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Welcome!

  
Thank you for visiting my Web site. I’m Beverly Stowe McClure, reader and writer. In these pages you can read about my books, what’s happening in my world and yours, find fun links and cool advice about writing. 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.   
 
It’s party time.
We Love Tween and YA Books.

We Love Tween and YA Books.

Join MuseItUp authors (April 10 to April 17) for a week of fun discussions, giveaways, cyber food and drinks…discover their Tween/YA books and meet their characters. Click on the Face Book Link. My Tween eBook, A Pirate, a Blockade Runner, and a Cat, is on special for .99 cents this week. You can find it at the MIU Bookstore. Check out the other specials while your there. Stop on by and see what’s happening.

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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. You can see all the winners here. For my book, scroll down to the bottom where it says Young Adult Winner. Tell me it’s true and I’m not dreaming.
Caves, Cannons, and Crinolines

YA Historical Novel

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WELCOME SPRING!
I know some parts of the country still have winder, but here in North Texas today was the typical southerly winds and sunny skies. Temperature in the 70s, a nice change from the freezing days of winter.
Butterfly on Texas Sage.

Butterfly on Texas Sage.

This is a picture from the past. We usually have bluebonnets and paintbrush, but have no wildflowers or butterflies so far this year. Many of our trees have died. We need rain desperately.
So how was your first day of spring?
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Update on my MG contemporary story, STAR OF THE TEAM
Still waiting.
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Blurb:

A girl.

A dream.

An accident.

A dream shattered.

Eleven-year-old Kate Taylor dreams of being the star of her basketball team, Angels. When Kate’s tooth is knocked out at one of the games, and her mother, who is also her coach, says she can’t play until the tooth the dentist replants heals, Kate’s dreams are in jeopardy. Add Emily, the new girl at school who claims she’s the best, and Kate faces a challenge to prove that she is the star.

Will Kate succeed? Or will Emily ruin Kate’s plans?

4RV Publishing

Due out soon.

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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.
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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OTHER NEWS!
LIFE ON HOLD is the Silver Medal winner, YA fiction, in the Children’s Literary Classics Awards. I’m floating on clouds. Thanks to all the judges and everyone involved. See all the winners here
2013-Award-Books~~Life on Hold
Silver Winner Children's Literary Classics

Silver Winner Children’s Literary Classics

Life on Hold is now available as an eBook. YAY! Take a look at AmazonBarnes and NobleKobo,  and iBook Store (don’t have that link yet.) Would sure appreciate hearing how you enjoy my story. Thank you.
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New videos have been added to the video page. Check them out. TUMBLEWEED CHRISTMAS and LIFE ON HOLD. both books from 4RV Publishing.
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For more about my books, check Books on the side bar. Enjoy.
 

 

39 responses to “Welcome!

  1. Beverly

    April 4, 2014 at 7:46 am

    Thank you, Tyrean. Also, thanks for stopping by my blog. You’re always welcome. :)

     
  2. Tyrean

    April 2, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    Wow! Congratulations!

     
  3. Beverly

    March 28, 2014 at 5:57 pm

    Hi, Kourtney. Thanks for stopping by. This blog is WordPress. I use it mostly to showcase my work. I get a lot of spam but just delete it. My other blog is on blogspot.com
    On it I post reviews, interviews and other things of interest to writers and friends. Face Book is also a good place, depending on what you want to do. Hope this helps a little. :)

     
  4. Kourtney

    March 28, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    Good day! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering which blog platform are you using for this site? I’m getting tired of WordPress because I’ve had problems with hackers and I’m looking at options for another platform. I would be fantastic if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.

     
  5. Beverly

    March 12, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Haha. Hi Pozy. Sometimes the road we follow ends up where we least expect it. Thanks for stopping by and your kind words. Hope to see you again.

     
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    I don’t have time to browse it all at the minute but I have book-marked it and also included your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read a
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  7. Beverly

    March 8, 2014 at 7:20 am

    Hi Wynajem. Well, posting is really simple. I just talk about my life, what I’m doing. Thanks for stopping by.

     
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  9. Beverly

    February 6, 2014 at 6:23 pm

    Thank you, Lynda. It makes me smile. :) Thanks for stopping by.

     
  10. Lynda R Young

    February 6, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    Congrats on your silver! Wonderful!

     
  11. Beverly

    February 6, 2014 at 7:04 am

    Thank you, MPax and Julie. I’m having fun with my writing. I appreciate both of you stopping by. Have a nice day.

     
  12. Julie Musil (@juliemusil)

    February 5, 2014 at 8:49 pm

    Oh, the medals of honor! Congratulations!

     
  13. MPax (@mpax1)

    February 5, 2014 at 2:59 pm

    You’ve got a lot of wonderful going on, Beverly. Congrats on all you’ve accomplished.

     
  14. Beverly

    February 3, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Well, Nelson Real Estate. Some people will do anything for attention. Sorry about the iPad. :(

     
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  16. Beverly

    January 26, 2014 at 8:46 pm

    Thanks, Marsha. I appreciate you stopping by. I know how busy you are. :)

    Yes, I’ve been fortunate to have my stories published. Talk to you later.

     
  17. marsha4852

    January 26, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    Wow, you have a lot in the works and I already knew you had a lot published, but still, wow! Congratulations on being a Silver Medal winner. Will check more out next month when I should have more time.

     
  18. Beverly

    January 19, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    Haha! You noticed. I’ve scratched my head over some of the comments. When I have time I hope to check the source. You have a very good idea. I will add links to my other sites. Now why didn’t I think of that? This blog needs updating, so will add them this week. Thanks for your fun comment. Nice to “meet” you.

     
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    January 17, 2014 at 10:56 pm

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  21. Beverly

    December 24, 2013 at 5:22 pm

    Thank you for stopping by, Kristi, and for your kind words, and for following me. Nice to “meet” you.

     
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    December 24, 2013 at 9:12 am

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    Your article has really peaked my interest.
    I’m going to bookmark your blog and keep checking for new details about once a week.

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  23. Beverly

    December 20, 2013 at 9:40 am

    Thanks, TBM. I hope it’s busy. I’ve been waiting a long time on some of these stories. It will be nice to see them published. :)

     
  24. TBM

    December 9, 2013 at 3:03 am

    Wow 2014 sounds like it will be busy. best of luck

     
  25. Beverly

    August 26, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    Thank you, Carrie. I need to update it. That’s on my to do list.
    You have a lovely site too. I visited your blog as well and enjoyed the post there. Left a comment.

     
  26. Carrie Butler

    August 26, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    Lovely site you have here, Beverly! :)

     
  27. Beverly McClure

    July 31, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    Hi, Hamza. Thank you for sending the email. I’ll be reading it later this evening. Working on my stoires now and checking my blogs.
    Will talk to you later. :)

     
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    July 31, 2013 at 9:18 am

    Thank you, beautiful mom, for your response. I have just sent you a personal email.

    Blessings to you and your family,
    Hamza

     
  29. Beverly

    July 29, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    Hello Hamza. Thank you for your kind thoughts. I’m well, yes. I wrote “Traveler,” and I’m so happy the story touched you. A writer loves to hear that she’s made a difference in someone’s life with her work. You’ll be happy to know that Traveler is still alive and well. He lives with our son now and has a very happy home. Thanks again for letting me know your feelings. I really appreciate your comment. Keep in touch. I have another Chicken Soup story coming out in the October book “Messages from Heaven.” I hope you’ll read that story as well.

    So nice to hear from you.

     
  30. Hamza Hassan

    July 29, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    Hello Ms. Beverly,

    I hope you are doing well. I am not sure whether or not you are the one who wrote the wonderful story “Traveler,” from the ‘What I Learned From The Dog’ book of the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series. The story, however, touched my heart and soothed my soul in a very positive way. Please let me know if you are the same Beverly McClure who wrote the story.

    Best regards,
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  31. Beverly

    July 21, 2013 at 11:02 am

    Hi Hot Picture…
    Sorry you’re having trouble with the comments. Here’s what I found on WordPress that should help you stop following the comments.

    “Managing Post / Comment Notification

    If you want to stop receiving comment notification or start receiving notification on all comments on a particular blog, click the “Subscription Options” link at the bottom of the notification email. You can also use the link shown below.” (The link is on your comment notification.)

    Have a nice evening.

     
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    July 21, 2013 at 2:36 am

    When I originally commented I seem to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now each time a comment is added I recieve four emails with the same comment.

    There has to be an easy method you can remove me
    from that service? Many thanks!

     
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    You know, I could have sworn I’ve visited this blog before on but after browsing at some of the entries I figured out that it’s new to me.
    Still, I’m going to bookmark this blog and start following it regularly.

     
  34. Beverly

    May 13, 2013 at 7:52 pm

    Hi Deborah. My goodness. You bring back memories. I remember your book and really enjoyed it. Thanks for your kind words about my work. How are you? Still writing? The time sure passes in a hurry. Thanks again for stopping by. So nice to hear from you.

     
  35. Deborah Nigro

    May 13, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    Beverly, congratulations on your recent Children’s Literary Classics award! How interesting that your historic work appeals to a wide age range, always a sign of a good writer. I haven’t forgotten your kind review my own YA book ‘The Wolfman, the Shrink and the Eighth-Grade Election’, thanks again, and continued success. Deborah M. Nigro (D. M. Nigro)

     
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  38. Beverly

    April 18, 2013 at 7:35 am

    Hi, Lisa,
    I visited your site. You have a great idea there. Tried to leave a message but it wouldn’t go through so I’m posting it here.

    Thanks for your message on my site. I’m late on replying.

    This sounds like a wonderful program. I imagine, though, I’d have to check with my publishers before allowing my books to be sold here, since they’d be supplying them. How does this work?

    Thanks and good luck to you.
    Beverly

     
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    April 10, 2013 at 7:20 pm

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