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Marianne Thomas
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Attended University of Maryland, College Park
Lives in Warren County, Ohio
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Weekend Reading #4 {February 27}: Links to Good Stuff
No fancy-shmancy here, just links to some of the best posts I've read this week that you might find interesting, too. 1.   What Every Self-Published Author Needs to Know About Taxes by Helen Sedwick  @ Jane Friedman If you've been wondering what tax issues ...
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Weekend Reading #3: {Feb. 20, 2015} Links to Good Stuff
No fancy-shmancy here, just links to some of the best posts I've read this week that you might find interesting, too. 1.   e-Book Cover Design Awards, January 2015 @ The Book Designer I enjoy these monthly posts at The Book Designer because there are such a...
No fancy-shmancy here, just links to some of the best posts I've read this week that you might find interesting, too. 1.  e-Book Cover Design Awards, January 2015 @ The Book Designer I enjoy these monthly posts at The Book ...
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Weekend Reading #2: {Feb 13, 2015} Links to Good Stuff
No fancy-shmancy here, just links to some of the best posts I've read this week that you might find interesting, too. 1.   How Long Should My Book Be? (Standard Word Counts by Genre) @ The BookBaby Blog A quick break down of word counts for fiction, from mi...
No fancy-shmancy here, just links to some of the best posts I've read this week that you might find interesting, too. 1.  How Long Should My Book Be? (Standard Word Counts by Genre) @ The BookBaby Blog A quick break down of...
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Weekend Reading #1 {Feb 6, 2015}: Links to Good Stuff
No fancy-shmancy here, just links to some of the best posts I've read this week that you might find interesting, too. 1. The Grinder: A conversation with Michael Bunker, the off-grid author of Wick and Pennsylvania  @ Medium.com This is not the original int...
No fancy-shmancy here, just links to some of the best posts I've read this week that you might find interesting, too. 1. The Grinder: A conversation with Michael Bunker, the off-grid author of Wick and Pennsylvania @ Mediu...
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A Very Serious Mission Statement
My goals as a writer: 1.  To write compelling stories that draw readers into the worlds I've created. 2.  To launch a self-publishing career for myself using my writing skills and what I've learned and have yet to learn about marketing, online business, and...
My goals as a writer: 1.  To write compelling stories that draw readers into the worlds I've created. 2.  To launch a self-publishing career for myself using my writing skills and what I've learned and have yet to learn about...
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7QTs: Stricker's Grove, Stokes Berry Farm, Loving Scrivener, and Cracking Jokes with a Mini Horse
1.  It's July 4th here and fantastically beautiful outside;  the temperature is hitting about 75 for the high with low humidity - a true gift in my part of SW Ohio. Our town had it's annual fireworks last night and the weather was just as fantastic.  The ki...
1.  It's July 4th here and fantastically beautiful outside;  the temperature is hitting about 75 for the high with low humidity - a true gift in my part of SW Ohio. Our town had it's annual fireworks last night and the weathe...
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7 Reasons Why You Should Start a Writer's Blog Before You Self-Publish Your First Book
Building, and then maintaining, a blog takes a good investment of time, and time is one resource that is always in short supply in my life - probably yours, too, I imagine. When I first made the decision to actively pursue the self-publishing route, I knew ...
Building, and then maintaining, a blog takes a good investment of time, and time is one resource that is always in short supply in my life - probably yours, too, I imagine. When I first made the decision to actively pursue th...
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Quick Review: Write. Publish. Repeat. by Sean Platt & Johnny B. Truant
One of the first books I read as I ventured into the freshly charted territory of self-publishing was Write. Publish. Repeat. (The No-Luck-Required Guide to Self-Publishing Success) (The Smarter Artist Book 1)  by Sean Platt & Johnny B. Truant. I purchased ...
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5 Reasons Why There Is No Such Thing as a "Failed" Blog
I've been blogging for about seven years and have developed and dumped several blogs along the way.  My personal blog is the only blog I've continuously updated (albeit sporadically) over that time. I enjoy blogging but decided long ago that I didn't want t...
I've been blogging for about seven years and have developed and dumped several blogs along the way.  My personal blog is the only blog I've continuously updated (albeit sporadically) over that time. I enjoy blogging but decid...
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If You Want to Be A Writer, Show Up and Write
I have a BA in English. That wasn't my intention when I enrolled in college all those many moons ago.  I started my time at U of Maryland in the pre-med track and stayed in it for two years.  My grades were good and I liked the classes. I left the pre-med w...
I have a BA in English. That wasn't my intention when I enrolled in college all those many moons ago.  I started my time at U of Maryland in the pre-med track and stayed in it for two years.  My grades were good and I liked t...
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A Quick Hello and Links to My Latest Endeavors in Social Media
C'mon - that  waving chicken is pretty funny!   Hello lovely readers; thanks for checking in here every once in a while.  I miss you! I have been busy with the tasks of real life as a mom: chasing a toddler, driving the older kids everywhere, and occasional...
C'mon - that  waving chicken is pretty funny!  Hello lovely readers; thanks for checking in here every once in a while.  I miss you! I have been busy with the tasks of real life as a mom: chasing a toddler, driving the ol...
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7QTs: Baby Buddies, LEGO Movie Awesomeness, Big Brothers, and Homemade Peanut Butter Ice Cream!
1. LoLo...NO.   One of Bethy's very best friends happens to be another little baby who is just six months younger than her (and also happens to be the youngest child of Bethy's godmother, our dear friend as well).  Bethy can't say pronounce her name yet so ...
1. LoLo...NO.  One of Bethy's very best friends happens to be another little baby who is just six months younger than her (and also happens to be the youngest child of Bethy's godmother, our dear friend as well).  Bethy can't...
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Mom/COO of Thomas Family Inc since 2001; Blogger; Freelance Writer
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Mom, wife, blogger, writer, and social media explorer.
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    BA, English, 1991 - 1995
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nee: Marianne Rivers