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Award-Winning educational Children's Books and exciting chapter books for ages 8+

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Kathleen's Graphics, websites and graphic design services for companies and authors.

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Erin Go Bragh Publishing a small publisher of educational books for children and adults.

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CHRISTIAN

God has blessed me with these talents and I want to share His gifts with others.

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Writing Prompt! “He was my childhood friend…”

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Okay fellow writers, here is another writing prompt – lets see where this one can go! Comment below. “He was my childhood friend…” I grew up with him. We had done everything together. I thought of him more like a brother and never once considered the what if… after a kiss like that. But here […]

New websites, pictures, e-store!

New websites, pictures, e-store!

I am so excited to announce that after many weeks of learning a new technology, incorporating e-commerce store functionality and moving my content – I now have a mobile-friendly, more modern and up to date website for Kathleen Books. Go check it out now! www.KathleensBooks.com   Also, you may be noticing that my BLOG has changed significantly! […]

Submitting your manuscript to a publisher

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You are in! A traditional publisher has accepted your query submission and wants to read your manuscript – excellent. As with every other step though, you must do this right. Read their submission form carefully. If they want an electronic version, don’t mail them a paper version. What are some of the guidelines? If they […]

Have you written a book and now want to publish it?

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Do you know what to do first? Lets skip the basics – write the book – edit the book – reedit the book and jump right into traditional publishing as a first step. Traditional Publishing: No matter what – you want to start here. While the rejection letters can be quite defeating, and can pile […]

I am not home

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There is a song by a Christian group called Building429. The song is called “Where I Belong” and I love singing with it on my way to or from tradeshows every weekend. My favorite verse is “I’m not home yet”. This song is upbeat and fun. It reminds me no matter what kind of day […]

Happy Mother’s Day to all women

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Whether you are a mother, step mom or mother-in-law… Aunt, sister, grandma, wannabe mom, expectant mom, dog or cat mom , foster mom or left behind mom, happy mothers day to you. May the beauty of today’s sun shine on you. The aroma of nearby flowers fill you and the love of anyone around you […]

Do I matter?

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The other day I was revisiting old pictures of my late dog Smurphy and I came across a few that took me aback. Pictures that, by themselves wouldn’t have had any significant meaning – were reminders of past sighs and disappointments. You see our entertainment system cycles through hundreds of family pictures and whenever I […]

Electrical Faith

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So last week our pastor did a sermon that at one point connected electricity to faith. She gave a few examples that definitely got my creative juices flowing. So I wanted to share some of what she said and a bit of some I came up with. Electricity You can’t really see it. You don’t […]

I write too much!

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I know that when I respond to a one question email with a three paragraph answer; I write too much. I’ve learned that when I create content for a website, bullet points are better than paragraphs. I believe that most people don’t read that much, they skim the details and scan for the answer. It’s […]

Hamilton Troll Gifts!!!

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Okay world – you asked for it – now you can get it… Hamilton Troll Products Toothbrush Holder Night Light Pillow T-shirts Lunch Box Soap Dispenser Table Lamp Blankets Hats Magnets Bath Mats Posters Puzzles Drink Mugs Greeting Cards  If you see something you want, ask me. If you have a favorite Hamilton Troll book picture, […]

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