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Georgetown Cupcake’s 5 Tips for the Prettiest Cupcakes Ever

Do you ever walk into a professional cupcake shop and think, “Why do my cupcakes never look this good?”   Us, too. Sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne of Georgetown Cupcake, which has half a dozen outposts in America, are here to guide us. The sisters—who were inspired …

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Black, White, Gray, Rainbow: What is Heroism Now?

In fairy tales, characters are extreme.  Heroes are very, very good.  Villains are very, very bad.  This suits the sensibilities of the audience for fairy tales: children.  Black and white works for them.  It’s simple.  As adults, we know that people aren’t so simple. That is not to say that …

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13 Ways to Promote Before Publication

A number of months back, I wrote an article on how to promo preorder books for Bookbub. The original piece was pared back a little, but today’s post is the whole enchilada. Enjoy! For a traditionally published author, a hefty number of preorders can increase a print run and create …

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Bibo Barmaid Cocktail Machine for Hassle Free Cocktails

We’ve all long since got used to countertop coffee makers, so why can’t we still get that same buzz at the push of a button when it comes to happy hour? Enter Bibo Barmaid – the new automatic slimline Keurig like countertop cocktail making device! The automatic cocktail maker that uses pre-made cocktail …

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Poetry Workshop for Kids & Adults

The hands have it: giving the poetry workshop Recently I’ve had quite a bit of success with having poetry published for kids, in both magazines and book-based anthologies, with the most recent being the inclusion of no less than seven of my poems in the gorgeous anthology, A Boat of …

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