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DIY Book Covers: Recycling Old Covers

Caveat: I’m NOT a cover designer. I’m more of a determined monkey turned art department through the process of being too dumb to know better. What helps is having great tools: Adobe Creative Cloud, a Mac computer with a huge screen, and unlimited access to YouTube where you can learn everything about anything when it comes to Photoshop.) 723 more words

Adventures In Self Publishing

Congratulations to the Anthony Nominees

Bourchercon World Mystery Convention has announced the nominees for the annual Anthony awards. This year I have friends and clients to congratulate!

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Adventures In Self Publishing

Daily Writing Tip 49 of 100, Stay In Touch With That Hunger

For one hundred days, I’m going to post a writing tip each day. I have a whole bookshelf full of writing books and I want to do some reading and increased studying of this valuable resource. 183 more words

Writing

Thank God It’s Monday! #mysteries #writing #crimefiction

Thank God It’s Monday! Getting us off on the right foot, here’s a quote from Lawrence Block, from his introduction to his updated and expanded  102 more words

Books

Review: Resume Speed

Strange the world about me lies,
Never yet familiar grown–
Still disturbs me with surprise,
Haunts me like a face half known.

In this house with starry dome,

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Book Review: After the First Death

Book Review: After the First Death

This book was written by my favorite author, Lawrence Block. It is a murder mystery like most of his novels. 165 more words

Blogging

Daily Writing Tip 18 of 100, Where Do You Get Your Ideas

For one hundred days, I’m going to post a writing tip each day. I have a whole bookshelf full of writing books and I want to do some reading and increased studying of this valuable resource. 250 more words

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