Category Archives: Misc.

Books, BookBub, and Begging

With Thanksgiving weekend coming up, I have a divided mind. Divided three ways, in fact. Thanksgiving itself, including all the people and things I’m thankful for and all the rigamarole that goes along with planning, cooking, and traveling at this … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

Available through Amazon and these fine distributors.

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Road Trip Results

Sometimes even the best-laid plans don’t turn out as well as you hope. Take this past event in Galveston, for instance. Texas Association of Authors’ founder and president Alan Bourgeois did everything right. He scouted the location, did tons of … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

I think I have everything ready for the Galveston Book Festival: Books, inventoried and boxed Price list Ebook cards, inventoried, priced, and prepped Cash to make change and Square for credit cards Table cloth and decorations Jar of giveaway candy … Continue reading

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Southern Writers Magazine Christmas Catalog!

Still shopping for Christmas presents? Haven’t even started? Here are some ideas for you, from the best of Southern authors! Be sure to look for mine!

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Last Day

You remember that big ol’ Ryan Zee giveaway┬áI wrote about—the one I probably shouldn’t have joined? Well, I paid for my ad, so I probably ought to promote the giveaway a little. After the initial reaction from several of my … Continue reading

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Major Goof. Major.

I get a lot of fodder for this blog from mistakes I see—author errors, newbie blunders, whatever—and believe me, I’m not immune to my own criticism. If you’ve read much at all here, you know I have several “do as … Continue reading

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How to Get Back to Work

Ordinarily, the best way to prepare yourself for an extended absence from your daily routine is to leave notes to yourself. Have a list. Make everything ready so you can quickly resume where you left off. But then, there are … Continue reading

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Looking for Me?

If you’re looking for me today, head over to the ACFW blog where I talk about how┬ánot to write a series. I discuss some of the challenges I’m facing with the Circle Bar Ranch series-that-wasn’t-supposed-to-be-a-series. Yet another opportunity to learn … Continue reading

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A Nation to Celebrate

I’m proud of our country. As a nation, we’ve done some pretty amazing things and have come to the aid of downtrodden peoples all over the world. These days, with the redacted history being taught today—where only our sins are … Continue reading

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