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Let Your Talent Shine With Enthusiastic Humility

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There's lots of information being put out there for authors about advertising and promotion. Some advocate mortgaging your last dollar to advertise on Amazon, others suggest social media, while others take the time to promote locally and often.  I'm an advocate of all in moderation, but for the past several years, my friend and fellow author Hayley Rose and I, have hit every local street fair, book event, and author event we could possibly attend within a 200 miles radius. We reached thousands of people and have a solid base of repeat customers as well as new.  Homeschoolers would bring their workbooks to show me what they had accomplished and parents would tell me what great things their kids had...

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Just Write

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I’m not a big fan of what some call ‘writers block.’ Typically it’s an excuse not to write at all.  If you’re going to make authorship a career then treat it like any other. Write. Not when you feel like it, not when the spirit moves you, not every other day or when you get the laundry done. Be disciplined and write. That being said, I know what it’s like to come to a dead end on a book or other writing project and need to step back. In those cases I write something else. Sometimes it’s a blog, a book review, I work on another project, or even write a letter to a relative or friend. Not a FB...

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6 Ways To Help An Author!

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Here's the scoop on how to help and support an author. All six of these suggestions are great ways to help an author succeed! Even doing one of them is more helpful than you realize. So if you know an author, or enjoy the work they do give them so help! You may be supporting the next #1 bestseller! 

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Don't Rescue Kids From Mistakes, Instead...

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The good side of getting things wrong is that it enhances rather than detracts from learning. It’s how we challenge our children to learn to do things differently. Learning from mistakes helps develop wisdom and good judgment.

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Fantastic Give-Away

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There's only a few more days to enter this fantastic give-away of our newest release Imara's Tiara. 
First Prize is a signed and framed print from the book, an Imara mug, and a book signed by both authors.

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New Website Alert!!

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  After months of hard work formatting images, writing blogs, poems, descriptive info, and learning how to navigate behind the webpage ( with help from a skilled professional who I thank from the bottom of my novice heart ) I now have a new website. You can buy my books here, find new products in the making, including an upcoming release of a collection of my stained glass patterns, chapter books for young readers, and a gardening journal. There's a great book deal in celebration of this release - 3 for $33! Please visit my new site and feel free to comment!  And so my friends, I leave you with this poem. “A new website is needed!” That’s what I was...

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