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Some Thoughts on Being a Writer — by Jess Steven Hughes

Today’s post is by returning guest Jess Steven Hughes, author of four meticulously researched historical fiction books. I saw this inspirational, straight-from-the-heart post on Facebook and knew I had to share it. Here it is, reprinted with permission. Some thoughts on … Continue reading

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Some Truths About Writing

There are a number of truths about writing. Here are are several: The easier it is to read, the harder it was to write. This is counter-intuitive. We see a figure skater make it look so easy, yet all we … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: 9th Day Out of the Gate

Words in the Dark: Post 2 Chilly weather, snow on the ground, shortening day length, and NaNoWriMo — a typical November. I’m not writing this year, but I am checking in on my NaNo Buddies, whose word scores on the … Continue reading

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Today’s Writing Song No. 32

2017 TODAY’S WRITING SONGS all 32 days Plus additions from 2019 2017 Today’s Writing Songs Playlist  (on YouTube) CALIFORNIA NIGHTS — Best Coast

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Update on Events — How Do YOU Prepare for an Author Event?

Saturday, July 8 at noon For one hour only, this special book signing event is taking place at Audreys Books, a fine bookstore in Edmonton, Alberta. Author Mandy Eve-Barnett has written the following books The Rython Kingdom (for adults) Clickety-Click … Continue reading

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June 2017 Roundup: Parenting and Education

While I am away from my blog this week, I have selected and scheduled articles from several categories. A different theme will post each day. Today’s roundup theme is parenting/education. Parenting/Education The Awesomeness of Teens: 10 Tips for Parents Can … Continue reading

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Day 26: Today’s Writing Song

WHO WANTS TO LIVE FOREVER? (Queen) — Breaking Benjamin

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Writers’ Retreat 2017: Strawberry Creek Lodge

I have returned from Strawberry Creek Writers’ Retreat and, as promised, I’m posting some photographs. This is post #1: the lodge, the woods, and the creek. Click this link to view my Facebook album from the retreat. The link can … Continue reading

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Day 23: Today’s Writing Song

While I’m away at the writing retreat, here is today’s inspirational writing song: Bring Me to Life by Evanescence. The retreat is doing its job to “bring me to life,” “wake me up inside,” and “bid my blood to run.” … Continue reading

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When Does the Marketing Start?

Originally posted on Writer to Writer:
If you go for self-publishing you kind of get all the power over marketing and the overall success of your book. Whether it’s just me or it’s really becoming a trend, I fancy self-publishing…

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