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Book Giveaway this week.

We’re having a book giveaway today through Thursday on The Helpful Blogger, and I didn’t want you all to miss out.  I’ve posted a book review and the instructions for the giveaway over there.  The book is EAT TO LIVE by … Continue reading

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Stuff 2: The Backstory

Just over a year ago, I was on my way to de-stuffifying my condo.  I had made excellent progress.  Here’s a short history of how I came to be in this current predicament: I moved from Virginia to Florida in … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday: Start your day with a big dose of Whimsy!

Okay Boys….. It’s Cyber Monday and you know what to do… Let’s get out there and sell those books…   It’s me, CHECKERS… My assignment as I understand it is to push (oops… I mean) promote the newest book.  It’s … Continue reading

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Easy Like Sunday….

It takes a lot of energy to launch a book….  We had no idea. We were not around when HH launched Max’s book, so we didn’t know that it was not all glory and parties. No, we’ve been hauling books … Continue reading

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Knuckles was honored with the task of announcing the contest, so I (Bugsy) get to announce the winners…. I got mixed up at first and thought HH wanted me to pick a couple of flowers, but I found out quick … Continue reading

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Book Launch….. In the Company of Cats by Lou Belcher

It’s Bugsy Here….. to say I’m a little excited would be an understatement of the biggest order.  Knuckles and I are so happy to announce that HH finished her book and it went live on Amazon.com yesterday.  It’s packed with … Continue reading

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Writing a book: the process

It does sound glamorous to write a book. You have a great idea, but do you know the process? How do you go about turning that idea into a book?  You’ll need patience to approach the process with care and … Continue reading

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Light a fire under your writing.

What lights your fire, feeds your passion, pushes your writing self beyond yourself? If you don’t know the answer to that, spend some time finding out before you write. Have you read any of Natalie Goldberg’s books on writing. If … Continue reading

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The writing industry is changing… keep informed.

Before you write and while you’re writing, it’s important to keep track of what’s going on in the book industry. It always has been important, but right now, big things are happening, and it’ll help you make good decisions regarding … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the New Year… What are your priorities?

Yesterday was Christmas. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday. Personally, I’m glad it’s over. Always after a big holiday, I ‘m ready to get back to the business at hand. It’s only natural to use the time between … Continue reading

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