Wrestling An Alligator

Yes, it’s been a while since I blogged, and the fact that it took me six whole months to release Wine Into Water, the next book in the Flynn’s Crossing series, is almost embarrassing.  But you see, I have a great excuse.  I was busy wrestling an alligator.   What, you say?  You didn’t know…

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Being Held Ransom

Me:  Can you come look at this?  It’s locked up my computer.  I’ve done warm and cold boots three times now and it comes back to this same screen. Hubby:  Is your virus protection on? Me:  Yes – and it just did an update an hour ago. Hubby:  (taking off glasses, rubbing forehead, and then…

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Technology Used in Making Videos

Here is part 3 of my series on making videos to extend your author brand.  If you missed the first two parts, you can find them at http://yvonnekohano.com/interesting-overlaps-in-my-life/ (part 1) and http://yvonnekohano.com/more-on-creating-videos/ (part 2). ———— The technologies I’ve used to create my videos are resident within my computer or smartphone.  I use my laptop or…

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More on Creating Videos

Last week, I wrote about the overlaps in different facets of my life particularly around the use of videos to extend brands (http://yvonnekohano.com/interesting-overlaps-in-my-life/).  Here’s more along the same thread. Things I’ve learned about being a ‘talking head’: Make sure the background behind your head is clear of clutter and anything embarrassing. Focus on your head…

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Interesting Overlaps in My Life

There are interesting overlaps in my life these days.  I’m a certified Master Gardener, and as you can imagine, composting is a major topic of discussion for MGs and the public we train.  On that writing side, I work on MG stories for local publications, and sometimes I find my inspiration in the fiction I’m…

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Roxy vs. The Rattler – There are Story Ideas in Everything

Roxy the retriever/hound mix loves snakes.  Specifically, she loves to grab them and whip them around in a frenzy of figure eights, beating them on the ground until pieces start flying off.  Of the snake, that is. Hopefully she’s now decided this is a bad idea.  She tangled with one Friday night and got bit…

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