Life: Never a dull moment (no not ever)

Life: Never a dull moment (no not ever)

Life: Never a dull moment (no not ever)

Never a dull moment… This is a post about my recent life and it may depress you if you are living it with me, so it comes with a little disclaimer *THIS IS MY LIFE-MAYBE YOURS IS WORSE* there…now you may continue… NEVER A DULL MOMENT INDEED            That is a very apt description of our life, especially these days.  Yesterday, as my hubby was being lifted to his feet to move from bed to wheelchair, he passed out. My son was so frightened that he called 9-1-1 to get an ambulance coming to the house. Of

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You CAN be a shy writer and succeed

You CAN be a shy writer and succeed

This is the follow up to my last post about how to boost sales and get readers which you can read here. When you mention a certain demographic, you really should give them a chance to have their own platform. So, this post is about that sector of the writing world who do not choose to be speakers. Those people who like sitting back and using the social media circles to make friends and influence people. I ain’t mad at ya, as the young folks say. There are the group of social media writers or SMW who like the fact

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Mastermind Groups: Do I Need One?

Mastermind Groups: Do I Need One?

A mastermind group is important for writers who are looking to turn their writing into a career.  I truly believe this and it is why I started one about a year or so ago. My mastermind group is why I have two mysteries out and another one in the wings. They (the group) are great for keeping me moving toward my goals. Even as early as this week, one of my friends in the group encouraged me to move forward from the latest accomplished goal and to make a new mid-year goal. I am working on that even as I type

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Blog Tour Tuesday

Blog Tour Tuesday

Blog news Hey, everybody! Just a reminder…I will be hosting a couple of really good looking blog tours in June…you should totally check out this site tomorrow to kick off the fun book stuff going on here. The Dying to be Beautiful Mystery series 99 cent sale post is tomorrow…so if you are looking for a cool nearly free read…be there or be an octagon! And I will be very happy to announce that for the first week in June…An Unexpected Performance, my YA time travel is going on Kindle Countdown! You can get it for reducing prices all week

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What does my reader want?

Several things have become glaringly apparent this weekend so far as How to Write is concerned. I guess whenever anyone embarks on such an auspicious endeavor, one must not get overly involved in the stuff behind the scenes. Well, I have. Deeply, truly, madly involved. But it’s all for my reader. It is because I care. I do not want to be a big fat failure, and have you scratching your head wondering what the heck I am talking about. But then too, I do not want anyone who is a little more advanced falling asleep as we dig into

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