THREE BOOK MARKETING EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IN EARLY 2020
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THREE BOOK MARKETING EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IN EARLY 2020

With more and more people tapping into their storytelling abilities and self-publishing books, getting your book marketing right is something that you can no longer ignore. Brand building, podcasting, and a strong foundation for your…

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TOP 5 WRITERS’ CONFERENCES TO ATTEND IN CALIFORNIA IN 2020
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TOP 5 WRITERS’ CONFERENCES TO ATTEND IN CALIFORNIA IN 2020

With only two weeks to go to Christmas, it’s time for you to make yourself the perfect gift. If you’re serious about your writing career, attending a writers’ conference should be on your next year’s…

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DRAFT2DIGITAL REMOVES DISTRIBUTION TO GOOGLE  PLAY AND PLAYSTER
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DRAFT2DIGITAL REMOVES DISTRIBUTION TO GOOGLE PLAY AND PLAYSTER

Digital eBook distribution platform Draft2Digital will no longer offer Google Play and Playster starting October 30th. According to the company’s announcement, “Google Play’s current terms of service create a relationship with distributors like D2D that…

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HOW TO BUILD YOUR AUTHOR BRAND AND ACHIEVE TREMENDOUS SUCCESS AS A WRITER
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HOW TO BUILD YOUR AUTHOR BRAND AND ACHIEVE TREMENDOUS SUCCESS AS A WRITER

A.G. Billig, the founder of Self-Publishing Mastery will show you how what are the most important author branding steps. In today’s challenging book market, you either are a power author brand or a commodity. Marketing…

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LITERARY SoCal: LIT UP ORANGE COUNTY
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LITERARY SoCal: LIT UP ORANGE COUNTY

When I give a workshop or work with a client on book marketing, I include live events in the winning equation. Although putting words on paper is a solitary endeavor, being an author nowadays is…

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THREE BOOK MARKETING STRATEGIES YOU CAN IMPLEMENT IN ONE AFTERNOON
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THREE BOOK MARKETING STRATEGIES YOU CAN IMPLEMENT IN ONE AFTERNOON

It seems that many writers I speak with nowadays share a similar sentiment. Book marketing is no fun. It’s too complicated and time-consuming. I’d rather just write another book.  I kind of see where they’re…

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THE ANNUAL GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITERS CONFERENCE DEBUTS MID-AUGUST
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THE ANNUAL GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITERS CONFERENCE DEBUTS MID-AUGUST

Desireé Duffy, founder of Black Château Enterprises, will deliver the opening keynote speech. The conference will open Friday August 16th at 1:30 P.M. with orientation followed by Duffy’s keynote speech titled: You Are Here at 2:00…

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EBOOK DISTRIBUTION PLATFORM MAKES EASY CO-AUTHOR ROYALTY SPLITTING FOR KDP BOOKS
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EBOOK DISTRIBUTION PLATFORM MAKES EASY CO-AUTHOR ROYALTY SPLITTING FOR KDP BOOKS

When it comes to collaborative projects, independent authors and publishers are faced with a constant struggle: they lack a streamlined way to manage royalty calculation and data sharing among contributors when using an eBook distribution…

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HOW TO TURN YOUR FAMILY HISTORY INTO A BESTSELLER
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HOW TO TURN YOUR FAMILY HISTORY INTO A BESTSELLER

If your family history has universal themes such as love, coming of age, war and peace, judgment, conflict, and suffering, you should consider writing a book. That’s what Barbara Morriss, a former award-winner teacher, did.…

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5 SELF-PUBLISHING PREDICTIONS FOR THE SECOND HALF OF 2019
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5 SELF-PUBLISHING PREDICTIONS FOR THE SECOND HALF OF 2019

As most indie authors know, the self-publishing landscapeis dynamic and ever-changing. From Amazon’s constantly shifting algorithms to fleeting fads in every genre, self-publishing is, in many ways, unpredictable. But that doesn’t mean we can’t try to…

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