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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.

Amazon Publishing acquires Go Away Home – I'm giddy!

By Carol / 30 December 2014 / 36 Comments

Have you ever thought you were as happy as you could be and then something happens to make you realize you could reach a whole new level of happy? It happened to me this month.…

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"Wonderful debut novel" – A Writer of History

By Carol / 24 June 2014 / 6 Comments

M.K. Tod started my week off right when she published her review of Go Away Home on her blog A Writer of History. Mary was one of my advance reviewers and I was particularly interested…

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Song of Australia – Stephen Crabbe historical fiction author interview

By Carol / 06 May 2014 / 2 Comments

Life on the Australian home front during World War One.  The World War One centenary has many authors writing stories to illustrate that time. As I’ve been writing about life in the Midwest United States…

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Women's Fiction – What message does it send?

By Carol / 01 May 2014 / 10 Comments

Consequences of segmenting the author/book market As a college student in the 1960s, I took a class called “Black Literature.” “Black” being the culturally accepted term of the day for African American. We read works…

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Go Away Home – Book Cover & Release Date

By Carol / 02 April 2014 / 22 Comments

World War One-era historical fiction on track for July launch. It’s been a long journey writing my first novel – somewhere in the four to five-year range – but I’m excited to tell you the…

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