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Writing to Feel Better

Heidi Durrow-AuthorBoy did I have a great weekend. It started with  four 'nominations' of the Liebster Blog Award. That's an interesting award, and I'll explain that soon.Next was the Santa Barbara Women's Literary Festival where I was enthralled with the stories told by amazing writers. I was also lucky enough to take some photos with… Continue reading Writing to Feel Better

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"The 10 Best Ways to Promote Your Book"-Part 2 of Wordfest workshop.

     Yesterday I talked about the first half of Pat Fry's workshop. Today I'll list her 10 ways to promote your book and include some information from other sources that fall into Pat's listed categories. By now the newbie writer knows that promoting (selling) their book can be more difficult than writing their novel.… Continue reading "The 10 Best Ways to Promote Your Book"-Part 2 of Wordfest workshop.

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"Simple Steps to Successful Authorship" workshop-Ojai Wordfest

     Laptop, coffee, pajamas, more coffee....that is some of what it takes for me to sit my butt in the chair and write. So say you are now finished with your manuscript (MS), one, three or ten years later. How do you prepare that MS for publication? Pat Fry of S.P.A.W.N (info below) has… Continue reading "Simple Steps to Successful Authorship" workshop-Ojai Wordfest