Author Archives: The Daring One

This Big Yellow Car Came and Took My Children

TweetWell, it starts. School. More specifically middle school. Queue the silent scream. This person is far too old and far too tween-ular for my liking. I still like her, but like I said, the silent scream. Things take longer in … Continue reading

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What Happens Next?

TweetIf you’re reading a good book, chances are, terrible things are happening to the main character. She’s making bad choices. People are mean jerks, doing things to make her life harder… or end it. Bad things are not good. You … Continue reading

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This is My Jam

TweetThis is my jam. It was a hot jam but now it’s a cool jam. It is definitely a slow jam. It took several hours yesterday to make. Since Magoo eats jam like some people breathe air, I decided to … Continue reading

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To Market To Market

TweetSo, if writing a new book is like a honeymoon and editing it is like going to marriage therapy, then marketing a book is like begging your friends to tell everyone in person and online how awesome your marriage is … Continue reading

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Layoff

TweetThursday morning I was talking with Dan about my book and how many copies I wanted to order myself. 100? 500? He looked a bit squirmish and said, “Maybe we should wait and see what happens today. Microsoft just announced … Continue reading

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Good News

TweetThe good news is that there’s more good news than bad news, more kind people than mean. With a tiny shift in focus, you’ll make this your reality. [read more at HowDoesShe.com]

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