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More Shark Tales: Honest Solutions to Those Disappearing Reviews

Posted on Aug 10, 2016 by   15 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

This week’s Naked Truth is a follow up to last week’s Shark Tales. Since I did a lot of complaining about the Amazon guidelines and decisions regarding reviews, it’s only right to offer solutions. I don’t have all the answers—I’m not sure anyone does—but following are some ideas that might help keep your reviews where [Read more…]

Authors Beware: There are Sharks in the Water & Their Teeth Are Sharp!

Posted on Aug 3, 2016 by   18 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

The flurry of activity surrounding the release of LOVE TO WIN has mostly settled to a manageable hullabaloo. There is still stuff upcoming, of course—blog blitz, FB giveaways, etc. But the big bullhorn announcement and release of virtual confetti is done. The early feedback has been terrific. My book has already kept a couple of [Read more…]

Anticipation: Keeping Me Waiting (to be Carly Simon Cool)

Posted on Jan 27, 2016 by   25 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Sioux Roslawski’s blog post (read it HERE) stirred up a lot of memories. She talked about Carly Simon’s memoir, “Boys in the Trees,” and about Cat Stevens, James Taylor…you get the drift. In my comment on Sioux’s blog I told her I didn’t know whether to kiss her or strangle her, because it’s amazing how [Read more…]

Careless Criticism: Things We Say to Our Kids

Posted on Jan 20, 2016 by   12 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Before I jump into The Naked Truth about “Careless Criticism: Things We Say to Our Kids,” I must extend thanks to Cathy C. Hall for hosting me on her blog yesterday. I never miss Cathy’s blog posts, and I was thrilled when she invited me to answer a few questions about Ricard Writing & Editing. [Read more…]

It’s a Mashup!

Posted on Sep 30, 2015 by   12 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

Today’s Naked Truth is a bit of a smorgasbord. I usually write Wednesday’s post on Tuesday evening, but as I sat on the sofa with the hubster watching Castle last night, I still hadn’t decided what to write about. It occurred to me that as it’s my blog, I’m not limited to only one topic, [Read more…]

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