The Rush to Fail

"Slow down and smell the roses" may be an old cliché, but it is ever so relevant. You've finished your book, now what? This is the ONE question that determines your fate in the publishing industry:  you only get ONE chance.  Optimize your opportunities. The following is a normal scenario from a new author: I've… Continue reading The Rush to Fail

THE UGLY LITTLE SECRET of PUBLISHING

"Can you make her white?"

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Donate to Dogs

If you're an animal lover, what better way to enjoy the holidays than giving back to those cuddle balls that provide so much love in our lives? #crystalpubs2014 All proceeds from Sparkles goes to animal rescue.  We have donated $1000 to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and we are now working on a… Continue reading Donate to Dogs

Hey, Texas! Want some sports in your stocking?

They were like the toughest football team ever.  In fact, they charged all over us with long lances. Dyson said, "Oh, what'll we do now?" RC said, "I can't catch any of them!" Coach Jenkins said a lot of things. Join Nate for his hilarious commentary on 4th grade athletics--a funny trip down memory lane… Continue reading Hey, Texas! Want some sports in your stocking?