How phrases can change your life

How phrases can change your life

How phrases can change your life

What’s in a phrase or phrases that resonates with others? My kids will tell you that I say some things all the time and they have become life-long references that they will always remember me for. But do you have any phrases that YOU will be remembered as saying? I recently was contacted by a teacher for my real-world address in order that her student would be able to mail me about my book, An Unexpected Performance.  We forget sometimes that books are not just products that we are putting out into the world, but that they will be there

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​Promo Tour for Rescue Flight & Operation Firestorm by Carl A. Sparks

Title: Rescue Flight Author: Carl A. Sparks Genre: Adult, Suspense Thriller Published: April 5, 2013 A GRIPPING STORY OF DESPERATION AND INTRIGUE Carley Downs has been mistakenly abducted by the Guatemalan drug cartel. Not realizing they have the first daughter to the United States in their possession, the cartel contemplates the fate of Carley and her friends. Matthew McWain, former U.S. Marine Corps Force Recon, a highly decorated pilot and expert on “snatch and grab” operations, has been requested to conduct a rescue operation to fly Carley out of Guatemala. Matthew quickly discovers time is running out before the cartel

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Writing Quote

“The writing of a novel is taking life as it already exists, not to report it but to make an object, toward the end that the finished work might contain this life inside it and offer it to the reader. The essence will not be, of course, the same thing as the raw material; it is not even of the same family of things. The novel is something that never was before and will not be again.” —Eudora Welty Do not have much to say today that Ms. Welty has not said in this quote. A novel simply turns the

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Two books to take to the beach

Are you reading at the beach? Here is my latest book reading post, and if you are reading a book that is just super dooper please feel free to leave a comment below and tell me about it! I am currently reading two books, both in paper. One I keep in my drawer at work and read it on my lunch hour, and the other is at home. What beach read is Kim reading? The work book *hah, workbook! tiny joke* is The House on Mermaid Point by Wendy Wax. This is another one in her series that started with

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Paper versus Electronic Publishing

Paper versus Electronic Publishing Ok, so I’ve talked about writing a lot on this blog but not really gone into any detail about the PROCESS. And not specifically e-books, even though that is what I usually end up with. So, today, you will get the insider details on my e-book writing mind. There is a process to everything. Have you ever noticed? You cannot even go to the grocery store without making a list, clipping coupons, and checking your recipes. It’s the same with writing. In the beginning, you have to have an idea early on whether you want your

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