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Shifting Priorities

I ended up taking a couple extra weeks in my blog break. Sorry for the delay in my return, but it’s been very productive for my writing. I’ve been hard at work on my first draft of Book 3 of … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes

    Sunday was an awesome birthday. I went on a hike with Mom. Spent oodles of time petting Emerson. And had delicious hibachi with my parents. It was a nice break from the promoting and writing. It also got … Continue reading

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The Importance of Reconnecting with Your World

As writers, we are constantly told that writing is not enough. We have to market ourselves. To be interactive. To be visible. To be available. Online. I agree an online presence matters. But there has to be a balance between … Continue reading

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Behind Schedule…

Do you ever feel like you just can’t keep up with everything in your life?  I’m so behind in the blogs I follow, Facebook and Twitter, I feel like I’ll never catch up. Being sick only compounds the problem. Now … Continue reading

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WD Conference–Successfully Promoting Your Book

On Sunday at the Writer’s Digest Conference, I attended an informative panel on how to promote your book. Kevin Smokler, Brent Sampson, Kate Travers, and Kate Rados helped the audience navigate the maze of possibilities. Promotional  Tools It is never … Continue reading

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Backspace Writer’s Conference-Part III

The second day of the Backspace Writer’s Conference kicked off with an amazing presentation by Kristin Nelson on writing the perfect query letter pitch. She had a way of distilling it right down to the heart of what a pitch … Continue reading

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