Category Archives: Kindle

Valentine Special

From the time I began Beyond the Moon and its publication 25 years passed. I moved on to other stories, writing romances set in the historical west, But I never forgot this story of Glen and Katie and their struggles to rebuild their shattered … Continue reading

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Amazon: The Elephant in the Room

Sometimes it’s difficult to know how to advise young or beginning writers of any age. Knowing how we did it when I began isn’t necessarily the way to go today. A few months ago I was still advising self-published authors … Continue reading

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CLEARING UP MALWAREGood morning fellow writers. I know it’s confusing to know where I’ll appear next. It seems the problems I have been experiencing with this blog are clearing up. After posting a link to a popular writing site, it … Continue reading

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Recently I learned an upsetting fact. No two computers or their owners process information alike. This came about after teaching three Publish to Kindle workshops in which students used their own laptops so we could actually work our way through … Continue reading

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Ever wonder what you’re doing in this business? Wish you’d taken up something easier, like mountain climbing or bungee jumping or studying Russian? I know I do. Almost daily.But, on the other hand I wouldn’t change a minute of the … Continue reading

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Recently it’s occurred to me that this business of being a writer is much more than writing. Have you noticed that? I’m sure you have, I just thought that was a good way to open a blog about what goes … Continue reading

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