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Creating multi-dimensional characters will make your fiction impossible to put down! Your villains should be at least as interesting as your heroes, and this graphic suggests ways to create unforgettable villains for your stories.
We hear a lot about the importance of a great book cover, but what about the inside of your book? Looks are important there, too. Interior design is one of the major decisions you’ll have to make about your self-published book. But it’s not as daunting as you might think, even if right now […]
Even experienced authors have weaknesses in their writing. Just as some speakers fall into bad habits, such as saying um or uh, most of us have some bad habits. Maybe you slip into passive voice or use the same word(s) too frequently. Or perhaps you use unnecessary words that add nothing to your prose. The […]
I am seeing a lot of people panic over the upcoming move from CreateSpace (CS) to KDP. Authors are talking about removing all of their books from CS and generally freaking out over the transition. I’m sure it won’t go perfectly smoothly (It’s too big a change for that.) but there is no reason to […]
Amazon ads are a powerful marketing tool for authors right next to your book description. But these days, more than ever, ads are extremely competitive. You need to approach them the right way to get your book in front of the right people. In this article, you’ll learn: What metrics you should keep an eye […]
Book clubs are an author’s dream come true. With book clubs, you have readers who read your book individually and get together, as a group, to discuss it. This means more than one person is going to buy your book at the same time. You can encourage this behavior by reaching out to book clubs. […]
It had always been my dream to become a published author. The day I got a contract for a print book, from a major publisher, I was on top of the world. The day I saw my name on the cover of a real book, The Power of Less – I was in heaven. However, […]
As creator of Publisher Rocket and someone who understands AMS ads, I receive a lot of questions. And one of the more common ones is this: I’m getting so many clicks, but no sales…What’s wrong? Why aren’t my sales converting? When this happens, the most likely culprit is your blurb–or book description. And here’s the […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My most recent book is called Bag Lady. It’s a short story about a woman who is invited to take a journey into a new level in life, but she must first deal with the baggage in her life. Tell us something about […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. Understanding the Function of the Economic Development Administration. It is about an organization, their mission and values concerning helping companies and cities/regions to have economic growth Tell us something about yourself. I am a resident of Ohio and my background involves being a […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My most recent novel release is , a thriller. This novel has been in the works a long time. I started on it after my first novel, EVIL WAYS was released in 2005. Then, I sat it aside for some other deadlines and […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My most recent book is called . It’s the first book in my series “The Awakening”. It’s about a young woman who gets involved with some people whose motives she is unsure of. She later finds out she is more important then she […]
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