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As a curious observer of life, I blog on writing, marketing, my prairie - anything that interests me in the moment. I like to have conversations with readers, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I'll respond.

Journey to publication began with NANOWRIMO

By Carol / 18 November 2014 / 6 Comments

Writers worldwide recently passed the half-way mark of National Novel Writing Month. By today, a writer who is on the NANOWRIMO track will have logged at least 30,000 words on their work in progress. Each…

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'You got game, white girl' – Home Sweet Hardwood

By Carol / 11 November 2014 / 19 Comments

Mo’ne Davis pitches like a girl. A thirteen-year-old girl who throws a 70 mph fastball. The star of The Little League World Series may not even realize sports wasn’t always an option for girls like…

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Book marketing – It's not always about sales

By Carol / 28 October 2014 / 23 Comments

Author Larry Baker (The Flamingo Rising, A Good Man and others) posted this picture to his Facebook page this week, and I laughed. It captures a fear most authors harbor: ‘What if nobody comes?’ It’s…

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