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I’ve lost count of how many people ask me when I started writing or how I knew I was supposed to write. Those two questions always make me uncomfortable. You see, I didn’t start my early life aspiring to be … Continue reading

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  I have been blessed to have editors of the Iconoclast series that are talented, knowledgeable and honest. Most recently, I have been blessed by a talented editor who is a content editor, copy editor, and line editor combined. The … Continue reading

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It is an amazing accomplishment to write a book. It is even a greater achievement to navigate the stormy seas of publishing and reach the shore with your finished product. If you chose to publish as an independent author, or … Continue reading

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For years my first book sat in a drawer, never getting past Chapter Three. I had edited those chapters until there was no more to do. I was stuck. Then, someone told me about National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo for … Continue reading

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To claim a free personalized copy of Ravens Cove go to www.ravenscove.maryannpoll.com, click “Share” and follow the instructions. Being the author of three published books, I have done more book signings than I can count. When I first started, the pressure … Continue reading

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