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So excited. I finally did it.

ISBN- To sell your book in any store or on a reputable site—you need one.

I’ve just completed the difficult task of deciding how I want my book to look. You may be wondering how hard could this be, “aren’t all books the same?”. I can confirm with authority that no, they are not.

What an experience this has been. Not so much the act of typesetting the book, but the preparation required to send a manuscript for typesetting.

Letting someone critique your precious work is not always easy but with the right editor for your genre, it can be an inspirational process.

After serious consideration and hours of investigating, I have decided to Self-publish and Print on Demand. I began searching for a company that offered more than just editing or publishing services.  I wanted the complete package (- and there are many companies delivering these combined services). Does this make them a “Jack of all trades and a master of none”? I guess I’m about to find out. I then drilled down to… Read More

LETS START THE YEAR WITH SOME POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT…….because let’s face it, 2020 has been a hard year for so many of us. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.”― Roy T. Bennett Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. — Vince Lombardi If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look… Read More

This year was like a bullet train….paused at the platform in January, then gone – where did it go? Looking back, I shamefully realized it was months and not weeks between my posts (naughty me…oh well these things happen, I promise to do better). I blinked and Christmas was here. – a slight exaggeration but you get the point. I wasn’t time wasting….just procrastinating but not anymore. In 2021 my focus will… Read More

Hi everyone, sorry for being absent for so long but life got in the way…as it does occasionally. So, my granddaughter arrived early – an unplanned caesarean. It was a very traumatic time for the whole household and caused a lot of upheaval but thankfully our daughter and her new baby girl are doing fine. We can all look forward to enjoying the good times ahead. We were graced with a period… Read More

Judgie MacFudgie of book covers, is in the house. Could your cover be better? Definitely. Great covers fly off shelves, so make your cover the best you can and be prepared to pay good money to get it.