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Come check out the new Horse Crossings Blog, where horse authors talk writing, publishing, and of course Horses!
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Announcing - my brand new short read called THE SPRINGTIME CAT. Can a stray tabby cat heal not only a girl, but her entire family? Now available on Amazon for only $0.99.
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Thanks, HL. To answer your question, yes and no. I have them done by a very good friend who is a professional. I'm reading one of her awesome manuscripts right now, and hopefully my comments/suggestions will help her out, too. It's a win-win!
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For an author, especially since publishing is changing so fast, finding your actual readership is sometimes difficult. Here's my brand new strategy. What do you all think?
Eeek, that sounds a little scary. But actually, that's what I'm doing right now. For most of my career, I've thought of myself as a MG (middle-grade) and YA (young adult) author. But things are changing rapidly in the publish...
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THE WINTER KITTEN - Brand new short story is FREE today on Amazon. Jump over and get your copy!
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33 e-books perfect for summer reading and great for all ages - ON SALE at #0.99 each. Fill up your Kindles!
Looking for some great reads for your teens/tweens this summer, or for yourself? Here's a wonderful sale, filled with awesome books - all priced at only .99 from June 17-21 Fill up your e-reader and have a summer's wort...
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Love animals and want a sweet young teen read with lots of twists and turns? Six Degrees of Lost is on sale for only .99! Read an excerpt below
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Purchase THE GIRL WHO REMEMBERED HORSES during February 2013, and all my royalties will be donated to Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary.
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December 14-15th, this sweet holiday short story is FREE. Enjoy!
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Tell us your favorite color of horse and be entered to win a copy of The Girl Who Remembered Horses. Details here on Equestrian Ink -
Okay - we love our readers - so let's play a little reader participation game. What's your favorite color of horse? Bay, sorrel, palomino, paint, buckskin, chestnut, black, appaloosa, grey, or ????? Of course, I'll be the fir...
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Find some great middle grade reads here - on Kindle for Kids!
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On Sale - a great story for animal lovers of all ages! A lost dog, a first love, a journey. Does it have horses in it? Find out here:
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Award-winning author Linda Benson writes Fiction for Animal Lovers.
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Linda Benson is the author of THE GIRL WHO REMEMBERED HORSES, SIX DEGREES OF LOST, WALKING THE DOG, FINDING CHANCE, and THE HORSE JAR (which has been translated into Spanish.) She also writes a series of short reads called CAT TALES.

Her passion for nature and animals often finds its way into her writing. She has been a veterinary assistant, zoo keeper, race track groom, realtor, children’s librarian, and owned both a native plant nursery and a saddle shop.

Ms. Benson lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and a a variety of animals.

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Trained and rode my horse in Tevis Cup 100 mile/one day endurance ride, swam across the Columbia River from Washington to Oregon, raised a good kid, and I'm always kind to animals.
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