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New Book, New Series, New Resolutions

The Circle Bar Ranch Series is now completed. Someone suggested I write a book 4, and it’s tempting, but no. I think I’m ready to move on. CBR wasn’t intended to be a series, so despite the fact that the … 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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Distribution: Going Wide

 I mentioned at the end of “After Revisions: What’s Next” that I might write another post about some of the things I didn’t mention in that one—like distribution. Well, here we go. I’ll let you in on my experiment. I … Continue reading

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Effective Linking with Bitly

Knowledge is everything in business. I know that, but I’ve been regrettably slow in learning how to accumulate it. Several publications down the line, I’m finally figuring things out. So tip #1: Learn this stuff early. With this new campaign … Continue reading

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Want to be a Team Member?

Elizabeth hasn’t been a member of my team for very long. She was so quiet, I wondered if she had actually joined. Then she wrote that she’d been reading through all the posts and was “in awe.” Made me feel good. … Continue reading

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Working the Festivals

I love working festivals, and this will be our fourth year at the job. Someday, I suppose, we won’t really need to anymore–if God blesses my work–but I think I’d still do it. It’s just too much fun. MSB and … Continue reading

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Ad Making

I have so much fun creating ads for my campaigns. I like the picmonkey to help me with the designs, although there are many other sites–not to mention photoshop or others that come with your computer. I find the pictures … Continue reading

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Before You Write the First Word

After all this time at the keyboard, I learned that I started out wrong–and I’ve been scrambling ever since. I was just playing around with my first manuscript, no particular goal in mind. I wasn’t looking to become an author, … Continue reading

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Doing It All

Yes, I want to be a writer. That’s all I want to do when it comes to this business. I want to write and send my manuscripts to someone who will turn them into books and market them and promote me and … Continue reading

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