Monthly Archives: April 2014

It’s a Google Day Today

Happy Tuesday to you. Just a quick post today, and it’s all about Google. First up, for any authors out there,  I wrote a post for Indies Unlimited on adding your books to the Google Play Store.  That’s here. Second, … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Stuff: History of Rap

Happy Friday to you. It’s been a fun week on the blog. On Monday, I mentioned I’d earned the BRAG Medallion, awarded to great indie books.  Yesterday, Life First was featured on and an interview with me appeared on … Continue reading

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What I know about Kicking Pigeons and My Biggest Regret…

I’m being interviewed over at T. Michelle Nelson’s blog today. It was an exceptionally fun interview where I talk about my biggest regrets, Nostradamus, and  kicking pigeons (no, I didn’t, but read the interview to find out why I even … Continue reading

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Life First has something to BRAG about!

Hello all. I’m back from my vacation in Phoenix. While I’m still feeling a little out of sorts time-wise (it’s three hours earlier there), I’m glad to be back. While I was away, I got some good news: Life First has … Continue reading

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Having a Grand Time Guest Posting

Howdy! I’m off vacationing in Arizona at the moment. I saw the Grand Canyon but did not fall in (Phew!). Nor did I give into temptation to push in any relatives getting on my nerves. 🙂 While I’m not around … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Stuff: Terminator, with a Twist

I know I’ve mentioned before that I lOVE the HISHE YouTube channel. HISHE stands for How it Should Have Ended. They do hilarious twists on how our favorite movies should have ended. I’ve seen a lot of HISHE shorts, but … Continue reading

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Indie Marketing may be able to Slash Timeline a bit

Last week, I gave a couple of the highlights of the publishing section of the Virginia Festival of the Book (which I attended in March). One of the sessions I attended, How to Succeed in the Author Business by Really … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Stuff: In Summer

I know I’ve mentioned that I LOVED the movie Frozen. I saw it at a sneak preview about a month before it’s release, so I hadn’t seen any clips or trailers or really anything about the movie. This was the … Continue reading

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When comparisons go bad; What we can learn from Gwyneth Paltrow

As writers, we’re often taught that comparisons are our friends. When we’re trying to describe something that’s a bit hard to grasp, we’ve been told that a comparison can be helpful. It’s done with numbers all the time.  For example, … Continue reading

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