Monthly Archives: February 2017

Whee! I Got Invited!

It’s time for the report on my first attendance at a literary festival from the other side of the table—as an invited writer! I admit now that I was more excited than nervous and quite surprised and flattered to have … Continue reading

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Breathe In Breathe Out

It’s now three days until my big debut at the Deckle Edge book festival Local Author Showcase.  It will be a mixture of newcomers like me as well as seasoned veterans such as Cokie Roberts, who received a “Living Legend … Continue reading

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I’m All Set

It is now less than one week until I make my big public debut at the local literary festival in the southern city of Columbia, South Carolina, which has been my home for the past 8 ½ years. I have … Continue reading

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The Russian Love Goes Way Back

With all the talk about our administration’s mysterious love of all things Russian (maybe he should read my book!), I thought I would repost one of my newspaper blogs regarding “he who shall not be named” and the Soviets. I … Continue reading

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Stalking the Stats

I did a lot of research regarding which company to use to publish my book, and in the end, decided on Amazon’s umbrella companies, Create Space and Kindle Direct Publishing.  I found it easy to turn the words sitting on … Continue reading

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The Politics of Candy

I have been having many feelings swirling around my head regarding my upcoming attendance at the local book festival and have discussed my preparations in my previous post, Will Anyone Come. I belong to several writers’ groups on Facebook, so I … Continue reading

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Will Anyone Come?

I was happy to learn that I was selected to participate in a book festival later this month as a local author in my community. Now I need to research what I need to do as an author. While I … Continue reading

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