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Path to Publication

Rebecca Gernon, the author of Amy Signs, gives the Westbank Southern Christian Writers Guild eighteen tips to navigate the path to traditional publishing.

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Faith, Angels, Miracles and a Catfish

Rod, my husband, and I arrived late. Exhibitor’s Row at the Louisiana Book Festival was already filled with people. Last year, the festival started at 9 am. The winds were strong; temperature set at freezing and scarcely a soul on … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Words: Rebecca Gernon

Rebecca Gernon reads from Amy Signs, her joint memoir with her daughter Amy Willman, at the Celebration of Words sponsored by the North Shore Literary Society and hosted by the Mandeville Barnes and Nobles.

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An Almost Perfect Day

The weather man had said 70’s. He was wrong. I looked at the overcast sky and shivered, felt more like 50’s. I walked to my shared table on Exhibitors Row at the Louisiana Book Fest thankful I had brought my … Continue reading

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How Did I Miss “That”

A friend sent me an email about a regional book festival looking for authors to sell their books. I skimmed through the email. Sounded promising. No charge for the table. Last year, 900 attended. I sent an inquiry thinking I … Continue reading

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Lessons in Marketing

I was a last minute addition to the author readings sponsored by the North Shore Literary Society (NLS). Somehow the bookstore was able to obtain the last four copies at Ingram in time for the event. NLS had been gracious … Continue reading

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Treasured Forever

I open an email from Bent Pages Bookstore, a sponsor of the Jambalaya Writers Conference and read, “Can you bring books. The distributor canceled our order.” At first the message did not register. I read it again. Unbelievable! At last, … Continue reading

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