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I review nearly every book I read. But only because the Goodreads app on my phone makes it nearly impossible NOT to select a number of stars when I’m marking a book as complete. As far as a written review? I—probably like most people—only take the trouble when I either love or loathe a book. …

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I’ve been blogging about my trials and errors in this writing thing for a couple years now. From a post about discovering Kindle Direct Publishing and unearthing a long-lost novel, to crowdfunding a research trip, I’ve shared the journey with my blog readers. If you’ve found my writing tips interesting or helpful, I’m collecting them …

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I’m feeling pretty jolly, how about you? Let’s see what Santa Trixie has in her…um…sack. First, thanks to Amazon Kindle’s MatchBook program, now when you buy Schooled in paperback, you get the eBook for FREE. Amazon allows authors to set the price on the MatchBook, and I’ve selected “Free” because Ho Ho Ho. This is …

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Tonight around 11 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time I will begin the brief process of uploading my crime novel Pwned to Kindle Direct Publishing. Within 12 hours (usually only an hour or two) it will be available to purchase on Amazon.com.  Why am I not bouncing off the walls? Because I learned a few things the …

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I declare that May is Review Month! Or you could call it “tit for tat” month, which is appropriate considering we’re talking about Lexy Cooper. The Set Up Writing is a lonely-ass profession. Reviews, comments, and feedback on the words we write are the fuel that keeps us going. Reviews –even negative ones– offer us …

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