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January 8, 2015
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Soul Making Literary Award Honorable Mentions

The National Pen Women have announced the 2014 winners of their Keats Soul Making Literary Awards. In a marvelous testament to the company I keep <winkwink>, I need to extend congratulations to my client Samuel Autman and my friend/colleague Jen Palmares … Continue reading

January 4, 2012
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Where did I go for the holidays? Into the pages

I don’t know about you, but my downtime looks an awful lot like my uptime.  I am very happy to be one of those people who loves her work.  I spend a lot of time reading for pleasure, which means … Continue reading

November 30, 2011
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Why you need an editor: Developmental and Substantive Editing

We believe we know everything there is to know about our characters. We believe we have created a compelling read, a clear conflict, characters the reader can either love or fear for, a satisfying resolution.  But the problem is, we’re … Continue reading

April 5, 2011
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Defining Moments still accruing

I’d like to pick up where I left off in my February 14 post, as my client, Bradley V. DeHaven has been able to use his print-on-demand book, Defining Moments. A Suburban Father’s Journey Into His Son’s Oxycontin Addiction, to … Continue reading

February 14, 2011
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Defining Moments~ Our alternative strategy and quest for platform

You already know that there are a few ways to get a book into print: Secure an agent and a major publishing contract Secure an independent/small house publishing contract Become a true ‘”self-publisher” Pay a publish on demand company (which … Continue reading

December 27, 2010
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Ready for 2011

Ready for the new year? I’m very excited to start off the new year by co-creating a memoir with a longtime client and publishing it as a digital book. This is something I’ve been anxious to try: I have mixed … Continue reading