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February 15, 2019 · 11:11 am

New Show

https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/112988/submitting-to-saguaro-books

This episode is coming soon!
See description and date of the live show below!

Submitting to Saguaro Books

February 4, 2019
Hosted by Mary Nickum

Episode Description

Ok, you’ve heard the last few shows and now you’ve decided to take the big step of submitting. Before you do though, you’d like to know more about the process, so it’s time to take a walk through the step of query, submission, re-working, re-submission, acceptance/rejection, final submission, contract.

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Past Radio Shows

If you missed a show you can still listen to it by going to: https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3831/saguaro-books-radio-hour

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Radio Hour

We’ll be coming to you Live at 11:00 PST to discuss the origins of Saguaro Books. Call-in:
Toll Free: 1-866-472-5790
Intl: 001-480-398-3352

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Saguaro Books Radio Hour

We’re on Monday at 11:00 am PST. Please listen in on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel, www.voiceAmericaBusiness.com. Call in: Toll Free: 1-866-472-5790; Intl: 001-480-398-3352

My books and why I founded Saguaro Books – Jan. 21

I am an author and publisher. My idea to found Saguaro Books, LLC resulted from the difficulties I experienced as a first-time children’s author seeking a publisher. I realized there needs to be a publisher who works directly with authors, excluding agents. Saguaro Books, LLC is just such a publisher.

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Prepositional idioms

Prepositional idioms are tricky in any language. Here are some tips for using in and on with expressions of time.

For months, years and long periods like centuries, use in.
For days and dates, use on.
For precise times use at.
 
Meet me at 8 p.m.
The children played at recess.

Some common expressions vary the pattern:
in the morning, but on Monday morning
in the mornings, but on Wednesday mornings
in the afternoon but on Sunday afternoon

NOTE: Although we say in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening, we say at night. Ex. Milk is delivered in the morning. The stars come out at night. BUT We heard a noise in the night.

Some time expressions do not require a preposition:
I went to Sicily last May.
He’s giving a speech next Friday.
My children visit every Thanksgiving.
What are you doing this afternoon?

Talking about the weekend admits of variation:
Do you work weekends?
Do you work on the weekend?
(American usage)
Do you work at the weekend? (British usage)

BBC Learning English on, in and at with time expressions.

From: Daily Writing Tips

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Radio Show Call-in Numbers

We will be Live every Monday 11am Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica.com Business Channel.

Here is the number for the Business channel

Live Show Phone-in
Toll Free: 1-866-472-5790
Intl: 001-480-398-3352

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