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Which passage best highlights the romantic aspects of Release?

Release is not a romance novel, but aspects of it certainly meet the criteria. I’ve been invited to spotlight Release on a fabulous book blog focused on the Romance genre. I need your help choosing what to highlight. https://epoll.me/vote/ACd6ghoOAhs/help-from-which-chapter-should-i-excerpt-a-passage-of-release-for-a-romance-focused-book-blog?fb_ref=Default

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The Seductive Dangers of Fantasy Casting

There are so many reasons to avoid the game—choosing actors to play characters from your novel, if or when a movie is finally made. One reason is that the exercise doesn’t account for the actor’s ability to inhabit a role. Sure, actors ought to have some passing resemblance … Continue reading

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Nunki Vocabulary (by Proxy*)

The “real” word of the day will be posted here later today, but enjoy this PG-rated version in the meantime. *Proxy: an agent or substitute authorized to act for another person, or a document which authorizes the agent so to … Continue reading

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There Are Worse Things I Could Do…

(A Social Media Policy Sing-A-Long) There are worse things I could do than post a meme or two, even though click-bait is trashy and no good. I suppose you might click through, but there are worse things I could do. I could boost my ‘likes’ with pay, abuse the … Continue reading

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What Would Your Bar Chart Look Like?

Want to develop a better work routine? Discover how some of the world’s greatest minds organized their days. Click image to see the interactive version (via Podio).

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Happiest Holiday Wishes

Here’s a special extended excerpt from Release, in celebration of all of the holidays and new beginnings that come this time each year:

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Three—count ’em—THREE Book Signing Events!

**UPDATED JANUARY 8** Thank you for coming out and supporting me at these events! I am especially grateful to Valerie, Michael, Joanie, Lisa, Joanne, Mary, and Jimmy for coordinating the signings. More are in the works – stay tuned!

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The Mentally Ill Are Annoying

Photo Credit: Robot Hugs, found via I Fucking Love Science Release is a story about Mandelyn, a woman getting her life back together in the midst of depression. Note that I didn’t say “after” depression. True depression doesn’t end. It can be mitigated, … Continue reading

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VOTE (This is not what you think)

Yes, yes—I want you to cast your local and state-wide municipal election ballot, BUT ALSO… Voting is open for the GoodReads Choice Awards!!

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News Round-up

The end of the week, month, and first Release marketing blitz (of many) are all here at once, and I have so much news to share! Warning – longer post ahead, but WORTH THE READ. 1) THANK YOU to everyone who … Continue reading

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