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Yes, I Can!

When our kids are young we teach them that they can be anything they want to be. We encourage them to try new things. (Even that yucky piece of green broccoli on their plate.) We inspire them. At least we hope we do. But what about ourselves? We procrastinate. We hesitate. We doubt our own …

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Back to Basics

I love to make things, create things, and grow things. Last week was a good week for doing everything. First, I made two pints of yogurt. Love homemade yogurt. I’ve been growing pickling cucumbers, so I’ve made a couple of quarts of refrigerator pickles. The recipe I used is here. And I’ve got my radish …

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E-books for Kiley’s Stories

The first three books in the Kiley’s Stories series are now available for Kindle. “Kiley Visits the House of Mirrors” is just $.99 cents. And you can find it on Amazon here   And “Kiley Wished for a Puppy” is just $1.99 for the e-book and it’s on Amazon also right here! And finally, “Kiley’s …

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Kiley’s Stories

Watch for more stories from me (and my creator/mom) coming soon! Till then, HUGS! From Kiley and Karen

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Children’s Books

Today I want to talk about children’s illustrated books. The frustrations. The excitement. The ups and downs. Children’s illustrated books have a format all their own. You have 24, 32, or 40 pages to create a book that catches the eye and the imagination. Even though they are shorter than your average size novel, you …

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If They Could Talk…A Draft Post

Happy hump day! Well, it’s that time again. Yep, another draft post. This one is from Feb 21, 2016, 3:34 PM  I’ve been dog sitting again. The first day was horrible! It rained all day. Now, it’s not the water drips or the muddy paws, and it’s not even the fact that they don’t want …

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Internet Safety

Good Morning! Not another draft post, but Me! Alive and well in sunny and HOT southern California. I hope everyone is enjoying their Sunday and Monday if you are in Oz. I’ve been out doing yard work this morning and that’s usually when my thoughts kick into overdrive and I got to thinking about how safe …

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Another Disclaimer

Another Draft post from Aug 30, 2015 7:47 PM http://lukespook.hubpages.com/hub/how-to-write-a-disclaimer http://www.freebusinessforms.com/howto/how-to-write-a-disclaimer.html http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2010/01/6-copyright-page-disclaimers-and-giving-credit/ Okay, this one is a no-brainer. Which fits me to a “T”! 🙂 Protect yourself and your work with disclaimers Okay that’s it! Till next time, HUGS!

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Writers, Editors, And Readers (Draft Post)

Draft Post from May 15th, 2015 Writers, editors, and readers. What do they have in common? Obviously, you’re going to say books, but what else? http://booksbywomen.org/how-to-write-what-you-know/ Okay, well that’s all I had on this one and I’m not sure where I was going, but… I believe that one other thing we have in common is, …

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What’s New with Me, You Ask?

This is a draft post from November 18th, 2014 at 10:06 a.m. Actually, nobody asked. 🙂 But I’ve got lots to share, so here goes! We have been battered by the Santa Ana winds for the past three days. Oh, how I hate the wind! This was taken on the way to my Dads on Sunday. …

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