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#229–Sales Up, Up & Away

It has been since January when I last posted on my blog. That post was about a Christmas trip to Barstow, California. Since then, it has been a busy year. I always had plenty to write about, but always forgot … Continue reading

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#183–Finding your niche . . .

All writers know their genre, but not all writers know if their writing fits a specific niche. If your writing does, then you can market to that niche. My bridge books fit into historic and also Oregon Coast niches, as … Continue reading

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#156–Busy, busy, busy but good . . .

  “So what else is new!” That’s what I hear you saying. Hear me out. Things are also looking good, which means that all the busy times have been worth it. Books During my quirky week, I did three presentations: … Continue reading

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#144–It’s a book . . .

  Around Florence is no longer a manuscript of loose pages; it is now a bound book full of pages that you turn. Five advance copies arrived in the mail yesterday. It is exciting to see the work of this … Continue reading

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#110–Rewards and revelations of research . . .

When I’m sorting through folder after folder of pictures, records, and old newspaper clippings while researching the history of Florence,   sometimes I luck out and find some real gems. It might be just the perfect photo of the person … Continue reading

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#109–Jumping in with both feet . . .

With the exception of Tuesday, every day this past week was devoted primarily to working on Around Florence, the book I’m doing for the Arcadia Press Images of America series. A couple of posts back, I mentioned how bummed I … Continue reading

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#106–History of Florence––Arcadia style . . .

Sitting at my dining room table, I’m surrounded by historical society books filled with stickies, a file of photocopied articles with highlighted segments, a sample Arcadia Press book, and their Author Guidelines and Layout Planner. It has begun––writing the history … Continue reading

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