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Thank you for Spreading the Word

“Great Readers, Reviewers, Authors, Illustrators, Websites and Blogs” by Joan Y. Edwards

Thank you to the people listed on this page for helping me spread the word about Joan’s Elder Care Guide: Empowering You and Your Elder to Survive. Its release date is Friday, May 13, 2016. You are a blessing to me. I appreciate you very much.

I will put all names in a hat (except for reviewers) at midnight May 31, 2016. I’ll ask random.org to choose one person to win a free critique of 1000 words of a manuscript, an interview on my blog, or a 15 minute phone call anywhere in the USA to talk about goals.

If you’re willing to help me spread the word about Joan’s Elder Care Guide, let me know in the comment area.

I appreciate all of you who bought a copy and those who told me you’d like to buy a copy! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

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Book Reviews

No compensation given for doing reviews except the pdf or paperback copy of the book. 

  1. Lorraine Price, reviewer, proofreader, and copy editor  https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorraineprice
  2. Dr. Bob Rich. author, editor http://bobswriting.com/
  3. Karen Cioffi-Ventrice, author, editor http://karencioffifreelancewriter.com/
  4. Karen Mabry Rice http://Karen-borntowrite.blogspot.com
  5. Kathleen Burkinshaw https://kathleenburkinshaw.wordpress.com/
  6. June Phyllis Baker https://www.linkedin.com/in/june-phyllis-baker-95899537?
  7. Patricia Karwatowicz  http://www.pattikwrites.com
  8. Shawn Simon http://StepmomShawn.com
  9. Jan Meyer https://www.linkedin.com/in/janet-s-meyer-680b1911
  10. Barbara Lunow  http://www.amazon.com/Are-There-Yet-Barbara-Lunow/dp/0991433211/

Share in person, on Facebook or other social media 

  1. Aidana WillowRaven http://aidana.willowravenblog.com
  2. Andrea Ball
  3. Andrea Dawn Brummett
  4. Ann Eisenstein http://www.amazon.com/Hiding-Carly-Junior-Special-Mystery/dp/193571127X?ie=UTF8&qid=&ref_=tmm_pap_swatch_0&sr=
  5. Bonnie Bartel Latino @BonnieBLatino.
  6. Carol Baldwin http://carolbaldwinblog.blogspot.com
  7. Cynthia Vestal
  8. Dana Roberts
  9. Deborah Allmand
  10. David Lee Bragg
  11. Emma Shipes
  12. Gretchen Griffith http://www.gretchengriffith.com/
  13. Janet Meyer
  14. Jennifer Jordan
  15. Joan B. Reid
  16. John Magoteaux
  17. John Snow
  18. Karen Tomas, https://karenanntomas.wordpress.com
  19. Kathleen Burkinshaw
  20. Kathy Kusior
  21. Linda Andersen https://lindamartinandersen.wordpress.com/
  22. Linda Collier
  23. Linda Vigen Phillips http://www.amazon.com/Crazy-Linda-Vigen-Phillips/dp/0802854370/ 
  24. Lorrie York Hackett
  25. Louise Bradford Blanks Painting Workshop with Louise Bradford-Blanks in Lancaster, SC at http://eventful.com/lancaster_sc/venues/bob-dosters-backstreet-studiogallerygarden-/V0-001-002330534-7
  26. Marcia Ann Radaker Collins
  27. Megan Vance http://www.amazon.com/Sure-Mercies-Suffering-Megan-2015-09-22/dp/B01FGJT384/
  28. Mimi Milford
  29. Mollie E. Chewning
  30. Niki Masse Schoenfeldt http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Bedbugs-Bite-Masse-Schoenfeldt/dp/1934860131/
  31. Roy L. Vestal
  32. Sabrina Campbell Colvin
  33. Sheri S. Levy http://www.sherislevy.com
  34. Susan Bergdorf Magoteaux
  35. Susan Hornbach http://bagfullofbooks4kids.blogspot.com/
  36. Tracy Campbell https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30045623-calm-coloring
  37. Woody Schlier

Blog post about Joan’s Elder Care Guide

Interviewed me on their blogs

Coming Soon

  1. Shawn Simon http://stepmomshawn.com/
  2. Pat Rollo, Speak Up Talk Radio, http://www.speakuptalkradio.com/guest-interviews/


May 17, 2016 Thank you, Marie Lunow for sharing your copy of Joan’s Elder Care Guide with Kim Kilbarger who invited me to speak at the I.C.E. Meeting at Westminster Towers, Rock Hill, SC. on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

Did a Blog Blitz for official Release Day, May 13, 2016

  1. Catherine H. Armstrong http://charmstrongbooks.com/2016/05/13/book-blitz-joans-elder-care-guide/
  2. Janet K. Brown http://www.janetkbrown.com/2016/05/introducing-elder-care-guide-by-joan-y.html
  3. J.Q. Rose http://www.jqrose.com/2016/05/spotlight-on-joans-elder-care-guide.html
  4. Kristina Stanley https://kristinastanley.com/2016/05/13/farleys-friday-a-special-announcement/
  5. Linda Andersen https://lindamartinandersen.wordpress.com/2016/05/11/blog-blitz/
  6. Melanie Robertson-King http://www.melanierobertson-king.com/wp02/?p=12265/


Resources for Authors of New Books:

  1. Mary Robinette Kowal. Debut Author Series. http://maryrobinettekowal.com/series/debut-author/
  2. Anne A. Wilson. “12 Lessons Learned from a Debut Author:” http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/12-lessons-learned-from-a-debut-author

Thank you for reading my blog. I appreciate you very much. I pray that your days are blessed. I’ll update this blog post as others tell me they are willing to help spread the word.



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Never Give Up
Live with enthusiasm
Celebrate you
Joan Y. Edwards
Copyright 2016 © Joan Y. Edwards


13 Responses

  1. Wow Joan, that’s a great response. So happy for you! Others are too! This is going to be awesome!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Dear Linda,
      Thank you very much. It is an awesome response. I am very blessed by you and many others who have cheered me this far and who are with me every step of the way!

      Never Give Up

      Liked by 1 person

  2. A fantastic response for a fantastic lady. You help so many so now it’s your turn!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Dear Sandra,
      Thank you very much. It is a fantastic response! I am very thankful to you and the others who are with me to launch Joan’s Elder Care Guide! You are blessings to me.

      Never Give Up

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Congrats on your upcoming book release! I’ll be happy to mention it on my blog at http://www.jqrosecom You can send me the info and buy links– jqrose02At gmail dot com Wishing you all the best.

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  4. Joan, you are so welcome!! I’m so excited for you and know the labor of love it was for you to write! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • Dear Kathleen,
      You are so sweet and understanding! Do something fun today!

      Liked by 1 person

  5. This is getting exciting. You’re doing great with the promotion.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Dear Kristina,
      Thanks for writing. Thanks for following my blog. Thanks for your encouraging words of saying that I’m doing great with the promotion. 🙂

      Never Give Up


  6. Super! Super! Super! A long, long journey coming to fruition. I know that this Elder Care Guide is a labor of intense love and I am so very happy that it’s birth date is near! Congratulations, my friend! I am happy for and proud of you!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Dear Ann,
      Thank you for writing. It’s so good to hear from you! It has been a long journey! It’s exciting that people are ordering them online and have received their copies! I hope it helps each person who reads it!

      Celebrate you
      Never Give Up


  7. So glad I could help spread the word. Thanks for the pingback.


  8. Thank you to everyone who has told other people about Joan’s Elder Care Guide on Facebook, Twitter, in person, on blogs and websites. Here is a list of those I know shared with others. I’m sorry for anyone I left out.

    1. Aidana WillowRaven
    2. Andrea Ball
    3. Andrea Dawn Brummett
    4. Ann Eisenstein
    5. Barbara Lunow
    6. Bonnie Bartel Latino
    7. Carol Baldwin
    8. Catherine H. Armstrong
    9. Cynthia Vestal
    10. Dana Roberts
    11. Deborah Allmand
    12. Deb Hockenberry
    13. David Lee Bragg
    14. Emma Shipes
    15. Gretchen Griffith
    16. Janet Meyer
    17. Janet K. Brown
    18. Janis Silverman
    19. Jennifer Jordan
    20. Joan B. Reid
    21. John Magoteaux
    22. John Snow
    23. J.Q. Rose
    24. Karen Tomas
    25. Kathleen Burkinshaw
    26. Kathy Kusior
    27. Kim Kilbarger
    28. Kristina Stanley
    29. Linda Andersen
    30. Linda Collier
    31. Linda Vigen Phillips
    32. Lorrie York Hackett
    33. Louise Bradford Blanks
    34. Marcia Ann Radaker Collins
    35. Marie Lunow
    36. Megan Vance
    37. Melanie Robertson-King
    38. Mimi Milford
    39. Mollie E. Chewning
    40. Niki Masse Schoenfeldt
    41. Roy L. Vestal
    42. Sabrina Campbell Colvin
    43. Sandra Warren
    44. Shawn Simon
    45. Sheri S. Levy
    46. Susan Bergdorf Magoteaux
    47. Susan Hornbach
    48. Tracy Campbell
    49. Vivian Zabel
    50. Woody Schlier

    I asked Random.org to choose 4 winners.
    First was #1 Aidana Willow-Raven
    Second was #32 Marsha Ann Radaker Collins
    Third was #38 Niki Masse Schoenfeldt
    Fourth was #4 Andrea Ball

    Each of these people won a 1000 word manuscript critique, an interview on my blog, or a 15 minute phone call to talk about life goals and brainstorm ways to reach them.

    I’ll post a new blog with the winners. Please respond there!

    Never Give Up
    Joan Y. Edwards


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