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Speak and Write Your Truth

June 8, 2012

I was touched by a quote shared on social media that has stuck with me for over a week. Sure sign I need to mention it, so here it is: “You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” ~ [...]

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Cool Writers Product Alert: Scrivener Writing Software

June 5, 2012

When I saw this, I had to try it. And, man, I was not disappointed. Are you the type whose desk is overflowing with notecards about plot development, story arc, and character descriptions? Do you do indepth research for your crime novels, or historical biographies and need to stay organized? This is a great tool [...]

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New Release: Mara Bridgestone fantasy Shape Shifter Hoedown

June 4, 2012

Amanda Monroe, owner of Magical Weddings, Inc. is planning a wedding for yet another type of magical creature and she’s heading out with her boots and her ‘tude to Texas to do it. This adventure takes you to the good ‘ole South where hospitality is alive and the cowboys are shape shifters. The nuptials are [...]

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Not Your Grandpa’s Publishing Biz

August 7, 2011

Publishing has changed. What used to be an incredibly difficult, often fruitless, and basically frustrating market has become nearly frictionless. Digital media, social media networking, and the rise of the “crowd” in marketing has caused radical shifts in what used to be a very exclusive and elite endeavor. Self-publishing has moved from “vanity” publishing to [...]

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