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Guest Post: The Pitalls of Creation, by Heather Haven

I’m in the process of creating a protagonist for a new humorous mystery series, called Persephone Cole and the _______ (insert subject here). It’s agony. Getting to know a person — even a fictitious one — takes time, thought, energy, … Continue reading

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Guest post by Brinda Berry: Talent is Cheap

Talent Is Cheap Stephen King said, “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” From a man who has published 49 books thus far, these words speak … Continue reading

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Writing Focus, Determination, Perseverance, and Positive Thinking By Karen Cioffi

Focus, determination, and perseverance are essential to just about every aspect of your life. Each characteristic is unique and together create a synergy. Focus is one’s ability to concentrate exclusively on a particular thing through effort or attention. Determination is … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING 2 EXCITING CONTEST FOR THE SH SH SH LET THE BABY SLEEP BOOK TOUR!

ANNOUNCING 2 EXCITING CONTEST FOR THE SH SH SH LET THE BABY SLEEP BOOK TOUR! AUTHOR: KATHY STEMKE ILLUSTRATOR: JACK FOSTER CONTEST/DRAWING There will be drawings at the end of the tour from those who comment or answer a superhero … Continue reading

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Tell us something about yourself? Hello and thank you Margaret, for welcoming me! My name is Grace Elliot. By day I am a veterinarian and by night I write historical romance. Being a vet is my dream job, but it … Continue reading

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Meet Joe Dadich

Today I have the pleasure of hosting attorney Joe Dadich who blogs about estate planning. And here’s a plug from me: Yes, I know, I, too, think I’m immortal — but, folks, you never know when you’re going to go … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Alexis Bonari: Japanese Poetry

Japanese Poetry as Translated by Hiroaki Sato I should have been born fascinated with my heritage. Not everyone can say they’re descended from a line of powerful samurai, or that their resilient family survived the world’s first militarily employed atomic … Continue reading

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Interview with author Lisa Kessler

I’m pleased to be able to interview author Lisa Kessler, author of “Across the Veil,” on my blog today. Do check out Lisa’s book (see link below). I was lucky enough to read it, and it’s really delightful. Tell us … Continue reading

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April VBT Writers on the move schedule

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Guest Post: Alliteration in Literature

Today I’m delighted to host Jennifer (J.R.) Turner on my blog. Award-winning author J.R. Turner lives in Central Wisconsin with her husband and three children. She began writing in high school, and after a decade working as a commercial artist, … Continue reading

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