Category Archives: publishing

This is How You Support Authors

How do you support authors? Any way you want that values their work. That’s it. It’s that simple.  You can buy their hardback for $18.99 or you can buy their ebook when it’s on sale for 99 cents. You can … Continue reading

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Concealed 99 cents all weekend!

I’m part of this Patty Jansen SciFi promo. Several books are being advertised for 99 cents and Concealed is one of them. This promo starts today and officially runs through tomorrow. As an independence day bonus, I’ll leave Concealed 99 … Continue reading

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What Kind of Reader Are You?

I saw an article the other day that referenced a study showing when readers quit reading a book. The point of the article was to tell authors they needed to hook readers early, otherwise readers quit.  While that’s certainly important … Continue reading

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2015 Year-End Post

Well, it’s the end of the year. It’s time to look back and reflect upon what I’ve done during the year. I hope your 2015 was, like all important ones, a year where you learned a lot. For me, 2015 … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: When you go from A to Z by starting with F

I was in the car telling my son that I wanted to watch the latest episode of How to Get Away with Murder (HTGAWM). He asked me what the show was about and I said, “Well, it’s really not appropriate … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: Which Writing Advice is Worth Following? + A Freebie

This week, I’ve come across an article that offered advice on writing, and which received a lot of backlash from the writing community. One was a Huffington Post article where a writer advised other writers not to write more than 4 … Continue reading

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How Amazon’s New KU Offers Authors Way too Much and Way too Little Information All at Once

We’ve seen an entire month of Amazon’s new way of paying authors of books available on the site’s Kindle Unlimited (KU) subscription service. Now that I’ve seen it, I must admit I think authors who aren’t moving tons of content … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Stuff – When Editing Goes Wrong

Since I released my self-publishing book earlier this week, editing has been on my mind. I ran across this funny video from Studio C that reminded me how important it is to be on the same page as your editor. … Continue reading

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Tilted Tuesday

Ok, I randomly labeled my post with the first T-word I could think of. Sorry for the confusion. But sometimes I’m random like that. Perhaps my head was tilted once to often on a Tuesday. Yesterday, I had a post … Continue reading

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“An intense, edge of your seat read” … and Other Awesome Things

Happy Tuesday to you. Lots of good stuff to report today. First and foremost, Third Life: Taken got an awesome review over at Big Al’s Books and Pals. None other than Big Al himself called it, “an intense, edge of … Continue reading

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