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Smart Christmas marketing for your book!

Smart Christmas marketing for your book!

If there’s ever a time of year when one needs to be conscious of their book sales, it’s the holiday season. All over the country, people are buying presents for friends and family. These gifts range from electronics to furniture, to family photo albums, and of course,...

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Compose your novel like a sandwich!

Compose your novel like a sandwich!

Storytime! I began writing when I was in high school. I started with fanfiction and short stories. I met many wonderful people and developed my own style and voice as a writer. As I’ve grown and honed my skills, I’ve realized that I no longer have problems composing...

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Planning for holiday sales the happy way!

Planning for holiday sales the happy way!

When I was younger, I remember the thrill of going into the huge stores. For commemorative events, like the first day of school, birthdays, or Christmas, my parent would take my siblings and I through the building and let us choose one thing from the shelves. That...

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How to identify and fix fluff in your story.

How to identify and fix fluff in your story.

Have you ever picked up a rather hefty book and thought, “There’s no way all this needs to be here.” I know I’ve certainly done that when I saw James A. Michener’s Alaska for the first time, or Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. As you read, you start to understand the...

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What do you need in an Author’s Event Kit?

What do you need in an Author’s Event Kit?

Getting a slot at an event, be it a convention or a business launch, can be one of the most exciting things for a new author. People from all walks of life will be at your event, and you’ll have the chance to share your work with each of them! But what’s this? The...

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Stop planning to fail!

Stop planning to fail!

“Nobody plans to fail, they just fail to plan”.  Well let’s bust that myth right now.  The majority of people who tackle the e-marketing world do just that. They plan and plan and plan and plan and fail.  You’re here because you’re in an information...

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