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Fur Babies: Would You Like A Special Treat?

Fur Babies: Would You Like A Special Treat?

Hi folks! Indy here.

INDY

Boy, do I have a special treat for you. Nope, it’s not a dog bone. It’s a special fur baby story about an abandoned kitten. And Diesel is his name-O.

DIESEL - MARCY'S CAT

Here to deliver the scoop on Diesel is his mom–editor extraordinaire, Marcy Kennedy. Read the rest of this entry

What’s The Next Big Thing?

What’s The Next Big Thing?

Happy New Year, Everyone!

Tracy Campbell

 

 

 

If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you have a list of things you want to accomplish in 2013. One of my main goals is to tackle one project at a time.

So far, so good! 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

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Do You Need Inspiration to Achieve Your Goals?

Do You Need Inspiration to Achieve Your Goals?

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Influence others positively by being a teacher, coach, counselor, or mentor.”

Stephen Post, PhD and Jill Neimark, Why Good Things Happen to Good People

I don’t “feel” like posting today. I’m pooped—worked too many hours this week (12 most days). I have no clue, again, on what I’ll write about. So I scratch my head and think, and think, and pray. Poof! Another brilliant idea pops into my head. Ah, I’ll write a post about bloggers who may not realize what an inspiration and encouragement they are to me. Read the rest of this entry

How To Pitch Your Book To An Agent In 90-Seconds

How To Pitch Your Book To An Agent In 90-Seconds

“You aren’t a good writer until you can wallpaper your room with rejection letters.”
Freelance journalist, Michelle Morra.

I know from personal experience how nerve-racking it was to have a literary agent read my pitch for my YA novel. But the thought of telling an agent my 90-second pitch makes my mouth tastes like sandpaper and my palms sweat. Never mind opening my mouth and hoping I don’t trip over my tongue. Well that’s precisely what Marcy Kennedy and Lisa Wilson from Girls with Pens endured at the Writer’s Digest Conference in San Francisco a few weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry

Ten Top Reasons To Attend A Writers’ Conference

Ten Top Reasons To Attend A Writers’ Conference

Stephanie Nickel asked me to write a guest blog on ten top reasons to attend a writers’ conference. Thanks Stephanie. And now I’m posting them on my blog.

After perusing the internet, I uncovered hundreds of great reasons to attend a writers’ conference. Then I thought, why not highlight ten reasons based on my experience at Write! Canada 2011. Read the rest of this entry