BEHIND THE SCENES OF A BOOK BLOG: AN INTERVIEW WITH SHERRY TERRY
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BEHIND THE SCENES OF A BOOK BLOG: AN INTERVIEW WITH SHERRY TERRY

We want them. We need them. We even enroll in KDP Select and offer our book for free to get as many as possible. Bottom line, we all…

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ROBERT YEHLING: SELF-PUBLISHING WILL CONTINUE TO BLOSSOM
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ROBERT YEHLING: SELF-PUBLISHING WILL CONTINUE TO BLOSSOM

One of the significant perks of attending writers’ conferences and events is that you get to meet people you wouldn’t usually bump into in the street. Although, with…

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HOW TO GET TRADITIONAL MEDIA EXPOSURE AS AN AUTHOR
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HOW TO GET TRADITIONAL MEDIA EXPOSURE AS AN AUTHOR

Despite the popularity of social media, old school traditional media continues to have a massive impact on people’s lives and be a must-have in your book publicity campaign.…

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FIND OUT HOW TO AUTHOR LIKE A BOSS WITH THIS NEW PODCAST FOR AUTHORS
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FIND OUT HOW TO AUTHOR LIKE A BOSS WITH THIS NEW PODCAST FOR AUTHORS

If you are on shoe-string budget and need to learn new skills to successfully self-publish know that podcasts for authors are a wonderful free resource.  Author Like  a Boss, created…

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YOUR FIRST FIVE PAGES – DO OR DIE
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YOUR FIRST FIVE PAGES – DO OR DIE

The Southern California Writers Association brought Marni Freedman in front of an enthusiastic audience made up of writers of different genres, for their November meeting. Marni is an award-winning…

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YOU NEED TO INVEST IN BOOK MARKETING
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YOU NEED TO INVEST IN BOOK MARKETING

In today’s crowded market, authors need book publicists like fresh air. In this interview, Desirée Duffy, founder of  Black Chateau Enterprises and recipient of  the Irwin Award for the…

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5 TIPS FOR WRITING A COMPELLING SERIES
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5 TIPS FOR WRITING A COMPELLING SERIES

When I started writing fiction I had no idea it would turn into a series. I just wrote a story that compelled me to do my best and…

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JESSICA BELL: DON’T BE AFRAID TO WEAR YOUR HEART ON YOUR SLEEVE
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JESSICA BELL: DON’T BE AFRAID TO WEAR YOUR HEART ON YOUR SLEEVE

Jessica Bell certainly is the fabulous child of self-publishing. She’s got it all: the talent, the determination, the looks, the youth. This rock star turned into an award-winning…

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BARB DROZDOWICH: BOOK BLOGGERS ARE LOOKING FOR THE NEXT GREAT BOOK
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BARB DROZDOWICH: BOOK BLOGGERS ARE LOOKING FOR THE NEXT GREAT BOOK

Book reviews and book bloggers can make or break a book. One of the most common mistakes beginners in self-publishing do is to put their book on Amazon then…

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DEBBIE YOUNG: Remember to sell yourself not just the books
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DEBBIE YOUNG: Remember to sell yourself not just the books

What are the best PR practices authors can use to generate book sales? Debbie Young, a PR Guru, Commissioning Editor at the Alliance of Independent Authors, fiction and non-fiction…

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