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The True Story of Maggie Mae: My New Picture Book
By     |    Sep 9, 2014
Posted in: Books, Family, Grandparents, Humor, News & Events, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    3 Comments

The True Story of Maggie Mae: My New Picture Book

I’m thrilled with my debut picture book, Maggie Mae, Detective Extraordinaire: The Case of the Missing Cookies, out at the end of August; and it’s just, well, as cute as a bug in a rug! Really!  (Although a bug in  a rug is not that cute, is it?) Jack Foster did an amazing job with the illustrations, and the cover design by my publisher Guardian Angel Publishing just pops out […]

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Marketing Tips for Writers: Social Media
By     |    Sep 5, 2014
Posted in: Publishing, Spirit Lady, Technology, Writing     |    9 Comments

Marketing Tips for Writers: Social Media

So far in this blog series, I’ve covered the importance of a website and a blog in your overall marketing strategy. Now we move into the ever-changing and exciting world of social media. When I was establishing my marketing plan I knew I had to include social media. However, I didn’t want to try and learn 17 social media platforms plus any new ones that came along. During a publishing webinar I […]

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Krysten Lindsay Hager Talks YA (Interview and Book Giveaway)

Krysten Lindsay Hager Talks YA (Interview and Book Giveaway)

We have another guest on the Lit Ladies today! We are so lucky to have so many wonderful women writer friends. If you missed yesterday’s post, you can check it out here. It’s very inspiring about failure, and you can enter to win a book titled: Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life, which is a memoir with self-help ideas. If you love young adult, this is the place […]

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Help Me With Time Travel Books
By     |    Aug 26, 2014
Posted in: Humor, Reviews, Romance, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    12 Comments

Help Me With Time Travel Books

Okay, so I recently read two great “time travel” books–Landline by Rainbow Rowell, which has a magic phone line to the past, and Time and Forever by Susan B. James, which has an actual ticket you buy to travel back in time and experience life in an earlier time. Neither book is like Marty McFly, where he starts to disappear if his parents don’t actually get together in the Back […]

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Voices of the Sea: Young Adult Book About Sirens (GIVEAWAY)

Voices of the Sea: Young Adult Book About Sirens (GIVEAWAY)

Today, we have Bethany Harar and her young adult fantasy book, Voices of the Sea. She is on a blog tour with WOW! Women On Writing, and we are super honored to have her on the Lit Ladies! Here’s a summary of the book from WOW!: Nobody seems to fit in during high school, but being a Siren who can enchant men with your voice can really cause some teen […]

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Marketing Tips for Writers: Your Blog
By     |    Aug 14, 2014
Posted in: Publishing, Spirit Lady, Technology, Writing     |    4 Comments

Marketing Tips for Writers: Your Blog

Last time we talked about the importance of a website as your main marketing tool. This week’s marketing tool, a blog, can be a part of your website or its own separate entity. As a reminder, your website is the hub of your marketing efforts, so if you decide to have a blog in lieu of a website, you still need to include the elements of a successful website in your blog. So how […]

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Memoir Writer Paige Strickland on Her Book About Adoption

Memoir Writer Paige Strickland on Her Book About Adoption

Today, we welcome Paige Strickland to discuss her memoir, Akin to the Truth, while she is on her WOW! Women On Writing blog tour.  This is a beautiful book about Paige’s search for her biological parents. We talk a lot about strong women on this blog–Paige is one of the strongest. Memoir writers are sharing a piece of their soul with the world–and Paige does that in her book. Here’s […]

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