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Book Marketing at Duke OLLI

This fall I teach Book Marketing: Online and Offline, a 10-week course at Duke University’s Continuing Education OLLI program. Class starts September 16th.

Earlier this week I had orientation for new instructors. 161 more words


Why It's Okay To Wait

When you’re an author, if there’s one thing you have to have, it’s patience. Patience for writing when there are babies crying in the background or you’re tired from a day’s work, patience for editing even though your eyes are crossing, patience for the agent query process and the inevitable wait times and rejections, and if you’re lucky, patience waiting on submissions to publishers. 1,197 more words

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Gel Polish For Novices? All The Queries And Answers

Need to you use Gel polish or typical nail polish? This is something individual but to start off with: Gel nail polish compared to typical nail polish is many occasions stronger. 27 more words

Women Ideas

LibreOffice Base SQL: Logical Operators

Today, I will continue the discussion of SQL queries by discussing the the logical operators available to narrow or broaden a search. The SQL in this post is based on the “TeamMembers” database. 921 more words


I have a question... Wikipedia, Quora and Ask.com

Waaay back when computer games were all text, as in: you typed in commands and were rewarded with a description of what happened, and had no graphics, epic music or life-like characters that become pseudo friends.   824 more words

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Pitch Wars! And Also Some Tips for Writers

First off: Pitch Wars! If you’re participating, you have until the end of the day to send your stuff in. Do it!

…And, uh. Now I’m not really sure what to say. 90 more words

Writing Resources

10 Query Tips from a Literary Assistant — Week of 8/15/2014

I’m a literary assistant at The Seymour Agency. Our agents, Mary Sue Seymour and Nicole Resciniti represent a range of genre: Christian/Inspirational, Fantasy/Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Women’s Lit, Romance. 561 more words