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As a former fitness competitor and trainer, I’m very well-aware of how the body needs rest to recover. It’s during the recovery mode that the muscles rebuild stronger. The mind works just as hard, if not more so, as the body, but adequate mental recovery is often overlooked. A “hustle and grind” attitude is the slogan for every entrepreneur and self-help guru out there.

We all remember those first books that we read where two characters fall in love and find a semblance of happily ever after.

The scene is set!
All the hero has to do is break the glass case, grab the missing necklace, and hightail it out of there with his heroine in tow!
KAPOW!
The glass case is shattered with the hero’s $90,000 arm prosthesis.
*BLINK*

Be Mine!
S.L.
Carpenter

It’s getting close to that time of year again! The time where the holidays are fading, taking the music and clearance sales with them. Everything that screams Christmas or New Year’s Eve—the wrapping paper, Santa dolls, fake snow, plastic champagne glasses and crazy hats—have all gone.

So you’ve just landed a book contract and you are over the moon. Congratulations! It’s super to realize you wrote a book and now your family/friends/coworkers/agent/ publisher all think it’s fantastic. You can’t wait to see the cover and hold that sweet print baby in your hands. There are so many steps involved in bringing a book into the world, and the release date seems forever away.

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