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Editing is one of the largest concerns of nearly every author - whether big or small, and some of the largest names have written down their own “How-To’s” on how to do it yourself. Which is fine...if you’re them.

From a medaled Air Force Officer to a foreign Attaché, to a trusted executive at the Pentagon, Carla Bass has lived an exciting life!  And, through it all she has had the opportunity to help countless officers rise through the ranks.  How?  By teaching them how to write effectively!  Her methods have become so popular that they are now in book form for all to benefit from.  Come chat with her a

Christmas Curiosities
Barbara Gaskell

It’s December already and Christmas is nearly upon us. Are we all prepared? Is the tree up and fully decorated? Are there Christmas lights looped both inside and outside the house?  And what about those paper chains made last year by the kids, and tinsel and holly and mistletoe around the mirrors and the fireplace? And, presents? That’s the hardest of all.

Romance and the Cowboy Code

Snug blue jeans stack over the tops of dusty boots while a black Stetson, set at a rakish angle, tops his head. Muscles bunch and flex beneath the cotton of his shirt as he turns his hands to the labor before him. The fragrance of leather and horses blends with sunshine and virility, tantalizing the air around him with a unique, enticing scent.

It's a Branding Thing

When we hear the term “branding,” we usually think of a logo, maybe a tagline. Those are the most readily obvious external aspects, but branding is really about all the ways you present yourself to the world—your “total package”.  Some elements are more internal to you as an author (though they do affect those you interact with), while others are external-facing to your audiences.