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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.

A "Marriage" of Fact and Fiction – Giveaway

By Carol / 28 April 2015 / 18 Comments

Many authors write a memoir first and then turn to fiction, as I did. While those first works of fiction often have some basis in real people and events, the outcome is largely fictional as…

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From indie author to Amazon Publishing

By Carol / 03 February 2015 / 0 Comments

My life as an indie publisher went in a dramatic new direction when a senior editor from Amazon Publishing contacted me last November about acquiring Go Away Home. I share how it happened and what…

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The Everyday Stories of Family Life

By Carol / 01 July 2013 / 2 Comments

  I did not have an extraordinary childhood. Not in the blow your mind, Angela’s Ashes, bestseller memoir sense.  I grew up on a small dairy farm with my mom and dad and two sisters,…

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