Skvalenzuela

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Date registered: December 9, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Final Origin Book Trailer — June 12, 2015
  2. Welcome to Up Close! — February 21, 2015
  3. Dealing with Distraction — October 1, 2014
  4. 3 Reasons Every Business Should Hire an Editor — September 23, 2014
  5. Thursday Marketing Round-Up: Discoverability and Metadata — June 12, 2014

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  1. Failing Gracefully as a Writer — 9 comments

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Jun 12

Final Origin Book Trailer

I am SO excited to release the Final Origin book trailer! This project had to take a several-months long hiatus, and I’m thrilled to be back on track. The book is due out at the end of the summer! For more details about the book, head over to www.mnemonicsindustries.com! I’m also launching a crowdfunding campaign …

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Feb 21

Welcome to Up Close!

This is going to be a new feature on the SisterMuses blog. Every Friday, we’ll feature a behind-the-scenes peek into our current works in progress! We have three projects underway right now — J. Leigh is madly working on Scion (Madness Method 2), I’m kicking off a brand-new series with Final Origin, and we’re collaborating on an exciting …

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Oct 01

Dealing with Distraction

In a recent post, J. Leigh talked about reasons why we distract ourselves from our work — why do we waste time when we know we should be productive? The root of self-distraction tends to be fear: fear of failure, fear of criticism, fear period. Sometimes, self-distraction happens because we’re overwhelmed and we just don’t …

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Sep 23

3 Reasons Every Business Should Hire an Editor

If you’re a business owner and don’t have an editor on call, it’s time to think about retaining one, even if it’s just on a freelance basis. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in. If you produce any kind of written material — whether it’s a menu, a website, a newsletter, a flyer, or a …

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Feb 19

Failing Gracefully as a Writer

No one wants to talk about failure. Writing bloggers and how-to authors everywhere make their livings by promising success — follow this strategy, take these classes, Tweet this many times/day, Facebook with your fans…and you’ll sell thousands of books and readers will love you. The strategies are as numerous as there are bloggers…or would-be writers. …

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Feb 16

Our First SisterMuses Giveaway!

Hey everyone! We are so excited to offer our first giveaway! From February 16th until the 28th, you can enter to win an autographed set of SisterMuses Firsts — The Outworlder (Book I of the Silesia Trilogy), Down a Lost Road (Book I of the Lost Road Chronicles), and The Madness Project (Book I of the Madness Method)! We’ll notify you …

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Jan 30

Using Pinterest for Setting Research

One of the coolest things about thriller writer J.F. Penn’s website is the photos section. She travels a lot as part of the research she does for her novels — it’s a writer’s dream! J. Leigh is going to talk about her trip to Iceland last year and how it has played a huge role in her …

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Jan 10

Inspiration Isn’t Action

I love the New Year. It’s invigorating and inspiring to be starting over, getting a fresh take on things, and recommitting to goals and dreams that maybe didn’t quite see their fruition last year. I’m big on office supplies, so one of my favorite ways to kick off the new year is with a new …

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Dec 23

Welcome to the New SisterMuses!

Well, here we are! We’re finally getting our new home on the web all set up, and we couldn’t be more excited! But like any move, it takes time to work out all the little things, so please be patient with us as we add more content! We do have some terrific updates to share, …

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