• Sep062017
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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  • Jun142017
    Big red malware display when your site is blacklisted at search engines.

    Hackers, Malware, and Security Oh My!

    May was not a happy month for me. Just when the WannaCry and RansomWare attacks were going on, my site…

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  • Jun012017
    Moonscapes Book Bundle Deal

    Book Bundles Are Good Deals for Everyone

    I’m participating in an excellent science fiction book bundle with some amazing SF authors. It is offered through StoryBundle and is…

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  • May182017
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    Starting a Blog Again

    It’s been almost two years since I stopped blogging. I had two blogs going–one for helping new authors and one…

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  • Jan012017
    publishing trends identified in book The Long Tail by Anderson

    How New Trends Impact Publishing Goals

    I hope your end of 2017 was truly a celebration of the past year and all that you accomplished. If…

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