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How Authors Can Get Free Publicity

Most authors like reading; for pleasure, to find out how others write successful books in the genre or genres that interest them, or both. The cheapest, and most readily available are eBooks and Amazon is the biggest provider, and very likely where you buy yours, download them...

Four Mistakes New Authors Make When Approaching Bloggers & How to Fix Them

As a book blogger with a few years' experience under my belt, I have seen new self-published authors make some mistakes when approaching book bloggers. Below are the four most common mistakes new authors make when approaching bloggers and how to fix them: Mistake #1: Randomly...

Indie Authors - "The End"...Now What?

Authors are passionate, creative individuals who have stories to tell. These authors have labored countless hours over their characters, have lost precious sleep going over the finer points of their stories’ plot development, have missed important family events in order to agonize over their stories...

Leaping From Books to the Small Screen – It’s All About Eye Candy for the Male Mojo

Is there some hard and fast rule which dictates that while it’s perfectly acceptable for female book characters to be frumpy or have a uni-brow or hips as wide as Texas, the same does not apply once that female book character jumps to the small screen? More to the...

Why You Should Remember to Review Your Reviewer

A reviewer who feels appreciated is one of the best marketing tools an author can have. A simple thank you reminds the reviewer of your book title, and how much they enjoyed reading it, so when they post it on Goodreads, one of the most...

What to Write about in Money

Money is a large field that could encompass everything from conversion rates to how to make money. It is for this reason that it is so important for a writer choosing to write about money to choose both a perspective and a focus. The perspective...

What's in a Title?

What’s in a title? Plenty, it seems. “A good title is the title of a successful book,” so said American novelist and screenwriter, Raymond Chandler. The title of a book has the power to make a reader stop and give the book more than a passing glance. A...

Indie Publishing: Navigating Advertising Everest

The indie writer has many dilemmas he or she must contend with like trying to visualize the perfect cover and then bringing that cover to fruition, making sure that his or her manuscript is properly edited and then formatted, as well as a myriad of...

The Novella: An Indie Author's Valuable Marketing Tool

The word “novella” has a lilting quality to it and rolls nicely off the tongue, don’t you think? Regardless of the reaction the word invokes, make no mistake. The novella is a valuable marketing tool for today’s indie author “thinking outside the box”. The word “novella”...

How to Get Your Story Noticed

As you may remember in my other article, How to Get Your Story Heard, we touched on five compelling yet easy steps that you can take to get your story heard. In this article, you will learn some best practices on how to get your...