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My 2015 A to Z Theme Reveal!

March 23, 2015
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My 2015 A to Z Theme Reveal!

What is the April A to Z Blog Challenge? Each April, people from all over the world participate in the April A to Z blog challenge, and you can too. It’s a lot of fun and it’s a great way to meet other bloggers. To play along, all you do is make a blog post…

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Tui Snider: Interviews, Events, & Appearances

March 5, 2015
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Tui Snider: Interviews, Events, & Appearances

Tui Snider’s Interviews, Events, & Appearances Check out this page periodically to see what I’m up to, including interviews, speaking engagements, book signings, and other fun events! If you know of an upcoming paranormal, writing, or travel-themed events you think I should attend or speak…

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Fresh Donuts, with a Side of Misogyny

June 9, 2014
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Fresh Donuts, with a Side of Misogyny

Bite Size Memoir: First Jobs Although I can laugh about it now, it is with slight trepidation that I reveal my response to Lisa Reiter’s Bite Size Memoir Prompt for this week. For years, I was so ashamed of this incident. After all, I didn’t…

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30 Day Book Marketing Challenge: It’s Just Beginning!

June 6, 2014
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30 Day Book Marketing Challenge: It’s Just Beginning!

Now is when the fun begins! This post is supposed to concisely present a few tidbits I learned from the 30 Day Book Marketing Challenge. Frankly, I am too overwhelmed to to do so! Am I the only one who feels like they just gorged…

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My Crack Hamster & To Do List Epiphany

June 4, 2014
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My recent epiphany about to-do lists! (photo & graphic by Tui Snider)

ROW80 & IWSG Check-ins Like windshield wipers that suddenly sync up, today is both a ROW80 and an IWSG (Insecure Writers Support Group) check-in date. Whee! I’ll start with IWSG: IWSG – Much To Do Lists About Nothing I love to do lists. They help…

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Memoir Mondays & a Blog Hop for Non-Fiction

June 2, 2014
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Camping by the lake is divine! (photo by Tui Snider)

This Week’s #BiteSizeMemoir Prompt: Camping THE PLAN: I intended to spend the week reading books, swimming, stargazing, and sailing our little 12 foot boat. My sister had a tan to perfect, and fish to catch. My parents, I’m sure, simply wanted to relax. THE DISASTER:…

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Deep Creek Cemetery in Boyd, Texas: From Pioneers & Comanches to Mickey Mouse & Folk Ballet

May 30, 2014
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Historic Deep Creek Cemetery in Boyd, Texas (photo by Tui Snider)

Researching Paranormal Texas My husband, Larry, and I recently visited a secluded and well-kept graveyard called Deep Creek Cemetery. We’ve been visiting a lot of historic cemeteries as research for my upcoming travel guide Paranormal Texas: Your Guide to Real Ghost Hunters & Haunted Places…

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Memorial Day’s Surprising Origins

May 26, 2014
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Children placing flags on the veteran's graves in Weatherford, Texas

Memorial Day’s Surprising Origins Did you know that Memorial Day began as a remembrance for Union soldiers who lost their lives in the American Civil War (1861-1865)? After World War I, this federal holiday was changed to honor all men and women who lost their…

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Bite Size Memoir: Fairies & Magic

May 22, 2014
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Bite Size Memoir: Fairies & Magic

What is Bite Size Memoir? Bite Size Memoir is a new writing project created by Lisa Reiter. Here’s how she describes it: Bite size memoir is designed to help anyone record some personal memoir in small manageable bites. There’s a prompt every week and some…

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