Author Archives: Abby J. Reed

The Learning Curve of Releasing a Book

As of last month, I now have two books out with Soul Mate! Whoop! And the difference between the two releases is astounding. Before my first book released, I studied up on all sorts of different marketing techniques. Book reviews … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Notre Dame: Why Our Work Matters

Between realizing I’m going to be a book momma again in, gasp!, under a month, and watching the Notre Dame burn in Paris earlier this week, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting. Most of the art and work we … Continue reading

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How to Use a Kanban Board to Organize Your Writing

Last year, I started looking up different ways to be more productive with my writing. I got lost in a myriad of books about creativity, increasing word count, and organization. My obsession got worse when I discovered the Instagram planner … Continue reading

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Shutting Down for 2018

This year for Christmas, my grandma really wanted to have a talent show. It’s been her dream for the last two years, and this time the entire family complied. We had everything from a lecture on 6 different ways to … Continue reading

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How Do You Use NaNoWriMo?

It’s November and NaNoWriMo is in full swing! If you aren’t aware, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. For the entire month of November, writers all over the world are sitting down and challenging themselves to write 50,000 … Continue reading

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Cell Phones and Creativity: The Balance of Technology

I live for the last four months of the year. The transition to cooler weather does something magical, making me feel more in tune with my body and mind. Due to all the extra sparkly connectivity, I’m usually at my … Continue reading

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How Writing is Like Sea Glass

My husband and I win the gold medal for Failing Vacations. One night into our “staycation” we descended for a hard-earned Green Arrow binge night only to find our basement completely flooded. Another time, a four-wheeler fell on my head—no, … Continue reading

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