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Hello! Just a quick post to ensure things are up to date with Blogger now Google+ has left the stage.  

I hope to begin a newsletter in the near future. If you'd like to receive occasional updates to your e-mail, please private message me to my Facebook page at this link: 




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This Facebook Page (link below) was my first upon publishing "Stroke Story." I'm keeping it up to sustain the Writer Group connected to it: Writers' Haven

On Coconut Bay, MaryEllen Gambutti, Author

If you're interested in joining the Group, Writers' Haven, you can request to join through the (above) Page, or request here:

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Permanent Home: A Memoir

I believe that covers it for now! 

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Thanks so much!
I really appreciate your reviews of my books -- both kindle and paperback!

Til next time
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