series. Be sure to stop by to read an excellent guest piece from her on being fearless and for a …

Oscar Micheaux: Indie Author (and a Goodreads giveaway!)

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Oscar Micheaux, the focus of my children’s historical novel, Oscar’s Gift: Planting Words with Oscar Micheaux,  not only broke ground as a homesteader and filmmaker, he also was an indie author. Patrick McGilligan writes in his biography of Micheaux that after receiving only “bulky rejections,” Oscar eventually self-published his first novel, The Conquest: The Story of a Negro Pioneer, in the …