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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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A troubling but powerful respond to this earlier post-Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

This was posted two years ago. It came to mind again with the uncertainty so many families are facing. One of you all wrote a respond to this post so powerful and so strong that I wanted to share it … Continue reading

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I know there will a moment of silence this morning. But it’s hard to think back on the fact that babies born since September 11, 2001 are now adults.

The September 11 attacks (often referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States Injured‎: ‎25,000 Date‎: ‎September 11, 2001; 19 years ago; 8:46 Deaths‎: ‎2,996; total … Continue reading

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The Passing of Chadwick Boseman of “The Black Panther”

The article below was written two years ago.  We are just learning he was ill when the movie was made. Nonetheless, he did an exceptional job. Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther earned a milestone over the weekends it ran by becoming … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Promote Your Books

This a reblog. This site always have useful book marketing information /https://nicholasrossis.wordpress.com/2020/08/21/the-best-way-to-promote-your-books/

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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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The Cold Summer

The year 1816 is known as the Year Without a Summer (also the Poverty Year and Eighteen Hundred and Froze To Death) because of severe climate abnormalities that caused average global temperatures to decrease by 0.4–0.7 °C (0.72–1.26 °F). Impact: … 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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“What lies in our power to do, lies in our power not to do.” – Aristotle

Although the wisdom is ancient it still holds truth. One has equal power to do goodwill as well as evil. The question is which do you choose.

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