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Note from mack: this post was written in 2012 while i was writing my book think like a rock star the goal of this post was to provide helpful advice for others, especially my many friends in consulting that were curious about the entire process of writing their own book however, i am not in the publishing business, i am not in contact with literary. Secrets of successful children's book authors i didn't know i was writing a book it was just a way of entertaining her, but it kept growing and growing.
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