Seattle Small Press Magazines and Newspapers

I just searched for Small Publications in Seattle and was pretty disappointed to find that none of my fellow writers had compiled this.  If they did, they weren’t on page 1 and the only useful thing on page 1 was Wikipedia. So I’m writing it.  If you want a list of small newspapers in Seattle or small magazines in Seattle,

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So you think you can guess my pen name?

I love that so many of you are wanting to support my romance writing by reading my books.  Unfortunately, I made a promise to myself and my neighbor, a fellow author.  I’m not revealing it until I have sold 1 million copies.  It’s true and I’m not going back on a pact that’s been sealed with a pinky-swear. That’s just

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Tools for Kindle Marketing

Amazon Kindle has their own built-in ad platform, and it’s super effective but since they pay authors 2 months later for sales and they require a $100 commitment, you need to either set very short ad run times or risk that $100 that you might not see back for a while. On the brighter side, you can bid as low

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Writing in the middle of life and everything

So life has become super complicated. Suddenly I’m a mom of kids with medical needs in the midst of my own medical needs. My 15 yr old had surgery a couple weeks ago and I just brought my 19 year old home from the hospital, she had pneumonia and sepsis. One day she’s fine and less than 24 hours later

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Back at the keyboard

OK, so my 2 years of job experience has taught me a few things, most prominently that I’m not cut out to be the mom that works 50+ hours outside the house with little chance of building real wealth or independence. About a month ago, I set off on a vacation with my kids. I knew I was tired, I

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Right on schedule…

Today I officially published my first actual book. With my name on it.  I can’t even count how many ebooks and physical books I’ve ghost-written over the past few years.  I was always surprised by how much actual work goes into them and watching my work rise on the sales charts with someone else’s name on it was bittersweet.  But

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An excellent resource for editing for clarity

Explaining the Hemingway App without actually copying and pasting from their website would be kind of lame because once you click on it you’ll end up seeing what it’s about anyway. So click on the words Hemingway App above and find out for yourself. It’s pretty awesome. Enjoy.