Writer Groupie Episode 45-Stephen Zimmer, author

Writer Groupie Episode 45-Stephen Zimmer, author

Writer Groupie Episode 45-Stephen Zimmer, author

Hi Groupies! This week we are changing it up a little. The fantastic Stephen Zimmer is on the blog as an author interviewee. Stephen, as you may know, has been mentioned quite a lot on my podcast, Writer Groupie. He is a very inspiring author, and he’s been my friend for a lot of years, and I am so happy to have him on Writer Groupie! I did make a podcast for you below the interview, and yes, it HAS the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Now that it is December I can finally talk about it! Official Bio: Stephen Zimmer is an

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Writer Groupie Ep 42-Book Reviews and Editing with Sharon Stogner

Welcome, Groupies! This is episode 42 of the podcast, and today I chat with Sharon Stogner. Sharon is co-creator of the quirky multi-media review site I Smell Sheep, which was voted Best Review Site 2015 in the Editors and Preditors Reader’s Poll, and freelance editor(Devil in the Details Editing Services). Born and raised in NC, she received a B.S. in Biology from UNC and a Masters in Microbiology from NCSC back before cell phones became popular. Married and mother of two girls, she loves reading speculative fiction, blow’em up movies, and eating spaghetti. So, here we go…on with the show!

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Writer Groupie Episode 40 YA Sci-fi/Fantasy with Kathryn Sullivan

Writer Groupie Episode 40 YA Sci-fi/Fantasy with Kathryn Sullivan

Hello, Groupies! Today I talk with Kathryn Sullivan. And, this episode is our 40th interview on WG! I am rather proud of that fact and just wanted to hoot about it. If you are a new author wondering how to stand out in the crowded book market, consider starting a podcast. It’s great fun and it can help build your platform. Don’t forget to listen to the AUDIO ONLY version for the latest and greatest. See the audio link below. Now off we go, and on with the show! _____________ Kathryn Sullivan was born and raised in the Chicago suburb

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Cheap things to help sell your book

Cheap things to help sell your book

Cheap things to help sell your book or better known as cheap actions to take to get your book noticed. Yeah, so everyone is an author these days because everyone can self publish their work so easily with what Amazon offers. What used to be a constant stream of conversation in writing circles “how to get my work published” has now turned over to a “how to sell more books”. And with good reason, too. There are a lot of books out there, folks. According to Quora from a year ago, this is the breakdown : Amazon currently lists 32.8

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Sunday musing : reading and writing

Sunday musing : reading and writing

Everyone has memories of good times or of things that brought them joy. Like books. And reading. Well, me too. I can remember the first record albums I ever received. They were Christmas gifts from my brother, and to be quite honest, I don’t know whether he got them for me because he wanted me to have them or because he liked them so much himself. Either way, Led Zepplin came to roost at my room and really has never left. I received Led Zepplin II and a black album that I cannot recall the name of at the moment.

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