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  • Three Tips for Surviving the Apocalypse

    Three Tips for Surviving the Apocalypse

    Never wear red. Red attracts zombies, aliens, and police cars. Yellow and blue are much safer color choices. Don’t split the party. Keep your family close. Pool your resources. Watch each others’ backs. Look up. Spiders, aliens, and monsters attack from above. No one ever looks up. This is where the scary things hide. If…

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  • Friendship and Marketing

    Friendship and Marketing

    I had a discussion with a friend recently about sales and marketing. She was selling a product that she felt very strongly about and when people chose not to purchase it she took it as a slight. I’ve seen the same philosophy in marketing over the years in everything from Tupperware to real estate. I…

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  • Daniel Ottalini Has a New Novella!

    Daniel Ottalini Has a New Novella!

    I love to interview authors for this blog. Today I’m joined by EPIC award winning author, Daniel Ottalini. I had the pleasure of being seated next to Daniel when he won the award. With the release of his latest novella, The Last Gladiator, I’m excited to share his insights with my readers. D: Do you…

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  • Is it Time to Pivot?

    Is it Time to Pivot?

    As I write this, the world is dealing with a global pandemic. I work as a consultant to writers all over the planet and I’ve heard the same stories from folks all over the world. We joke about toilet paper. We end every meeting with, “stay safe.” For some, life is business as usual…but those…

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  • How I Got the Idea to Write Dominion

    How I Got the Idea to Write Dominion

    The very first inspiration I had for Dominion of Darkness came during a Medieval Fair held at Santa Clara University. I was on top of a building hanging a banner over the side when I looked down at the colors and pageantry. Music and bustling people created such a stunning scene, I knew I needed…

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  • Dominion of Darkness

    Dominion of Darkness

    In a land where light and dark are bastions of power, the Draska are healers and magicians of the Light. Elainya and her beloved Drenil serve in the court of King Cydril. But Cydril covets Elainya for his own. When the king threatens Drenil’s life, a mysterious traveler helps the couple escape. But not all…

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