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Feb
2015
23

Paying It Forward (Revisited)

I’ve heralded the benefits of paying it forward and told my particular story many times in articles I’ve written. Paying it forward, or helping others without expecting anything in return, has been an effective means of furthering my career as a self-published author and is a great way to spread a little positive energy. I thought I’d share some of…

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Feb
2015
6

Self-Publishing Secrets Revealed –
Facilitating A Blog Hop Event

At the beginning of December, when I should have been working on my new book, I had a brainwave. I wondered whether an event involving twelve authors over twelve days leading up to Christmas Day might attract new readers to my work. My idea was that each author would write a short article that mentioned Christmas, and we’d share the…

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Jan
2015
2

Happy, Joyous, and Free

On February 29th, 2004 I gave up alcohol. The world in general, and the people around me especially, are far better off because of that decision. I don’t often talk about my sobriety. I allude to it. I support others who post stories of their own journeys and I cleverly (or so I thought) dedicated my first novel to Bill…

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Dec
2014
19

On the seventh blog of Christmas M.L. Gardner blogged about Grandma’s Simple Christmas (on my blog)

M. L. Gardner Bio  M. L. Gardner is the bestselling author of the 1929 series. Gardner is frugal to a fault, preserving the old ways of living by canning, cooking from scratch, and woodworking. Nostalgic stories from her grandmother’s life during the Great Depression inspired Gardner to write the 1929 series—as well as her own research into the Roarin’Twenties. She…

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Dec
2014
18

On The Sixth blog of Christmas Laurie Boris blogged about emailing Santa (on my blog)

Hi, everyone! I’m Laurie Boris, and I’m so excited to be part of the 12 Blogs of Christmas with some terrific authors and organized by my friend, bestselling author Martin Crosbie. I’m a freelance writer and editor living in New York’s lovely Hudson Valley. Also the award-winning author of five novels, including the Trager Family Secrets series, I’ve been writing…

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