8 Ways to Know If You’re Ready to Publish (Part One) — Pearls Before Swine

Originally posted on Writers After Dark: Throughout the 20th Century, book publishing was a gated industry. With few exceptions, if an author wished to publish a novel he or she needed to endure the rite of passage. Agencies and ultimately publishers decided if a book had merit and sale-ability. If the content and writing were…

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How to Use the Holidays to Sell More Books — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis: Written word media recently published a great post with ideas on how to take advantage of holiday marketing trends to sell your books. With Christmas fast approaching, I figured this is a great time to have a look at the main points: 1. Between mid-November and early January, everyone…

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Help welcome a “Little Prince” and enjoy my video — jean’s writing

He’s here! A Reluctant Little Prince has arrived in e-book and soon the hard copy will be available. I did a little promo using PowerPoint. Since this is all very new to me, the video thing, I’ve added reading links at the bottom of this post from other writers. I will probably play around with […]

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Give Thanks to Those Who Rekindle Your Fire #inspiration #grateful #WednesdayWisdon — POTL: All Things Books, Reading and Publishing

Every once in awhile, our inner fire (Light) dims and almost appears to go out. The darkness surrounds us and we’re not sure what to do. We’re feeling sad, depressed, just plain discouraged. Then, a brief encounter happens and that person’s fire (Light) rekindles our own. I’ve had this happen on several occasion but the […]

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Prompt #1910 You’ve Killed Me — The Writing Reader

“You’ve killed me. Why’d you want to kill me,” he said, and died. The expression of hurt surprise and wounded reproach and sheer inability to understand stayed on his face like a forgotten suitcase left at the station, and gradually hardened there. Prew stood looking down at him, still shocked by the reproving question. –From…

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Build An Epic Visual Strategy for Your Author Brand | Your Writer Platform — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

The visual trend in marketing is inescapable. Learn how to put together an epic visual strategy to boost your book marketing efforts & author brand. Source: Build An Epic Visual Strategy for Your Author Brand | Your Writer Platform

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