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Book Talk. My Favorites and my Recommendations

Word-of-Mouth is the best advert a writer can have. Yet, as a Reader, I’m not considering the author, just the story. Sharing with you I once had a three-year stretch of time in which all I did was lounge in a hammock under a thatch roof in a tiny mountain jungle village and feast on […]

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Book Talk. Good Reads for Lazy Spring Days.

What I’m reading now. All time Favorites, and books piling up in my TBR list… Like many of you, I adore my eReader. I own four Kindles and recently was gifted with a fifth that I have yet to register.  Still, there are times I want to read a book that just screams to be […]

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It’s Live! All Tomorrow’s Memories Released Today ~ 99c

FINALLY! Good Day, everybody. Excitement abounds. I didn’t think this day would ever get here. For more than a year, every sneaky, mischievous gremlin in the Universe got in the way of bringing All Tomorrow’s Memories to publication.  I got smart and turned to a great team: A skilled editor, several proof readers, a top […]

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Holy Smokes! 2018 Almost Killed Me. 2019 ~ Survivor Mode.

In 2018 Awful Things Happened. Some I Understand. Some I Don’t. First up, I fell ill. We’d no more get one issue in hand and another would pop up. I spent time having sonar grams, MRIs. wearing heart monitors, swallowing cameras  and visiting one specialist after another.  I had so much blood drawn I could […]

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COVER REVEAL And TWO FABULOUS GIVEAWAYS

All Tomorrow’s Memories going Live February 12, 2019 On  All Sales Venues. Suspicions abound when Willa Manning receives a request from her adopted daughter’s biological grandparents. Wary of deceit, Willa nevertheless accepts the invitation and pulls out all stops to give her daughter a family before her own health fails. Small Town Sweet Romance. Drama. […]

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What the heck? Sales and KENP Sinking Like Treasure Ships of Old.

Amazon Sales and KENP Sinking Like Treasure Ships of Old My sales and KENP have flat-lined. I’m not the only indie author asking: What’s happening? I’m hearing all kinds of reasons, but no facts. And I don’t deal in rumor. There are a plethora of tech things I don’t know ehow to do. I hire […]

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How’re You Keepin’ in Hard Luck Times?

On the surface of our lives, all seems well… But! That’s only if you and yours have not been in the path of a flood, fire or hurricane. I’m looking now at the devastation of Panama City and Mexico Beach, which was flattened by Hurricane Michael. Places I know well and have family and friends. […]

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FEED Your listening Pleasure Addiction ~ Enthralling Audio Books

What books are you listening to these days? In the not so distant past, if we wanted to listen to books while driving cross-country,  while sewing or doing dishes, we bought old radios shows on CDs. My family loved ’em. Now we have audibles. I’m telling you about a few favorite audible books that readers […]

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Are You Marketing Your First Book? If Not~Why Not?

Well, by golly, the Gurus have Spoken… Telling you up front I like The Digital Reader. But a recent blog 8 Ways For Authors to Waste Their Their Money leads with the advice that an author should not start marketing until that author has published three books.  Not all of this advice is from the […]

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#Indie Authors~ Finally! A Library for your Print Editions

Finally! A Library that won’t refuse your book… Yep, all across America and Canada are Little Free Libraries~Take a book. Return a book. I first learned of these tiny street kiosks of books from a granddaughter, Jennifer,  who lives and works in Philadelphia. I gave her a few of my print editions to put in […]

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