How the free book’s download day went

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How the free book’s download day went

How the free book’s download day went

Free book’s download day-info. This is going to be a stat rich post, so if you are not much into numbers, you might be bored. Those of us who want to see in black and white how an author’s giveaway works, and if it was a success, and if you think it might do well for you … well, keep on readin’. Everyone else, I will have something geared for you later this week. Don’t forget to tune into Writer Groupie Podcast next week. My guest will be Thom Reese. So… the Disk of Death free book day went like this :

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Book Review, update

Book Review, update

Book Sale; The current sales of Love Inn and An Unexpected Performance are going bye bye today and tomorrow so if you haven’t gotten yours yet, get thee to Amazon and buy buy. So…what’s new? Here, there  is SO much going on I am meeting myself coming and going. I bought a bunch of books at the used bookstore in Booksellers (our local indie bookstore-and yes an INDIE bookstore has used books!) and haven’t had time to dive in yet. All of them are mysteries so I am a happy girl. I have finished the latest buy of Cleo Coyle’s

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How to Write: The Hero’s Journey

This post is being brought to you by what I learned from reading Christopher Vogler’s book The Writer’s Journey. If you never heard of it, or haven’t read it, you really should, because it is one of the best writing books out there(in my opinion). According to CV, books (and movies!) are broken into three parts : Act one, Act two, and Act three. In case anyone is wondering, we are still in Act one on my blog book. And in those 3 parts a reader gets to know the main character(s) normal life, what the problem is, how the

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What does my reader want?

Several things have become glaringly apparent this weekend so far as How to Write is concerned. I guess whenever anyone embarks on such an auspicious endeavor, one must not get overly involved in the stuff behind the scenes. Well, I have. Deeply, truly, madly involved. But it’s all for my reader. It is because I care. I do not want to be a big fat failure, and have you scratching your head wondering what the heck I am talking about. But then too, I do not want anyone who is a little more advanced falling asleep as we dig into

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Five important points about book marketing & promotions before you publish

Book Marketing/Promotions Before You Publish Dano / Foter / CC BY Are you uncertain about doing your own marketing? Feel like too much of an introvert to be successful as a marketer? Don’t know what a marketing plan is? Can’t distinguish between promoting and marketing? Well, you’ve come to the right blog then. 1. Authors should get as much knowledge about book marketing/promotions as they possibly can. Recently, I watched over twenty videos, listened to over thirty podcasts, and am reading one of many many good books on this subject. I am not trying to toot my own horn here,

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