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CHRONICLE BOOK FAIR 2016

The annual Chronicle Book Fair is this Sunday! November 6, 11am to 3pm, at the lovely Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls, NY. If you’ve never been to the Chronicle Book Fair, you must experience it! The book fair features over … Continue reading

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7 Unmissable Insider Secrets to Achieving Best Selling Status on Amazon

Thanks to Laurence O’Bryan for these secrets to being a best seller on Amazon! August 3, 2015 by Laurence O’Bryan 5 Comments These are the secrets to becoming a top 10, or even #1 bestselling author on Amazon. They rely … Continue reading

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I’M STUMPED!

WHERE TO GO FROM HERE? When I finished Star Catching earlier this year, I began work on another novel that had been circulating around my brain for some time, tentatively called Lilies of the Valley. I thought once Star Catching … Continue reading

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STAR CATCHING

Way back in March, when we were trying hard to say good-bye to winter and welcome the warmer months, I announced the completion of my third novel. The title then was Gram and Me. Fast forward past spring and summer, after … Continue reading

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Buried by Boxes

We just completed our third move in four years. Well, saying we completed it is a bit of an exaggeration, given that, after four days in the new house, we still have so many unopened boxes and “stuff” we can’t … Continue reading

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Literary Potholes in the Road

It has been nearly two months since my search for an agent or publisher began for Gram & Me. I have received 22 rejections, most of which were in response to a query letter only, or a query letter plus … Continue reading

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“BEST-SELLING AUTHOR KUNSTLER PASSES THE HAT”

That was the title of a featured story in this morning’s Times Union (Albany, NY). If a best-selling author, with multiple appearances on “The Colbert Report,” documentary films and a wildly successful blog-not to mention 18 fiction and nonfiction books … Continue reading

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Excerpt from AUTUMN COLORS

Autumn Colors was my first published novel. I don’t talk about my own books often enough, or so I’m told. Generally speaking, I don’t like to repeat myself a lot. But I’m working on a submission for the Snowflakes In A … Continue reading

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The Latest Blog Post at JaneFriedman.com

Often, when I read other blog posts, I think -great, informative topic, so why re-invent the wheel? Jane Friedman’s blog is loaded with useful content, and from time to time I will share some of those with you. Here is … Continue reading

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TIME FLIES…AGAIN!

Is today really Wednesday? Because when I woke up yesterday, I could have sworn it was Monday, so today should be Tuesday, the day of each week when I post something new. Alas, the folks on three TV stations, the … Continue reading

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