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    The Joy of Completion

    When I started writing again way back in 2010, I never imagined I’d get this far. Sure, I dreamed of being published, and while I haven’t hit the best seller list (yet), I’m very proud of every story I’ve put out there. Honestly, I fell into a bit of content. You know the one where you’ve met your goal now it’s time to move on to the next thing? So once I got my novella, Til Death Do Us Part, out there, I already had a collection of stories. I was also heavily involved in a couple of writing groups and regular writing prompts. When I joined with Eat Sleep Write…

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    What Does Your Book Cover Say About You?

    Creating a quality book cover isn’t as hard as you might think… the actual act of putting it together that is. It’s the search for the perfect images, the perfect fonts, or in some cases, waiting for your illustrator to finish your graphic that takes up time. Once you’ve got all your necessary pieces, there are tons of tutorials out there to help you create a great cover, and even free art programs you can use to do it.   Unfortunately, you can’t just snap your fingers and voila! a great cover magically appears. It takes work, hard work, and just as much sweat and tears as it took for…

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    The Why of Facebook Author Takeovers

    Author time slots still available! Comment below or message me to claim one!! (insert link to the Facebook event here). I know you’ve seen a post like this on Facebook before, especially if you belong to a writing group. You’ll scratch your head, cock your head sideways, and your mind utters a big “Huh?” Others of you may nod in understanding as you’ve done them before, even had your own launch party where authors from all walks of life offered their support by taking an hour of your time to promote themselves. If this is what runs through your head, then you probably also think it’s a waste of time…