Category Archives: Writing Advice

Writing Tips: Finding Local Author Events

  Finding Local Author Events For Indie authors, finding local events where they can sell their books may seem like a daunting task … especially when you live in a town with one stoplight. I mean, what can I possibly … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Launch Parties

Launch Parties If you are new to the publishing world or new to the world of marketing your own books, you may be in the same boat as me when someone mentions their launch party. The first time I was … Continue reading

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Building Your Email List

How to Build Your Email List I have read so many marketing books for independent authors that I should be able to start my own marketing library. I have gleaned wonderful information from every author. Of course one gem that … Continue reading

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Writing Tips Monday!

Online Places to Advertise Your Book     If someone were to ask my fellow author friends and me what is the hardest part about marketing, I believe we’d say getting our books into the hands of our readers. If … Continue reading

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Project Juggling

How Many Projects Do You Juggle?   As writers we tend to have ideas all the time. Most of them creep into our mind and blare while we’re trying to go to sleep, but that’s another blog post entirely. This … Continue reading

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Book Review: 5,000 Words Per Hour by Chris Fox

Book Review: 5,000 Words Per Hour by Chris Fox   So I recently attended an author expo in Huntsville, and one of the writers said that Chris Fox was the guy to read if I wanted to sell more books … Continue reading

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The Cover Letter

The Cover Letter   The first piece of paper the agent or editor will see when you submit is the cover letter. This sets the tone for the entire proposal. You would think people spent time crafting their cover letter, … Continue reading

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The Biographical Sketch

Biographical Sketch The biographical sketch section of the proposal is a place for you to really show the agents and editors that you have experience meeting deadlines, being published, and why you are qualified to have written the book you’re … Continue reading

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Marketing Strategies

  Marketing Strategies   Whether you are traditionally published or independently published, in this day and age, you have to be able to sell your book. Gone are the days of the publishing house getting the word out for you … Continue reading

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Market Analysis

Market Analysis The Market Analysis of your book proposal has to do with all of that research you did for your target reader. The industry wants to know who is going to buy your book because then they’ll have a … Continue reading

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