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Monthly Archives: February, 2013

When Are You a Published Writer?

At my last writer’s group meeting we got onto the subject of, “When are you considered a published writer/author?” Do you have to be paid for your work to be considered published? What if you wrote a letter to the editor of your local newspaper? Are you considered published then? Or if you have a …

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Purple Iris

I talked about this on my other blog and thought I’d bring it up here also. We write late at night and early in the morning. We put out a lot of blood, sweat, and tears. We put our hearts and souls into our books. We edit, rewrite, revise, and edit again. We ask for …

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My Different Perspective and a Review

I have written a couple of short stories for “The Short Story Group’s” anthologies and have just finished reading the current one “Love is in the Air” Loved it! I am terrible at writing reviews…So let’s just talk about short story collections and anthologies.  The great thing about them is, you get to try all …

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Who do you use for P.O.D.

I have been doing some research on CreateSpace vs. Lightning Source and this is what I’ve come up with; I’m confused! And I still have questions, as do others. Some of my questions have been answered when it comes to how much it will cost, the different distribution channels, and  formatting, etc. I have used …

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Wednesday’s Wonders With Katherine Hetzel

Today I am honored to have Katherine Hetzel, author of “Valentine’s Day Massacre” A short story that you can find in  “Love is in the Air” Please give a warm welcome to Katherine!  Hi Katherine! And Welcome to Wednesday’s Wonders!  Many people don’t like the name they were given at birth. Do you like your …

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Reading Reviews

Yep, I’ve been reading reviews…Again. Not mine, but other author’s. “I want reviews 😦 Yeah me! See me? Hey you! (Jumping up and down. Waving arms wildly in air) “Me?”  You ask. “Yes you! I want reviews. Did you read one of my books? Bought it or picked it up for free? Did you read …

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Reviews!

I read some books this weekend! And watched some movies! What can I say…I didn’t really feel all that great so I made it a lazy weekend. First the books Rag Doll by Rebecca Scarberry Mystery I loved the beginning. The character and setting descriptions were exceptional. She did lose me when she went into back …

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It’s Out! Love is in the Air!

My online short story group has a new book out just in time for Valentine’s day! You get 13 great stories from 13 great authors! 🙂 And all proceeds go to Diabetes UK to support their work!                                     …

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I Don’t Normally Do This…But…

Today is my birthday! Yep, it sure is and I’ve reached a milestone. It’s one of those birthdays where no matter if you flip the numbers backwards, you are still the same age!  I love it when you can flip the numbers around and be younger. (32? No, I’m not 32 this year, I’m only …

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