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MY FIRST BOOK SIGNING!

I have my first official book signing for my novel, Pocket Money, on Sunday, October 9, at a wonderful Indie bookstore called Mystery to Me in Madison.  I’ll be sharing an author panel with Kristin Oakley, who was kind enough to initiate this … Continue reading

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5 Things I learned this Past Weekend

We’ve had a very busy couple of days. I was in Chicago on Thursday to tour the Art Institute, then Bunco on Friday, followed by the NIU home-opener on Saturday, sadly, neither I nor NIU won, and then bbsitting on Sunday. … Continue reading

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Writers and Readers

I recently read a blog post weighing the pros and cons of hiring a publicist for your novel. In the article it said, “But in a sea of authors, how will potential readers know about your book?” This comment really struck … Continue reading

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5 things I learned about an Author Platform

For the In Print meeting this past Saturday, Lisa Roettger had done a lovely job putting together a well-researched program on Author Platforms. Unfortunately, Lisa was unable to attend. Fortunately, IP President, Kristin Oakley, was able to step up and … Continue reading

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I write, therefore I am

I received my first check from Amazon. It’s official, I’ve been paid therefore I am a professional. Whoo-hoo, I’m a novelist! No, really, that’s very cool. Of course I’m not in it for the money. Yet. But I have to say that … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Tomorrow, August 2, will mark TWO WHOLE MONTHS that my debut novel, Pocket Money, has been live.               Oh yeah, and also my thirtieth wedding anniversary.               Wait, … Continue reading

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My Top Five Writing Tracks

As usual, I came to the computer this Monday morning with a million blog ideas and nothing to say. Then I read a post by a blog I follow called, 1PublishedGirl, about her book soundtrack. She says, and I quote … Continue reading

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