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Benefit for James “Ticky-Man” Bailey ends soon

All this week, I’m donating every cent of my royalties, including pages read in Kindle Unlimited, to the Bailey family to help James (my godson) with his treatment. Ticky was recently diagnosed with DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) a non-cancerous, inoperable brain tumor of the brain stem. It puts pressure on the parts of the…… Continue reading Benefit for James “Ticky-Man” Bailey ends soon

books · books worth reading · christfic · Kari Trumbo · writing

Schedule Changes and Fluctuations

So, I had big goals this year. I was going to publish something every single month in 2017. Well, that’s going to turn into an average, but here’s what I’ve got so far, and what you can expect for the last half of this year. In January, I released A Ruby Glows, the Cutter’s Creek…… Continue reading Schedule Changes and Fluctuations

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Romance in Rapid ~ Seven Brides of South Dakota

It’s here! Which means we’re halfway through this series! Are you loving it as much as I am? https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073TSTT3Y Frances Arnsby has only three weeks to learn about romance. That’s all the time she has before the stagecoach whisks her back to Deadwood. Excited about a glowing future as a romance dime novelist, her hopes…… Continue reading Romance in Rapid ~ Seven Brides of South Dakota

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5 Successful Strategies to Soothe the Sting of Rejection

Originally posted on Quills & Inkblotts:
Let’s face it. Rejection sucks. No one ever likes to hear, “nope, sorry, your manuscript/project/idea/fill-in-the-blank just isn’t good enough.” But, unless you’re living somewhere on a deserted island, there’s no escaping rejection. I recently entered a story in a contest and found myself on the receiving end of some…