A Chat with Author Sarah Hamaker

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Greetings from Colorado, where the sky is bright blue and the temperature low and frosty. Davalynn Spencer here, pleased to introduce you to author Sarah Hamaker and her book, Illusion of Love. Sarah, what’s your tagline for this intriguing title? A suspicious online romance reconnects an agoraphobe and an old friend. Wow – there’s a lot of information and curiosity tied up in that word, agoraphobe. What inspired you to write this book? Believe it or not, Illusion of Love is loosely based on something that happened to a friend of mine. I can’t give any specific details without giving…

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A Reader’s Record

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  This time of year, people are posting like crazy on social media the number of books they read in 2018. There are even some pretty cute videos and memes that you can use to illustrate what a productive reader you were last year. While it’s perfectly fine to tally up your reading year, I don’t happen to keep track, nor do I want to know how many books I read. On the one hand, the number would be interesting. On the other, I will more than likely be depressed at the low number of actual books. I read…a lot…like…

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A Chat with Author Sarah Hamaker

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Happy November from Kevin Thompson! It’s three weeks from Turkey Day, and less than eight weeks until St. Nick makes his yearly jaunt. My, how time flies. Same can be said about raising children. They’re little only once, and before you know it, they’re gone, which creates a great segue for the introduction of our next CAN guest, Sarah Hamaker. Welcome, Sarah! Please tell us about your latest book, Ending Sibling Rivalry: Moving Your Kids From War to Peace. While conflict among your kids is inevitable, it is possible to raise your children to think well of one another and…

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Galveston Island Book Festival & New Parenting Blog

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Want to get to know an author near you? Linda W. Yezak will be in person at the Galveston Island Book Festival. Linda W. Yezak of Nacogdoches, Texas will be participating in the upcoming Galveston Island Book Festival, an opportunity for Texas authors to meet and greet their readers and hopefully gain some new ones. The event will take place Saturday, March 24, 2018, in the Ball High School Cafeteria (its new location, since Hurricane Harvey destroyed the originally planned site), 4501 Avenue O, Galveston, Texas, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Linda W. Yezak Author/Editor/Speaker http://lindawyezak.com ~~~ Looking for…

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Sarah Hamaker and Karen Whiting Hit the News Stands

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Recently 2 of our Christian Authors Network members hit the news stands in both newspaper and magazines. Catch those articles below… Once Kids Enter the Picture, Can Parents Still Entertain?, Sarah Hamaker, The Washington Post, March 23, Online here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/once-kids-enter-the-picture-can-parents-still-entertain/2017/03/20/8278732a-fec6-11e6-99b4-9e613afeb09f_story.html?utm_term=.432bcc23780e Women’s History Month: Southeast Female Alumni Make History, The Arrow Newspaper Molly Green,  No Two Kids Are Alike—Teaching To Your Child’s Personality, Karen Whiting Princess of Purpose by Karen Whiting Focus on the Family Magazine

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What Will Your Marketing Look Like in 2017?

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by Sarah Hamaker, reluctant marketer With the start of a new year, our thoughts naturally turn to what we’ll accomplish in the 12 months of 2017. But if we don’t have a plan or idea of where we want to go, we’ll spend more time floundering and less time making progress. Top of your list of plans should be one that details what you’ll do for marketing.

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How to Become an Expert

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  by Sarah Hamaker, reluctant marketer Being an expert can be fruitful in many ways, such as introducing you to new audiences and building your credibility. The Internet and email has made it easy to connect with writers to offer your services as an expert in your field or subject matter.

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How to Conduct Interviews

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by Sarah Hamaker, reluctant marketer Interviewing sources for articles doesn’t have to be a scary proposition. Most writers are curious people by nature—after all, many plots and plot points come about because a writer asked, “What if…?”

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