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Pen Name Game

There really is a lot to consider, and can be disappointing when you fall in love with the perfect pen name, only to discover that it wouldn’t serve your brand well.

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Central Park Renewed: Replacing Tragedy with Happy

I’ve never looked at the park in the same light. Maybe it’s irrational, but my heart sees the property as soiled or sacred. My husband mentioned that every time we pass by, I murmur, “That’s where my friend was kidnapped by a serial killer.”

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I Published My First Book – Now What?

I published my first book – now what? I ask myself this question quite often, and the answer is always the same: publish more books! It sounds so easy, right? I mean, I have lots of book ideas, characters defined, and a strategically crafted foundation to launch from. Again, so easy, right? No, it is…… Continue reading I Published My First Book – Now What?

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Michigan Author Celebrates Memoir Launch and Gives Back

MIDLAND, Mich., April 25, 2017 – According to the American Society for the Positive Care of Children, more than 58,000 children in the US were sexually abused in 2016. In her memoir, Girl on the Right: Memoir of a Life Upside Down, Tina Truax, a Midland resident, recounts her experience of childhood sexual abuse, ensuing depression, and how she proceeded to build a life of armor.

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Flayed for Readers: A Memoir of Surpassing Survival

Today I am verklempt. My memoir is officially published and available for purchase in both print and electronic formats. I know each chapter by heart, and have flayed myself open for the reading public. I am most proud of the last chapter, “Girl on the Right Defined,” as it is the culmination of the previous…… Continue reading Flayed for Readers: A Memoir of Surpassing Survival