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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Guest Blog by Vivi Dumas





Writing in the Green

How much paper do writers waste? What do you do with all the convention flyers information and other things you’re never going to use again? I try to be green. I’m not the best, but I have become conscience about some of the waste I contribute to and try to change some of my habits. So here are a few ideas about what to do with all the extras we have hanging around.

1.      Of course recycle.

2.      I reuse paper I’ve printed on as scrap paper. I cut my old paper that’s only been print on 1 side and cut it in 4. It re-uses something and much cheaper than Post-Its.

3.      I shred colored paper to use as confetti.

4.      Bookmarks, trading cards, and other such materials can be used to decoupage a trinket box or other items. It makes great knick knacks to hold small items on your desk or great giveaways.

5.      I try to print as little as possible on paper. I try to read as many things online as possible. I save items to folders and on my flash drive.

6.      All those goodie bags are great to use as grocery bags. This will help eliminate the need for the store to give you bags and you don’t have to pay for the re-usable bags at the store.

7.      Donate old books to the library or start a book swap at work. I took 15 books to work and they were going in a matter of minutes. Usually Wonderbooks and Video will take books that the library will not take.

So, those are a few of my ideas. How do you re-purpose 

writing items or books


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Soul Catcher
Dueling with the Devil 
Book 1
Vivi Dumas

Genre:  Paranormal Romance
Publisher: VPG Publishing

ISBN:  978-0615662237
ASIN:  B008GX44RI

Number of pages:  377
Word Count: 98,000


Blurb/Book Description:

One of the top supermodels in the world, Angel, lives the life of the rich and fabulous, until a heinous car accident mars her face. After thirteen surgeries and losing everything she deemed important, she seeks out the dark forces to salvage her life. Angel decides to conjure the Devil for help, making a deal to recover her beauty. In exchange for his help, Lucifer forces her to hunt supernatural renegades, which have eluded the pits of Hell. In her quest to find beauty and get out of her contract with Lucifer, Angel stumbles upon love in the arms of a demon.
 Author Bio:

Vivi Dumas submerges herself in the dark underworld of the supernatural. To balance the analytical and logical confines of her day job, she unleashes the fiery passions of her imagination in her writing. Although she grew up an Army brat, she calls Louisiana home, but has endured the hot summers and cold winters of Maryland for the last 16 years.





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2 comments:

Vivi Dumas said...

Thank you for host me at your blog!

Louisa Bacio said...

Some grab tips!