Tag Archives: Author

What does it mean to be an Indie Author?

Here is an old post I wrote in 2017. It is still relevant and important to all indie authors. I updated it and added a recent article from a local paper, Londonderry Times, on August 22, 2019 that features an … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Lucy!

LIMERICK – JEMSBOOKS – LUCY THE TALENTED TOY TERRIER! This is an old post that I wrote last year. I hope you will enjoy reading about my dog Lucy, who was a cherished pet for 16 years. I miss her … Continue reading

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Where Does Inspiration Come from?

I wonder sometimes where inspiration comes from. I never know when or where my muse is going to inspire me. Plans can be made sometimes to write but they don’t always work out. When I write a book I begin … Continue reading

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Writing in Different Genres!

This is an old post from 2017 that I wanted to share with you again. I wrote this as part of anthology with other authors for best-selling author, Kristina Stanley. Check out this book for more enjoyable posts by other … Continue reading

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How Much Writing Should Writers Do Each Day?

As a writer I believe that we should write in some form every day. Will writing every day guarantee that we are successful? That is the question that all writers want answered. How much writing do you do – daily, … Continue reading

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Writing in Different Genres!

              Writing in Different Genres How important is it for authors to be able to write across genres? First of all, not everyone cares to write in multi-genres. There are some who choose to … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Lucy!

LIMERICK – JEMSBOOKS – LUCY THE TALENTED TOY TERRIER! Here is the last limerick for my young children’s books – ages 0-8, grades – PS-Gr 3. Hope you enjoy it! Read about all the other Limericks for Jemsbooks, Louey, Ricky, … Continue reading

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Sequel to Hunting Mariah Coming from Jemsbooks!

SEQUEL TO HUNTING MARIAH COMING FROM JEMSBOOKS! For all you readers who have requested this sequel, MARIAH’S REVENGE, is coming soon. I am presently in my last edit after all my beta readers gave their feedback. I hope to complete … Continue reading

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Editing, Editing and Editing Again!

I am deep into editing the sequel to my first novel, Hunting Mariah. I am nearly through it for the fourth or maybe fifth time. I can’t remember now. The more I look at it the more I want to … Continue reading

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Writing in Different Genres!

Writing in Different Genres How important is it for authors to be able to write across genres? First of all, not everyone cares to write in multi-genres. There are some who choose to write in one genre and for select … Continue reading

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