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Product Review: Xara Designer Pro v.9

NOTE: They have other options, so if you want something cheaper or to do something more specific, they likely have something for you. Disclaimer: I am affiliated to the products recommended on this site. That means if you click on a link and buy something, I may get some money. Thank you for supporting...

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Funny Dancers Pink T Shirt

Funny Dancers Pink T Shirt

Purple Funny Dancers Do it to Music Dance Lovers T-shirt by alinaspencil Create your own t-shirt at zazzle.com Disclaimer: I am affiliated to the products recommended on this site. That means if you click on a link and buy something, I may get some money. Thank you for supporting this blog! This funny tee...

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Glowing Christmas Lights Festive and Fun Necktie for Men

Glowing Christmas Lights Festive and Fun Necktie for Men

Whimsical Glowing Christmas Lights Tie by alinaspencil More Whimsical Ties Someone spotted me last night wearing this fun neck tie, so I’ll post the link here, in case he’s looking for it. It has an image of colorful Christmas lights on a black background. Very whimsical and playful. You can change the background color...

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How Zazzle Works

How Zazzle Works

There is an interesting article and video here that shows how Zazzle works to create one of the many many products–a mini messenger bag. In this case, the customer orders a specific design, which may or may not have their own photo, name, or text on it. The design is printed onto a heat...

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Salsa Dancers Shirts and Gifts for Salsa and Bachata Dancing

Check out this video to see many designs available at Alina’s Pencil: whimsical words and pictures. Look in the Dancing section. Browse salsa dancing designs You will find many designs, including I love salsa, I love bachata, couple dancing silhouettes, salsa on one, salsa on two, cartoon lizards, and more. Find these designs on...

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Designing Your Own Book Cover

Anyone who wishes to self publish has a multitude of tasks to deal with. One of the most important, but often overlooked, is that of designing your book cover. The cover is the most important piece of marketing you have for your book. In a matter of seconds (some say your prospective buyer gives...

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Want to attend a writers conference but don’t have the money? Not to worry! The Muse Online Writing Conference 2012 is free. It happens on October 8 – 14, 2012.

Go here to register:

http://themuseonlinewritersconference.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=188

You do need to register for it, however, so do so right away. Late registrants will be turned away.

Do you really get anything from something free, and online? YES!

I’ve attended the conference for several years now, and I always learn more than I expect to. Topics include researching, ebooks, character development, dialogue, marketing and promotion, critique groups, and many specific topics to different genres.

Check out the schedule for this years conference here:

http://themuseonlinewritersconference.com/

The “classes” are forum posts with daily homework assignments for many of them. You have the chance to read and learn from other students as well as your own work.

Drop in any time it is convenient for you, day or night. You can attend in your pajamas if you want, don’t need to comb your hair, look for parking, or the bathrooms!

There is a wide variety of people who attend, from the “I want to write a book” complete newbies, to published writers, publishers, and editors. Several sessions allow you to learn from publishing companies and what they are looking for, and get a chance to pitch your work to them.

There are also live chats, where participants can ask questions of the presenter. Usually transcripts are available afterwards, so you can still learn if you weren’t able to make the time.

All in all, a fantastic opportunity for any writer looking to gain knowledge and network with others. If you need more proof, Writers Digest named the Muse Online Writing Conference one of the top 100 websites for writers in 2009, and Preditors and Editors polls awarded it Best Writers Workshop twice.

A Short Review of My Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

The New Scoop: Recipes for Dairy-Free, Vegan Ice Cream in Unusual Flavors (Plus Some Old Favorites) by Alina Niemi Publication Date: Nov 18 2011 ISBN: 9781937371005 Page Count: 224 Binding Type: US Trade Paper Trim Size: 6″ x 9″ Language: English Color: Black and White Related Categories: Cooking / Vegetarian Buy now There is...

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Free Online Conference for Children’s Writers

Hey, if you don’t already know about this, there is a free annual conference just for children’s writers. This the third year it’s happening, and there is a lot you can get from it. It’s called Write On Con (short for Conference.) First of all, you have the chance to network and talk (as...

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Japanese Katakana Salsa Dancing Tee Shirt

Japanese Katakana Salsa Dancing Tee Shirt

Pink Salsa Dancing Japanese Katakana Te Shirt by alinaspencil View other Salsa T-Shirts This Latin dance lover tee shirt has the Romaji word for “salsa” in Japanese katakana. It’s in pink letters that have a 3-D look to them. You can get this design on another style or color of shirt, tank top, sweatshirt,...

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