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Laugh Out Loud #Texas Style with Bestselling WILD TX NIGHTS #Free #ebookdeal #Romance #humor

Readers tell me all the time, “Your books make me laugh.” I consider that kudo high praise indeed! But the truth is, I don’t set out to be funny.  No one is more surprised — or delighted — than I am when a character blurts out something hilarious. For instance, in my bestselling Wild Texas […]

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Writing Novels: 10 Evil Gremlins of Writers Block Doom a Good Story

Writing Novels: 10 Evil Gremlins of Writers Block Doom a Good Story How’s your novel writing going? Are you making progress toward your book goals today?  Or have you fallen victim to one of these 10 nefarious Writing Gremlins from the shadowy realm of Writer’s Block? 1. Mind Muncher This warty, pug-nosed menace chew ups […]

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New Year Resolution: Best Way EVER to Bust Writer’s Block

New Year Resolution:  Best Way EVER to Bust Writer’s Block Need inspiration when the evil, blinking cursor has you befuddled, bamboozled or flat out brain-dead?  You came to the right place!  As a writer, I feel imminently qualified to write to you about writing New Year Resolutions that will bust writer’s block. (Secret Daily Word Challenge:  […]

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Book Signing Survival Tips for Fiction Writers

Book Signing Survival Tips for Fiction Writers For you new authors, who are dreading your first, official book signing, take heart.  There’s always book signing #2. Okay, okay.  I’m kidding.  (Sort of.) Earlier this year, I wrote one of my more popular posts,  Humor for Fiction Writers:  How to Hand Sell at Book Signings.  As […]

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Humorous Top 15 Tips for Beating the Holiday Blues

Humorous Top 15 Tips for Beating the Holiday Blues The holiday season can be stressful.   If you’re as busy as I am, you may be wondering:  how the heck am I supposed to gift shop, decorate, bake, party-plan, travel-plan, attend the obligatory parties, stop by the parties I’d RATHER be attending . . . Oh […]

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Texas Humor: Quips and Quotes from the Lone Star State

Texas Humor:  Quips and Quotes from the Lone Star State Today, I have Texas on the brain.  And not just ‘cause I live here.  I’m writing dialogue for a Texas protagonist in my upcoming Naughty and Nice series.   I gotta confess:  as a born-and-raised Yankee (Pittsburgh), I didn’t have a clue how to write […]

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Humor for Fiction Writers: How to Hand Sell at Book Signings

Planning a book signing?  Then you’re in luck!  In this thrilling post (filled with dubious advice,) we explore the topic of hand-selling so you can make the cash registers ring. Forget writing chase scenes, folks.  The real excitement of being a published author comes from meeting your public.  You know, the REAL PEOPLE who buy your books.  (Breathe. It’s […]

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