Laina Turner, Author
L.C. Turner, Author

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How to Handle Criticism as an Author
How to Handle Criticism as an Author

One of the hardest things you have to do as a writer is figuring out how to handle criticism as an author. It’s the one thing that freaks the writers I know out the most. Let’s be honest it freaks everyone out. Who likes criticism? NO ONE! I know when I published my first book […]

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5 Ways to Beat a Monday Slump
5 Ways to Beat a Monday Slump

I don’t know about you, but sometimes it’s hard for me to get going on a Monday. Even though I work on the weekends, it’s not as structured as during the week because the kids aren’t in school and we’re running all over the place. So for me, weekends are usually more exhausting than workweeks. […]

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Ari’s Adventure – a Moonshire Bay Clean Small Town Romance
Ari’s Adventure – a Moonshire Bay Clean Small Town Romance

Download this clean, small-town romance now Chapter 1 Ari was so glad the kids were coming home from college soon. Her youngest, Katie, was finishing up her freshman year at Michigan State, and her son, Sam, his junior year at Marquette. It was still hard for her to believe her kids were grown when it […]

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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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