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Techno Tics

by Bethany Maines
As we, or at least some of us, continue to stay home in
attempt to not spread disease several things have become apparent.  First and foremost, lighting matters.  I mean, I always knew that fluorescent lights
sucked, but nothing makes the members of a Zoom meeting ask Dear God, when did Miss Havisham get here?
like bad lighting.  Also, painting walls
has become of huge concern to me.  We’re
having so meetings in the homes of others and all I can think is… Color.  It’s called color.  The world is full of it.  Why is NONE of it on your walls?  And no off-white doesn’t count.  Off only counts as a thing when it’s next to
Next up: aging and technology.  No one expects Nana to be up on Tik Tok, but
in recent times it has quickly become apparent who has been keeping up, at even
a minor level, on technology.  This has
reconfirmed my resolve to learn at least some basics in a technology even if I
don’t “like” it.  At some point I will be
older than the dirt on which I’m standing and I don’t want some young
whippersnapper having to explain to me that emails don’t live on my
computer.  Or whatever the future version
of that is.
To help me in that goal, and just as though I had spare time
coming out my ears, I signed up for a course on Amazon ads. The first week has
been a fascinating delve into testing ads and ad copy and basically to do all
those things that I generally avoid because I don’t “like” it. So, goal…
I hope all of you are keeping well and if you’re being
forced to do something you don’t like, I hope that it will at least benefit you
and yours in the future.
Here is a sampling of my new ad copy:


Shark’s Instinct
Shark’s InstinctGet the money. Get the girl. Get out. But with traitors and a brewing gang war on his heels, will Shark’s instincts keep him alive or get him dead?

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The Second Shot
A Romantic Suspense with feminist flair, The Second Shot delivers a one-two punch of passion and action that will keep you turning pages.

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is the award-winning author
of the Carrie Mae Mysteries, San Juan Islands Mysteries, Shark Santoyo Crime Series, and numerous short stories. When she’s not traveling to exotic lands, or kicking some serious butt with her black belt in karate, she can be found chasing her daughter or glued to the computer working on her next novel.
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