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Have You Ever Heard Such BS Before?

I think many of us are born with an innate BS meter. You know, the thing that makes our internal radar hum when we hear something that just doesn’t sit right. It’s the same meter that can stop our reading … Continue reading

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Why I’ll Never (probably) Endorse Free Ebooks

There’s a whole subculture surrounding free ebooks and I think many readers love them and many writers don’t. I realize this is a generalization and it may not be entirely accurate, but I’ve got strong feelings about free ebooks. In … Continue reading

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Resurrecting a Love Affair

There’s a special place in my heart designated for a handful of very special people that will never, and can never, be owned by anyone else. Yep. Those people are that special. And they’re not who you think they are. … Continue reading

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I Did Something I Thought I’d Never Do

This is what happens when you swear you’ll never do something. At some point, you eat your words because you ignore the promise and do it anyway. What is it I’ve done, you ask? *looks around, hoping no one will … Continue reading

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Just how valuable is social media to an author?

I’m thinking … not a whole lot. Hear me out first before you blow a raspberry at me. As an author, one of the axioms of marketing our books is social media. Or so we’re told. But seriously, how much … Continue reading

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Why I’m Taking a Break from #Writing

One thing I hear over and over again is that writers should keep writing, no matter what. That you need to do it every day to keep the momentum, even if it’s a small number of words. That you have … Continue reading

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Writing About the Place I Love Most – #LongIsland

Many authors write about places they love. For me, it’s Long Island. It’s an amazing area, full of wonderful things to explore and experience. Balmy breezes in the summer; the smell of crisp, turning leaves in the fall; stillness and … Continue reading

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