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The Prince and the Dragon Slayer

  The King watched from a window in the throne room. He feared that he already knew the outcome. Every man who had come at the dragon had perished. The knight charged the red dragon like no one they had seen before, headlong, horseless and without hesitation. Seven princesses crowded around a different window, their […]

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Book Marketing Part 4 – What Has Helped Me Sell Books

What is marketing? I’m not sure I even know anymore. You may or may not consider the things on this list marketing. I mostly don’t, since I’m no longer interested in engaging in marketing, but these are the things I’m still doing. Check out Book Marketing Part 1 to learn why I’ve quit marketing. Also […]

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Marketing Part 3 – Unsuccessful Book Marketing Activities

  Today I’m sharing everything that hasn’t worked for me. Facebook Advertising Facebook has many different advertising options. I’ve spent over $100 dollars on it, over time. I’ve gotten post and page likes but never any book sales from Facebook advertising. Facebook Like Exchanges Sometimes authors or bloggers or other business owners will make a […]

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Book Marketing Part 2 – Why I’m Giving Up on Giveaways

I’ve done quite a few giveaway events, including blog hops and group giveaways. Additionally, I’ve studied giveaways by participating in hundreds of them, which, as a side note, turned out to be more fun and more profitable because I started winning amazon gift cards and other prizes. Giveaways A giveaway is when you give something […]

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Why I Quit Marketing – Book Marketing Part 1

If you’re a follower of my blog, you may wonder: A series on marketing? I thought Celesta did that before? Yes, well, I had but I deleted it… I bet you’re wondering: Why? It wasn’t because the information was outdated or unhelpful. It was due to intense internal turmoil. God keeps telling me that He’s […]

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Fantasy Winter Escape

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The Coder & The Fixer

Azalea Sterling squinted her brown eyes in concentration and wiped her forehead on her sleeve. Her movements were limited by the cramped space and further hampered by the fact that there was almost no gravity this close to the center of the ship. It was hot too. But someone has to keep this ship going. […]

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Jess Strong

Gone From My Sight I am standing upon the seashore. A ship, at my side, spreads her white sails to the moving breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. I stand and watch her until, at length, she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where […]

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Why I NaNoWriMo

You may be wondering what NaNoWriMo is. So let’s just get that out of the way first. NaNoWriMo is the short form for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo takes place around the globe every November. During November, participants try to write a novel of 50 000 words in one month. Everyone who completes the challenge […]

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Realm Makers, 2015

Realm Makers 2015 was so super fun as Realm Makers is every year. I loved the costume dinner and seeing everyone’s costumes! My husband, Leo, attended and dressed up with me as characters in my book, The Dragon Warrior and the Princess. Aww…I was so happy to have him with me for that! I learned […]

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