Category Archives: empowerment

The Power of the Perfect Pitch

My mystery novel, Murder on Second Street, was selected as a “Pitch Perfect Pick” for Underground Book Reviews recently. According to their website, “We choose Pitch Perfect titles on the basis of originality and professional appear…ance. Basically, Pitch Perfect Picks are books … Continue reading

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Interview with The Phantom Writer

Hello, all. Sharing with you today my interview with The Phantom Writer where I discuss my love of reading, my novel, Murder on Second Street and Jaffa cakes (I’m down for anything cakeish). 🙂 Check out @ThePhantomWrite’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/ThePhantomWrite/status/374112719802097664 Links … Continue reading

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The Key to a Successful Self-Publishing Career: Hire an Editor

I am just going to keep it real with you all because I know of no other way to be. One of the biggest struggles I face in cross promoting the works of other self-published authors is that the work … Continue reading

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Where’s My Crystal Stair?

Life has been quite difficult for some lately – me included. Things are not working out as we have needed them to or hoped they would. Didn’t get that job. Paycheck was shorter than expected. Spouse has (fill in the … Continue reading

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Death of the Playwright in the 21st Century

I am no longer taken aback by the response I receive when I answer the inevitable probing question at networking events, “So what do you do?” “I’m a playwright,” I respond proudly, if not a little wearily because I know … Continue reading

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A Laugh a Day Keeps the Good Doctor Away

It’s Fearless Friday, family, and today I want you to know that “a good laugh is sunshine in a house” (Thackeray). In other words, enjoy a good laugh today – be fearless without abandon. I’ve spoken of this before, but … Continue reading

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Happines is a State of Mind, But So is Unhappiness

I wrote the following article a few years ago, but I feel compelled to share it with you again because there is a very strong pull on people to believe that happiness is what you have in your driveway or … Continue reading

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