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This Writer's Year in Review 31 December 2013

2012 was a year of new beginnings, new focus, and new dogs!

Mom continues to enjoy good health and joy in living in the mountains.

Mrs. Tuesday's Departure continues to do well.

God Loves You. -Chester Blue is gathering steam.

The greatest lesson I've learned in the past year is that being an indie-author is as much about marketing and running a business as writing books that readers want to read. The greatest challenge is learning to balance the two sides of the business.

And boy, do I have a lot more to learn.

2013 will see the launch of at least two new books: The Night of the Great Polar Bear, a children's picture book; and A Map of Heaven, a contemporary inspirational novel.

I believe it will also be a year of decisions and crossroads.

I am so grateful for this time I've had to pursue a much loved career, I've discovered that I love writing more than I ever have in the fifteen years that I have pursued this dream. I believe that I have found my writing voice and my niche. The coming year will determine whether I will be able to make writing a full-time pursuit.

I hope you'll continue to join me on my journey!

God bless and Happy New Year!


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