Monthly Archives: January 2015

You know Kevin Brennan has this novel …

kind of like chick lit but so much better because it turns chick lit on its head.  Check out Kevin’s post:  Have I mentioned lately that I have a book to peddle?. If you need more encouragement, check out my … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To WordPress

Originally posted on Fish Of Gold:
Dear WordPress.com, I am loath to write yet another letter to you, since I typically prefer to spend my time writing actual blog posts, but I’ve been bitching on Twitter and in your forums…

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Ten Things Not to Do at a Super Bowl Celebration

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:
It will be the Super Bowl this weekend and this list is inspired by watching the last Forty Eight Super Bowl celebrations both on-screen and in various rooms around the planet. Hope you enjoy. Top…

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#Read #Authors: Keep It Real! by Jaq D Hawkins

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Ever since the indie publishing explosion, I’ve been watching the adjustments in marketing that have tried to keep up with a rapidly changing industry. To put things in perspective, I…

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When is “based on a true story” a lie? (Spoiler Alert)

Recently my husband and I viewed The Imitation Game, a film directed by Morten Tyldum. ** Stop here and move on if you haven’t seen the film and you don’t like spoilers.**

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Hiring a Freelance Editor: Pricing and Getting the Most for Your Money

Originally posted on The Sarcastic Muse:
I was chatting with my cousin a few weeks ago about freelance work. He used to work as a graphic designer—doing logos and such—and so he knows how difficult it can be to find…

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Book Launch Tour: DOG BONE SOUP is Simmering!

Originally posted on Bette A. Stevens, Maine Author:
DOG BONE SOUP is not only the title of Bette A. Stevens’s debut novel; it ranks high among the paltry meals that the book’s protagonist, Shawn Daniels, wants to forget. Plodding through…

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Ten Things Not to do When You Are Short of Time

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:
? Mondays creep up on me sometimes. I guess I should remember how quickly the weekend goes and not be surprised. Needing to do another Top Ten list got me thinking about time and being…

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To Write, or Not Write, a Book Review

This post could also be titled, “A Book Review Discussion Without End.”  In as many days, I’ve come across three separate blogs discussing the pros and cons, the ups and downs of positive and negative book reviews.  If you want … Continue reading

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Throwback: I AM therefore I write

Following is a post from May 24, 2008.  I had had my blog for several months, but was still finding my way.  [And, frankly, I’m still finding my way but the journey is fun.  I don’t know that I really … Continue reading

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