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book review – The Clutter Book: When You Can’t Let Go

This isn’t a book review, so much as a shameless plug for my own book. I haven’t finished reading this month’s book yet – real life interfered with plans – so I’m referring to The Clutter Book: When You Can’t Let … Continue reading

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my very first commercial

Well, it’s on YouTube, not television, but it’s a commercial nonetheless.  This little number  was created by the talented Henry Juarez, who took my stumbling attempts and turned them into something viewable. I will be conducting a “mini seminar” and signing … Continue reading

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why I love independent book stores

I will admit that I used to enjoy shopping at borders. I could get lost in the stacks for hours and take advantage of the café when I wanted a snack or a drink. Back then, I didn’t fully appreciate … Continue reading

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day of the book

Sunday I’ll be celebrating The International Day of the Book in Kensington, MD. The street festival features local authors, poets, book artists, small publishers, literary groups and community organizations, who set up along Howard Avenue in historic Old Town Kensington. Not … Continue reading

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downside of self publishing

In marketing The Clutter Book, I’ve run up against numerous buyers who won’t consider it for sale in their stores. They aren’t rejecting the book because they think it’s poorly written or because it won’t appeal to their clients; the … Continue reading

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workbook now available

The Clutter Book: When You Can’t Let Go is doing even better than I hoped. The message is getting out to people and I’ve been overwhelmed by the response. I even had someone ask if she could buy the book … Continue reading

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i’m a library girl

I am an extremely dedicated library patron. In fact, on my nightstand right now are two library books: The Savvy Author’s Guide to Book Publicity : A Comprehensive Resource – from Building the Buzz to Pitching the Press by Lissa … Continue reading

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