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Does a Book Validate You as A Writer?

It’s in every writer’s DNA to want to have a book published but it’s not necessary to prove a writer’s worth. I make little money from my writing but I am still a professional and proud of it. Writing can … Continue reading

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Word Count Out of Control!

I’ve reached 64,000 words with many more road trips and subjects to explain before my August deadline. I can easily see the word count going to 80,000. But my contract calls for 50,000 to 60,000. There is no way my … Continue reading

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My New Website is Taking Shape

I’m building a website to support my book. The trick is providing interesting content that does not duplicate what the book will contain. I can have photos, but anything posted must be low resolution and not something that might appear … Continue reading

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Book Contract Signed — Now, to The Writing

I’ve just signed a contract with ——–CONTRACT CANCELLED——-  The working title is “A Beginner’s Guide to Rockhounding and Prospecting in the Southwest.” Just what makes up the  Southwestern United States is difficult to say. There are no agreed boundaries for … Continue reading

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