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Author Advice: Special Guest Star Veronica Scott!

Within the LA Writers Critique Group, we members are always learning from each other, but sometimes we like to get expert advice from experienced authors, who are also known as our ‘special guest stars.’ This May, we asked author Veronica … Continue reading

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L.A. Festival of Books Recap

Book festivals: where introverted writers become extroverted spokespeople for their work; where authors meet other authors, fans, and potential fans; and where hordes of people converge at what’s nowadays called “Nerdchella.” It’s usually warm by the time of year when … Continue reading

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Taking a Haunted Hike to “Research the Book”

It isn’t every day that I get to bond with a fellow writer and take in an epic hike, so when Dario Ciriello told me he was going to explore the Cobb Estate and Mt. Lowe Campgrounds in the foothills … Continue reading

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Prepping for the Book Fest

It’s been a long road, but I’m getting there. The L.A. Festival of Books is eleven days away and I have: Boxes of books, which just arrived a few days ago. I did it! A Magical Time Called Later is … Continue reading

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Attack of the Killer Memes

  My computer is a meme factory these days, where I churn out witty quotes from both A Magical Time Called Later and an anthology called Made In L.A.: Stories Rooted in the City of Angels. I plan to ‘launch’ most … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Media is here!

Word Nerd Media became my official doing business as name last month, and now I’m updating my Kindle book and creating a hard copy book through Amazon’s CreateSpace. Converting text from an ebook to a regular book is eye-twitching work… … Continue reading

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Another Meme!

Oh yeah, and my ebook ends with a Christmas wedding! Sharing the latest meme in case you need to know more about the book and want something to read while you’re snuggled up on the couch this holiday season! Merry … Continue reading

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The Parade of Memes Begins!

The quote above came from a man I dated and dumped… and in the spirit of turning lemons into lemonade, it appears in Chapter 1 of A Magical Time Called Later, when my dear protagonist, Holly, realizes that she’s run … Continue reading

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Cover Sneak Preview!!!

Isn’t is a relief when a real graphic designer takes your idea and makes it look way better than you can??? Here is a mockup of my cover. As our author events begin, oh, this Saturday, I’ve used this design … Continue reading

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Genre Alert!

Friends, I’ve finally figured out my genre. It was so obvious that I couldn’t even see it before. It’s everything that I’ve experienced. Gen X Fiction. Yep! Now, I don’t know if retailers will have this category when my book … Continue reading

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