Tag: Amazon

What Do I Pay to Get Published?

It’s often an unasked question, implied instead of direct. Many people don’t want to appear crass or rude by talking about something as obscene as money. (Please read that as tongue-in-cheek as it was intended.) The question is still there, though. “How much do you pay to get published?” In the early days of the […]

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Give Yourself the Gift of Creativity

There is something to be said about buying something for yourself from yourself. It’s not selfish (unless absolutely everything is for you). It’s taking care of yourself. If you want to give yourself the gift of creativity, I can help you with that. I have three books, Devoted to Creating: Igniting the Creative Spark in […]

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We Interrupt Your Black Friday Shopping…

… with this reminder. Devoted to Creating: Igniting the Creative Spark in Everyone is free on Kindle through Tuesday. Click the cover image to get your copy now.

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Spotlight on Devoted to Creating

Several years ago, I had friends who were writing for a small publisher’s imprint — AWOCBooks.com/Devoted Books. Devoted to Truck Driving, Devoted to Quilting, Devoted to Cooking, just to name a few. I decided I wanted to write one too. Mine would be Devoted to Creating. Some people argued that since I don’t paint, I […]

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Q&A with Amber Daulton

Amber Daulton is the author of the romantic-suspense series Arresting Onyx and several standalone novellas. Her books are published through The Wild Rose Press and Books to Go Now, and are available in ebook, print on demand, audio, and foreign language formats. Amber lives in North Carolina with her husband and four demanding cats. [youtube […]

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Spotlight on 80 Creativity Tips

I started out writing a book of creativity tips with the idea that I would do one creativity tip per day. That was a daunting task. Then I thought that 100 would be good. I don’t remember why I decided on 80 instead, but it sounded like a good, round number. Every tip is based […]

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A New-ish Endeavor

Why do I say “New-ish?” It’s still writing. It’s something I’ve thought about doing. But I’m finally doing it. What is “it?” I have been collecting ideas for short ebooks that I want to do. Then I started looking at the files on my hard drive and it hit me. I have a good variety […]

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A Few Items of Interest

There are a few things I’ve been thinking about. Some relate directly to this blog and others are about my writing and books in general. Let’s start with the blog-related stuff. Schedule I have been aiming for two posts a week. There have been some weeks I’ve had three and some I’ve had one. I […]

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Podcast Episode: Gear/Equipment & Creativity

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Lessons in Blogging

All day, I’ve been thinking about what I want to talk about for the last day of the Ultimate Blog Challenge. This is what I’ve come up with. I know I talked a lot — maybe even exclusively — about creativity. That’s something I’ve been interested in for a long time. Even since before I […]

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