Welcome! Irish Firebrands: Christine Plouvier, Indie Author, invites you to celebrate my first work of fiction. Here you can enjoy the view from a ringside seat, as I conjure up “The Story of the Story,” through blog Posts and special feature Pages. You don’t need to be a WordPress blogger to read this blog, although membership does confer advantages, when it comes to using some functions.
Home – Here you’ll find the most recent blog posts, with links to related content and older posts in the queue.
About – Read a short synopsis of the book, get links to retailers, read Un-Asked Questions about Irish Firebrands (if you have others, you can use the Guestbook page to ask them), get news about other projects, and find out a bit about the strange life led by the author.
Index – Alphabetical list of blog posts.
Trailer – Links to the Irish Firebrands book trailer videos (external sites).
Sample Chapters – Find Chapter PDF, and Audiobook here, plus back matter from the book. The back matter includes a pronunciation guide, acknowledgments and complete bibliography of works consulted during the writing of the novel.
Audioblog – A work in progress, where selected posts have been recorded as audible files, using a text-to-speech generator.
Feedback – Contact the author, participate in polls, and rate the blog.
Library – Virtual bookshelf displaying some of the bibliography of Irish Firebrands. (Sorry, images not clickable.)
Shop – Links to purchase Irish Firebrands books and Boutique products.
Irish Vocabulary – Many of the Gaeilge words, phrases, names, proper nouns (and even a song) that appear in Irish Firebrands. Link to an Irish text-to-speech generator.
Ephemera – Where fun stuff lives after its debut on the home page.
Downloads – Get printable PDFs of posters, selected blog posts in a newsletter format, and other fun stuff from Irish Firebrands.
Widget Sidebar (location in sidebar may not match position on this list)
Fireplace Tools – Monthly archive drop-down menu, and the search engine for contents of this blog.
Torchlight from the Trailer – Slideshow highlights from the book trailer video.
Get it While it’s Hot! – Link to RSS feed.
Embers in Your Email – Click the Ignite! button to set up a relationship with this blog.
Click Image to Shop– Click book cover for links to booksellers and boutique. Selected retailers in sidebar.
Flying Sparks – Special offers, subject to availability or expiration dates.
Ask your Library – E-book and paperback sources for public library acquisitions.
Do I Smell Smoke? – Quick link “Table of Contents” for 50 recent blog posts.
Warm Your Hands – Clickable logo links to a sample chapter of Irish Firebrands.
Smoke Signals – Special opportunities for readers.
Bonfires! – Avatars take you to meet friends in the blogosphere.
Proud to be an Indie Author– Support Indie Writing & Publishing: Get your blog badges here!
Wildfire! Hot new features!
The Plover Pipes Here, Too – Visit other members of the Firebrands family of blogs.
Click Logo to Visit – Bags, mugs and more, featuring Irish Firebrands artwork, at the Firebrands Gift Shop.
Found in the Ashes – Meta stuff. Visit WordPress.com to start your own free blog.