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AUTHORS and BOOK CLUBS

As an author, I’ve met with two very different book clubs. One had 6-8 female readers located in the tiny town of Ash Grove. The other book club was large–about 30-35 members, half of whom were men, not exactly my … Continue reading

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Use Themes to Enrich Your Novels

My super organized, left-brained engineering husband often points out themes in movies, which is surprising since he isn’t exactly artsy. He’ll say, “Notice this movie has a lot of water.” Or he’ll mention, “That film uses the color red throughout.” … Continue reading

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Say Cheese by Rebecca Heflin

I must admit, I’m not fond of having my photos taken. I’m very self-conscious when someone points a camera at me, but professional author photos are a necessary evil. Author headshots are important for: Newspaper or magazine articles Your website … Continue reading

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I Survived NaNoWriMo

This past October, my Wisconsin Romance Writers’ group hosted a workshop with Candace Havens as our speaker. One of her topics was Fast Track Writing. With Fast Track you write twenty pages a day for fourteen days. The rules are … Continue reading

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Are you afraid of the sophomore slump?

Wikipedia defines the sophomore slump as, “an instance in which a second effort fails to live up to the standards of the first effort.” Like say, the second book of your series, which is about to release in, ohhhhh, maybe … Continue reading

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Fall Conference Takeaways & Tips by Beth Carter

What a busy fall this has been! On the heels of my mid-August release of SLEEPING WITH ELVIS, I attended three writers’ conferences and book signings in September and October. Whew! I’m just now catching my breath. All three conferences … Continue reading

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