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Weird Publishing Project: Books 1 & 2 FREE!

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Books 1 & 2 in the Burnout to Bliss series are FREE for a limited time for the Vernal Equinox! Continue reading

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My Weird Indy Publishing Project: Book 2

CYCLING n the CITY is the story about the first several month’s breakaway from the career job with one paycheck and no plans. Continue reading

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My Weird Indy Publishing Project: Recovery from Crisis!

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I totally freaked when I did the Draft to Launch planning and realized that publishing a book every 3 months only left 6-7 weeks to write a 50,000 book… Continue reading

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A “Crazy” New Way to Increase Sales– from Zero

I saw Joe Vitale in The Secret and read a few of his books about the law of attraction, but it wasn’t until he got into Ho’oponopono with Hawaiian psychologist Ihaleakala Hew Len, Ph.D. that I became interested in his … Continue reading

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“Hands-off Healing”: Ho’oponopono

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Reading about Joe Vitale’s experience with Ho’oponopono — what I’m calling “Hands-Off Therapy” because it’s about cleansing one’s memories, getting to a place of “zero” — I am compelled to share it with you. Excerpted from Zero Limits by Joe Vitale and Ihaleakala Hew Len, Ph.D. is the article about an updated Ho’oponopono that “went viral” about ten years ago. Continue reading

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Releasing & Receiving & Duck Lessons!

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The days after Christmas and before New Year’s Eve have been a special time for me as long as I can remember. It’s a quiet time—from the subtle solstice shift, the peace after Christmas, the lower temperatures that limit late night revelers. There’s a hush that falls over my neighborhood like a blanket of snow.

And in this quiet time, I choose to reflect on where I’ve been and where I want to be next. To measure my life and see if I’m okay with how things are going, or if there’s something I want to change to have a different experience. If there’s any unfinished business, this is a time to bring it to an end so I can move on. Continue reading

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5 Ways to Support Your Favorite Indie Author

This post is intended to educate readers so they can participate in the process and get more of the books they like to read. If you read a book and like it, then here’s what you can do to get the author to write more books like it! Continue reading

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Lessons Learned My 1st Book Launch, Part 2

A friend who reads this blog sent me an email right after Lessons Learned from My 1st Book Launch was posted: “You really scared me! Is it that complicated, or can some be investigated earlier so it is all ready … Continue reading

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It’s FREE today! BURNOUT-How a Desert Lizard Restored My Faith

BURNOUT– How a Desert Lizard Restored My Faith, Book 1 in the Burnout to Bliss series, is the personal story of a spiritual seeker and workaholic who experienced extreme burnout aka dark night of the soul – including night visions … Continue reading

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Joy! The Process of Publishing My Weird Indie Project

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This update of My Weird Indie Publishing Project is a follow-up to the “Preface” of the book published here earlier (“How I Wrote My Memoir”). It is a status report about the awakening process that is happening while I go … Continue reading

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The Big WHY in editing Memoirs

#9 in “Weird Indie Publishing series:
While the author should be able to answer “Why am I writing this” for any book she writes, it’s especially true for the memoir written by someone who isn’t famous. Continue reading

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About Naked, Drunk, and Writing

The book about memoirs that convinced me to write my own story, was Adair Lara’s book, Naked, Drunk, and Writing: Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay. Here’s some of what I learned from her. Continue reading

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How I Wrote My Memoir

I decided to post the actual Preface from book 1 of that current project so you could see for yourself why the process of writing was so…weird. Continue reading

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Is Anyone There?

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Thanks for your requests to resume this unknown blog, this out-of-the-way place where I let my stunted writer-self play.  I’ve written hundreds of articles about manifesting and about life and how I’ve tried to navigate it– from living next to … Continue reading