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Happy New Year and Happy January

I had planned on posting the first of the month but as you can see, it didn’t work out. I am working my way out of my Covid mental state. For two years I didn’t do much of anything, I’m sure my brain turned to mush. I stayed home except for grocery shopping and medical appointments. I didn’t think of anything, plan anything, or do anything. That included my writing. In the last two months I’ve planned, traveled, had Christmas dinner with a small group of vaccinated friends, even gone to a small local entertainment band, with a mask. And I haven’t caught anything. Am I back to normal? No. But I’m back to playing the flute and now I’m trying to improve my techniques. I’m motivated. I’m also back working in the glass fusion studio and working as a supervisor twice a week. I’m being forced to get up at reasonable hours so I can volunteer or attend class. All this is bringing me back to a more normal life. I’ve come up with ideas in glass fusion and I’m working on patterns and projects. Motivation is finally back, at least in some ways. Occasionally I’ve even thought about writing but that’s as far as it’s gone so far. So, I’m still being very careful. I do not want to get sick – period. But I’m gradually knocking doing the walls I built to prevent myself from getting the virus. I’m not totally back to normal, at least the ...
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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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