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Going Dark

Going Dark

Somebody asked me if I planned to participate in NaNoWriMo again. I’ve signed up on their site before, but in recent years I try to go along with the plan but I don’t officially register. Fall is usually the time I seriously settle in to write another book, unless I see a call with a deadline. This year it pains me to admit that my heart just isn’t into NaNo, or writing in general. I’m supposed to have a novella…

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Guest Post: Toby Neal

Guest Post: Toby Neal

Please welcome guest author Toby Neal to the blog! Her book, Building an Author Platform that can Launch Anything: a Social Media Minibook, is free from Amazon.com for a limited time. One Woman’s Potholed Journey to Bestseller I started blogging about 7 years ago on Livejournal under a pen name. I’d always written, but this was a fun online diary and observations. Acerbic, touching and otherwise, the blog was about my counseling work in a high school, my kids and…

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New Book: Writing, Publishing, Marketing

New Book: Writing, Publishing, Marketing

I am pleased to announce I have released my second work of non-fiction, Writing, Publishing, Marketing: a Different Guide to Navigating the World of Publishing in This Age of eBooks, Independence, and Social Media Promotions. Just so you know, the book is significantly longer than the title, and more informative. Here’s the blurb: For the writer new to publishing and the many options now available, author/editor Kathryn Lively offers an eclectic collection of articles designed to help you tighten manuscripts…

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