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Do What You Can See

Sometimes the students in my writing classes really struggle to write an essay.  Sometimes people stare at the blank page, trying to write the first word of the first sentence of the introduction.  Also, sometimes people try to figure out … Continue reading

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Research is Easier with a Guiding Question

Research can be daunting.  Sometimes people get frustrated or overwhelmed.  A guiding question really helps because it focuses the research.  That is, you look for the answer to your question.  It also helps judge the usefulness of sources.  If the … Continue reading

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Synopsis for Celebrate Your Wins

I’ve been working a lot this week to get ready for my first craft show this year.  I’m really excited about my new book.  Here’s the synopsis for Celebrate Your Wins: Steps to More Happiness and Productivity. Most everyone can … Continue reading

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You Can Find My Latest Book on Amazon and Create Space

You can find my latest book on Amazon and Create Space.  Here are the links: Paperback Kindle/Ebook In the wide world of Amazon, if you’re searching by title, you may need to add part of the subtitle to distinguish it.  … Continue reading

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My Book Is Done!

This morning I finished a book. Celebrate Your Wins! is finished. Done. I shall now practice what I preach. Whoooooo-hoooooooo!!!!! Next up, file wrangling to turn the finished document into the formats that CreateSpace and Kindle want.  Lots of decisions … Continue reading

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Why G. Hunter Hanks?

Why G. Hunter Hanks? People should know my name, not a pseudonym. On the other hand, the bookshelves, especially the sci-fi and fantasy sections, already have several really skilled Greg’s and Gregory’s. Since my middle name is Hunter, I can … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Wins Coming Soon!

I’ve run into a lot of brick walls, metaphorically, and learned a lot.  Celebrate Your Wins is a motivational book of advice that has grown out of those learning experiences.   Anyone looking to be happier or more productive could … Continue reading

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Russell Beagle Interactive Story On the Way

This week, I’m determined to start a Russell Beagle short story where the reader chooses how the story unfolds.1 It will go on the Validus website. To recap, Russell Beagle is a L.P.I. working for Validus Paranormal Investigations. Lots of … Continue reading

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Russell Beagle Is on the Case!

At the Ren Faire, my friend Ski and I offered people a bit of a treasure hunt with a story about Russell Beagle, a man working for Validus Paranormal Investigations.   He hunts magical beings in our mundane world, believing them … Continue reading

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Ren Faire!

I finished up yesterday with the Renaissance Faire, and wow, it was great!  Why? People    Saturday was damp, very windy (15mph), and stupid cold (45.  In March.  In FLORIDA)   But people were happy.  Blue and shivering, but cheerful … Continue reading

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