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Off the Grid

Dear Reader, I will be away from my beloved blog for a few days, visiting family and having a bit of quality time with my husband. 

#Search Engine Optimisation for #Indie Authors: How Far Should You Go?

#Search Engine Optimisation for #Indie Authors: How Far Should You Go?

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A great post on SEO from Cate at CommuniCATE. If you don’t know what SEO is, read her post. If you do and think you should jump on the SEO bandwagon, read her post. Since I’ve read her post, I’ll just say I wish I did have an attic in which to write (at least, an attic not filled with fluffy insulation :) )

Originally posted on "CommuniCATE" Resources for Writers:

Sculpture by Jeremy Mayer. Source: http://technabob.com/blog/2008/10/04/jeremy-mayers-typewriter-robots-will-blow-your-mind/

Sculpture by Jeremy…

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A Remarkable Woman: A Superflux of Compassion and Amazing Guts!

A Remarkable Woman: A Superflux of Compassion and Amazing Guts!


Here is a remarkable story and another book to add to your TBR tower.

Originally posted on Good People Doing Great Things:

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Some years ago bioethics professional Dr. Sigrid Fry-Revere had a harrowing experience with her six year old son. He developed kidney cancer. He might have very well needed a kidney transplant in the immediate future. And he might have died because he could not…

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Mid-April Update on The Writer’s Rebel Creed 2014

Mid-April Update on The Writer’s Rebel Creed 2014

First, a long overdue update per The Writer’s Rebel Creed 2014.

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Very quickly:

1.  Regular writing:  well, I tend to be an irregular writer.  Since my last update, I have a draft poem in one of my notebooks, a concept for a blog post, an as yet unpublished blog post, as well as my Monday jests with John W. Howell of Fiction Favorites.  None of this occurred by writing every day, but whatever.


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We’re gonna need a bigger VOTE!

We’re gonna need a bigger VOTE!


Now here’s a chance to vote where it may actually count!

Originally posted on What The Hell:


I learned last night that Yesterday Road is one of the twelve finalists in the literary category of Indie Author Land’s contest: The 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading (2013/14). Now it’s time to vote for the winner in each category.

I need lots of help here, kids. There are a couple of…

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Top Ten Things Not To Do When Attending the Opening Day of Baseball

Top Ten Things Not To Do When Attending the Opening Day of Baseball

Here is the 41st installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do by Marie Ann Bailey of 1WriteWay at http://1writeway.com and John W. Howell of Fiction Favorites at http://johnwhowell.com. These lists are simu-published on our blogs each Monday. We hope you enjoy.

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10.  When attending the opening day of baseball, do not dress like you would at the playoffs. If you do, at best, some Good Samaritan…

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The Continuing Tale of Luisa

Now, I’m venturing outside my comfort zone here, especially since I didn’t bother to apply makeup or straighten my hair. 

The Paul Mallory Series by Stephen C. Spencer

The Paul Mallory Series by Stephen C. Spencer


Let’s show what a great community of writers and bloggers we are by supporting Operation Mallory, a project set up to help author Stephen C. Spencer who is battling cancer. Please read Rosie’s post for more details.

Originally posted on Rosie Amber:

Operation Mallory was set up to help a fellow author, Stephen C. Spencer has written some great books, but Steve also has cancer. He’s…

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Happy Birthday to My Favorite Dilettante!

Happy Birthday to My Favorite Dilettante!

A little birdie (well, actually, a big birdie) told me that today is Helena Hann-Basquiat’s birthday!  And what better way to celebrate her birthday than by heading over to Amazon and picking up one or all of her recent publications:

Memoirs of a Dilettante Volume One, available in both ebook and paperback.  I highly recommend the paperback.  The printed format is candy for the eyes.  If you are…

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Now Available! BEYOND EVENTIDE: BOUND (Book 2.5)

Now Available! BEYOND EVENTIDE: BOUND (Book 2.5)


Sarah M. Cradit’s latest book is now available!

Originally posted on …and then there was Sarah:


BEYOND EVENTIDE: BOUND is Now Available! Book 2.5, and the sixth overall release in the highly rated House of Crimson & Clover series, is now available across most major retailers.


Ana, Finn, and Aidrik are forever bound. By love, promises, and the undeniable threads of fate.


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