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    What Draws on Our Time: A Semi-Random Thought

    I’ve been very busy lately. There are so many things in the wings for me to work I often find myself up late and night, tired, and feeling overwhelmed. In the midst of all this work to launch this blog, start my own business, and survive my life in general–I haven’t had time to write. The final book in my series is languishing away while I attend to all the other things drawing on my time. Slowly I’m learning to limit the demands on my time so that I can focus on what is most important to me. Not everyone can have writing be their full-time profession. I certainly wanted…

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    Do I Need an Author Website?

    The short answer is: yes. In today’s digital age, having a website is a mark of legitimacy and proficiency. Go are the days of phone books and paper directories. Here are some of the main reasons why you need a website: Connectability What do you think your readers do (especially the up and coming generations) when they want more information about you? Yep. They look for your website. A website is the central location readers can use to connect with and learn about you and your books. Readers can: Follow you on Social Media Contact you See all your books and where they can buy them Subscribe to your mailing…

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    Questions? Let Me Know

    When I was first taking the leap into the Indie Publishing world, I had so many questions. I was lucky to have an amazing network of friends that helped me through the process. Many of them had already walked the path I was on and willingly shared their knowledge with me. So, in the spirit of sharing information, I would like to know: What questions do you have about self-publishing? Leave a comment, or send me a message, I’ll respond as soon as I can. There may even be a post about it in the future.

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    An Interview with Marsha Ward

       Please introduce yourself. Tell us a little about the person behind the pen. I was born in Phoenix, Arizona, but now I live on a back road near a creek in a little valley hamlet beneath a mountain ridge. My children are all grown, and since I’m a widow, I have all the solitude I need for writing. Phoenix was a small town when I was growing up with a chicken coop and an orange grove and lots of room to roam. After school, I would bake a pan or two of sugar cookies, take them across the street, and entertain my congregated girlfriends with my latest story. That…

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