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About tanyahessbooks

I'm an accountant with aspirations of becoming a professional writer, veterinarian, or pretty much anything that has nothing to do with accounting. Vet school's too hard to get into, and I like making up stories, so I'm working on the professional writer angle. I live on a 200 acre farm with my 3 horses, 2 dogs, 10 chickens, 2 sheep, a cat...oh, and 2 children and my very supportive husband who has promised he'll be first in line to buy a movie ticket when my first novel becomes a block buster movie.

Wow, so much for upping my marketing game!

OK, so New Year’s resolutions don’t always work. Seeing I planned back in January to up my marketing game and I couldn’t even get  blog post written before November, I think we can call that one a fail. On a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I can’t believe another year has come and gone. I also can’t believe how long it’s been since my last blog post! The good thing is that instead of blogging I’ve actually been writing 🙂 And last night, just before … Continue reading

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Jesse’s Place is ready to order

Wow, I can’t believe it! My second book is finished. I wrote, re-wrote, read, re-read, re-re-read, edited and made it available to buy. It’s exciting, and scary, and I’m sure I missed some stuff I should have fixed before I … Continue reading

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A New Day

It feels a bit odd today, after spending so much time working on my website and MailChimp campaigns and Facebook posts and setting up pre-sales for Jesse’s Place, re-reading Jesse’s Place for content and final edits, and all the other stuff that … Continue reading

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Another step complete

One more step has been completed in my goal of being able to write full time.  Today I finished my website and figured out how to put in a link back to the site on my blog – check out the ‘website’ link … Continue reading

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The long and winding road

Wow. I’ve finally found a bit of time to work on my book marketing, website development, updating covers, setting up a Mailchimp account so I can start a mail list to advise my 4 fans that my new book is coming … Continue reading

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The wait

Well my book has been loaded, published and added to the premium catalogue. The Facebook page is up, my blog is being updated a bit more consistently, and I updated my Linked-In profile. So far I have sold 2 copies … Continue reading

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