Tag Archives: Marketing

It’s a Service Issue

I know I have been a little distracted by video games lately, in particular retro video games. In truth I have been indulging my nostalgia a little more than the law allows. Get me an eye patch and a Parrot … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Write a Book from Beginning to End

For this month’s guest post I have a little bit of information from author Eris Kelli for any writer still on the fence about starting that first book. How to Write a Book from Beginning to End By Eris Kelli … Continue reading

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Where Does Your Story Fit?

I saw this on Janet Reid’s always interesting and informative site the other day, New Rule for Writers: Be Knowledgeable. In Ms. Reid’s example she was making reference to query letters that leave off a vital bit of information. What in the … Continue reading

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Is Cover Art a Dying, er, Art?

I came across this article one day and it interested me enough that I decided to continue the discussion here. In the E-Book World, Are Book Covers a Dying Art? As a browser of Amazon and Barnes and Nobile.com I … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Conduct a Blog Tour

Guest post from T.K. Harris author of Phantom Dreams Blogs. There are millions of them. Literally. Blogs exist for every passion, every interest. Gaming, cooking, dieting, clubbing, comedy, politics and the list goes on and on. And then there are blogs … Continue reading

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It’s a Marathon Not A Sprint

Who am I kidding? That bit of news from my title is older than the hills themselves. Still every once in a while it is necessary to hear the obvious from fellow authors. While we all have visions of our … Continue reading

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A Penny for Your Review

Or how about 99 pennies? The little nugget from the net below hit my RSS feed today from Gizmodo.com. Authors’ services are now offering reviews. Create Space already has an option to pay for a professional review but unlike that this is for … Continue reading

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Why Book Marketing is Like Gardening – The Savvy Book Marketer

http://bookmarketingmaven.typepad.com/book_marketing_maven/2012/07/why-book-marketing-is-like-gardening.html This is a great post from The Say Book Marketer. In the on and off debate on how much marketing can help a writer I like this analogy. I think many writers are in danger of either paying too much … Continue reading

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How to Write a Back Blurb

One of the harder parts of getting my books ready for the shelf was coming up with a good blurb for the back of the book. I am still experimenting with different ideas. You want to entice the reader to … Continue reading

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Indie authors can succeed: Blog Post

This was a post I came across in http://www.novelpublicity.com. Some of the tips are very useful for getting the word out there about your work. I know I have employed several of them. http://www.novelpublicity.com/2011/08/indie-authors-can-succeed-what-terri-did-and-how-you-can-do-it-too-part-2/

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