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.

Five writing tips from Julia Child

By Carol / 18 February 2014 /

The famous cook’s experiences span the kitchen and publishing Julia Child describes her book My Life in France as autobiographical stories of “the things she loved most in life,” – her husband, France, and the…

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Good things come to those who don't wait

By Carol / 10 December 2013 /

Trigger a trip down memory lane with Growing Up Country – On Sale! We’ve all been told that “good things come to those who wait.” But this week, the best deals come to those who…

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The power of ANYone

By Carol / 18 October 2012 /

Writing earlier this week about The Power of We for Blog Action Day has caused me to think about The Power of One. As I sat down to write, up popped the story of Talia…

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The importance of a smile

By Carol / 11 May 2012 /

Mother’s Day is Sunday. How could you miss it with all the advertising these past weeks?  In honor of my mother and moms everywhere, I’ve joined with a group of indie authors to celebrate all…

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And the winners are …

By Carol / 03 May 2012 /

April was a month of giving back to readers. And giving back drew me into a month of ‘first’ experiences that were rewarding on every level. World Book Night: I joined more than 25,000 other…

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