Thursday, August 21, 2014

Brand New Top-Rated Writing Career Resource

Just a quick tip from my last SharingwithWriters newsletter as a way to encourage ou to subscribe. Peggy is a brand new resource for me and one who has her fingers in enough cookie dough for you to assemble a veritable gift basket of career-building resources! (-:

I'm always looking for resources where I can learn more and have my belief in hands-on marketing reaffirmed. I'm letting you know about a brand new discovery of mine. She is Peggy DeKay and does a series of podcasts which she posts on her Web site at Click on "podcasts." You can also hear them on www.iTunes.Com. Here is a link to one favorite interview she did with Mark Wayne Adams, a children's book illustrator and author in Florida:
I know you'll want to reach out, send a query to be interviewed on her podcast yourself, and support this woman who wants you to know more about The Business of Writing. Find her at,, and
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Happy writing!

Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of This Is the Place; Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered; Tracings, a chapbook of poetry; and how to books for writers including the award-winning second edition of, The Frugal Book Promoter: How to get nearly free publicity on your own or by partnering with your publisher; The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success; and Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers . The Great First Impression Book Proposal is her newest booklet for writers. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. Some of her other blogs are, a blog where authors can recycle their favorite reviews. She also blogs at all things editing, grammar, formatting and more at The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor .

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