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Events: December

December Events Find me at these events this December: 3rd - Cheyenne Mountain High School   10th - Thornton Winterfest Holiday Bazaar    

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Event: Colorado Springs

November Events Find me at these events this November: 12th - Liberty High School   19th - Sand Creek High School    

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7 Tips to a Successful Arts & Crafts Show

Since this is the time of year when I attend a lot of holiday shows, I've decided to use that topic for a post. I’ve been selling my books at arts & craft fairs for several years now, and over that time I've been learning plenty of tricks and picking up on advice for what to do (and some things NOT to do) to have a successful show. Whether you're an author selling books or a jewelry maker or other craft seller at a fair, this information will be useful for you! My very first craft fair ...

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Discount for Colorado Country Christmas Show

If you like lively gift shows where you can find LOTS of local holiday gifts in just one outing, mark your calendar for the 12th annual Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show! It'll be held November 6th through 8th at the Denver Mart this year, so just pick your day and come on over! I'll be there signing books with some of my fellow authors at the Colorado Authors League booth, where there will be all kinds of unique books to pick up.   Print & present this coupon for a special $2 off an ...

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Book 3 Launch Event

The Discoveries of Arthur Grey: The Eye of Amun is ready to launch! Join me near Colorado Springs in Colorado for this family-fun event!   Click on image to enlarge    

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Hostile Take-Over! (When characters make up their own minds)

Have you ever heard a writer say something totally berserk, like “I tried to write a scene, but my character wouldn’t listen to me and started doing his own thing, and I had to rewrite the whole book!”? And you probably thought, "That’s the most schizophrenic thing I’ve ever heard -- that can’t happen!" Well I’m hear to tell you that can really happen. And I’m perfectly sane.    No, you’re not.    What? Who said that?    I did. You’re as sane as that cucumber over ...

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The Amazon Contradiction

Sounds like the title of a newly discovered Ludlum book, doesn't it? But no, this one is actually real. Amazon.com has one of those dream-come-true stories. Started in some guy's garage, a big, seemingly impossible, dream, trying to give regular joes a cheaper -- with more diverse options -- type of book-buying experience. Investors gave them money so they could survive without a profit for five to six years (thus able to undercut the big bad bookstores). The company did better than anyone in ...

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