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Over the past two weeks I have received news that my novel, Z-Bot, is a finalist for the NERFA and PRISM awards. Oh joy, rapture!!! Back in 2014 my first novel, Son of Thunder came in 2nd in the WisRWA … Continue reading

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Dragged Off Course

I released a new novel on April 1st of this year and was fired up and well into another. My goal is to turn out three novels this year . . . Then, tragedy struck. Our ten-year-old Boston Terrier, Chopper, … Continue reading

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Twitching for readers

Why is it that just about the time I figure out how to do the promotion that everyone is talking about that “works,” it stops working. Facebook parties, Newsletters, Blog Hops . . . ugh. Then again, maybe they just … Continue reading

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What’s Old is New

This morning on my Facebook feed I found something amazing. No worries, it’s not a political post, but it is about something we can all agree on. SHOES! Toms shoes, those cute tennis shoes that Pinterest Experts love to pain … Continue reading

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A Career Changing Craft Book

I have read at ton – and I mean A TON – of writing craft books. I spent 3 years of my life and over fifty thousand dollars earning an MFA in creative writing. I have (in total) an entire … Continue reading

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Tips for Keeping A Series Fresh by Beth Carter

Before we discuss the challenges of penning a series, please help me celebrate! It’s release day for CHAOS AT COCONUTS, Book 2, which all began with double award-winning THURSDAYS AT COCONUTS. As I write Books 3, 4, (and possibly 5 … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block or Creative Hibernation? Part Two: Get Out of the House

I heard multi published, veteran writers talk about rejection and getting back into the saddle by writing something else. Anything. I teared up, but big girls don’t cry. They fight back. Continue reading

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