This policy is valid from June 23, 2016.
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by author Brandy Heineman. Guests may post from time to time at the blog owner’s discretion. For questions about this blog, please use our contact page.
The owner of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner of this blog receives compensation for posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely our own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
As owner of this blog, we would like to disclose the following existing relationships. These are companies, organizations or individuals that may have a significant impact on the content of this blog.
The blog owner is:
- active in American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), a professional organization dedicated to the training and support of authors writing from a Christian worldview.
- a client of Jim Hart with Hartline Literary Agency.
- published with Elk Lake Publishing, which is separate from but associated with The Book Club Network (TBCN) and Book Fun Magazine.
Memberships, affiliations and associations may influence the content appearing on this blog.
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