New Release for Christmas

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We did it! Just in time for holiday reading. Every November some writers try to write a novel of 50,000 words in one month. I’ve never participated because I didn’t want the pressure. However, after my first book of short … Continued

Update on WIP and a New Author for you!

I’m closing in on the final draft of my Christmas card to you, Cozy Christmas Sweets, a book of short stories. I probably would have had it published by now, but I got carried away and added a recipe for … Continued

The Joy of Writing

Every month or so, I send a newsletter to the delightful folks who’ve subscribed to my updates. How do I know these folks are delightful? I know because they write back to me, sharing encouragement, suggestions, or just saying, “Hi!” … Continued

Making lemonade from life’s sour lemons

Many writers are introverts who internalize life’s ups and downs, rather than venting. Independent authors have an extra degree of separation because we work alone. Most of us are familiar with the old saying, “A burden shared is a burden … Continued

Another Great Halloween Contest! Win free eBooks!

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Win Up To 20+ Halloweeny eBooks! (2) Grand Prize Kindle “Gift Baskets” of ALL eBooks! (20+) Winners of Individual eBooks (randomly selected titles) October 24-31

Writing by scenes

Every fiction writer has a unique process when composing a novel, but there are usually considered to be two main writer types; those who write “by the seat of their pants” just letting the words flow, and those who outline … Continued

Celebrating the spoken word

Readers and writers share a love of the written word. Today’s blog is celebrating the spoken word; when we lift the written words from the page with our voice for others to hear.   For those of you who enjoy … Continued

Second Saturday Interview with Author/reviewer Robin Leigh Morgan

Today’s author, Robin Leigh Morgan, is also a highly rated reviewer on Amazon. She agreed to visit with us to share her reviewer’s experience with us. Robin Leigh Morgan is married. She is a retired NYC employee and has been … Continued

IndieBRAG October Halloween Party

(Click on the pumpkins to join the party) IndieBRAG Halloween Event Blog Post The first book I ever published was inspired by Halloween. One warm October day, my son and I were taking a walk around our small Northern California … Continued

Reader Groups

Have you hugged a Book Lover today?   Book lovers are special people and Mystery/Suspense/Thriller readers are the most special of all!   Get to know as many of these wonderful folks as you can by joining a readers’ group. … Continued

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