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Joanne has published more than 2,500 articles and was award recipient of the 1990 Woman of the Year for Beaver County, Pennsylvania, for her accomplishments and excellence in journalism and to the community. Her co-authored book, “Unforgettable Journey,” won fifth place in the Grand Beginnings romance contest. An excerpt from her WIP, “Unearthed,” placed her fifth in the Absolute Write Idol contest. Most recently, her essay, “Perseverance,” is published in the Stories of Strength anthology in which 100% of the profits are donated to disaster relief charities. Her most recent articles were published in ByLine Magazine, Writer's Digest, AbsoluteWrite.com, and Moondance.org. She has a monthly freelance writing column at Absolutewrite.com. Currently, she is the sole caregiver for her 85-year-old mother.

Thursday, January 26, 2006

BlogCritics * The Pacific Between * The Plain Dealer

Ray turned me onto BlogCritics. I joined Tuesday, became an official critic at BlogCritic yesterday, and sent my first review this afternoon.

They published my review today.

Check out my review of The Pacific Between by Raymond K. Wong.

This evening, Ray informed me that my review was picked up by the Plain Dealer at Cleveland.com. What a rush! I haven’t published anything in the Plain Dealer since the 80’s.

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Blogger Dawno said...

Congratulations on having your review in the Plain Dealer!

1/27/2006 12:45 AM  
Blogger Joanne D. Kiggins said...

Thanks Dawno. Just found out it was picked up by four more online pubs. The more circulation the review gets, the more exposure for Ray's book. I'm thrilled for him. ;)

1/27/2006 7:26 PM  
Blogger Dawno said...

Wow!That's very cool - and great for Ray!

1/27/2006 11:46 PM  
Blogger Joanne D. Kiggins said...

Yes, it's great all the way around, Dawno!

1/29/2006 7:42 PM