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Where I share things I write on my various blogs

The Dip or the Dead-End?

The Dip or the Dead-End?

My guest today is Mary Gottschalk, author of Sailing Down the Moonbeam and most recently, A Fitting Place. Mary shares her insights into marketing and the challenges marketing presents to writers today. I encourage you to visit Mary’s blog and to take a look at her books. Mary is an excellent writer and someone I look to for guidance in many ways.

Now let’s welcome, Mary.

Back in the days when I…

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And the winners are …

The winners of Kindle copies of Marie Abanga’s memoir, My Unconventional Loves: My Hurts, My Adulteries, My Redemption,

And the winners are …

The winners of Kindle copies of Marie Abanga’s memoir, My Unconventional Loves: My Hurts, My Adulteries, My Redemption,

Journey to the Heart by Nora Caron | A Review

Journey to the Heart by Nora Caron | A Review

Journey to the Heart CoverJourney to the Heart is the tale of how one woman overcomes her bitterness and anger regarding life and love. Lucina, a twenty-five year-old Canadian computer programmer, travels to Mexico in order to heal herself after a terrible burn-out and yet another bad relationship. By chance, she encounters a deeply insightful Mexican woman named Señora Labotta, who slowly helps her come into contact…

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Defining Friendship in Today’s World

Defining Friendship in Today’s World

Today I’m visiting with my friend, Mary Gottschalk, on her blog with a look at the topic of friendship in today’s world and how we define it within our social existence of networks, life, and more. Won’t you come join Mary and me to discuss this ever-changing definition?

Henri Nouwen

Henri Nouwen’s quote defines the foundation of a friendship. In looking at online definitions of the word “friendship,” they…

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Note to My Readers

Note to My Readers

Via Google Images

Via Google Images

You may see some erratic posting here over the next few weeks. I start a nonfiction writing class Wednesday.

Although it meets only once a week for two hours on Wednesdays, it will last 10 weeks and I am not yet certain of its intensity and/or assignment load. Some posts (i.e., Saturday Snippets and Simply Sunday) will continue as always. Those requiring more preparation will be…

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And the winner is …

The commenter known as “blahpolar” is our winner of a Kindle version copy of Marie Abanga’s memoir,

And the winner is …

The commenter known as “blahpolar” is our winner of a Kindle version copy of Marie Abanga’s memoir,

Newsletters - What Makes Them Great

Newsletters – What Makes Them Great

Sherrey Meyer:

Thanks to Joanne Phillips, author of several high quality mysteries, for a lovely critique of my relatively young newsletter. I owe you!

Originally posted on Joanne Phillips:

I just received, in my inbox, a newsletter from author Sherrey Meyer. I read the whole thing, then I read it again, then I opened up this window to write a blog post about it. Sherrey’s newsletter is EXACTLY…

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5 People and 2 Sites You Should Follow

5 People and 2 Sites You Should Follow

Writers and bloggers need resources to aid in getting their ideas into context attractive to their followers. In order to find these resources, we could spend hours surfing the Internet to find those people most helpful to our brand, blog, or book.

The following five individuals and two sites are resources I follow consistently. I hope you find something helpful among them.

Frances Caballo

Frances Caballo

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