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Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Hey gang. Great news: Until Dec. 31, 2012, Where the Butterflies Go (my first poetry collection) and The Friends I’ve Never Met (my most recent work ) will be reduced to $1.99 on Kindle. That means I make a little less than $1 a book – but instead of donating half proceeds as I have… Continue reading Do They Know It’s Christmas?

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My Path to Print On Demand Poetry

  via Guest post: My Path to Print On Demand Poetry. Poet uses print on demand to publish her poetry and raise funds for UNICEF. Thanks to author Paul Lima for inviting me to write a special guest post on his blog. There is a special GIFT (which you have to wait to open until… Continue reading My Path to Print On Demand Poetry

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Where the Butterflies Went? Kindle!

It’s been a long journey to this day, and I want to thank you readers first and foremost for helping get Where the Butterflies Go to here. Where the Butterflies Go is finally out on Kindle! I’m also thrilled to announce that I’ve decided to put it in the Kindle Select program, so for 90… Continue reading Where the Butterflies Went? Kindle!

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What Christmas Means to Me

Look what arrived in the mail yesterday–the certificate for the latest Gift of Education donation I made on behalf of readers of Where the Butterflies Go and Leap. Merry Christmas to those who celebrate, and wishes for a 2011 filled with love, laughter and good surprises for all my other readers. Thanks so much to… Continue reading What Christmas Means to Me

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A Few of my Favourite Things: Blogging

I have found a second home here in the blogosphere, with too many benefits to mention. I started my blog a little over two years ago, but I didn’t get really involved with the blogging community until my book Leap came out in February 2010. I had posted a few of the poems from my… Continue reading A Few of my Favourite Things: Blogging

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Don’t Leap!

This is about the only time I’d ever say that–as the author of a book titled, ‘Leap,’ I’d say I’m a pretty big fan of jumping in and going for it. But “Don’t Leap!” is definitely the appropriate title for the latest entry in my “By Leaps and Bounds” Photo Contest. This photo was taken… Continue reading Don’t Leap!

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Chicken Soup for the Poetry Lover’s Soul

‘Leap’ reader Kimberly Jurado writes:  “Sitting at the kitchen table, babying my cold, I leapt for my camera, and made a photo op out of the situation. I titled this photo, “Chicken Soup for the Poetry Lover’s Soul.”  Your readers may also know this as Chicken Soup for the “Poultry” Lover’s Soul!” Thanks for this… Continue reading Chicken Soup for the Poetry Lover’s Soul