Archive for 2017

  • Nov192017
    Secrets to Effective Author Marketing by Maggie Lynch

    Return of the DIY Publishing Blog

    I think it was two and a half years ago that I stopped blogging on my DIY Publishing blog on…

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  • Nov182017
    Hello Name Tag with Maggie Faire and Maggie Jaimeson crossed out. Maggie Lynch at bottom

    What’s in a Name?

    I always remember that Shakespeare quote from Romeo and Juliet: “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”…

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  • Nov172017
    Two Book Bundles-Fantasy for Young Readers and For The Heart 7 Romances

    ‘Tis the Book Bundle Season

    When it comes to the holidays, authors take a lot of different approaches to providing a good deal on books…

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  • Sep202017
    Scam Alert

    The Return of a Notorious Publishing Scammer

    Anyone who has been writing and publishing as an independent author, for any length of time, knows that there are…

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  • Sep062017
    Two cats deciding on moving box

    Moving and Writing Challenges

    September is moving month for my husband and I. We aren’t moving far from our current location (only a mile…

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  • Aug232017
    solar eclipse totality 2017 salem, or

    Eclipse 2017

    You’ve probably read hundreds of eclipse stories by now, and yes this is another one. It’s taken me a couple…

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  • Jul212017
    Five Steps to Power Up Your Killer Novel. Free webinar with Mary Buckham

    Heads Up – Free Plotting Webinar Coming August 16th

    USA Today Bestselling author, Mary Buckham is a good friend of mine and I know she has taught writers with…

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  • Jul172017
    two cats sleeping together in a circle head to tail

    Cats and Writing

    I know there are dog people and cat people, and sometimes they don’t understand each other. I’m an animal lover…

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  • Jul052017
    Hillsboro downtown 4th of July parade opening

    4th of July Celebrations

    What are you doing to celebrate Independence Day? Fireworks, family and friends barbecue party, and perhaps time at a favorite…

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  • Jul032017
    Rolling stones stacked red rodeno limestone in river

    Writer Balance and the Career Author

    I can’t believe it’s July already. That means I’ve passed the half way point in the year and I should…

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