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Ready to Publish? Have Questions About the Different Ways to Publish? Before You Sign With Anyone, Discover the Pros & Cons of Each Category/Tier – From The Majors to Pay 2 Publish. Avoid a Costly Mistake!

Register for my presentation on The 5 Tiers of Publishing! Avoid the mistakes I made, and learn from my experiences. You’ll be better informed when it’s time for you to publish your book.

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UPDATE! As of Sept 14, 2021, the book is published! Hooray!The Chicken Soup for the Soul Edition With My Story is on Pre-Order!

Hi Y’all! I’m thrilled!  CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL is publishing my story and it’s on pre-order today. Hooray! My CLEVER, CURIOUS, CARING CAT features my story about how my cat Nessie was a huge factor in pulling me from

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Writers in the U.S,: join us in our new Meetup forum for Round Table Discussions about this crazy, wonderful world of writing & publishing. We welcome both published and aspiring authors. We meet to hone our writing skills, offer support,

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Your Novel’s CRITICAL Opening Page(s)

How important is your opening page? Opening paragraphs? Opening chapter? One agent says it carries the weight of your entire career. Another says it only takes SECONDS to evaluate a manuscript! WILL YOUR OPENING PAGE HOOK AN AGENT/PUBLISHER/READER? Join my

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Amazon’s Top Ten Bestsellers!

Hooray! My ‘how to plot a modern novel,’ PLOT YOUR WAY TO PUBLICATION: From Idea to Outline, hit #9 in the Top Ten Amazon bestsellers! If you’re still struggling with writing a novel’s 3-act structure, this ebook will help. Complete

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Some Exciting New Things Happening!

FROM THE PAINTED TOMB: Something Ancient is on its Way is beginning audio production! Hooray! I’m also starting a newsletter. I’ll offer contests, give-aways and include some of my favorite author’s books. I’ll occasionally include some writing tips and/or articles

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At some point during the writing process, most writers wonder if they need an editor. When they contact me, they usually begin with two questions: what do you do, and how much will it cost?   My fees are determined by

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Midwest Book Reviews

Horror and fantasy readers seeking vivid writing and stories that stand out will find Brenda Hill’s FROM THE PAINTED TOMB,a richly rewarding survey of Krista Hawthorne, whose only legacy is an ankh pendant inherited from her deceased mother.

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Writers! Ready to Publish? Don’t Make the Mistakes I’ve Made.

Join my Meetup’s Zoom series on THE 5 TIERS OF PUBLISHING, and discover the best publishing method for you: CALIMESA WRITERS WORKSHOP: To help you avoid the problems I’ve encountered, we’ll take each method, compare the pro & cons, and

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Supernatural w/Romantic Elements Released in ebook!


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August 2022