Logo and Slogan Production

Do you have a logo and slogan? I saw no need for them until I began to learn how to participate in zooming. I have …

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A New Publisher for Arctic Dinosaurs of Alaska

Arctic Dinosaurs of Alaska is about to come to life. After a three year wait at UA Press and an attempt at my prehistoric fiction …

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Ever reach that point where you feel satisfied?

Bonnye Matthews, prolific Alaskan author, writes prehistoric fiction. According to Grace Cavalieri, she is America’s pre-eminent author of prehistoric fiction. According to George F. Steiner, …

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Zamimolo’s Surprise

Frequently overlooked, my novel, Zamimolo’s Story, 50,000 BC, inherited the middle child syndrome of virtual invisibility.  2018 changed all that!  Zamimolo’s Story counted in the …

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GIVEAWAY!

To celebrate my novella, Courage, 30,000 BC, winning First Place for YA Fiction from the National Federation of Press Women this year, I’m giving away …

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A Win – for Courage, 30,000 BC

Courage, 30,000 BC won first place for YA Fiction at the National Federation of Press Women’s annual communication competition. The presentation will be made in September …

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Selling Goats

After the holidays I returned to work with vigor. By late evening, I was a bit on the fatigued side, well more than a bit. …

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Does anyone have as much fun as I do being an author?

The bags and tees arrived. Camels Can’t Carve? It’s all about the 250,000-year-old mammoth pelvis bone, where a green-carving of a gomphothere (4-tusked elephant) and …

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FOILING PROMOTION PROFITEERING

I’ve seen several articles  recently on the potential for people to profit on sales of promotional materials, bypassing the Publisher and Author.  These may come …

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Freedom, 250,000 BC AudibleBook GIVEAWAY

Audio book for Freedom, 250,000 BC is just out on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. I’m doing a GIVEAWAY of codes to receive a free copy …

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GOODREADS GIVEAWAY

Starting May 11 until May 31, How to Market Books to Libraries and Readers in the Digital Age: Constructing Major Email Platform Planks will be …

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Truckdriver and Audible Books

Back in 2012 when my first book came out, a truck-driver came over to my table and asked if I had audible books. I told …

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A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words

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How To Market Books to Libraries and Readers in the Digital Age

  It’s out! It’s little; it’s cute; and with great effort it actually works!

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Serendipity!

Sometimes serendipity occurs. Today was my day.  An article from National Geographic came out announcing human presence in the Americas back to 130,000 years ago! …

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Dioramas a Hit!

I attended the IN PRINT event at the Anchorage Museum April 8, 2017. There were nine of us authors at the event. I carried my …

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GOODREADS GIVEAWAY

The GOODREADS GIVEAWAY has been approved. The GIVEAWAY for Courage, 30,000 BC: The Boqueirao Refuge at Pedra Furada begins at 12 am PT March 14 …

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Listening to Library Websites: Surprises

Courtesy Wikimedia, license CCA-SA 4.0. In preparing my marketing library email list platform, I am seeing library website after website, and they are communicating to …

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Listening to Library Websites: the Overall Design

In preparing my marketing library email list platform, I am seeing library website after website, and they are communicating to me. It makes me reflect …

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Listening to Library Websites: the Contact Us Page

(Courtesy, Gilles San Martin CC by-SA 2.0, Pediculus humanua capitis) In preparing my marketing library email list platform, I am seeing library website after website, and …

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Listening to Library Websites: the Home Page

Courtesy Gilles San Martin, CC by SA 2.0, Pediculus humanus capitis In preparing my marketing library email list platform, I am seeing library website after website …

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Audio Book on Freedom, 250,000 BC is Emerging

  I just heard the first 15 minutes of Freedom, 250,000 BC as it will be produced in audio book form. I had to shut …

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e-book signings, a new virtual reality

Are you an e-book reader who wishes you could have e-book signings?  Well, you can now!  What fun!  Go to www.authorgraph.com to find the site …

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The Iliad

  This link, http://kottke.org/17/02/map-showing-the-homeland-of-every-character-in-homers-iliad, takes you to a map showing the home of each character in the Iliad.  I can remember teaching the Iliad and …

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