The Next JK Rowling?

This company claims anyone can (potentially) become the “next JK Rowling” just by using their technology to print books. Yeah right. I don’t want to sound cynical, but sheesh. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,923-2073717,00.html… Read more »

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Still On A Writing Binge

I’ve got a ton of big-time deadlines this month. Nothing like a deadline to get those creative juices flowing. Well, maybe not. Yesterday afternoon, I went through one of the… Read more »

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Hot Romance Novels

Yahoo News tells us that romance readers want “more” and romance. In fact, they go so far as to say: “More women want more fiction about what’s going on between… Read more »

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Jeepers Creepers!

Nearly every character in my books, somewhere along the line, eventually kicks back, slips on their Levis®, and slams back a few Cheetos®. That practice may soon end if a… Read more »

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Geriatric Dogs

Ironically I wrote about puppies yesterday. I don’t suppose the post sat online more than an hour or so before I received the phone call. “Mag’s not doing well. I’m… Read more »

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Adopting Puppies

This past weekend I’ve gone ‘round and ‘round trying to decide if we’re going to open our home to a new puppy from the Humane Society. Lucy (our Rat Terrier… Read more »

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Doom

Yesterday, I gave my dear son the “best Valentine’s Day present ever.” Chocolate? Nope. Candy? Nope. Flowers? You’ve gotta be kidding. No way. The kid’s 16. Nope. But what I… Read more »

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J. Peterman

Still on my writing binge. Still feels great. However I stole a few moments this morning to dig through my ever-growing pile of “junk” mail. Yup. I collect the stuff…. Read more »

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On a Writing Binge

Wow. What a weekend. Fantastic, really. Didn’t get even ONE phone call yesterday. None today either. No interruptions whatsoever. ‘Twas wonderful. I’m currently on a writing binge that began… well… Read more »

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“Postage” for E-mail Part Deux

This article sheds a little more light on the new e-mail debate. Very interesting. Enjoy! http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/archives/004398.php#004398 Talk later, Beth

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Book Disclaimers

I the aftermath of the James Frey fiasco, the New York Times has posted a group of potential book disclaimers. Hilarious. Enjoy! http://tinyurl.com/8kk4j Oh, and be sure to click the… Read more »

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Charging Postage for E-mail

Ok. I’ve heard the urban legend: (insert corporation/government agency name here) is planning on charging postage on all e-mail. As all of us knows, this legend is false. Or is… Read more »

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The “Etc” in Writing Etc.

OK. Personal life here. But it’s appropriate considering the big medical news today. Quick background. My dear husband experienced a heart attack three years ago. Got put on a ton… Read more »

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Amazon Connect

I recently discovered that Amazon is jumping on the blog bandwagon. Well, they’re kinda jumping on the wagon… If you’re an author who has one of your titles in their… Read more »

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