Flash Fiction Friday: your inventory

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Flash Fiction Friday: your inventory

I used to put flash fiction here on Fridays and I will return to that soon, but at the moment I am writing on a women’s fiction novel and getting ready to go on vacation so my time is at a premium. Yes, I don’t even have time to blog! Georgie Pauwels / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) So, instead of my writing a flash piece here, I am going to post the inventory and you can write one instead! yes, I am referring to the post about INVENTORY a’ la Wendig that I put

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Why you should self publish your book now

I know the arguments going around against self-publishing. They are pretty much the same ones that have been going around for years.  Here a few of them: 1. Self publishing is expensive. You have to foot the bill for everything from formatting to cover art. 2. The final product is usually not up to the quality of a NY published book. 3. Self pubbed books cannot get distributed into brick and mortar stores. 4. The writing inside a self-pubbed book is terrible. 5. Most indie publishers(or places were self-made publishers can create and sell) are either expensive, or scammy. But

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Book Blurb-One Time: The Adventures of Sarah

BOOK BLURB INFO BELOW Welcome to the Writer Groupie podcast. I’m Kim Smith, your writing guru, bringing you discussions, insights, and insider details on how to plan, produce, promote and profit as a writer. This podcast is for a book blurb about a children’s book/sort of memoir, called One Time: The Adventures of Sarah by Marcia Hylander Black. The author has given me permission to blurb this book and I will soon be podcasting it as well. Please check back on these pages at my blog to hear the awesome podcasts for One Time: The Adventures of Sarah. And as

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More con stuff…

In case you have never attended a con, there is a lot to do and see. I have been a lot of years, and so many times never even go into anything but the writer’s track. This part of MSC is something not EVERY con has, so if I ever go to another one, I will partake of all the other festivities. But I digress… So, the first workshop I attended was Elements to becoming a successful Author. It was held at 9:00 AM and as you may imagine had a lot of Monster Energy drinks in attendance. The authors

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Falling by Design COVER REVEAL

Falling by Design Book Summary ____________________________________ Brooklynn Summers has a plan for her life: graduate from high school, get into a top fashion school, prove to her family that she’s not a failure. She wishes someone in her life understood her need to create because her parents sure don’t support her dreams, her sister hates her, and the deadlines are soon approaching. Enter Grayson Banks. There are a few things in life Brooklynn can’t stand: mismatched patterns, cheap polyester, and Grayson. No boy has ever publicly humiliated Brooklynn like Grayson has. When he suddenly moved away in eighth grade, Brooklynn

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