Tag Archives: my books

CATCH UP!

I started a newsletter ages ago, but realized after ONE that it wasn’t my thing. Posting here occasionally? That’s my thing. So, this blog will act as my newsletter. This is your very official author-y catch up. If you want to check out my writing advice and craft blog, go to BEEN WRITING? And now […]
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Shifting Your Way of Thinking – AKA Jolene waxes philosophical

So, I finally got new running shoes today. I’m owed a tax return for the first time in a long time (YAY!) because I made less money (NOT SO MUCH YAY), and I was in desperate need of new running shoes. This spring, like every other time, I expected to get that runner’s high I […]
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How a SUPAH simple ebook cover design ends in cookie dough…

How to design a cover. FIRST: Put text over this gorgeous guy and try and convince yourself that the cover needs words. SECOND: Check fonts for the book KNEE DEEP, that comes before this book, and make sure you’re using the same one. CHECK. Make font big to really SAY something. CHECK. Make sure no […]
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Mental Illness, Misconceptions, and YA lit

I’ve read in a few places now about how Robin Williams was suffering from a form of dementia, which would explain his suicide. All I can think is – and DEPRESSION DOESN’T??? Every morning I take Synthroid to keep my thyroid running normally – this keeps my brain working and my heart working and my […]
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The Summer I Found You

This book normally retails for 7.99, and is currently 1.99 ;-D AMAZON BARNES AND NOBLE YAY!! Here’s a snip (or a few) – KATE: “Oh,” Jen says as we pull up. “Aidan-is-a-bit-moody-and-lost-an-arm-in-Afghanistan.” And then she jumps out of the car. What? How can she have a cousin living with her for weeks and I know […]
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