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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 […]
People always judge a book by its cover. You have a great cover, right? That’s one of the most important ways to capture people’s attention when they’re searching through Amazon or any bookseller trying to find a book that interests them. After looking at a cover, the next thing people do is look at the […]
Writing a book can be a daunting task, and many writers wonder how many words they need to complete a book. Is a 50,000 word manuscript long enough? Is a 200,000 word manuscript too long? (Another question is how many words make up a page in a printed book. That varies a lot, depending on […]
Facebook is one of the world’s highest traffic websites, and those visitors tend to spend a tremendous amount of time on the site. This makes for somewhat of a captive audience, and yours ads will often get a lot more attention than ads on other websites. There are a number of subjects Facebook doesn’t allow, […]
When people start to write many of them don’t think about what it takes. It’s very important to know what the writing world is all about if you want to publish. Many in the writing community hear how easy it is or how “It can be that hard or entail that much right?” by well-meaning […]
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How do you feel about promoting your books? If you’re like a lot of authors, you have a lot of passion for the act of writing itself, but book marketing might seem a little intimidating or unfamiliar. Or, you might feel intrigued and excited about the idea of promoting your work, but unsure of the […]
It is the best time to be an author. Traditionally, marketing your self-published work would have been a lengthy and expensive process. Now you can harness the power of social media to catapult your marketing efforts to the next level. However, social media is a double-edged sword. So many writers end up spending more time […]
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 […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My most recent book is Made to Be Broken. It is the first in a trilogy called the Mystic Rampage series, and follows three individuals who are my version of genies. They don’t live in bottles or say “your wish is my command” […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. (pronounced Ma-ra-vee-ya) is a contemporary story about the people who live in a remote village in northern New Mexico. The town was founded about 400 years ago when the Spanish settlers first showed up. So the book is partly about how the old […]
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