Monthly Archives: January 2014

How important are Beta Readers?

I reblogged this from author Tim Baker’s Blindoggbooks site. He’s written on a topic close to my heart; beta readers. They are an invaluable resource and Tim has summed up their role and their worth beautifully. Read on… Another First … Continue reading

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The Best Way To Thank An Author Susan Toy at Island Editions says it best. I reblogged this from Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing The Best Way To Thank An Author … By islandeditions on January 20, 2014 And, if you enjoyed … Continue reading

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Dishing up Frustration

Moments ago I signed out of Twitter in a fit of frustration. Not with Twitter—with our Internet connection. I couldn’t open a link to save my life. As much as I love living on a small island, it has its … Continue reading

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Would you like some Redemption with your Mulled Wine?

Where else but Denman Island would people gather to sample warm libations and tasty nibbles alongside a touch of Redemption? It happened this past weekend and I’m happy to report that the book release party for The Gift: Redemption was … Continue reading

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New Year Surprise

It’s January third already and yet it still doesn’t feel like a brand new year. Despite the “2013 Year in Review” news clips and the “Predictions for 2014” that are floating around on TV and online, it never really feels … Continue reading

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