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My First Book, ‘Magic Carpet Seduction,’ Now Available…Come Enjoy the Ride!

Front cover of Magic Carpet Seduction

Finally—after what feels like forever—my first book, ‘Magic Carpet Seduction,’ has been published and is now available on Amazon. Yay! It’s been a long road getting here. I can’t even remember when I began the book. And the crazy journey it’s been will be the subject of another post. For now, I’d simply like to…

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Choosing a Back Cover Blurb for My Travel Memoir–Can You Help?

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It’s time to choose a back cover blurb for my book, a collection of travel tales, which is almost ready to be published (in late March, I think). Yay! But it’s a tough decision. That’s why I need your help… Giving Away Two Free Books To show my appreciation for your interest/assistance, I’ll be giving…

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Choosing a Cover for My Travel Memoir…Can You Help?

Want to win a free copy of my soon-to-be published book? Please keep reading and help me choose a cover image and title/subtitle combo! Finally Finished! First, I want to tell you how happy I am to be finished with the book, a travel memoir; the final major and minor edits are done. Yay! Now…

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Best ‘Rides’ of 2011—and an Awesome Itinerary for 2012!

It’s been another fantastic year over on the Chickybus–a wilder ride than back in 2010. Lots of great travel, some important goals accomplished and ongoing engagement with you, the ‘passengers’/readers. I thank you for joining me here on the bus–and truly appreciate your continued readership! Before we look ahead at 2012, let’s look back at…

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Finished Writing My Book! What’s It About and What’s Next?

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I have some exciting news that I’m thrilled to finally be sharing with you. I recently finished writing my travel memoirs—a collection of stories about my journeys on 5 continents around the world over the past 11 years! What It’s About The book is about my trips off the beaten path and in the moment,…

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My 2011 Summer Trip: Decision/Mystery Location Revealed

For about a month or so, I was strongly considering a trip to Indonesia this summer. It had been on Top 5 list for a while and a friend of mine was possibly going to join me. After a trial run and settling on separate travel initially plus meeting up in Bali later, she decided (for health/financial reasons) not to take the trip.

I still wanted/planned to go, however. I even made contact with an English teacher in Sumatra and was possibly going to stay with her and volunteer teach and then travel around, ending the trip in Bali. It sounded just right…

Decision Followed by Hesitation…

photo © 2011 Glenn Carter | more info (via: Wylio)

But every time I went to hit the ‘purchase ticket’ button, I hesitated. I began to wonder if it was fear (of earthquakes since the Japan situation shook me up) or something else.

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