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how-to  // Posts tagged as "how-to"

Hello, I’ll be your Geek today :)

Hello, I’ll be your Geek today :)

I often get tech questions at our meetings and online in our yahoo loop discussions and as the official Tech Guru/Social Chair (no kidding…that’s my actual title, LOL), I plan to blog on ways to make the Tech Monster, your Tech Pet. There are many topics that I want to blog about, how to back […]

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#1 Marketing Tool

#1 Marketing Tool

At least, in my opinion: a trifold brochure. When I have a book signing, speaking event, teach a writing workshop, or mail out a promotional copy of one of my books to a reader, I have brochures ready. At book signings, I give them to customers when they walk in the store or where ever […]

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Recipe for a Successful Booksigning

I once dreamed of my first booksigning. Lines of readers dying to meet me wound all around the block, friends and family there for support, and consistently selling out of books. Reality hit when my first book was published Print on Demand back in 2001. The lines didn’t form, I was amazed at the friends […]

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04 Mar Posted by in Inspiration | 5 comments

Learning to Rest

Learning to Rest

“This is what the Lord says: ‘Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is and walk in it, and you will find REST for your souls..’” Jer. 6:16 When we’re overburdened the world seems a colder place—the sun could be shining but from our vantage point […]

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01 Feb Posted by in Writing Tips | 8 comments

Point of View Ground Rules

Point of View Ground Rules

What is point of view (POV)? One source says, “The subjective perception from which a story is told.”  Another says, “How a character sees the world and his or her place in it.”  There are many definitions for this literary element. I define POV this way: The view from where the reader experiences the story. […]

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