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Harlie Williams

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Goodbye 2014! Hello 2015!

Riggins

Okay, I admit that I'm not the chatty author.  I don't talk about my writing, my book, sales, how to promote myself or even about my publisher.  Being a review site owner has taken too much of my writing time and effort over the last two years.  Yes, my book, The Couple is two years old.  I didn't…

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2014 in review for the blog!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here's an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,900 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 48 trips to carry that many people.

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Happy Holidays!

cupcake display

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas!

Even if you don't celebrate, have a great day and see you in 2015!

 

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Thoughts on Twitter

Information on one of my WIPs

This is going to be a powder keg post.  Most authors LOVE Twitter but I don't.  I find it cliquish, confusing and way too fast for me to keep up with.  I only use it for blogging.  I know that there are certain publishers that only use Twitter to communicate with their readers and I cry foul on th…

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Wondering Thoughts on Facebook w/e October 3, 2014

Excited Student With A Composition Book

So I know that I'm not the best author blogger.  I do have a life and review site to keep up with but I'm going to try this out every Sunday.  My thoughts on what I've read or seen on Facebook.  I'm not much of a Twitter person.  In fact I'm impaired in that area so I'll talk about what I've seen …

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Happy 4th of July!

Colorful Fireworks

 

 HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!


Stay safe!


kyle_chandler


*sigh*


Riggins


Taylor is just the bomb!

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What Harlie's Summer Plans are or not

 

[caption id="attachment_41" align="aligncenter" width="180"]Please? Please?[/caption]

 

*reposted from Sweet N Sexy Divas*

 

I'm so boring right now.  Between baseball games/practice, getting my 3rd grader to not have an anxiety attack over a state mandated test and life in general...yes, I'm bor…

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Happy Easter!

Foil Wrapped Easter Eggs

 

I'm in Dallas celebrating with my family!  Hope you find all of your eggs!

 

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Happy Birthday to Me! Woot!

happy birthday cake

Yikes, I'm 47 years old today.  Shocker to most people.  When I tell people how old am I, they assume I'm much younger.  I haven't been married  10 years yet and our son is 8-year-old 3rd grader.  What can I say?  I married and had my son late in my 30's.  I waited or I should say, my husband wait…

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Happy New Year!

happy new year HW

 

I picked this graphic because this is my motto for 2015.  I've been so down this past year and have had so much negative in my life that dammit, I will believe in myself and achieve my goals.

 

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Happy Christmas and Merry New Year!

Branding Myself...finally!

oklahoma_soonersAs most people know or don't know about me, I was born in the great state of Oklahoma.  Boomer Sooner baby!  I know, people actually think that I'm from Texas but I'm not.  I bleed Sooner Red, not Teasipping burnt orange.  It was drilled in my head from the cradle that the Texas Longhorns are the de…

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Goodreads Update - O.M.G. Stats

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Okay, I can be completely stupid sometimes.  I know, shocking but I was cruising Goodreads last night and look what I found:

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Basically, I'm now #251 out of #512 in the Listopia of Best New Author Books.  Okay, didn't know this existed and Holy Cow!!!  The reviews have been very …

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Updates and sorry for the MIA

I'm sorry that I've been MIA lately.  Its been a difficult year so far for me on the writing front.  My debut (in my mind) bombed.  Yes, I've written about promoting my debut, the troubles that I have had with getting reviews, being taken seriously...blah, blah, blah.  Well guess what?  There has be…

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Determination to the Tenth Degree

Determination to the Tenth Degree.

via Determination to the Tenth Degree.

 

I think she read my post from last week.  Eek...

 

I'm embarrassed now but what she has to say makes sense.  Just don't want to come off as a Promo Wo in social media.  :)

 

Later,

 

Harlie Williams

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Quality in E-Publishing

Quality in E-Publishing.

via Quality in E-Publishing.

 

Great post about the quality of editing with publishers from Jill Noble.

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New Years Goals and Ponderings...

Six Sentence Sunday

Wow, do I wish it were Spring.  Its cold and rainy in my part of Texas.  I would like to see the sun soon.  I hope that everyone had a great holiday season.  Now, the cold hard truth of the new year is upon us.  I've taken some stock in my life and here's what I've come up with, so bear with me.…

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I have ARC copies!

Coach Taylor!

Coach Taylor would like to make an announcement, so pay close attention.

Harlie has ARC copies of her debut short out now.  Of course, I don't have a clue what that is but Tammy and the other teachers are VERY excited.  Seems they can't wait to read it.  *shakes head*  I don't think I will ever f…

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Writing the Query Letter------UGH!


This is me at the moment. Ugh! Okay, I'm not blond but I do have green eyes.  :)  Trying to write a query letter. Okay, okay...why a query letter? Well, I have two stories that the synopsis done and one story has the first three chapters done. I'm looking to query submissions on both of them to two…

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What am I doing wrong here?

 

 

Coach Taylor really needs to give me a good motivational speech.  Over the last couple of weeks, I've been kicked, pointed at, laughed at and generally ignored in the romance community as a writer.  I really don't think people realize that I do have a book coming out next month.  I'm in auth…

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