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  • Sep192019
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    Six Week Follow-Up on Medium Articles

    It’s been six weeks since I announced I’d be blogging–writing articles–on Medium. I have to admit it’s opened a whole…

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  • Aug022019
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    Me, Medium, and Money

    Have you heard of Medium? You’ve probably seen their articles and occasionally clicked on one, then saw that popup at…

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  • Jun162018

    Accepting I Can’t Do Everything

    I’ve often talked about my parents in my blog or social media posts. I am very fortunate in that, despite…

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  • Mar182018
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    Re-evaluating Reader Engagement

    Reader engagement is the most important thing we do as authors. We love the idea of readers buying our books,…

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  • Feb072018
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    Why Books Don’t Sell

    The number one complaint I hear from fellow authors is that their books aren’t selling. That’s why I’m offering a…

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  • Feb052018
    If you take the time to connect with someone, you also connect with something inside yourself. You both come away with something new. That is the gift of connection.

    The Sky is Falling! Or is it?

    I can’t help but chime in on the latest post by Facebook regarding changing the algorithm as to what is…

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  • Jan152018
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    Mutual Monday – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”…

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  • Jan042018
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    Smart Ways to Choose Your 2018 Goals

    Happy New Year! For most writer’s the New Year is the time we set our goals for the year. If…

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  • Dec282017
    Moving on is a process; moving forward is a choice. There's a slight difference between the two. Moving on is letting things happen; moving forward is making things happen.

    Looking Back Helps to Move Forward

    This is the time of year many writers start to prepare for their New Year’s goals. What will they write?…

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  • Dec152017
    Secrets to Effective Author Marketing by Maggie Lynch

    Are You Rushing to Get Books Out for Holiday Sales?

    Not only is this the time of year where it seems everyone has a Christmas book (or is writing one…

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