The One Button That Will Change Your Life For The Better

I have found it, the one button online that will change your life for the better with one click! Seriously, DO try this at home. I did, and I’m telling ya, it works. Continue reading

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Weighty Matters and Personal Joy

Where do we find our personal joy? This question was brought to the forefront of my mind today, and so I’m discussing some weighty matters about it here.

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I’ve Become “That” Woman

Holy cats, y’all, I realized yesterday that despite my best efforts I have become “that” woman. And by “that” I mean someone that yells at the television. I know, right? I mean, they don’t listen to me anyway, so why waste time yelling? (I’d just like to point out that numerous sports teams would have won games if they’d just listened to me when I yelled at them through the television, but nooo. They just kept running three downs and punting.) Continue reading

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I’m Making a List…Of Food

Before I tell you about my list, I want to let you know that I’ll be hosting some fantastic giveaways beginning in January! For six months I’ll have some wonderful gift baskets, gift cards, and other cool things I’ve picked up and saved to give out, and there will be three winners each month. These giveaways are only for subscribers to my newsletter, so if you want to be in the running to win some sweet items sign up for the newsletter at this link: You’ll get a free e-copy of Sister Golden Hair when you sign up, so the freebies start right then!

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I’m Glad My Bra Isn’t Like My Friends

I can count on my bra for support. When it comes to my books and my business, my friends (and the majority of my family) are elastic that’s been through the wash too many times. No support. None. And it’s not just me. This seems to be endemic among authors, artists, musicians, small business owners, and anyone who isn’t a celebrity. That sucks. Continue reading

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Staying Nice In The Face of Ugliness

Staying nice even when everything around you is ugly isn’t the easiest thing in the world. And it seems like the majority of people have decided it’s just too hard to implement being nice when faced with criticism. I made a vow a couple of months ago that I would be nice no matter what. And yes, it’s been hard. And yes, I’ve slipped up a couple of times, because returning ugly for ugly gets to be a habit, and it becomes ingrained when it’s every-freakin’-where you look. But I pick myself up when I fall, dust myself off, and determine to be nice. And I’ve noticed that my incidents of being nice are now starting to outweigh my bouts of returning the ugly. Continue reading

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Just a Few Tantalizing Tidbits For You

Just a few tantalizing tidbits for you today!

Tidbit #1:

Heart of GoldHeart of Gold by Juli Page Morgan has made its debut and is doing splendidly, thanks to you! I appreciate so much all of you who’ve bought the book, and your kind words just make my day! If you’d like to leave a review at your favorite online retailer or Goodreads, that would be lovely. If you’d prefer not to, that’s lovely, too. Whatever you’re comfortable with is always best.

If you’ve not yet subscribed to my newsletter, I’d like to urge you to sign up because there’s always exclusive content in each one that you can’t find anywhere else.  Continue reading

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Surprise Release! The Paperback Is Out!

Imagine my surprise when I found out the paperback edition of Heart of Gold released five full days before the ebook! But I’ve stopped trying to figure out what retailers are up to, and just roll with it. 😉

If you’d like the print edition, it’s $11.99 USD, and if you have Amazon Prime you get free shipping. Just click here.

Enjoy! It’s so pretty!

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Rock Fiction Primer, Part Two: Aircraft

This is Part Two of a (majorly delayed) series I’ve entitled Rock Fiction Primer. I’ve read some head-clutchingly inaccurate descriptions of some of the basics of the world of rock ‘n roll in recent fiction, so I thought I’d give you a peek at what some of it’s really like. I’ll be covering the tour bus, custom jets, backstage, the itinerary, and the crew. If there are any subjects about rock bands (on tour or not) you’d like to know more about, just shout out in the comments.

When Heart of Gold is released this coming Tuesday, you’ll catch some action that occurs in the aircraft Illicit hired to ferry them around on their Romancing My Stones tour. While the majority of rock bands don’t spring for the big V.I.P. jet like Illicit, some of the biggest ones will. (And Illicit is, in my books, the hottest rock band on the planet, and the most successful, so yes, they’re gonna go for the big plane.) There are a lot of options for charter jets used by bands, so let’s take a peek at some of them. Continue reading

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The Joy of a Great Story

I’d like you to go back and re-read the post title again—The Joy of a Great Story. You’ll notice I didn’t say a great book. There’s a reason. Sometimes the best stories are in books that, for whatever reason, aren’t judged by the literati to be “great.” (As an aside, I’d like to go on record as saying that I think the literati don’t know shit from shinola when it comes to which books are “great” or not.) Continue reading

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