Monthly Archives: September 2011

Is Blogging a Waste of Time

I came across this post from Meghan Ward about the role Blogging may play in interesting a publisher. I think to that end you may be just spinning your wheels but any activity that gets you writing and making connections … Continue reading

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Meet the Author Event

Yesterday was the first Meet the Author event for the West Valley Wordsmiths. By rough count we had some 35 people in attendance. Quite the turnout. The majority of people there were fellow writers interested in self publishing. Colin, Eveline, … Continue reading

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Why I Have Given Up on Getting an Agent

“In my day all writers had agents, it’s how it was done and we liked it.” “Thank you angry old man on the porch, but this is a new day and a new way.” I used to spend my time … Continue reading

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Publicize Your Book With Picbadge

I found this on Put your Facebook profile page to work for your book. I plan to give it a try myself.

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14 Do’s and Don’ts for Introducing your Protagonist

This is another great post from Anne R. Allen’s blog I’ve come close to breaking a few myself.  

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10 Steps to Becoming a Self-Published Superstar

This blog entry came across my RSS feed from Anne R. Allen’s blog post on E-Books being the new query letter. It is an interesting read for any one interested in going the self-published route. Click on it here: 10 … Continue reading

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