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10 Reasons to Journal

Are you keeping a journal or diary during the coronavirus pandemic? You may be sharing your thoughts on social media, texting with friends, or talking out your feelings in online groups, but if you’re not keeping a structured journal, consider starting one. Here are 10 reasons to journal during the coronavirus pandemic (or any time): [...]

By |2020-04-16T09:46:23-04:00April 16th, 2020|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

How to Find Joy Every Day

Finding Joy in the Morning: You can make it through the night is a book about how to find joy every morning, even after life’s darkest nights. The book includes more than 40 simple things you can do every day to feel joy. Below is an excerpt featuring two things you can do right now [...]

Book Review: Welcome to The Shivoo!

Welcome to The Shivoo! Creatives Mimicking the Creator Laura Bartnick Capture Books When the opportunity to review this book landed in my inbox, I couldn’t help but be intrigued by the title. What’s a shivoo? And what does it have to do with creative people and God? Early in the book, Laura Bartnick explains that [...]

Book Review: Will the Real Person Please Stand Up?

Will the Real Person Please Stand Up? Rising Above the Fear of Rejection Gail Porter Redemption Press Gail Porter writes with incredible candor that reaches out to bond with readers from the first page. Will the Real Person Please Stand Up? is delightfully written and well-researched. Each chapter concludes with a prayer followed by reflection [...]

There’s Nothing Wrong with Self-Publishing

As a self-publishing consultant and citizen, I was interested in the story about Catherine Pugh, the former mayor of Baltimore, who pled guilty to federal conspiracy and tax evasion charges in November 2019. Here’s the lead paragraph from the Associated Press report of her sentencing: The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was sentenced to three [...]

By |2020-02-29T08:24:05-05:00February 28th, 2020|Jacquelyn Lynn, Self-publishing|0 Comments

Funny, Tender, Thought-Provoking Quotes about Mothers and Motherhood

“Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met.” - Marguerite Duras “There's no bitch on earth like a mother frightened for her kids.” - Stephen King “My mother's menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.” - Buddy Hackett “Kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s [...]

By |2020-02-18T09:05:07-05:00February 14th, 2020|Inspiration|0 Comments

Why Should We Pray for Others?

Recently I was ranting to a friend about someone who annoys me. I explained that I can’t remove this person from my life; I just need to learn how to manage my frustration. My friend said, “You need to pray for this person.” What? I don’t even like this person. But I knew immediately my [...]

By |2020-02-18T08:53:13-05:00February 12th, 2020|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

5 Key Tips for Getting More Book Reviews

Book reviews are an essential element of any book marketing plan. This guest post by Desiree Villena provides some great tips for getting those reviews. Whether you’ve written a brilliant new novel, a life-changing self-help book, or an innovative volume of business advice, you’ll need a plan for getting it into people’s hands. And regardless [...]

By |2020-02-03T09:04:07-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Guest, Sales, Marketing, Public Relations, Self-publishing|0 Comments

Mistakes Can Doom a Book

It’s an exciting time to be a self-published author, but mistakes can doom your book. One of the most common mistakes self-publishers make is sloppy proofreading. Errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, word usage, and so on are one of the primary reasons for negative book reviews and returns. A good proofreader will catch and correct [...]

By |2020-01-26T17:28:02-05:00January 26th, 2020|Jacquelyn Lynn, Self-publishing, Videos|0 Comments