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Fantastic reviews for Age of Secrets!

Buy your copy here! Reviews are coming in for Age of Secrets, book #8 in The Druid’s Brooch Series The latest is from the April 2020 issue of InD’Tale Magazine, giving Age of Secrets 4.5 stars out of 5, and

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Coronovirus tax stimulus

Hey, everyone! You know those stimulus payments we’re all supposed to get? (putting on CPA hat) PLEASE understand that these are pre-funds. Just like the 2009 stimulus package, the money sent to you represent your own taxes. You’re just getting

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Optimism during a Pandemic

My name is Christy, and I am an optimist. . Usually, this is a good thing. I keep my smile when other people are sad, help them to see the brighter side of things, and get them laughing with a

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Age of Secrets, Book #8 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now LIVE! . Fingin has no drive in his life until he finds a half-drowned dog who becomes his best friend. That friend leads him to a cottage where

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Contest! Win 3 months of Audible and books as well!

Win a Subscription to AUDIBLE! (2) Winners of Three-Month Audible Subscriptions Plus various audio and paperback book winners (randomly selected) (randomly selected)

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Author Newsletters

Author Newsletter   WHY? – To create a relationship with your readers and build a fanbase   Platforms: Each one has its own costs and pros/cons. Check each one’s details for which one works best for you. Shifting from one

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Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block By Christy Nicholas   What is it?   Wikipedia defines Writer’s Block as a condition, primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work or experiences a creative slowdown. Some authors experience

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Today I Learned That Not Everyone Has An Internal Monologue And It Has Ruined My Day.

Originally posted on Inside My Mind:
My day was completely ruined yesterday when I stumbled upon a fun fact that absolutely obliterated my mind. I saw this tweet yesterday that said that not everyone has an internal monologue in their…

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My Decade in Retrospect

Ten years can be a very long time. . in 2010, I had just left Florida. I lived in Florida from the age of 8 through the age of 39, 31 years of warm winters and sweltering summers. I’d lived

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A Conversation with Melora Johnson, author of Earthbound

Today, I am hosting a fantastic newly published author, Melora Johnson! Her first novel is being published on January 15th, 2020 by Tirgearr Publishing.   Click here!   Thank You I’d like to start by thanking Christy for hosting me

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Bullying and Microaggressions

Many people have gone through hell in their childhoods. I wasn’t one of them.   Don’t get me wrong. I grew up poor enough that we had tuna fish salad for dinner way too often. All my new clothes were

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Dear Men: So you think you want a ‘strong, independent woman’

via Dear Men: So you think you want a ‘strong, independent woman’

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Smashwords sale!

Smashwords sale!    #SALE #COMINGSOON Tirgearr Publishing will host our annual Holiday Sale. Most books 50% off, books starting at 99c/p…some free! This sale is hosted through #Smashwords from 25 December and through 1 January. Simply log into our website and chose your

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Age of Secrets (Druid’s Brooch #8) is on pre-order!

Age of Secrets, Book #8 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now on pre-order! . Release date is March 11, 2020. . Fingin has no drive in his life until he finds a half-drowned dog who becomes his best friend.

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Winter Wonderland Giveaway!

  Hello My Awesome Readers,   The Night Owl Romance Winter Wonderland online reader scavenger hunt ($500+ in Prizes) event is here! Enter between Dec 5th and the 19th.   I’ve teamed up with Night Owl Romance and other authors

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Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. is on audiobook

Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. is now available at Audible! It will be available on other platforms soon, but you can get your copy here! Audible Link    

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Contest for audiobooks!

Win a Subscription to AUDIBLE! (2) Winners of Three-Month Audible Subscriptions Plus various audio and paperback book winners (randomly selected) (randomly selected)  

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Short Stories winning!

While I’ve written two travel guides, fourteen novels, and one novella, I’d never written many short stories. These past two years, however, I’ve worked on that.   I’ve written about a dozen short stories now, and one, Bluebells, has been

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Snippet Thursday – Saoirse’s Folly

#SnippetThursday #SaoirsesFolly Gripping the vial tight in her fist, she walked back out to the kitchen. Seamus had started the kettle for tea, almost as if this were a normal visit. Saoirse placed the vial on the table, mended after her

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Review on Age of Saints from Historical Novel Society

Have a look at the lovely new review from Anna Bennett at the Historical Novel Society! Sixth-century Ireland springs to life in Christy Nicholas’ Age of Saints, a tapestry of historical detail woven with Irish fairy tales and folklore. Conall is

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