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Tammie Painter
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Writer, Artist, Creator of Worlds, Images, and the Occasional Cat Sweater
Writer, Artist, Creator of Worlds, Images, and the Occasional Cat Sweater

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Those of you who have been with me a while know I share my backyard with a hive full of bees. The girls are all tucked in for the winter, but after realizing I could no longer close the freezer door due to all the honeycomb I’d been stashing away over the…
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Time for a Book Marketing Makeover, aka "My Book Sales Suck"

Since today’s post is about my books sales, it could very easily take on a rather dismal tone. But since moaning and groaning isn’t the point of this week’s indie author musings, I promise I’ll try to keep it as upbeat as possible without going all…
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The 3 little words everyone wants to hear.... Limited Time Offer!! #booksale #indieauthor

Oh, sorry about that super sleazy salesman title, but I’ve been listening to hours upon hours of marketing podcasts and yesterday’s listening binge ended with the sage advice, “Putting ‘Limited Time Offer’ at the top of any sale is the best way to boost…
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Happy Thanksgiving!!

Finn McSpool and his poultry pal want to Wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!!! And to those of you not in the U.S….Happy Fourth Thursday in November! Nothing more exciting than that fourth Thursday, let me tell you.
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I hope this doesn't bring the police to my door! #indieauthor #selfpublishing

That title sounds a bit biblical, doesn’t it? Don’t worry, I won’t be spouting fire and brimstone in this post. However, in an effort to hone my author brand and steer readers more toward my fiction, I will be going a bit Old Testament on my…
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Um, Finn's been "helping" me again... Prepping a Pre-Order Despite Finn's Flamenco

Here’s the deal…I did have a terrific post planned all about Finn McSpool’s recent adventures in my kitchen (the room will never be the same, I swear). Unfortunately, the vagaries of Amazon.com shipping means the final tool needed for the project he began…
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For once, I'm way ahead of the book-prep game! Book Four Has a Title...I Think #indieauthor #amwritingfantasy

That’s right, I have a title for Book Four of the Osteria Chronicles. I know, this is shocking news because I normally have nothing more than a working title (something super clever like, say, “Book Four”) up until the very final drafts of a book. But…
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Finn McSpool: Intrepid Explorer of the #Oregon Coast #beastiefamily

After all his beach time in Maui, you’d think a monster would want to stay on dry land for a while. But when Mr Husband and I made plans to visit my mom’s place at the Oregon Coast, the fearless Finn McSpool was eager for another beach trip. Our…
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Just a few reasons #BookReviews matter... Want to Help a Writer? Leave a Review!!

Now that The Maze: Book Three of the Osteria Chronicles has been unleashed on the world. It’s time for me to remind all you lovely book readers out there just how important book reviews are and how helpful they can be to give a writer a boost. And I’m not…
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Celebrate The Maze's Release Day (with book bargains galore)!! #BookLaunch #IndieAuthor

Well, it’s finally (FINALLLLY) here. After many battles with plots, story lines, and self-doubt, The Maze: Book Three of the Osteria Chronicles is now officially scattered across the online shelves of various book retailers. Yay!!! And better yet, Book…
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