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And the winning cover is!

By Mike Jastrzebski Before I go any further I want to say that picking a cover for Stranded Naked Blues was hard. 38 designers submitted 318 cover designs. Now this included revisions on some covers, but still, that’s a lot of covers … Continue reading

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I am a do-it-yourself junkie.

By Mike Jastrzebski I hate to admit it, but I think I’m addicted to do-it-yourself projects. I was in my twenties when I was bitten by the bug. My first wife, my two-year-old son, and I moved from Detroit to … Continue reading

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Audiobook Creation Exchange = ACX

by Christine Kling Lots of authors, including our own Mike Jastrzebski, have blogged about the process of using ACX to create their own audiobooks. This terrific site is almost like a dating service for self-published authors and voice actors. We … Continue reading

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At war with myself.

By Mike Jastrzebski Both Christine Kling and I have written in the past about the difficulties of writing and living on a boat. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining, but after all, the subtitle of this blog is So you … Continue reading

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Writing vs. cruising

By Mike Jastrzebski I know I’m not the only writer/cruiser that has this problem, but I have a hard time writing and cruising. Most of my books have been written while we were at the dock. I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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Klinging to the coattails of a futurist

  by Christine Kling For many years when I was a teacher and then a college professor, I loved to go to technology conferences. I admit that I am more than a little geeky, and I used to love to … Continue reading

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On the writing front

By Mike Jastrzebski I have to admit my book sales are way down. In fact, they haven’t been this low since I first published on Kindle. There are many reasons for this. First and foremost, I haven’t put out a … Continue reading

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Common wisdom?

by Christine Kling The issue of whether or not to include a prologue in books came up this week on an email list I am on, and when I should have been working on my new novel, instead I was … Continue reading

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Name that boat!

by Christine Kling Boat names — ugh. I’ve been listening to them all day long on the VHF radio since channel 68 is the cruiser’s network here in the Abacos and it’s like an open party line of gossip, and some … Continue reading

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Re: Digitally Empowered Author blog:

By Joyce Holland Outside of the fact that I love the way Christine writes, her blogs are always full of details I want to file away, or things I want to talk to other writers about. I doubt there is … Continue reading

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