Author Archives: Marcie Brock

One Word or Two? Use Care When Combining Words

One Word or Two? Use Care When Combining Words by Kathleen Watson What’s wrong with the following headline: How to Setup a Marketing Campaign to Capture More Leads If you recognized Setup as incorrect (it should be Set Up), you … Continue reading

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The Beatles Fest Is Almost Here!

The Beatles Fest Is Almost Here! by Joe Carroccio The Fest for Beatles Fans will take place August 11-13 in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, and my coauthor, Marti Edwards, will be speaking at this fabulous function. She will … Continue reading

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This Susie Homemaker Bakes Her Last Cake

This Susie Homemaker Bakes Her Last Cake by Beth Kozan When Elliot wanted to order a yellow cake with chocolate icing from the bakery at A.J.’s, I blithely said, “I can make you a cake.” I got out my recipe … Continue reading

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The Effective Author: Incorporating Themes of Goodness

The Effective Author: Incorporating Themes of Goodness © 2017 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. Do you believe in human goodness? That humans are inherently good? It’s easy to get discouraged by news we hear from national and … Continue reading

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Researching an Historical Fiction Novel: How Much Is Too Much?

Researching an Historical Fiction Novel: How Much Is Too Much? by Marcus A. Nannini The further removed your novel is from the present day, the more critical the research element becomes. You know the story you desire to convey, but … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly by Rita Goldner Since my whole improbable journey to becoming a published children’s book author was launched by my love of orangutans, I like to blog about them and other endangered or threatened species. I certainly have no … Continue reading

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A Portrait in Words

A Portrait in Words by C. K. Thomas “Letters, we get letters. We get stacks and stacks of letters. Dear Perry, would you fill a request and sing the song I like best?” Perry Como took song requests on his … Continue reading

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