Category Archives: Business

What I’ve Learned: Secret 8 – How to Hashtag on Social Media

I’m a social media marketer in my day job in addition to doing websites. Consequently I like to keep up on trends and collect cheat sheets that will keep me straight on all the social media platforms. Just by looking … Continue reading

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What I Have Learned So Far – Sharing Secret Two!

Secret Two was hard won and hard to believe at first.  Change can be hard to take and at times we’re just not ready for it. What do you do? I learned recently from a very creative and long-time bestselling … Continue reading

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The Bare Complexities

The world of books is vastly complex – perhaps more complex than it need be. As I read The New York Times’ article In Latest Volley Against Amazon, Hachette’s Writers Target Its Board, I can’t help but shake my head … Continue reading

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Going to 8 Pi-Con! Now Where’s My Pirate Hat?

I started out in science fiction and fantasy and it shows in my stories. I’m a world builder and my characters have family and friends that usually appear in later books creating a series. I love the costuming and the … Continue reading

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Meeting Charlaine Harris

At the Romantic Times Booklovers Convention, you may have heard that all my technology failed me so I don’t have a photograph of this event.  This photo is from Charlaine Harris’s page on Goodreads. Here is her website: http://charlaineharris.com/ I went … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs – Part 2: Business Cards

Often when going to conferences, giving readings, workshops and talks, there is one piece of paper that makes an impression in addition to your books.  I’m going to show you a progression of business cards I’ve had so far as a … Continue reading

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More Than You Think

I have often written in my blog articles that writing is so much more than a few words on many pages that make up works of ours. I’ve told you all about a completely different side to writing which involves … Continue reading

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