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All writing advice, even from so-called writing experts is not always the best advice for your type of story.

Despite what the talking heads say, all writing advice, even if it is from so-called writing experts, is not always the best advice for your type of story. Analyze your own story and see which flow best suit it. You … Continue reading

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Marketing is the lifeline to selling books. But how much is too much?

[Original post was written two years ago. A lot have changed since, but the basic is still useful. ] Whether you’re traditionally published, self published, or somewhere in between, authors these days are primarily responsible for marketing their own books. … Continue reading

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The Christmas Book-25 Things Moms hope don’t happen for the Holidays 🎄🎄🎄

This is a short book or novella I wrote based on family life at Christmastime. It one of the few humorous books I’ve written.                            25 Things Moms hope don’t happen for the Holidays   Dedication I dedicated … Continue reading

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The Little Drummer Boy-The Magic of Christmas 🥁 🥁 🥁

I don’t know if the shows still comes on, but there used to be a cartoon animation about this song and story.   Come they told me pa rum pum pum pum A newborn King to see pa rum pum … Continue reading

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Just because you’re a sheep doesn’t mean you have to follow the crowd.

The volatility of some people can be like looking at a hagfish for the first time. Ugly and slimy. But at least how they look serve a purpose. The hagfish looks the way nature intended but people’s faces twisted ugly … Continue reading

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Some things you can’t change the meaning of no matter how much you wants to. Smirk is one of those things.

I thought about this gross misuse of a human gesture because fiction imitate life. I wish authors would stop it! The next book I read where the character is smirking instead of affectionately smiling. I’m putting it down. I’ve only … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin: “Those who would give up essential Liberty…

Original. Benjamin Franklin once said: “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.   Modern context “Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not … Continue reading

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Should writers be more vocal on social issues? Or keep their opinion to themselves?

Should writers be more vocal on social issues? Or keep their opinion to themselves? I asked that question because many of us lives in cities that are presently or was on fire. The fabric of society seriously needs mending. Every … Continue reading

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Guess What? Real Readers Don’t Care Who Published Your Book.

My author club still meets, but via instant messaging and most of us have discovered that readers really don’t care who published your book. Small press, Indie, Traditional or the Man In The Moon for all they care. Think about … Continue reading

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