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Million-copy NYT bestseller, editor, publisher, news junkie, infoslut
Million-copy NYT bestseller, editor, publisher, news junkie, infoslut

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What Ian Fleming Did to Make James Bond a Success (Besides Write Terrific Books) It’s not just today’s authors who work hard to make their books a success. Consider Ian Fleming. The Man With The Golden Typewriter: Ian Fleming’s James Bond Letters   is a col...
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My Mom's quick, easy, utterly delicious recipe for old-fashioned blueberry cobbler.
Summer's here. So are blueberries— and  Blueberry Cobbler! Blueberry Cobbler My Mom was a proud New Englander and an excellent cook. Her recipe for blueberry cobbler is quick, easy and delicious, perfect to share with friends, family or to eat standing up i...
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Looking For A New Book To Read? Great Books, Great First Sentences.
Stephen King has said that he spends “months and years” creating that first line. He goes on to say: “An opening line should invite the reader to begin the story. It should say: Listen. Come in here. You want to know about this.” The question is, how does h...
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Writing and The Secret Power Of The Subconscious: Summoning Your Muse
Your Inner Mind   Getting To Know Your Muse “What The Subconscious is to every other man, in its creative aspect becomes, for writers, The Muse.” ~ Ray Bradbury What Ray Bradbury called the muse, Stephen King called the “guys in the basement.” Others call i...
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Plot Holes And Pot Holes: 8 Common Mistakes Readers Hate—And How To Fix Them
Beware plot and pot holes in your fiction!  We all come face to face with them, those pesky glitches, oopsies, OMGs and WTFs that ruin a story, turn a reader off, guarantee a slew of one-star reviews—and kill sales. Beta readers will often point them out. E...
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9 Powerful Secrets Readers Crave—And Writers Must Know
SECRETS! Shhh! Secrets. Everyone has them. Every book must have at least one because secrets are the jet-powered engine that propels fiction forward. Ever notice how many blurbs in the daily BookBub email include the word secret ? Secrets provide motivation...
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7 thoughtful, useful gifts. All under $25. No cutesie anything.
For stocking stuffers. For anyone you want to remember. For yourself. A little off the beaten track. Most available from Amazon. Jao hand sanitizer is a favorite of makeup artists. Your hands will be clean and they will smell wonderfully of  Lavender, Tea T...
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Cranberry Sauce. Quick, Easy, Delicious. A Little Boozey.
My Mom was an RN, a proud New Englander, and an excellent cook. Her cranberry sauce is the best I have ever tasted. It's fast, easy, and delicious! Here's the recipe— My Mom's Cranberry Sauce 1 package fresh cranberries. 1 small naval orange, rinsed, cut in...
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Love And Money: The Women of Park Avenue, fabled but not flawless.
Kindle   |   iBooks   |   Kobo   |   GooglePlay   |   Nook FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!     Heiress Deedee Dahlen was beautiful, privileged, an adored wife, a loving mother, but… Her best friend said— “When I looked at her I...
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Love And Money: The Women Of Park Avenue, fabled but not flawless.
Kindle  |   iBooks  |   Kobo  |   GooglePlay  |   Nook FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!  FREE!     Heiress Deedee Dahlen was beautiful, privileged, an adored wife, a loving mother, but… Her best friend said— “When I looked at her I saw...
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