Monthly Archives: November 2013

Reblog: Carrie Rubin’s First Year as a Published Author

I read Carrie Rubin’s post about what she learned in her first year as an author back in September and filed it away under a terrific blog to link to. She shares so many insights and tidbits that a newbie … Continue reading

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Checkin on Resolutions Q3

Time to check in on my Q3 results regarding  my New Year’s Resolution Implementation Program. I’m a lil behind schedule. 🙂 Here’s my quarterly update: Lose 35 lbs and keep it off.–Since last December, I lost a total of 12 … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Six Train Book Club Experience

This week’s book club dinner party for The Six Train to Wisconsin was a smashing success thanks to Shannan’s intricate planning. She enlisted an Austrian friend to help prepare Wiener Schnitzel and Wiener Apfelstrudel. Shannan made Butternut soup too! Perfect foods … Continue reading

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Six Train’s a USA Best Book Awards Finalist!

  Drumroll please…. Last Thursday I got an email and found out that The Six Train to Wisconsin is a 2013 USA Best Book Awards Finalist in the cross-genre fiction category! I was so happy, I danced around my desk and … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Support Author Buddies on a Budget

Today, I thought I’d touch on all the ways you can support an author buddy without breaking the bank. As an author, my income is in the 4 digits.So buying paperbacks is a luxury. But I want to support my … Continue reading

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Top Five Promotional Tips from MARCON

In October, Rhonda and I headed out to White Plains for MARCON 2013–a one day extravaganza dedicated to marketing and promotion for authors. Worth every second and every cent spent. I walked away with a week’s worth of work to do. … Continue reading

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Author Talk for Career Day at Chase Collegiate

On November 1st, I went back to my old high school, Chase Collegiate for Career Day. First time back on campus in 18 years. Yes, I graduated at 9. Amazing right? 😉 Many thanks to Mat Calabro, the Director of … Continue reading

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An Evening of Wine and Words in Manhattan: My Final Book Tour Stop

On October 23rd from 6-8pm at Salon 2b, my photography from Six Train was on exhibit and available for purchase! I sold 8 of the 9 framed photographs and sold 2 of the 4 sets of 4x6s. It was an … Continue reading

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