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Archive for January, 2014

Back Porch Cyber Chatter: Carolyn Steele

Carolyn Steele

Carolyn Steele

I came across Carolyn Steele on Indies Unlimited. She wrote an article that landed in my inbox at the very moment I needed some help to get my web page and blog presentable. As you can see, she did a fabulous job.

Carolyn also got the digital kinks out of an ebook. Mind you, I had already paid a substantial sum to a publishing service that promised my file would be perfection. It wasn’t. It took Carolyn less than a day to fix the glitches. She’s beta reading two other manuscripts for me and making corrections so that readers won’t be lifted out of a story because of my carelessness or a formatting mishap.  So, let me introduce you…

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New for 2014: Back Porch Cyber Chatter

Jackie Weger

Your interviewer talks lives, loves and news…

In the not so distant past we writers would convene at local association meetings, at libraries or book stores, small and large conferences. We chatted among ourselvessome of us clicked, some didn’t, because when you meet face to face, you sense goodness or integrity, spot sarcasm, see frowns or smiles. You know at once if you are welcomed or snubbed.

If you found a like-minded writer, you exchanged addresses and phone numbers. Perhaps you met for coffee or lunch, talked writing, editors, covers, book plots. Perhaps you carpooled to nearby writers’ meetings and arranged to room together at conferences in distant cities. You invited one another into your homes. You knew who you were talking to.

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