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A Critical Step to Becoming a Better Author.

One Critical Step to becoming a Better Author … Conferences! North Carolina Writer’s Network 2018 Spring Conference Writer’s conferences are a great way to improve the many diverse skills required to become a better author. This is my second year attending the North Carolina Writer’s Network Fall Conference. Like last year, it was held at…

shape the story, improve your blogging

Warning: Doing This May Improve Your Blogging skills.

Improve Your Blogging skills How do you begin to improve your blogging skills? I began blogging some years ago, But to be truthful about it, I have only gotten serious about doing so over the last year.  This is probably because I recently I published my first novel, Serpents Underfoot.  As a self-published author, I…

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Race to Amazing, by Krista S. Moore

Get in the Race to Amazing I received an advance copy of Krista S. Moore’s new book, Race to Amazing. I found her ideas on coaching and professional and personal success refreshing and interesting, And, perhaps even more importantly, actionable! Sales is an adapt or fail kind of business. To be successful as a leader…

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Did You Know About the Other Tea Party?

The Edenton Tea Party Not long ago I learned about another famous American Tea Party. However, it seems it is famous only to a relatively small group of people. On the way to  Elizabeth City, NC in northeastern North Carolina, I passed through a small town called Edenton.  I learned Edenton is famous for its…

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Skadoosh! Another ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review!

That’s right, I wrote Skadoosh! I am celebrating another Five Star Review for Serpents Underfoot! What is skadoosh, you may ask? It’s a secret technique from the movie, Kung Fu Panda.  The “word” kind of stuck in my brain. I use it as an exclamation of thankful appreciation, kind of like ‘Bingo” or “Yippee.” My novel,…

Army Strong

What does shape the story: Fact, Fantasy or Fiction!

What helps shape the story? What does shape the story? Several people with whom I have spoken after they read my novel, Serpents Underfoot, have asked me if there are some of my life experiences woven into the story. What life experiences helped shape the story? And I answer, of course, there are. I have about…

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Blue Gemini – An Amazing Cold War Technothriller!

Blue Gemini – An Amazing Technothriller! Blue Gemini is probably the first technothriller I have read, and I will be honest, it took a bit for this book to hook me. But, once it did … it was tough to put down. This book contains all the elements needed for a good read; multiple intersecting…