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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 Annual 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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The Overwhelming Freedom of Rejection

Until I figure out how to make a “Blog” page, separate from the Front page, this will have to do. I am not going to jump in to revising the site until I decide what I want. But I have … Continue reading

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2/24/13

I am embarking on a grand adventure for the next five weeks, and it isn’t too late for you to join me! Firepole Marketing is conducting a “Great Online Marketing Scavenger Hunt”. The clock has started, but there is no specific … Continue reading

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2/15/13

ConDFW Schedule, if you are in the area: Friday: Autographs — 4 to 5 — Main Hallway Yard Dog Road Show — 8 to 9 –Programming 2 (Chinaberry) Saturday: Reading — 2 to 3 — Reading (Trinity VIII) (with John … Continue reading

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2/13/12

Popping in to let everyone know I will be at ConDFW this weekend. It’s always a fun con, and this year should be no exception. I will be reading from my upcoming Steampunk novel, talking about filk, and generally having … Continue reading

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1/4/2013

I had a marvelous time at the San Gabriel Writers League meeting, and they were so wonderfully welcoming. I was terribly nervous when I got there, because I wasn’t sure what I had to offer. But when the first thing … Continue reading

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1/3/2013 It's going to be a great year!

I have a lot going on this year. First of all, tonight I will be speaking at the San Gabriel Writers League on motivating oneself to get published this year. I have a lot of stories to share…just hope they … Continue reading

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We're Having a Scavenger Hunt!

Zumaya is having a month long scavenger hunt. It’s easy and fun to play, so put on your thinking caps and limber up your typing fingers. 😉 There are prizes to be won, and winning them is easy. At the … Continue reading

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