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Meet Val Tobin and her New Book

Val studied general arts at the University of Waterloo, then went to DeVry Toronto to get a diploma in Computer Information Systems. She worked in the computer industry as a software and Web developer for over ten years, during which she got serious about energy work and studying the paranormal. In October 2004, Val became a certified Reiki Master/Teacher. She gained ATP® certification in March 2008, in Kona, Hawaii, from Doreen Virtue, Ph.D. Val started work on a Bachelor of Science in parapsychic science from the American Institute of Holistic Theology in March 2007 and received her degree in September 2010. After obtaining her master’s degree in parapsychology at AIHT, Val has set her sights on a Ph.D., which she’ll pursue as time and finances permit. At the end of October 2008, Val returned to Kona, Hawaii to complete the Advanced ATP® training and in April 2010 to take the Spiritual Writing workshop and the Mediumship Certification class. Val wrote freelance for online magazine Suite101 and was topic editor for Paganism/Wicca and Webmaster Resources at Suite. A published author, she contributed a story to Doreen Virtue’s Hay House book Angel Words . Her novels are available on Smashwords, Amazon, and from other retailers in both e-book and paperback. Beverley: Which genre or genres do you write or prefer to write? And why? Val: I write in a variety of genres, but if you examine my stories, you’ll notice a romance/relationships theme. However, even when romance drives the story, it always ...
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Heroes or Protagonists with Dr. Bob Rich – Plus Free Books

Today we’re lucky to have Dr. Bob Rich join us.I’m reposting the article for those of you who might have missed it the first time. Bob writes books that make you think. I find them fascinating and usually not what I was expecting.Plus, Bob is going to giveaway 3 books ...
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Beverley Updates Her Life

I thought I’d update some of the things I’m up to. I said I was going to get a new website and a new photo. After much dragging of feet and grimacing, I found a web designer that didn’t break the bank and appears to be good. The site is ...
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The topic for this month is marketing. I’d love to hear from all of you, your thoughts on marketing. I can’t speak to those published by traditional publishers but my understanding is that you need to do most of your own marketing. I’ve attended several workshops and the general message ...
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Going to Conference

I’m getting ready to head off to Orlando, Florida for the Romance Writers of America (RWA) National conference. Anyone else still a member of RWA? One of the reasons I continue to be an RWA member is because of my online chapter, Kiss of Death. I can’t be a member ...
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