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Been Awhile…

…with no real excuse, but I have been busy. Since SoonerCon, I have attended three shows, Ā released two books, and signed several contracts. Book Two of The Conn-Mann Chronicles is now available. The Nearly Notorious Nun is on Kindle and … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

So many things spinning in my head. Books to edit, books to write, short stories to finish…I really don’t need anything more on my plate. But there are these pesky bills to pay…and I have been kicking around ideas on … Continue reading

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Productivity Feels Good, No?

I am currently revising one published novel and one WIP. I have another published/out-of-print novel waiting in the wings for revision. The Bruce and Roxanne collection–with new stories as well as the old–is in formatting stages. The Nearly Notorious Nun … Continue reading

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State of the Challenge Update

I told myself that I would update the blog more often…so, of course I haven’t. But I have been busy. šŸ™‚ As some of you may remember, I have an ongoing challenge this year to submit at least one piece … Continue reading

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2 Down, 363 to go…

I know that I probably WON’T get a submission everyday this year, but I figured it is a good goal to have. Yesterday, I wrote a new poem for a call, and today I sent one of the orphans back … Continue reading

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Let It Go……

I am a terribly disorganized person. Ask anyone who knows me. But sometimes, I come up with an idea that really helps save my sanity. Not a new idea, by any means, but an idea that works. In 2013, when … Continue reading

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Looking Back…Looking Forward

Ā  Ā  Ā Ā    This has been an interesting year. I’ve had pieces in numerous anthologies–prose, poetry, flash…a little of everything. I’ve published a few experimental pieces on Amazon–both as Rie and as Tysche. I’ve been in magazines online and … Continue reading

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Don't Put All Your Marketing Eggs in One Basket

Something that I have learned from watching the world around me–particularly as it relates to my career–is that the landscape of the Publishing Business is an ever evolving one. Years ago, when being professionally published was merely a dream, I … Continue reading

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Standing Out from the Crowd

  Today as I wandered the 85th AnnualĀ Zilker Kite Festival in Austin, Texas, I found my mind turning again to marketing and how it relates to writing. And when I saw the situation above, I realized I had found my … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Marketing From "Orcs Must Die"

My husband asked me if I wanted to play a little “Orcs Must Die” (actually, OMD 2, but who’s counting…) I’d been working hard on the Scavenger Hunt all day, so I said sure. Of course, I’d been working hard … Continue reading

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