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GUEST POST! How to Get Over a Bad Book Review, by Rebecca Neely

Please welcome Rebecca Neely! Beckie’s excellent article on dealing with the emotion –often difficult–following a bad review is invaluable to not only new and debut authors but seasoned authors as well. Beckie, thanks for sharing! How to Get Over a … Continue reading

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New Hat: Published Author! by Janina Grey

I’ve always joked that I have multiple personalities in reference to the numerous different hats I wear at any given moment. In reality, these hats complete me. And now I have one more to add to my wardrobe. First, there … Continue reading

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. . . Isn’t just Disneyland or World. This summer, for authors who are members of RWA, it’s also the Annual National Conference, the week of July 26. That’s when Romance Writers of America’s Annual Conference takes over Orlando and … Continue reading

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Authors, Sparkle That Manuscript! by Char Chaffin

Hi Everyone! With RWA National coming up fast, and folks rushing around trying to finish up current works in preparation for those nerve-wracking but vital pitching appointments during conference, I decided to post Part One of a two-part blog that … Continue reading

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My son the turtle

Today is World Turtle Day so we should shellabrate!  Seriously, it is World Turtle Day and turtles hold a very special place in my heart for two reason. The first being my grandmother. She wasn’t a great fan of turtles, per … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM UNDER THE BED! And I’d bet there’s more, lurking beneath your snuggly mattress. Or tucked in a corner of your closet, hiding between the winter sweaters. Or maybe they’re crammed into a desk drawer. Or even worse, … Continue reading

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Combat Your Writer’s Block

All writers, from time to time, experience the dreaded block. I’m not referring to the chopping block (though it may as well be) but rather  ‘writer’s block’. This is a condition otherwise known as a withering, about-to-be dried up landscape … Continue reading

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Editng, Edioting, Editing, by Char Chaffin

Hi Everyone! I’m on the road with Mr. Don (the most romantic man in the world), traveling to our winter home in South Texas. And as usual I’m not only dealing with spotty internet but also the Mother of all … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Fear

Letting Go of Fear   Figure 1: Flying down from 5,600 feet.            Figure 2: On solid ground. Imagine this: you’re engrossed in a fabulous book, consumed with the characters and the plot. You have to keep reading to find out what … Continue reading

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Rena’s in the House! Please Welcome Rena Koontz to the Blogathon!

Today I have Rena Koontz at the Blogathon! And she’s doing a fun giveaway, so stay tuned for that. Rena, Welcome! Tell us all about you! What would you most like your readers to know? My career as a newspaper … Continue reading

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