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How to create an inspiring work environment. Feng Shui your office space to magnify success and maximize career potential.

Feng Shui — the combination of ancient Chinese wisdom and practical common sense. How can you use this centuries-old wisdom to improve your work? Start by arranging your environment in such a way that everything harmonizes and stimulates positive energy. Feng Shui is all about the flow of energy. Clutter…

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Writing mistakes authors make and how to fix them.

What do newbie, unseasoned writers do that give away their inexperience? They overwrite. They use too many adjectives and adverbs. Their writing is inconsistent. They don't put the time they need into characterization and plotting. Things feel confusing. They depend too much on editors. While an editor can polish and…

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Bringing your characters to life

Writing characters that are so real, your fans feel like they know them personally, is every writers goal. I've found some great little quotes that can help you along that path: "First, place an instance of self-talk very near your story's opening to immediately build characterization." ~ Nancy Kress "The…

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Shattered Souls: Where Angels and Demons Collide Progress Update

I just made progress on Shattered Souls: Where Angels and Demons Collide! So far I'm 23% complete on the Editing phase. 17 Days remain until the deadline. [mybookprogress progress="0.225" phase_name="Editing" deadline="1517356800" book="1" book_title="Shattered Souls: Where Angels and Demons Collide" bar_color="CB3301" cover_image="646"]

Julie Weston, Author Interview

Julie Weston grew up in Idaho and practiced law for many years in Seattle, Washington. Her debut fiction, Moonshadows, A Nellie Burns and Moonshine Mystery, was published in 2015, and was a finalist in the May Sarton Literary Award. This book was followed by Basque Moon in 2016, which recently…

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Eagle Saturday Market

I'll be at the Eagle Saturday Market, May 20th, from 10am-2pm, sharing a booth with Rochelle Cunningham. We have our books for sale, and we'll even autograph them for you! We also have handmade goodies, pens, pencils, and magic wands! I'll have my bags of crystals for sale too. Come…

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