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Published! Small Business, Big Heart is Here!

This is an eye-opening, life-changing book. Small Business, Big Heart brings you the inspiring stories behind a local business, which shine a light on:-supporting and being supported by community-appreciating the often unappreciated humanity and gifts of marginalized populations-compassion in the workplace-the life-changing effects of work and life balance. Small Business, Big Heart is now available […]

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Small Business, Big Heart

Grammarwitch client Paul Wesslund's inspiring book is now available! SMALL BUSINESS, BIG HEART is a labor of love and conviction about a labor of love and conviction. Reassessing their values and making family a priority over wealth, Sal and Cindy reinvented themselves. For anyone seeking to create a better-balanced life while building their business, the […]

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Civil War book sales hit bestseller status on Amazon

I only have time for a quick screenshot today, but check it out. Hearty congratulations to Grammarwitch editing client and first-time historical fiction author Terry Pierce, and to Lisa Norman, publisher at Heart Ally Books!

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#1 on Amazon

This indie-published book is knocking it out of the park. It was just released this week; but check out the little orange banner: #1 in Civil War Campaigns & Battlefields History of the US!!! It was also, on the same day #26 in Civil War Campaigns & Battlefields History of the US #704 in Military […]

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Workshop your novel

Ever wish you could get feedback from a real editor? Now you can. Get professional line editing and feedback on 3500 words of your book during this four-week workshop at Lawson Writer's Academy. Learn what to watch out for, how to effectively self-edit, what to expect from working with an editor. You will learn not […]

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Small Business, Big Heart

Book release coming soon... In a world increasingly dominated by corporate greed, it can be difficult to find business, integrity, and compassion hanging out in the same place. But author Paul Wesslund found them, and he wrote a great book about it. Small Business, Big Heart is not your everyday book about starting a business. […]

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Support a Comrade-in-Art!

All sorts of artists are struggling through this current crisis and mining their creativity for inventive ways to stay afloat. Tanya Zabinski's strategy is a win/win/win : Do something good for yourself, support an artist, and be automatically entered in the raffle for a piece of Tanya's thoughtful, inspirational art! From Tanya at Planet Love: […]

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IBPA Winner Tanya Zabinski

Grammarwitch client Tanya Zabinski's book, Peace, Love, Action! Everyday Acts of Goodness From A To Z is a winner of a Silver and Finalist for Gold for The Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award in the category Young Reader-NonFiction (8-12). Although categorized for young readers, Peace, Love, Action! is an amazing wealth of fascinating […]

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The Power of Paradox

My gift to you this morning: feast on these two opening sentences: “Iowa is a fairy tale. “Somewhere between the crumbling bridges, the meth clinics, the jackknifed tractor trailers, the zombie combines steered by satellite, the putrid purgatories for dinner-bound hogs — somewhere among the wannabe novelists and suicidal farmers and drooling cage fighters sponsored […]

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Book Launch!

And great ways to support an indie author and publisher! Over 30 years ago, now-Grammarwitch client and colleague Deleyna Marr had an idea for a story. She had no idea she'd be working on it for this long. Today, Dominion of Darkness is officially available. So this is a story of persistence, belief in yourself, your gifts, […]

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Book Signing at 2019 Kentucky Book Fair!

2019 has been a great year for so many Grammarwitch authors! And this year, not one but TWO of them have been invited to sign their books at the 2019 Kentucky Book Fair on November 16. Nancy Grant will be signing Binge Birding: Twenty Days with Binoculars, a natural history/travel account of her solo birding […]

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Peace, Love, Action!

Tanya Zabinski's beautifully illustrated book for middle grades, Peace, Love, Action!, has been published by Parallax Press's children's imprint, Plum Blossom Books.

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Priceless, timeless writing advice

Some of the best writing advice ever. Especially 1. And 3 and 5. Oh, and 9. I particularly need to remember 9. Really --this is good stuff. # 1 is the only way--the only way--I can write anything meaningful, real, and in my truest voice. Small rabbit trail: I once signed up for a writing […]

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Reckless? Or driven by a divine wind?

Reckless: Foolhardy. Rash. Daredevil. Hell-for-leather. Kamikaze. Yeah, that was me this morning. Reckless. A grammar kamikaze. Impulsive and irresponsible and devil-may-care. So the Collegiate Thesaurus told me, partnering with Merriam-Webster online. Whilst--I love whilst--looking up something on merriam-webster.com, the abridged site that features advertising and is open to anyone, as I do multiple times every […]

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First Native American Poet Laureate

I love poetry, and I've spent too many years not letting myself enjoy it, shoving it aside for insignificant trifles like, oh, I don't know, survival. But everything she says about it resonates powerfully with me. “Joy Harjo has championed the art of poetry—‘soul talk’ as she calls it—for over four decades,” said Librarian of […]

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