Thursday, July 21, 2011

Feminist Chapbook for All E-Readers (Carolyn's press release and a special offer)

Deeper Into the Pond: A Celebration of Femininity (Volume 1)“Vivid images… distil the lives of the women who wrote them. They speak to all the stages of life—even celebrate ageing--and our roles as women. These are poems [that] will stay with you forever.” ~ Nancy Famolari
Poets living half a world apart naturally understand the value of e-books, the best way for people living anywhere in the world to access a work.
Carolyn Howard-Johnson is a Californian while Magdalena Ball lives down under (yup, though I still have a bit of my NY accent). Together they have published their fifth in the Celebration Series of chapbooks, Deeper into the Pond, A Celebration of Femininity. And now it can be read by anyone who can find a computer. (See the list of formats available below).
To make reading this lovely little booklet even easier, the two have arranged for an introductory and discounted price of $2.79. 
and use the coupon code HV73F until August 21.
Other chapbooks in the celebration series are Cherished Pulse (for Valentine’s, Imagining the Future (for Father’s Day, She Wore Emerald Then (for Mother’s Day, and Blooming Red (for Christmas Deeper into the Pond ( and the other chapbooks are also available as paperbacks on Amazon.
Magdalena Ball runs the highly respected review site. She is the author of the poetry book Repulsion Thrust, which was published to unanimous 5-star reviews. Her novel Sleep Before Evening, was a Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist.

Carolyn Howard-Johnson's poetry appears frequently in review journals. She is listed in Poets & Writers and her chapbook of poetry, Tracings
(, was given the Award of Excellence by the Military Writers Society of America and She Wore Emerald Then won its highest honor of gold. One of her poems recently won the Franklin Christoph Poetry Prize. She is also an award-winning novelist and short story writer and instructor for UCLA Extension Writers' Program.
Learn more about these inexpensive chapbooks that are meant to become your most thoughtful greeting cards ever at
Smashwords offers all these e-book formats: Online Reading (HTML), Kindle (mobi for Kindle devices and Kindle apps), Epub (Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, and most e-reading apps including Stanza, Aldiko, Adobe Digital Editions, others), PDF (good for reading on PC, or for home printing), RTF (readable on most word processors), LRF (Use only for older model Sony Readers that don't support .epub), Palm Doc (PDB) (for Palm reading devices), and Plain Text.

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