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Get Swept Up In the Adventure – It Was a Dark and Stormy Night In November…




In the spirit of National Novel Writing Month, take an escape into the unknown as you explore the art of writing… He passed a well-manicured hand across his balding pate. It was an absent minded gesture, an insecure idiosyncrasy that had evolved over the course of many years, despite his elevated rank. Renard gladly would […]


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No Way….Write a Book in a Month?




November is National Novel Writing Month, affectionately known as NaNoWriMo. Around the world, more than 300,000 authors will attempt the impossible: to write an entire book in a single month. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, here’s a little background. NaNoWriMo is not really a writing contest, but an event. You might say […]


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Book Awards – Resting On Your Laurels and Other Thoughts on Winning Book Writing Competitions




Competing for a writing award is an often-overlooked tactic in the book marketing list of “To-Dos”. But is it worth it? Let’s take a look. Back in the day – I mean way back – citizens of the Greek Empire knew they had made it big when they were crowned with a wreath made from […]


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Book Publicity Media Kits – The 5 Essential Elements Journalists Need




Successfully marketing your book basically means letting people know that it exists. After all, you wrote down your best ideas so that others would read and enjoy them. Getting more book sales translates to more people sharing your best ideas – fact or fiction— and benefitting from them. As the person who’s primarily responsible for […]


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Book Reviews: How to Get Book Reviews on Amazon




As an author, the best thing that can happen for your book is that titillating four-letter word we all love and fear at the same time: BUZZ. Getting people to read and talk up your book is what it’s all about. Buzz is the reason for those late nights hunched over your keyboard with an […]


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Book Endorsements: The Power of Third Party Validation




In the realm of book marketing, there’s an axiom that goes like this: “If I say it, it’s up for debate; if someone else says it, it must be true.” Third-party validation is a sure-fire method of getting people to draw a conclusion about me or my book. In fact, a well-known endorser has proven […]


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The Write Stuff – Choosing the Best BISAC Genre for Your Book




In the beginning, the world was void – formless, nameless, unreadable. Then everything got categorized, and we’ve been trying to file it ever since. It makes sense, doesn’t it? So too with books. Just as soon as an author writes something, somebody comes along and categorizes it. The most successful authors categorize their work first, […]


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The Writer’s Advantage Audio CD Collection




The Writer’s Advantage:  Harness the Power of the Written Word on audio CD   Featuring Laura Stack, Dianna Booher, Liv Montgomery, Jeff Davidson, Mandi Stanley, Dawn Jones & more.   Do you have a story waiting to be told but know your writing skills need improvement? This expert resource will help you develop both your […]


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