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Reese Patton

Humorous & Heartwarming Small Town Romances

Sassy Screwball Crime Stories

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Honor

Cupid strikes Copperwood. Again.

This time Officer Jake Leighton and Kera Fontaine, Kirstin's little sister, look for their happily ever after! Don't miss the latest Copperwood novel. Copperwood novels are stand alones and can be read in any order.

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Ian & Merideth Investigations

Have you read The Girl in the River serial?

The Copperwood Series

Can be read in any order

About Reese...

Reese Patton is the author of several novels and novellas. She’s the author of humorous and heartwarming books that will make you laugh and maybe even cry a little bit. She’s also the author of sassy crime stories where the crime almost always takes second place to the characters’ antics on the page. She lives in the Midwest with her family.

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Making Sausages

December 30, 2018
No one wants to see how the sausages get made. Years ago, when I was young, my grandfather had a small herd of beef cattle. Each year, during the slaughter, he’d give his daughters a half a cow. One year, I went with my…

Ebook Tips & Tricks

August 30, 2018
The other day I was looking through digital library. I have 3714 ebooks in my library. I actually have more, but they’re sitting on an external drive and not on my computer. Now, there’s no way I can keep those 3700 books on my…

Off the Rails

April 30, 2018
Sometimes a book just goes off the rails… Honor did that. About 5000 words in, and I was too close to realize it was happening. It took a very nice editor to point out the problems if I chose to keep it on its…

It’s just that when I’m in the company of others – even my nearest and dearest – there always comes a moment when I’d rather be reading a book.

– MAUREEN CORRIGAN

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Typography and Formatting posts

Picking the Perfect Typeface

November 15, 2019
What font should I use? is the most asked question from self-publishers when they are sitting down to format their first book.  I asked it when I formatted my first print book and you probably did too. There’s lots of advice out there, but…

Picking the Perfect Typeface Part 2

November 15, 2019
Cost The first consideration is cost. Do you have access to Adobe Fonts? If yes, skip to part 3. Do you rent fonts from Fontstand? Yes? Skip ahead to part 3 . Have you purchased a design cuts bundle with a decent serif? Feel…

Picking the Perfect Typeface Part 3

November 15, 2019
Fiction or Non-Fiction?  A book is either fiction or non-fiction. There is no way for a book to fall into both groups. It can be a narrative non-fiction that follows the shape of a novel, but it’s still non-fiction. A novel can be a…