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How to NOT do a book promotional

For the past couple of weeks, a friend and fellow author has bombarded me with self-promotion. There is nothing wrong with letting people know about your book. Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, email, and other resources are good tools, but authors should use them in moderation. I’ll give a big tip for you – use email […]

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Beta readers – a goldmine of valuable feedback

In a previous article we talked about strategies, advantages, and pitfalls in critiquing. We all need the eyes of others to look over our work, but once the critiquing process is complete, the manuscript isn’t yet ready. It is my opinion that every manuscript should be read by non-writers. We as writers have a different […]

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Should I get a publicist?

Can a publicist meet a new author’s needs? Let me take a few minutes to share with you. When I share posts like this, I inevitably get angry emails from people who feel like their investment was a good value. For some, it may be. My goal is not to knock down publicists, but to give authors […]

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Marketing through your blog

Marketing Blog truths. It’s often asked, “Is it necessary for an author to have a blog?” The answer is no, it is not necessary. However, it is a valuable marketing tool. Everyone should have a landing page where readers can find out about your book. A landing page can be either a blog or a […]

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