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2208, 2017

Why Are Reviews Important?

By | August 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Why Are Reviews Important?

Did you know that reviews help an author’s book become visible? According to Amazon, “General consumer data on how popular your item is will influence search result relevance.” In other words, the more reviews there are, the further up in

608, 2017

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

By | August 6th, 2017|Comments Off on What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Whew this summer has been a whirlwind. It started in Mid-may when I had the honor of speaking at the Nicholas P. Sims Library in Waxahachie, Texas. It was such a pleasure to meet this group of readers and writers.

508, 2017

Hickville Redemption Review

By | August 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Hickville Redemption Review

Hey everybody, the first review of Hickville Redemption was posted on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2074490770?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1 Check out the Book Alert 101 blog! https://bookalert101.wordpress.com/2017/08/04/review-hickville-redemption-by-mary-karlik/  

405, 2017

Trust the Path

By | May 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Trust the Path

     I am so grateful to be a full time writer. This is my third month and I guess you could say the honeymoon phase was short. Being able to write all day instead of 2 hours in the wee

2712, 2016

My 2 cents on 2016

By | December 27th, 2016|1 Comment

I see posts and hear talk about how 2016 has been worse than other years and I just don’t buy it. The world has always been a scary place and celebrities have always passed away. The coming new year offers

1506, 2016

Is There a Place for Fiction in a Scary World?

By | June 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Is There a Place for Fiction in a Scary World?

Do you feel guilty for reading or for watching a comedy while so many are needlessly suffering? These horrific events can leave one rocking alone in the dark wondering how this world has gone so mad. I've worked in healthcare for