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Fiction Series Titles

Space Colony Journals

St. Antoni The Forbidden Colony

Magi of Rulari

Outlaw Colonies 

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Space Colony Journals - All 7 books

$ 88.00 USD

They lived through an interplanetary war; now they must survive the aftermath.

Welcome to the far future. The Space Colony Journals are an epic tale of a family's struggle to survive on a colony in space. These are the courageous women and dangerous men who carve a home on the Alien World of Vensoog

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OPTIONS OF SURVIVAL - Book 1 - Space Colony Journals

$ 12.99 USD

They lived through an interplanetary War--now they must survive the aftermath.

The Will to Survive is Mankinds greatest weapon

In the last interplanetary war a bio-weapon killed or sterilized all the males on Vensoog. To keep the colony alive, the Matchmaker Program finds ex-soldiers like Zack Jackson, a hard-as-nails ex-recon soldier who no longer has a home planet, and offer him a new home on Vensoog if he is willing to marry a Vensoog woman. With his home world now pile of radioactive ash, Zack desperately needs a new home for himself and his kids so he accepts the offer.

When the Matchmaker Program pairs him with Katherine, they both wonder if it is a match made in Heaven or Hell? They need to find out quick, because the ruthless Thieves Guild wants the valuable data cube their kids stole back. And they are willing to kill anyone who gets in their way. Plus, Katherine is falling in love with her new husband and she hasn't a clue if he feels the same about her… Soft Cover edition. Sales tax and shipping apply

DESTINY RISING - Book 2 - Space Colony Journals

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What happens to soldiers when the war ends? If their planet was a casualty, where do they go?

A marriage of convenience between two determined, strong willed people sparks a planetary war and puts at risk everyone they love.

Laird Genevieve O'Teague, a beautiful, strong-willed woman became the leader of her people at seventeen. Colonel Gideon Michaels had been a soldier who controlled thousands of fighters in the war. When it was over he needed a new home for his orphan niece and his adopted son. Genevieve's offer would provide both, but could he follow his heart and learn to trust and love his new wife? Vensoog is under attack by pirates and when Genevieve and his niece are kidnapped by an agent of the Thieves Guild, Genevieve and Gideon must learn to rely on each other and their newfound love to defeat their enemies. Welcome to the far future. The Space Colony Journals are an epic tale of a family's struggle to survive. These are the courageous women and dangerous men who carve a home on the Alien World of Vensoog Soft Cover edition. Sales Tax and shipping charges apply

TOMORROW'S LEGACY - Book 3 - Space Colony Journals

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To save their planet from a hostile takeover, a warrior/priestess joins forces with a bard from another world and five genetically designed children.

Drusilla: A Dragon Talker, born of a line of powerful, psychically gifted women, she has been trained from birth to command the beasts of Vensoog, but can she command her own heart?

Lucas: An off-world survivor of an interplanetary war, he is the untrained hereditary Bard of his people with the ability to compel with his voice. He recognized Drusilla as his soul mate when he met her, but can he convince her they are meant to be together?

Juliette: super smart, ruthless, wily and conniving—the perfect spy whose creators never realized they gave her a loving heart.

Lucinda: given a genius level IQ whose enhanced creativity genes made her the perfect icy planner. But those same genes spark a need for order and balance at odds with the goals of her masters.

Violet: a powerful empath whose alliance with the Vensoog Sand Dragon Jelli gave her the courage to defy her masters.

Rupert and Roderick: the intuitive chemist and the genius code cracker who turned out to be a lot tougher than their masters anticipated.

Only by working together can this diverse group stop the ruthless Thieves Guild from enslaving their planet.

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THE INTERSTELLAR JEWEL HEIST - Book 4 - Space Colony Journals

$ 12.95 USD

A Science Fiction Cozy Mystery

When she finds the body of a retired shopkeeper on the beach, a series of mysterious events draws Lady Jayla into a web of passion, terror and murder. She finally realizes that if she wants to stay alive, she must figure out who the killer is before she becomes the next target.

She faces a slew of other problems while dealing with this crises. She needs to control her dysfunctional house-bot who thinks he's a sex-bot, and cope with Jake, her nosy boyfriend and her overprotective family. She has to find a way to stop the interplanetary jewel thieves who keep breaking into her shop looking for their missing loot. To make matters worse, the local and interplanetary detectives investigating the theft and murder think she either stole the jewels herself or that she makes excellent bait for the real thieves. Take your pick.

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THE DESIGNER PEOPLE- Book 5 - Space Colony Journals

$ 12.95 USD

Tough cases for a rookie cop

Lucinda was a "designer child". Given genius level intelligence in an embryonic Thieves Guild lab, she learned survival in a harsh world. At twelve, she was rescued and adopted into a loving family. As an adult Lucinda chose to fight her former masters by joining the police force. She works hard to earn her place among Vensoog's law enforcement community.

On her first assignment, compassion impelled her to protect an alien mother and daughter fleeing off-planet bounty hunters. To ensure their safety, she must defeat a deadly Soturi warrior in hand-to-hand combat. Then she rescues a 'designer child' who is a younger double for herself from a sex trafficking ring. To solve this case and rescue the other children trapped by those same criminals, she must capture a vicious Thieves Guild assassin.

But even with the help of the best private eye on Vensoog, these are tough cases for a rookie cop.

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ALIEN TRAILS - Space Colony Journals Book 6

$ 14.99 USD

Be careful what you ask for—you might get it.

When she joins an expedition to explore an unknown continent, Juliette learns Adventure is dangerous—and scary—and Romance isn't always what you thought it was…

On the unexplored continent of Kitzingen, Juliette the Dactyl Saura, and a diverse group of explorers discover a long abandoned ancient city. When the expedition encounters refugees from a crashed LifeBoat, Juliette spots a Thieves Guild tattoo on one of them, which might mean they are raiders instead of refugees.

But the dangers on the expedition are nothing compared to what awaits Juliette when she returns home. A Thieves Guild lieutenant has posted a reward in criminal circles for the capture of her younger siblings. When some of them are snatched at a festival, it will take all her courage and skill to save them. Can she do it?

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QUANTUM LIGHT - Space Colony Journals Book 7

$ 13.13 USD

A family of innocent botanists finds themselves thrust into the middle of a drug war on an alien planet.

Rupert and Aire have come to Trellya to negotiate the purchase of plants Rupert uses in the medicines and cosmetics his company makes. The dactyl Pelcon is with them because he goes everywhere Rupert goes. Sesuna came with them to find out what is happening on her family's estates. Teenage Selick came to see Trellya and meet the birth mother who sold her to the Thieves Guild as an infant. Will she love her or hate her? Either way, Selick has a lot of growing up to do.

To her horror Sesuna discovers her family's property has been over-run by rebels who plan to finance their revolution with the sale of Submit, a banned, highly addictive drug employed to make users compliant. They have already planted some fields on her property with plants used to create it. If she can't prove her innocence the Magistra will use this as an excuse to seize the estate. But Before Sesuna can destroy the fields she and Selick are kidnapped by the rebels, whose leader intends to force Sesuna into marriage to gain control of the estate. Can Rupert and Sesuna defeat him and save her family's lands?

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St. Antoni--The Forbidden Colony complete set

$ 71.96 USD

All 6 Books in the Forbidden Colony Series: are available for a 20% discount if you purchase the set.

“Mix a Shoot ‘em up Western with Science Fiction, Victorian Steampunk, add a little Mystery and a dash of Romance…”.

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WARRIORS OF ST. ANTONI - Book 1 St. Antoni The Forbidden Colony

$ 12.95 USD

A combination of shoot-'em-up western and Victorian Steampunk. A fast-paced Sci-Fi novel of adventure and romance on an alien planet.

After a sniper cripples their father, Sisters Bethany, Jeanne and Iris struggle to survive and hang on to their ranch and mine.

Bethany marries a mercenary gunfighter to shield her family from a predatory neighbor. To her surprise, the marriage of convenience turns into a love match, but Bethany and Alec must learn to trust as well as love each other.

Iris chooses an arranged marriage with a beloved old friend, but did Carlos marry her for love, or to please her father?

Jeanne and Samuel fall in love and run away to a distant city but discover you can't escape who you are: Samuel is the son of her family's greatest enemy. Will their love be strong enough to survive when Samuel's father demands he return to the clan?

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The Enforcers - St. Antoni The Forbidden Colony Book 2

$ 13.99 USD

"A Novel About Second Chances"

A fast-paced Sci-Fi novel of adventure, mystery and romance.

A former assassin for hire plays a deadly game of cat and mouse with a serial killer on the Forbidden Colony planet of St. Antoni

Chloe was trained from a young age to be an assassin. Since her move to Junction City, she has been trying hard to reinvent herself as an investigator. But her first case has a huge complication: she finds Samuel Adams, the man she came to question, dead. He has a wicked knife sticking out of his groin. She didn't do it, but given her history, who will believe her? It looks as if her past is about to catch up with her.

Caleb Jones is a man with a violent past. After his family was destroyed in a city state war, he went to work at the only job he knew. As an Enforcer for the Marshals of the Federated City States of St. Antoni, he hunts killers. He came to Junction City looking for a serial killer. Instead he finds Chloe. Is she the killer he's looking for or the woman who can replace everything he lost?

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The Gaslight Bandits - St. Antoni The Forbidden Colony Book 3

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A fast-paced Sci-Fi novel of adventure, mystery and romance on the forbidden colony of St. Antoni.

A young woman is thrust into danger when she is drafted to help investigate a series of train robberies.

After their crazy father killed their mother, sixteen-year-old Francis Dominique became solely responsible for the welfare of her two young sisters. The colony of St. Antoni is a rough place; a woman needs to be smart and tough enough to protect, feed and clothe herself or find a man to do it for her. Francis opted for the first choice, and went to work for the Enforcers, St. Antoni's elite law enforcement bureau. She tries desperately to keep her mind on her work and not dream about her boss, the handsome, devil-may-care Hercule Jones.

When she is drafted into taking part in an investigation, she finds herself embroiled up to her neck trying to identify the outlaws robbing the trains connecting St. Antoni's City States. Then the investigation turns dangerous and personal problems begin piling up. Her father escapes from the Asylum for the criminally insane, and a lawyer with a custody writ arrives intending to drag her and her sisters to Copper City to live with grandparents who have ignored their existence until now. Can Francis keep her sisters safe and catch the outlaws without being killed herself?

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The Portal Lawman

$ 14.99 USD

Book 4 - The Forbidden Colony Series

A fast-paced Sci-Fi novel of adventure, mystery and romance in a dystopian society. Trapped in a web of deceit and danger, Lacey makes a dangerous alliance with the local Militia to keep her family safe in the police state that rules Earth. safe in the police state that rules Earth.

The end of the world had come and gone. Those who remained after the apocalypse did whatever it took to keep themselves alive and preserve what civilization survived. They broke laws and flouted the will of draconian government agencies who were supposed to keep anarchy at bay and instead established a police state.

Lacey Delaney, head of Laughing Mountain's Portal committee, defied the government by helping Portal Runners smuggle desperately needed goods, service and people to the Forbidden Colonies.

Malachi Sullivan, sub-commander of the free militia, was one of those who held the line against the tyranny of an overbearing government desperately trying to regain control against spreading anarchy.

Lacey and Malachi had been in love once, but a treacherous woman broke them apart. Now they must put the past behind them and learn to work together to save their town and preserve the secret of the Portal to the Forbidden Colonies.

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Cradle of Fire

$ 14.99 USD

Now Available for Pre-Order. Ships June 1, 2021

Book 5 of the Forbidden Colony

A desperate woman takes a perilous gamble to save her family from a brutal murderer.

They weren't supposed to see the murders, or discover their 'kindly' new guardian had slaughtered three people. But they did see it. Jade knows they can't go to the police—he owns them. The only choice is to run and hide; but where can a woman, a teenage girl and a young boy go to be safe from a crime lord?

Desperate, she risks taking her family through an illegal Portal to St. Antoni. In the Forbidden Colony, they are safe from their former guardian. But she may have jumped from the frying pan into the fire. St. Antoni is a dangerous haven; it's a planet whose citizens have created a society poles apart from the dystopian earth they fled. With almost no resources, Jade needs a way to support herself and her siblings in this strange world.

When Jade is offered a job as an illustrator for a book company owned by the elderly Hortense Jones, she jumps at it. Then she meets Hortense's nephew, the fascinating Levi Jones. He is a former Enforcer with a dangerous reputation as a gunman. Loyalty to the kindhearted Hortense causes Jade to be drawn into the deadly feud between the Jones and the Smith families. Can she find happiness on St. Antoni and keep her family safe?

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The Clone Initiative

$ 14.99 USD

Book 6 of the Forbidden Colony Series

"A fast-paced Sci-Fi novel of adventure, mystery and romance in a post-apocalyptic dystopian society."

Is a clone the property of the creator, or are they simply artificially created humans? Tally is one of three identical triplets. Are Tally and her sisters artificial beings? Clones created in a lab but raised as human girls? She had always been told they are human, but are they? She needs to know Now, because the battle over the humanity of artificially created people is heating up. .

Tally, Tash and Tam are caught in the middle of the battle; a clone manufacturing company is attempting to claim them as their property. Escaped Clones are attacking isolated farms and houses, and the state legislature is considering a law to make everyone submit to a DNA scan to screen for Cloning markers.

When she rescues 6 cloned babies after a massacre, Tally must decide what she believes about what makes a person human.

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Magi of Rulari - 3 book set

$ 35.98 USD

Magi of Rulari 20% discount if you purchase the paperback set.

What happens when two highly technological civilizations bring their Artificial Intelligences to a planet where Magic works, and the A.I.s learn to use it? Terrans and Sekhmet fled from their war-torn worlds and traveled through a portal to find refuge on the planet Rulari, where magic functions and men and women will live or die by the sword.

"An intriguing mixture of Fantasy and Science Fiction."

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SPELL OF THE MAGI - Magi of Rulari 1

$ 12.95 USD

Nominated in the Sword & Sorcery Category in the 2019 EFFYs!

An amnesiac Mercenary falls for a Sorceress whose dark secrets could destroy them both

Rebecca was born to the Magi in a land where it means slavery or death. All her life she has hidden from the Shan's Witch Proctors who control the enchained Magi. To keep her family safe from them, she will risk anything, tell any lie even trick an innocent man into a forbidden marriage. She never expected to fall in love with him. But it happened. Now she and Andre must defy the Proctors with nothing but her untried magic and. his skill with a blade.

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MAGI STORM - Magi of Rulari Book 2

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Magi of Rulari - Book 2

A simple act of kindness dumps a young healer into a web of Magic intrigue and war.

When Catrin arrives at the crumbling Wyvern Towers to unite Wild Magi Logan Silvermane aka the Weatherman, with his baby son, she discovers the place is in ruins. Logan is there on mission to convince an old friend to accept the new Magi Accords. The Accords will free Askela's enslaved Magi from the tyranny of the Proctors and help keep everyone safe from invasion from the nearby kingdom of Jacite. But there is a traitor at Wyvern Towers. Can Catrin & Logan convince a powerful wizard to return and take up the Magi defenses of Askela before a Jacite agent destroys them and Askela's best hope for peace?

The Magi of Rulari chronicles the on-going saga of two very different societies (human and Sekhmet) who must learn to live together on a world where magic works and men and women live or die by the sword.

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Paladin - Book 3 Magi of Rulari

$ 14.00 USD

What happens when two highly technological civilizations bring their Artificial Intelligences to a planet where Magic works, and the A.I.s learn to use it?

Terrans and Sekhmet fled from their war-torn worlds and traveled through a portal to find refuge on the planet Rulari, where magic rules, and men and women will live or die by the sword.

"An intriguing mixture of Fantasy and Science Fiction."

Cadence survived the massacre of her parents and got her teenage sisters out alive. But now it was up to her to bring their murderer to justice .

Teenage human and Sekhmet boys and girls were vanishing overnight from their homes and each side blamed the other for the disappearances. Duty demands Cadence find and rescue them, keep her own sisters safe, and bring to justice the blood traitor who killed her parents.

Harmony, the A.I. who should have helped her has fallen victim to spell locking her out of the Ley lines. So Cadence has only herself, her 13-year-old sisters, and maybe Drake Owen Mabinogion. She knew Owen was more powerful than he let on, but he was here to search for a Jacite spy. Could she convince him to help her find and rescue the missing teens, regain her inheritance, and bring her uncle to justice?


Outlawed Colonies 1st 5 books

$ 63.96 USD

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Created in defiance of Earth-Gov and the Industrial Giants who control access to off-world colonies, 5 rebel Colonies survive under the noses of the powerful agencies who would destroy them…

Game Theory - Book 1 of the Outlawed Colonies

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The Revolution is Coming!" "An Outlawed Colony Thriller!"

Newlyweds on a distant colony are thrust into a mutiny. Can Mathias and Ivette stop a colony uprising and still keep their newly adopted children safe?

Mathias and Ivette were sent to earth to learn about Portal Technology. When they brought back the codes to reach the other outlawed colonies, their bosses were ecstatic. Now Arcadia could develop trade directly with other Outlawed Colonies instead of using the dangerous Portal on Earth and risking exposure to Earth's Draconian Governments and Industrial Giants.

While their families were glad they had returned, a few members weren't elated to learn the pair had adopted seven cloned toddlers. Not all the colonists are happy with Arcadia's status quo either, and a rebellion is brewing. Mathias is horrified to discover his older brother is in league with the rebels. Does he betray his brother to save his family and his colony?

The rebels are furious when Mathias and Ivette move into the house she inherited from her grandmother. They have other plans for Ivette's property, and having her, Mathias, and their new family move in isn't part of those plans. When their home is invaded by the rebel army, Mathias and Ivette must not only protect their new children but defeat the conspirator's as well.


Heirs of Avalon

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The theft Top Secret technology is the catalyst for a lab tech's murder and plunges two couples into a web of criminal activity on the colony of Barsoom, a hybrid of advanced technology and Renaissance Culture.

Returning home to Barsoom after a successful mission to earth, Randal brings an unexpected dividend with him: A data crystal with the formula for finding earth-type planets. When the data crystal is stolen and a lab tech murdered during the break-in, his father and his fiancée's father come under suspicion. It's up to him, his fiancée Judith, and some new friends to clear their fathers of murder and find and retrieve the stolen crystal before it falls into the wrong hands.

Devon Morton and Tash Higgens came to Barsoom to help set up new programming for the colony's Portal to Laughing Mountain and the other Outlawed Colonies. When an important data crystal is stolen from a lab owned by Randal's father, they join forces with Randal and Judith to clear their fathers' names and recover the stolen technology.


Apex Predator

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The first world discovered by the Laughing Mountain Scientists was a doozy. A fitting match for Homo Sapiens—the deadliest predator of all time—maybe.

If the native animals here don't get you, the plants just might.

Life is hard on the outlaw colony of Lemuria. Some days it's a struggle to stay alive. The plants and animals are huge and deadly. Homo Sapiens are apex predators, but they may have met their match on this planet.

Zach Tylor is young, tough, and broke. He needs the money, so despite his better judgement, he agrees to guide a group of researchers to a mysterious structure the colonists called the Halivaara Wheel. During the trip, he uncovers a dangerous conspiracy that threatens not only his home planet, but all the Outlawed Colonies.


Babylon Shattered

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Blackmail Sparks Murder on a planet of Psychics in this cozy Science-fiction Mystery

When Clemintine LaSalle steals her mother’s Indenture contract papers from the blackmailer’s safe, she accidentally gets his blackmail list too, and someone wants that list badly enough to frame her for murder…

Shangri-la was designed to be the next utopia. But it’s flawed and someone is attempting to destroy it. A war is building between the Reformers who want to correct their flawed government and the Conservatives who want things to stay the same. Neither faction wants their schemes or their identities exposed. Unfortunately, a blackmailer knows the who the players are on both sides of the conflict. They have been paying him to keep their identities secret, but now he's dead and his blackmail information has gone missing…


The Arcadian Web

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Return to Arcadia for a new Outlawed Colony adventure!

A lone investigator finds himself in trouble up to his neck when he uncovers the murder of an old friend.

The illicit drug business followed man when he colonized new planets, creating deadly new drugs with new names like Love Potion.

Whether it was Karma or just plain bad luck, trouble has dogged Cosimo’s footsteps all his life. Fictional secret agents never had the kind of ill luck Cosimo Bedingfeld has. While his job as an undercover investigator for the HIVE is interesting, even exciting, but he always ends up hip deep in a pile of dung.

When his mother arranges for him to meet Abigail Trelawney, the ‘spider girl’ of Aranea plantation who raises Marabunta, giant wasp-spiders for their webs, he finally has a chance at happiness, but can he overcome his past mistakes to take it?


The Modern Artist's Handbook Set

$ 27.16 USD

Get all 5 softcover pamphlets and save 20% off the full price for the set.

Volume 1 - An introduction to the Internet

Volume 2 - The Hard Stuff

Volume 3 - Art Show Basics

Volume 4 - Framing on a Budget

Volume 5 - Are You Making Money?


Modern Artist's Handbook - Introduction To The Internet

$ 5.99 USD

If you ever wanted to become a professional artist or writer or already a pro but never used the internet? This pamphlet will get you started. An Introduction To The Internet, introduces the terms and issues found on the internet for those of you just starting out or just beginning to take their first steps into the digital world.

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Modern Artist's Handbook - The Hard Stuff

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You don't have a business or accounting degree, but want to make money selling your stuff? The Hard stuff gives an overview of taxes, copyright issues licenses, insurance and record keeping in the Internet Age.

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Art Show Basics - Modern Artist's Handbook 3

$ 5.99 USD

Overwhelmed by the idea of putting on your own art show? You are not alone. This pamphlet shows you how to successfully put on either a group art show or a solo show. Use it exactly as downloaded, or tweak it to suit your show. You will learn what things to budget for, find out what to look for in a venue for your show including a sample contract, a sample budget and how to hang the show for the maximum impact on your viewers.

Extensive information is included on topic such as selecting a judge, decorating the show space, how to create a prospectus for a group show, publicity, insurance and personnel needed for a successful show.

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Framing On A Budget - Modern Artist's Handbook 4

$ 7.99 USD

Have you just come back from taking your art to a professional framer? Suffering from sticker shock?

Yep, a good frame costs money. Sometimes a good frame will cost you more than your asking price for your work! Want to avoid fracturing your budget and still have great looking frames? You aren't alone. Read about framing in general and the difference between framing for the home décor market and art shows or galleries.

Want to learn some ways to make your art look good without fracturing your bank account? How and where to find inexpensive new frames or where to find used frames? Learn how to do some basic repairs so a used frame looks as good as a new one? Then this pamphlet is for you!

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Are You Making Money Yet? - Modern Artist's Handbook 5

$ 7.99 USD

Tired of arriving at events only to realize you've left some vital item behind? Tired of going out every weekend and not selling enough to cover your expenses?

You are not alone. Learn how to pick better events to attend, how to tell in advance if you'll make money on sales. This pamphlet covers the basics of what to take with you, how to choose a good event, how to know if you are making money, and what pitfalls can be avoided.

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