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Understanding Cemetery Symbols – Interviews, News & Reviews!

Understanding Cemetery Symbols – book release August 19th! After a lifetime of exploring historic graveyards and several years of earnest research, I’m releasing Understanding Cemetery Symbols: A Field Guide for Historic Graveyards on August 19th, 2017. Hooray! Interviews, Reviews & News for Understanding Cemetery Symbols: As interviews happen and reviews roll in for my new book,Understanding Cemetery Symbols , I’ll share them on this page. Here’s what’s happened, so far: Dear Texas Radio Special Authors Marketing with Tui Snider Click the link above to hear my interview on Dear Texas Radio. It was fun! (If you like it, please give it a thumbs up on YouTube.)…

How to Identify Different US Military Headstones in Historic Cemeteries

Different Types of US Military Headstones Since many of us visit cemeteries over Memorial Day Weekend to honor those who gave their lives serving our country, I’m sharing an excerpt from my upcoming book Understanding Cemetery Symbols about how to identify different types of US military headstones. You may also wish to learn: Memorial Day’s Surprising Origins. (Will you be setting your alarm for 3 p.m. on Memorial Day? I will!) Also, if you would like a FREE copy of my book, Understanding Cemetery Symbols, then consider joining my Launch Team. Details are here: Want to Join My Launch Team? Yesterday…

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Understanding Cemetery Symbols – book release this summer! After a lifetime of exploring historic graveyards and several years of earnest research, I’m finally releasing my cemetery symbols book. Hooray! The book is called Understanding Cemetery Symbols: A Field Guide for Historic Graveyards. As you can see from the image below, it has two companion workbooks to go along with it. I don’t have the exact release date, but I’m aiming for mid-August. I am so excited! I could use some help! You know the saying “it takes a village to raise a child”? It’s the same with releasing a book! Despite my…

30 Day Book Marketing Challenge: It’s Just Beginning!

Now is when the fun begins! This post is supposed to concisely present a few tidbits I learned from the 30 Day Book Marketing Challenge. Frankly, I am too overwhelmed to to do so! Am I the only one who feels like they just gorged themselves at an info-buffet? Phew! I tell ya, the last few weeks were like Thanksgiving for the brain. I need to plop on the couch for a bit and digest all the things we’ve learned. I’m not complaining, though, because now is when the fun really begins! Now is when we get to implement all the…

Unexpected Texas Book Signing – You’re Invited!

Book Signing this Saturday I’ve got good news for my Row80 writing check-in! This Saturday, March 29, 2014 I will be in downtown Fort Worth, Texas with paperbacks of Unexpected Texas in hand, ready to sign and sell. The venue is a funky furniture shop called There’s No Place Like Home (855 Foch St, Fort Worth, TX 76107), and I will be there from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. If you are in the Dallas – Fort Worth area, I hope you will swing by and say hi! This Saturday is perfect for a book signing, since it’s also the…

Unexpected Texas Update: Prize Winners & #1 on Amazon

My Row80 & Unexpected Texas Update On March 2, 2014 I officially released my quirky travel guide Unexpected Texas on Amazon as both a paperback and Kindle version. For the next 8 days, Unexpected Texas toured the web on a whirlwind book release blog tour. A variety of interviews and reviews appeared on the following blogs to help promote my book. It was so much fun! #UnexTex Blog Tour Prize Winners The book blog tour for Unexpected Texas was a blast! I learned a lot, had fun, and made some great contacts. Today, I’m pleased to announce the winners for…

Self Publishing a Quirky Texas Travel Guide in 2014

From the A to Z Challenge to Writing a Book Back in April of 2013, at the urging of my dear friend and fabulous creativity cheerleader Morgan Dragonwillow, I took the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. For my A to Z Blogging Challenge theme, I chose “quirky Texas” since I knew I could fill up a couple of alphabet’s worth describing all the quirky travel destinations and unusual history I find here in the Dallas – Fort Worth area. What surprised me, however, was the strong response I got to these posts. Comments from non-Texans were mainly along the…