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Author! Author?

Question of the week: “When did you first think of yourself as an author?” There are many avenues in writing. I can talk about when I first believed that I could write, when others thought that I could write and … Continue reading

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Audio Cookbook Giveaway

Another Free Week here and this time it is a ‘free’ week, in that I have an audio book contest to plug. I have yet to plug anything I have published on 4F,1H, (not that I have managed to get … Continue reading

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Promoting a Romantic Comedy

Rescued By That New Guy in Town By Jeff Salter Our blog schedule is ‘open’ this week, which some of us use as an invitation to promote one or more of our stories. All the usual stuff is posted farther … Continue reading

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Writing Contests are NOT My Thing

When I first started the endeavor to be published, I entered a few contests with two different manuscripts. I ended up stopping because I noticed a pattern in the judging of them. When the judges were published writers, I got … Continue reading

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A post about nothing

“I hate mornings. They start so early.” ― Janet Evanovich, Plum Spooky Brace yourself for a rather uneventful post today – theme is: Conferences, Contests, and Conventions. May I use the term “I draw a blank”. Absolutely! I’m as mute … Continue reading

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Incomplete!!

This week’s topic is supposed to be about something I didn’t finish that I wish I had, or something like that. LOL! I’m amazingly anal about stuff and there isn’t much that I don’t finish once I start. In fact, … Continue reading

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To NaNo or Not to NaNo

                                            … That is the Question                                                           By Jeff Salter              Okay, I’ll start with two admissions: 1.  I’ve never participated in NaNoWriMo (and, below, I’ll explain why). 2.  If I had ever participated, I’m afraid I would have flunked … Continue reading

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