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Carol Burnside is an award-winning author who also writes as Annie Rayburn. Carol is traditionally published in short stories. Annie is e-published and self/Indie published. Her latest release from Red Sage is Bittersweet Obsessions (June, 2011), an erotic romance with light sci-fi and paranormal elements. Learn more about Annie and her “sizzling romance that tugs at your heart” at www.AnnieRayburn.com.

Hurray For Hair Dye!

by Carol Burnside So, I had this hair color dilemma with Cass, my latest heroine in the Sweetwater Springs series . . . In Book 1 (A Suitable Wife), Cass was a secondary character I described as petite and blonde. Somewhere in the years between when I wrote that and the current work (Book 3: […]

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Authors behaving badly

by Carol Burnside These days authors finally have choices. We’re no longer worshiping at the feet of giant conglomerate publishing houses and many of us have little to no need for an agent. We can diversify our career by selling to a traditional publisher, a small house, a digital first publisher, e-only publisher or we […]

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New Release and Giveaway: Her Unexpected Family

Her Unexpected Family by Carol Burnside I’m excited to showcase my latest book release here on PFHT! In writing this post, I realized that what I have here is my letter to the reader, so if you purchase the book, you’ll be seeing it again. Here’s the background on Her Unexpected Family: This story grew […]

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Knee deep

by Carol Burnside I’m knee deep in writing, editing and promo, so I’m going to cheat a little today and share with you a previous post from my personal blog. Occasionally, I feel particularly uninspired, so I’ll check out the WordPress daily prompt or writers challenge for bloggers. Sometimes it strikes a chord, as it […]

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Carol Burnside: Debuting a new series

by Carol Burnside Debuting a new series isn’t for the the disorganized writer unless you have total recall. Let’s just say it’s a really good thing I have a love for spreadsheets and puzzles, especially since the first three books in my Sweetwater Springs series features the Baxter family who, by the end of book three have, […]

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Executing the Plan

by Carol Burnside Last October, I blogged about making career plans for 2014.  In November, I got a head start on that plan by releasing a Free holiday short story romance, Home for Christmas. For this post, I had the perfect follow up: Debut the cover art for A Suitable Wife, my January release. Alas, […]

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