by Anne R. Allen “The one with the biggest email list wins” is the current mantra of pretty much every book marketer on the planet. The author newsletter is supposed to be the most important weapon in your book marketing arsenal. Marketing experts tell authors their #1 goal should be to collect as many email […]

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Spending a relaxing long weekend at Burrill Lake only 10 minutes from home painting sparrows on the fence. Used Saunders Waterford CP and really like it with my mixed media of watercolour with some ink, gouache and conte crayon. 10.5″ x 7.5″

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