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Work From Home Issues: Isolation

I wanted to quickly share that I’ve been quoted by author Simon Salt in the new book¬†Out of Office: How to Work from Home, Telecommute, or Workshift Successfully. I have been working from home for over a decade and have

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With Books We Are Never Alone

Someone wrote recently to thank me for writing Crochet Saved My Life. She said that the book resonated with her. Then she said this: “It is always wonderful to be reminded you are not alone. It is another form of

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Christmas For Writers

In this post you’ll find a roundup of ideas of Christmas gifts for writers and bloggers (including books for writers) and you’ll also find suggestions of how writers can use their writing as a gift this year. Christmas Gift Ideas

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Blurb as an Option for Magazine and Book Self-Publishing

I recently watched an interview on design site Dezeen where Teresa Pereira of Blurb talks about the company and the world of self-publishing today. She was speaking at Clerkenwell Design Week so the emphasis was on self-publishing for designers /

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Interesting Visual of BestSelling Book Titles

I saw this over on visual.ly; it’s a visual display by jradavenport¬†titled: “Weekly Top-10 Best Seller Books from 2000-2011″. So fascinating to see it laid out like this! Best Selling Book Covers The Average Best Selling Book Cover What gets

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Writers are Like Serial Killers (and a book recommendation)

A few weeks ago I was reading a book called This Book is Overdue and I stopped in my tracks when I read this great quote about how writers are like serial killers. The quote stayed in my mind so

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I’m Now On Goodreads

I’ve thought that Goodreads seemed like a great site for a long time. Despite that, I hadn’t signed up to be a part of it. I really just didn’t want to add yet another social network to my list of

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