Category Archives: Kristy’s Posts

How to Promote Your Book: CONTESTS!

Contests are a great way to promote your writing. Also, having a Golden Spleen Winner stamped on the front cover of your book adds credibility to your work—some judge some where thought your book was the bomb (and just not your mom.) … Continue reading

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Freebie Marketing Experiment

Last week, I decided to break out of my rut and try a marketing experiment. I mustered up some persistence  and engaged in some boring butt-in-the-chair type freebie marketing. Because in the past I’ve felt this sort of thing wasn’t … Continue reading

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Menagerie

E came up with the brilliant idea of focusing our posts around our pets for the month of August. I love this not only because I love pets, but also I’ve been immersed in animism. Don’t know what that is? … Continue reading

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Beginnings

Sometimes beginnings sneak up on us. A casual run-in with a stranger on the street can turn into a lifelong friendship. A conversation can change the way we look at our world. A remark can change our perception of our … Continue reading

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Beyond the Fortuneteller’s Tent When Petra Baron goes into the fortuneteller’s tent at a  Renaissance fair, she expects to leave with a date to prom. Instead, she walks  out into Elizabethan England, where she meets gypsies, a demon dog and … Continue reading

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Boys and Crab Cakes

Boys and Crab Cakes   My boys are best friends, although they don’t see each other as much as they used to, because one lives in Colorado and the other is about to move to China. Every once in a … Continue reading

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The Wedding Cake and the Visitor

 Temptation lurks around every corner and sometimes attacks in your very own kitchen—Penny knew this, had written it as gospel in her heart, but even after months of relentless calorie counting and hundreds of hours logged on the elliptical, one … Continue reading

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