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Why Publish an E-book?
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Why Publish an E-book?

Or rather, the question should be why NOT publish an E-Book? On the upside, E-books are: Another way to get books to your readers Almost immediate availability upon purchase No printing, shipping, or storage costs Minimal time from finish to sale Easy to revise Can add links and resources not available in print Really, there...

Mr. Rogers, Leading the Way
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Mr. Rogers, Leading the Way

Mental health needs to be addressed from an early age, and Fred Rogers was on the forefront of preschool mental and emotional development. His neighborhood was integrated in a time when the world around it wasn’t, and he recognized that playtime is preparation for the real world. Key to Rogers’ approach was the idea that...

Visiting Jinbocho
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Visiting Jinbocho

  As a book-lover currently in Tokyo, I would be remiss if I didn’t make a concerted effort to visit Jinbocho, also known as Tokyo’s Book Town. I was first made aware of the area from an anime called Read or Die (R.O.D), and seeing it in person met my expectations. Like most of Japan,...

Do you need Beta Readers?
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Do you need Beta Readers?

One important feedback step many writers skip is using beta readers. So what are they? Beta readers are people from your target audience that volunteer to read your manuscript, primarily for content feedback. While you can skip this step, I think its something that most authors should consider. Do you really want to find out...

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Book Review – Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon

I enjoy a good romance novel, so when I found an advance copy from Kerrelyn Sparks, a favorite author, I decided to pick it up. This book will be available 27 March 2018. #EightSimpleRulesForDatingADragon #NetGalley This is the first book I have read of this, the third in the Embraced series by Kerrelyn Sparks. I...

How to Control the ‘Snit’
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How to Control the ‘Snit’

Mental health is in the forefront today, so I want to take a moment to stress the importance of noticing your child’s emotional needs early. Children form their social norms at such a young age that noticing needs early is critical. Children develop both physically and socially at such a fast pace, they don’t always...