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Congratulations! My advice is to take about an hour or so a day getting acclimated to the She Writes site. It's a great community, but dealing with the book promotion end of things is pretty overwhelming. Be patient with…"
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I not only found your book cover appealing, but I just ordered it from Amazon. See, proof positive that a well-conceived cover, if married to content that also appeals, can lead to sales!
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Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
A novel, Layla, was published June, 2011. My short fiction has been published in Prairie Schooner, Santa Clara Review, Emrys Journal, North Stone Review, among others. Music reviews and articles have appeared in Acoustic Guitar magazine, Guitar World Acoustic, Minor7th.com, and Coastal Living magazine.
Media outlets that I currently write for:
Acoustic Guitar magazine, minor7th.org
My writing is:
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
I review music.
Services I offer to other writers:
Yes, I edit occasional books and I edit and write a newsletter for an environmental group.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
My professional associations:
Yes, the National Writers Union
I found out about She Writes from:
I can't remember!
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