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10 Book Signing Tips

I have gathered a few tips to make book signings enjoyable and productive. I hope they help you in some way whether you are signing your treasured books at a book store, coffee house or local fair. 1. Make your display eye catching. Whether outside at a fair or indoor bazaar, your table needs to […]

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Speckled Fish People: Swallowed By The Flood

Speckled Fish People: Swallowed By The Flood

Harmony dominated the Sinixt or Arrow Lakes People of northeast Washington State until 1930. Talk of a great dam being erected at Grand Coulee, Washington struck fear and tension reservation wide. Traditional fishing could be lost forever. Would be lost forever. Backwater would force towns, graveyards and other historical sites to relocate. Backwater would soon […]

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Speckled Fish People: First Root Ceremony

Welcome back! I want to share with you about the First Root Ceremony of the Sinixt or Lakes People of Northeast Washington State. When I was editing for my up-and-coming book Heart of Passion, my editor wanted more cultural pieces woven in the tapestry of my story like the colorful hues the Native women entwine […]

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Speckled Fish People: Rich in Culture.

I must confess I am a non-native living on an Indian Reservation; to be exact, the Colville Confederated Reservation in Northeast Washington State. We have been here for two and one-half decades. I followed my husband to the home of his father’s family after we completed collage at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA. My […]

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Coming Soon: Heart of Passion

Spupaleena nodded walking briskly to her stallion. The fringe on her dress swung back and forth as if being shook by a badger. She said a quick prayer for everyone as she went. She looked up to see Hahoolawho standing in her path. God help me, she prayed. Spupaleena will do nearly anything to make […]

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Author’s Notes My Next Big Thing

I’ve been invited to participate in the Next Big Thing blog series, in which authors get to describe what they are working on right now. I was invited to participate Donis Casey, who posted her own Next Big Thing last week at http://www.doniscasey.com. Then at the end of this blog, I’m tagging other writers who […]

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