Books, blogs and podcasts — oh my!

Kimberley Payne
Sep 26 · 3 min read
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Almost 3 years ago, my family packed up our home and moved an hour north.

In the process, I had to say goodbye to my built-in bookshelves and reduce my personal library from seven full shelves to only three!

But it had to be done. I had to evaluate each book individually to determine if it would make the cut.

The most valuable books I kept included those written by authors I personally know including:

I’ve got a number of anthologies including:

Books I’ve referenced a number of times include:

I’ve bookmarked websites from:

I love to listen to podcasts as I putter around the house. The bonus is that they are free and can be listened to repeatedly.

Podcasts I recommend include:

Although Facebook can be a time thief, there are worthwhile groups to join

I host a Facebook group called, Writer Helps, and post current information about upcoming writer’s contests, conferences, and books. If you’re on Facebook you’re invited to join and keep informed.

I also host a blog called Author Resources for Success. I’ve created specific tabs to cover such topics of interest as Amazon, articles, book tours, book covers, copywriting, fiction, marketing, podcasts, publishing, reviews, and more.

Of course, conferences are invaluable to writers

I have personally attended Write Canada for the past 14 years and highly recommend it.

For those living in western Canada, I’ve heard wonderful things about the Inscribe Conference.

I know there are many, many other conferences all over the world that are exceptional. If you have opportunity to attend a conference or workshop, it’s a great opportunity to learn and to meet like-minded individuals.

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Kimberley Payne’s writing relates raising a family, pursuing a healthy lifestyle, and everyday experiences to building a relationship with God. Through her work, Kimberley hopes to inspire women to live healthier lives that glorify God.



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