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Woohoo!

Juliet Kachyk had thrown my blog into the mix for The Versatile Blogger Award!   Wow. I think this is the first award for this blog! Okay, so now I… 1.┬áThank those who nominated me. 2.┬áNominate 15 other bloggers who … Continue reading

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ABNA 2012, and the Importance of Long-Term Revisions

First of all, a delightfully happy New Year to everyone! It is now 2012, which means…if you’re reading this, the world didn’t end. Ahem. Sorry. Couldn’t help myself. :) Anyway, let’s dive right in with the news du jour. For … Continue reading

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Once more, with feeling

And another vanity press, this one from Australia, makes its way into the Writers Beware spotlight. Dymocks definitely presents a bad deal. If I thought Book Country was bad, Dymocks’s D-Publishing has you forking over $997 (Aussie dollars) for what … Continue reading

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The Great Publishing Debate Info Post.

You knew this was going to happen, one way or the next. The essay of self versus traditional publishing. Mind you, this is for info purposes only. I have people reading this blog who know exactly what I’m talking about, … Continue reading

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Yep, still on Book Country

Following up to my prior post, and the post immediately following. I got a pingback to this page in the morning. Gayle’s response is classified as shrill, and mine was interpreted as a marketing ploy. Oooo-kay. I was also surprised … Continue reading

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This just in…

A minor toss-in to my musical menu. Giovanna Moretti, known to most people around her as Gio, is releasing her new CD, and the opening party is Thursday. I am, of course, heading there. Her press sheet: And more about … Continue reading

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In the “Things I Loathe” department…

Raining steam. The expression is freshly coined after something I experienced yesterday. A summer storm, which was basically a sheet of water impossible to see through, tapered off, and created an interesting effect. I could feel the drops on my … Continue reading

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