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Author/Reader Events for Marketing

Last night I was a guest on a radio show hosted by Marsha Casper Cook. We spoke a great deal about marketing as an author. I’ve been in this industry a long time and have tried a lot of things, … Continue reading

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Advantages of Book Clubs

I love Book Clubs and Reader’s Groups! Last week, I was having a conversation with another author and the subject of Book Clubs came up. He asked what I thought the advantages were to being connected with a book club, and how … Continue reading

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Start Small But Set a Goal

I was just texting with a friend of mine that I haven’t spoken to in a while. She’s had this story rolling around in her head for a long time, yet hasn’t written a word. We all allow everyday life … Continue reading

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Patience Is A Writer’s Best Friend

I’ve just come off of a writing jag, and finished a four book series. Whew. I’ve neglected my blog, so I wanted to take some time this morning to reflect on my writing journey. I’m often asked by other writers and … Continue reading

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Third Person POV – Huh?

Third person Point Of View can be quite confusing and take on many forms. A writer needs to be cognizant of their utilization of those forms. In this blog entry I will attempt to help you distinguish between the types … Continue reading

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Loving and Hating Your Characters

I’ve just finished my second book in The Guardians of Spirit Rock series, and it launches on 3/4. The third and fourth books are almost ready to go to the editor. I wanted to take a moment to reflect on … Continue reading

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Writing Tip – Avoid Flat Stanley

In case you don’t know who Flat Stanley is, he was a project my daughter had to complete in elementary school. She mailed a paper cut out character named Stanley to my sister in Maryland. The poor woman had to take … Continue reading

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