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Check Out My Story in this Anthology!

This collection features “silver soldiers”—those salt-and-pepper hotties with crow’s feet earned through rugged training and years of combat. Former soldiers finding their footing after their first careers, or current soldiers nearing the end of their military careers.   This great anthology contains 14 stories, including my own. Check it out!

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    Digital vs. Print Magazines

    Yet, over the past decade our print magazine subscriptions have gone the way of our newspaper subscriptions … they vanished. Everything my household members subscribe to is digital. As a disabled person, it is much easier for me to manage a Kindle app on my tablet than to maneuver a physical magazine. My teenagers only read what is on their smart phones or laptops. I thought we were typical in that way, but I was apparently wrong..........

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  • How to Understand Book Descriptions

    Remember that even though some of the devastating things in the headlines are heartbreaking and tragic, it’s absolutely acceptable to find refuge for a couple of hours in a book. Books can broaden our minds and increased our knowledge about humanity in very unexpected ways sometimes. Today I’m writing about fiction, but you can also escape into fascinating nonfiction, such as poetry, biographies, history and essays.......

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  • Basics About Romance Books

    Have you ever wondered why there are so many shirtless, glistening men on the covers of romance novels? Some of the covers are akin to glorious works of art. Others are hilariously cheesy and cliché. Sometimes I take time to admire them. And sometimes they make me actually cringe. Without a doubt they all definitely indicate that the content of the book is a romance of some kind. The right cover can really impact how well a book sells. One of my favorite authors recently released a fantastic book that did not have initial sales that met expectations. Within a week, an alternative cover was focus group tested and changed. Upon release with the new cover, book sales increased immediately. The author and the content was exactly the same…

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