Learning Dog Tricks Made Me a Calmer Person

Writer, Cindy Zikmund talks about the words, “leave it”, and how they can be of benefit in our life. While practicing the dog trick, Leave It, with my five-year old pup, I unexpectedly learned to regulate my own impulsive reactions and it couldn’t have come at a better time.  During a live internet broadcast aboutContinue reading “Learning Dog Tricks Made Me a Calmer Person”

Audiobooks Sell

An insight into the production and marketing surrounding audiobooks from guest bloggers Marcia and Jory Rosen. The audiobook market is one of the fastest-growing segments of the publishing industry. According to the Audio Publishers Association, it grew an estimated 24.5% from 2017 to 2018.This included self-published authors and small publishers who access numerous marketing actionsContinue reading “Audiobooks Sell”

Lynn Downey

In her latest blog, For Your Holiday Table: “Cowboy in a Sack”, Women Writing the West member, Lynn Downey, shares some interesting tidbits she uncovered while doing research for her next book (March 2022). Read more about her findings and maybe add an old-fashioned culinary dish to your holiday festivities. Let us know how itContinue reading “Lynn Downey”

J.v.L. Bell Guest Blog

The Sandhill Cranes of Kearney, Nebraska When pioneers crossed the Great Plains in their wagon trains, were they awoken by screams and by a sky dark with birds? In the evening, did they hear noises on the Platte River and wonder what new terror was approaching? After visiting the Sandhill Cranes in Kearney, Nebraska, I’veContinue reading “J.v.L. Bell Guest Blog”