Category Archives: Publicity for writers

How bloggers can change the world!

So pleased to learn today of how the blogger Alexandria Goddard called much needed attention to a crime in Steubbenville, Ohio, making certain that proper charges were brought against the young men guilty of raping a 16 young old unconscious … Continue reading

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Funniest writing I have seen in YEARS!

I just have to share this critique of that marvelous piece of literature called “50 Shades of Grey.”   Treat yourself to this post by Tracy Fulks called “50 Shades of My Opinion.” “Were there no editors available? WILL SOMEONE GET … Continue reading

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New Writers’ Disease Discovered

As it turns out, I am not alone in the postpartum depression I suffered after getting my book out last month.  I got so annoying my husband finally told me he didn’t want to hear about my sales figures for … Continue reading

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What’s good and bad about social media?

Have you seem this infographic yet?

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Are you thinking about self-publishing?

Here’s a new BBC article about the present “existential crisis” in the book industry.

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Success at last!

Find Your Reason to Be Here: The Search for Meaning in Midlife  is out!  This is the research project I have been working on for the past few years,  containing important information for boomers, those looking towards midlife and the … Continue reading

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The stresses of writing a book

“Those who think they can, and those who think they cannot are BOTH right.”      –  Henry Ford I just completed the editorial phase of my new book:  FIND YOUR REASON TO BE HERE:   The Search for Meaning in Midlife.  … Continue reading

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Take charge of your creative process!

“Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.”                                             – A.J. Liebling It never fails to amaze … Continue reading

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My favorite author movie ever!

Just viewed “Miss Potter” for the second or third time.  What a lovely holiday tradition along with the Polar Express, of course! Love this portrayal of Beatrix Potter as she sets out to prove the entire world wrong by becoming … Continue reading

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The Will to Publish: The Rise of Self-Publishing

“Freedom of the press is only available to those who own one.” They had an interesting segment on self-publishing as the lead story on CBS Sunday Morning yesterday, calling it “The Rise of Self-Publishing.” Unfortunately they only really covered fiction … Continue reading

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