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My Article in Quillette Magazine: Art, Commerce, and Vision

Quillette Magazine published my article on why artists aren’t necessarily leftist: “Art, Commerce, and Vision.” If you don’t know Quillette, check it out! It’s an online platform for free speech. Here’s what I wrote my friends: I am delighted to send you my article on Quillette Magazine. It’s about why […]

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The Doctor As Entrepreneur

The Doctor As Entrepreneur Medical technology is changing every day, advancing at an unprecedented rate. Inventions like contact lens that measure blood sugar, and other wearable technologies, are in the works. Within a decade, it’s likely that people will be able to assemble health information easily, without the need for […]

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BookGorilla and Kindle Nation Daily: Excellent Promotion

BookGorilla brings free or deeply discounted books to readers via an online subscription service. As an independent author and the publisher of a small press, I am always, eternally, and forever looking for ways to market and promote my books. It’s an essential part of the job. I do marketing […]

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BROKEN on SALE via BookGorilla promotions

FOR A LIMITED TIME, Traci L. Slatton’s BROKEN on sale for $0.99!! Get while it’s hot! Free Kindle Nation Shorts a free reader’s service from Kindle Nation Daily April 21, 2015 An excerpt from Traci L. Slatton’s BROKEN Paris, 1939-1942. A fallen angel who has taken the form of a beautiful woman […]

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The Business of Independent Publishing

Regarding the business of independent publishing: A few months ago, I received a polite email from Professor John Maxwell of Simon Fraser University. Some of his students had come to him. Between the covers of the text he had ordered for his graduate class on publishing, The Content Machine by […]

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Letter to Senators Gillibrand and Schumer re the Leahy Bill

Nov 19, 2010 Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Russell Senate Office Building, Room 478 Constitution and Delaware Avenues, NE Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator Gillibrand, I am deeply concerned that Sen. Leahy’s Food Safety Accountability Act of 2010 (S. 3767) may be included in or attached to the Food Safety Bill (S. […]

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Post Modern Irony isn’t worth the toilet paper to wipe it off our collective tushie…

Post Modern Irony isn’t worth the toilet paper to wipe it off our collective tushie… A sub-title could be, “How to make money off people who are afraid to appear stupid.” There is an art movement afoot. It is a movement to bring back values to art. It is a […]

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Hoisted on My Own Petard

During one of my blogtalk radio interviews to promote IMMORTAL, I spoke about publishing houses and writers and the need for the two to find a common ground. Today that interviewer contacted me, asking if she could use some quotes she had culled from the interview. Sure, I said. It […]

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Eat almonds & avoid corn syrup

Nothing in this post is intended to diagnose or treat disease. I am not a medical doctor and this blog contains personal opinions. I have to make some sort of disclaimer because the FDA, which is a shill for the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech companies, and so protects their profits […]

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Traci L. Slatton is the international bestselling author of historical, paranormal, and romantic novels.