Laina Turner, Author
L.C. Turner, Author

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Biscuits and Bedlam – a Paw Paws Pet Bakery Cozy Mystery Book 1
Biscuits and Bedlam – a Paw Paws Pet Bakery Cozy Mystery Book 1

Chapter 1 I stood in the middle of the room, my hands on my ample hips, gazing around the shop and surveying the results of all my hard work. I tried blowing away an errant blonde curl that had fallen out of my ponytail and into my eyes to no avail, so I reached up, […]

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Why I love a cozy Lifestyle
Why I love a cozy Lifestyle

What does the word cozy mean to you? To me, the word cozy conjures up visions of hot drinks, a warm blanket, and a roaring fire, among other things. As an author, I have gravitated toward writing cozy mysteries and clean, heartfelt romance. I have realized that I find those genres cozy (even if the […]

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My favorite character I’ve written so far
My favorite character I’ve written so far
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Why Are You Doing That?
Why Are You Doing That?

Why Are You Doing That? Why? Why is the sky blue? Why do I have to get up today? Why am I doing this? Why. A simple 3 letter word that can drive us crazy. For instance when my kids were toddlers and asked why every second about things I had no clue how to […]

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Building Your Author Street Team
Building Your Author Street Team

You should start building your author street team before your first book is ever published. As an author having a street team, a tribe, a group of people who love your work is tantamount to your success. For several reasons and not just the obvious. Having a support system in life is important. You want […]

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Have You Tried?
Have You Tried?

Have you ever thought, OH MY GOD I want to do that? I want to travel the world. I want to open my own business. I want to change careers. But then you say, or think to yourself, immediately. I can’t. I can’t because… I don’t have the money. I don’t have the time. I […]

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