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Welcome!

  
Thank you for visiting my Web site. I’m Beverly Stowe McClure, reader, writer, and former teacher. I’m also affectionately known as the “Bug Lady” because I save butterflies, moths, walking sticks and praying mantis from my cats. My site is constantly under construction, so come back often. Stay for a while and let’s talk about books and writing and pets and anything else that grabs your fancy. Leave comments or questions and I’ll get back to you. You can also email me at Beverlysmcclure (at) aol (.) com.  
 
Enjoy your stay.
God bless.   
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GOOD NEWS!
STAR OF THE TEAM, my MG contemporary story from 4RV Publishing, is now available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Maybe other places too but I haven’t had a chance to check. I’m excited.
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 Aidana WillowRaven is the talented illustrator.
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Also, A FAMILY FOR LEONA, my MG historical with 4 RV Publishing, should have a cover soon.
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Do you enjoy a good mystery, with a touch of romance? If so, you might like my YA contemporary novel SECRETS I HAVE KEPT. The Kindle edition has been discounted to $4.99.  You can see it at Amazon
Young Adult Mystery

Young Adult Mystery

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Blurb: When a girl who plays classical music and rides a horse teams up with a boy who writes country ballads and rides a Harley to save her father who has been kidnapped, they discover a secret that could make men’s dreams come true, or their worst nightmares.

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Exciting news. The winners of the 2013 Sharp Writ Book Awards have been announced. My YA historical novel Caves, Cannons, and Crinolines is the winner in the young adult category.
Caves, Cannons, and Crinolines

YA Historical Novel

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I have a blog now for my tween books, where you’ll also see the cover for STAR OF THE TEAM. Check it out at Just Breeze’s blog. We now have an illustrator for Weird Noises in the Night, so keep an eye out for more news soon about this MG mystery. No news yet.
Also, if you’d like to meet the characters from my YA novels, hop on over to Rebel’s blog where she’ll introduce you to Jennifer, Jade, and Myra and let you in on their secrets.
And last, but not least, please visit Lizzie’s War to read about my YA historical novel Caves, Cannons, and Crinolines. I have a lot to add to it and will bring the blog up to date soon. We love comments, too, and will reply.
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Check out the video page for some cool videos of my books. I didn’t make them. Blazing Trailers, now Castlelane did.
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For more about my books, check Books on the side bar. Enjoy.
 

 

25 responses to “Welcome!

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    • Beverly

      October 18, 2014 at 9:15 pm

      Thanks, toyota weston. I hope your friend enjoys the read.

       
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    • Beverly

      October 16, 2014 at 4:13 pm

      Thank you, 4 piece parrot. I’m glad you enjoyed your visit. A nice week to you as well.

       
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    • Beverly

      October 8, 2014 at 11:41 am

      A lovely story, maybe not so much for your daughter. Thanks for the laugh. You made my day.

       
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  5. Lasonya Z. Coroniti

    October 5, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    Superb blog! Do you have any tips for aspiring writers?

    I’m hoping to start my own website soon but I’m
    a little lost on everything. Would you propose starting
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    • Beverly

      October 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm

      Hi, Lasonya. Thanks for stopping by. It’s wonderful that you’re a writer. Best of luck to you.
      Yes, there are a lot of decisions to make. I have two free blogs, this one and also Blogspot. They’re working okay for me. If you don’t mind spending the money there are good website hosts too. I do have a domain name with GoDaddy, but have never made a website there. I don’t know what their fees are. Some of my friends use Weebly. There are a lot of different places you can check on. Free is probably good at first then you can see. Let me know how it goes. :)

       
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    • Beverly

      October 3, 2014 at 5:44 pm

      Hi, cost of hurricane shutters. Thanks for stopping by. At the top of the page you see my name then Follow and Like. To follow this blog just click on the word “Follow” and you’ll receive posts. If that doesn’t work, please let me know. Have a lovely weekend.

       
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    September 25, 2014 at 3:19 am

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    • Beverly

      September 26, 2014 at 6:34 pm

      Thank you, Pamela. I do try to follow my heart. :)

       
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    August 12, 2014 at 11:59 pm

    I found this both entertaining and en thrilling..i am a big fan of Indian Comics have you consider writing about it.

     
    • Beverly

      August 13, 2014 at 4:21 pm

      Thank you, miranalini. No I haven’t thought about writing an Indian Comics. In fact I’ve never heard of them. Will have to take a look. Have a nice day.

       
  9. Janet K Brown (@janetkbrowntx)

    July 2, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    I’m sure looking forward to reading “Star of the Team.” Hope it comes out soon.

     
    • Beverly

      July 2, 2014 at 6:09 pm

      So am I, Janet. So am I. Soon would be good. :)

       
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      June 18, 2014 at 2:48 pm

      Mmm. I haven’t a clue what you’re talking about.

       
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    May 30, 2014 at 3:37 am

    Wow you are busy. Wonderful and best of luck

     
    • Beverly

      May 30, 2014 at 12:43 pm

      Thank you, TBM. Yes, staying busy keeps me out of trouble. :)

       
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