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Five Reasons Why Readers Don’t Write Reviews and My Big ASK!

 July 14, 2021

I first wrote this five years ago. The post remains relevant! There are a number of reasons why readers don’t write reviews of books. Below are five. As I evaluate my progress over the past years in the world of independent publishing and mark off checklists (website –check, blog – check, email capture – check, […]

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6 Benefits of Blogging

 May 5, 2020

  Not everyone understands the benefits of blogging. Whenever I complain about not having enough time to do everything I think I need to do–family responsibilities, writing and publishing books, writing articles and submitting them to magazines, marketing, maintaining my website, and blogging—my husband, the accountant, asks: “What has the potential to make the most […]

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What to Give a Writer for their Birthday

 June 26, 2019

Happy birthday to me! It’s my birthday. You reach a certain age and giving gifts becomes more important than receiving them. What can you give someone who has everything? I plan to celebrate my birthday by taking two of my grandsons to see Toy Story 4 then out for a treat. However, there is something […]

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Writing Goals for 2018 – Why Bother?

 January 4, 2018

As the queen of goal setting, imagine my surprise when I went to look for my 2017 writing goals and didn’t find any! Yes, I had gone a whole year without having any goals written down. How had that happened? I really don’t know. I guess I was busy with other things and forgot. This […]

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Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

 August 10, 2016

  I’ve had a great July. I focused on writing the first draft of the next novel in my Dancing through Life Series. The only problem is that in order to do that, I had to neglect others aspects of writing and life. So now I’m playing catch-up, while trying to revise what I wrote […]

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Which Cover?

 August 2, 2016

  I need your help! I have completed the first draft of the next book in my Dancing through Life Series, An Irish Slip Step. Now, time to pick a cover but which one? I love them both. I guess that’s a good problem to have. I would love to have your input on which […]

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A Free Design Program – Canva.com

 June 28, 2016

The WordPress meet-up I regularly attend has a “Bring Out Your Dead” meeting every other month where you bring in your problems with your website and more experienced members help the less experienced ones. They first held this close to Halloween, hence the name. Members liked the concept so the name stuck. It was at […]

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Free Audiobook for First Twenty People to Sign Up for Newsletter

 June 10, 2016

Limited time offer – sign up for my newsletter and the first twenty people will receive a free audio version of my book, Magnificent Failure. Be the first to hear about upcoming events, new releases and book giveaways by receiving my monthly newsletter. Just hit the yellow button on the right. Magnificent Failure Is it […]

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