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Edie Jarolim is a writer and editor living in Tucson, Arizona. Sign up on this blog to get updates about her humorous tell-all/memoir, GETTING NAKED FOR MONEY: An Accidental Travel Writer Reveals All.

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My Year of Family, Freud & Frommer’s

My Year of Family, Freud & Frommer’s

It’s been quite the year for new old things, including family history, travel publishing history, and European history. Last June, I went to London to a family reunion and to Vienna to see the unveiling of a Freud statue that was supposed to have been installed in 1936. Last August, I went to San Antonio […]

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Food Writing 101

Food Writing 101

In preparation for teaching a food writing class, I asked several experts for their input. Boy, did I get some great suggestions, many of them posted here.

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Media Mail & Other Weighty Matters

Media Mail & Other Weighty Matters

I spend a lot of time in the US Post Office these days, especially sending media mail with press releases. Who knew I was breaking the law?

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The Complete Shirker’s Guide to Book Marketing

The Complete Shirker’s Guide to Book Marketing

All book marketing is supposed to be done *before* publication, right? Not so! There’s plenty of time to get the word out. Remember, It’s a marathon, not a sprint.

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Twin Cities Book Tour, Nits & Ticks

Twin Cities Book Tour, Nits & Ticks

My summer book tour concludes with two readings in the Twin Cities: St. Paul on July 7, 7pm at SubText, Minneapolis on July 13, 7pm, at Magers & Quinn. Madeleine will be taking a well-deserved break from spokesdog duties.

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Countdown Sale, MEGA Book Tour

Countdown Sale, MEGA Book Tour

Who doesn’t love a bargain and a MEGA (Make Edie Great Again) book tour? Checkout my Kindle Countdown Sale and the dates of my book tour.

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Getting Naked in AZ, NM, TX & MN

Getting Naked in AZ, NM, TX & MN

Getting Naked for Money, a memoir about travel, is a great summer read — and my spokesdog, Madeleine, is very cute. Come see us on our first book tour!

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What’s On Your Business Card? The 3 Faces of Edie

What’s On Your Business Card? The 3 Faces of Edie

I contain multitudes. So said Walt Whitman. So showed one of my odder business cards. What can I say? It’s hard for me to pass up a good pun and the extremely talented Laura E. Kelley is my enabler, in this and other endeavors. The card it’s still more-or-less accurate in that it reflects the main divisions […]

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Memoir March: An Essay and Book by Manfred Wolf

Memoir March: An Essay and Book by Manfred Wolf

The last in the series of Memoir March reflections is a bit different: Author/essayist Manfred Wolf contemplates the questions of memoir writing in advance. Worrying runs in the family.

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Memoir March: All Dogs Go to Kevin by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang

Memoir March: All Dogs Go to Kevin by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang

Outlining a narrative arc and creating composite characters helped make the memoir of veterinarian Jessica Vogelsang a success.

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Memoir March: Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable by Liane Kupferberg Carter

Memoir March: Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable by Liane Kupferberg Carter

How do you write an honest memoir without hurting members of your family? Liane Kupferberg Carter offers how she tackled the issue in Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable.

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Audio Files from an Audiophile & the Tucson Festival of Books

Audio Files from an Audiophile & the Tucson Festival of Books

A radio segment, a Tent Talk at the Tucson Festival of Books, and recording an audio book version of Getting Naked for Money. Read how they’re related.

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