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Encore Performance by Sally Carpenter

One of the nice things about publishing is the chance to do it all over again and better. Five years ago my first book, The Baffled Beatlemanic Caper, went out of print. That publisher has since closed its doors, so … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Writing and Publishing

by Janis Patterson It is the best of times to be a self-published author. We can put our own books out without having to deal with the ‘writing by committee’ mentality that infects the world of traditional publishing. We can … Continue reading

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What is “Real”?

by Janis Patterson Writing is a time consuming occupation. Not only do we have to spend time plotting, thinking, and constructing our stories, we spend time putting them into a concrete form and then making them as polished a form … Continue reading

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Of Concerts and Self-Publishing; Are They So Far Apart?

by Janis Patterson I went to a concert a couple of nights ago. That’s not unusual – I’ve been in and out of concerts on both sides of the conductor for most of my life. What makes this one different … Continue reading

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Public Speaking, Self-Publishing and Scars

by Janis Patterson Last weekend I gave a workshop at our local MWA chapter on self-publishing. Not that I’m an expert, or anything like that, but you realize that to be an authority on something you only have to know … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Romance – or is it the Romance of Mystery?

by Janis Patterson Last weekend I was fortunate enough to be included on the panel at the public library sponsored Romance in Bonham, a nice county seat town a little over an hour away. The ladies of the library hold … Continue reading

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Dying for a Deadline

By JL Simpson Last year I decided to take on a new role. Not only was I going to be the author of my Daisy Dunlop mystery series, but I was also going to be the publisher. Gone were the … Continue reading

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