Janie Buchanan


Been seriously writing 27 years. 4 books, 3 short story collections, numerous articles. Mother of 10 kids -grandmother of 32. Sought after speaker of more than 400 engagements. Speak on what we're doing here, how to cope and enjoy the journey, and other topics. Teach writing classes. Teach stress relief writing.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a small rural community where my greatest entertainment came from my imagination.
As my grandfather's traveling companion I perfected the fine art of observation while Grandpa dickered the buying and selling of the farmers' grain harvests. Being seen and not heard was very important to be strictly obeyed if I wanted to continue to be the chosen one Grandpa took with him.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Beyond Beauty is such a niche book that we marketed the book ourselves in order to target those most likely to benefit from our research and information.
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Where to buy in print


Beyond Beauty
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Personal Care and Service
Beyond Beauty details pros and cons in every facet of the business, from operating a home salon, to managing a beauty school, day-spa, or competing on the national circuit. Don't miss the sections on how you get paid behind the chair and ways to increase your clientele. Each chapter is illustrated with personal stories from beauty professionals who have successfully launched a similar business.

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