Laina Turner, Author
L.C. Turner, Author

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Top 5 Steps to Making a Living As An Author
Top 5 Steps to Making a Living As An Author

Hi, I’m so glad you stopped by! Do you like fiction novels? Then you’re in the right place. I not only write them but I also LOVE helping other authors realize their dreams. I now have over 50 fiction books published, not counting the boxed sets. Being an author is seriously the BEST and one […]

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What’s the Worst That Can Happen?
What’s the Worst That Can Happen?

Do you ever stop to think what’s the worst that can happen? Do you find yourself over 40, over 50, over 60 and beyond and feel you have so much more you still want to accomplish? How often do you find yourself not doing something because you’re afraid? Have you ever had a wild and […]

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Necklaces and Nooses, a Presley Thurman Mystery Cozy Mystery: First Chapter Friday
Necklaces and Nooses, a Presley Thurman Mystery Cozy Mystery: First Chapter Friday

Download the cozy mystery now Chapter 1 I can’t believe I am so forgetful. All I wanted to do was go home because I was tired and my feet hurt. But my main concern was that Bella had been left in her crate much longer than I liked, which I didn’t feel was good for […]

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Setting Author Goals to Reach Your Writing Dreams
Setting Author Goals to Reach Your Writing Dreams

It’s the time of year where we reflect on what happened in the previous and get excited about setting new author goals and resolutions. Planner sales skyrocket, people, make vision boards, and we’re all excited about what’s to come. The year ahead has unlimited potential and man we’re going to crush it. We hit Jan […]

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What Inspires Me
What Inspires Me

I came across a similar post the other day, and I enjoyed reading what her inspirations were. So much so that I decided to write my list. As I was writing it, I realized that I don’t always pay attention to the things that do lift me up and give me inspiration. The renewed energy […]

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How to Create Your Self-Publishing Production Schedule
How to Create Your Self-Publishing Production Schedule

What’s on your self-publishing production schedule? I’ve talked before that part of being a professional writer meant you needed to show up every day (thanks, Steven Pressfield). Showing up every day ready to work your tail off means you need a plan. You need a self-publishing production schedule. You also must hold yourself accountable. Unless […]

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