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OPTIONS FOR E-BOOK PUBLISHING

There are various approaches to converting your Word document to one that can be uploaded to Amazon. Unfortunately, some can be embarrassing disasters. Read Jane Friedman’s suggestions for a successful conversion: https://janefriedman.com/word-epub/

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THE KEY MAY BE THE CHARACTERS

When you are unhappy with the progression of your story’s plot, it may be the problem lies with your characters. Read Jane Friedman’s blog to learn more: https://janefriedman.com/trouble-with-plot-or-character/

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UNPLUGGING

I unplugged this week. And now I feel like I just returned from an expensive spa! We have had this week’s vacation planned since – well, since we signed up for our little cottage last year around this time. Usually, … Continue reading

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LOSS CAN STRENGTHEN YOUR WRITING

IN MEMORY OF NALA Decades after high school and college, my husband and I were packing up to move to our “dream house.” (Hint: that was four homes ago, which tells you dreams are not always what you think they … Continue reading

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Writing Down the Bones

Source: Writing Down the Bones Laurie Buchanan’s latest post is a reminder that, as writers, we must also make time for reading.

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CHILDHOOD SUMMERS OF YORE

A lot of what I write about draws from personal experiences. Usually those experiences don’t translate precisely onto the page, but rather are selected pieces that fit a particular story line. Since I grew up in the fifties and sixties, … Continue reading

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On Muslim Women’s Day, let’s just remember they’re human too.

Source: On Muslim Women’s Day, let’s just remember they’re human too. I felt this was an important post to share, given the limited information and misconceptions among many Americans.

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