Can you imagine our lives if this title was true? I didn't want to imagine that all the dogs were dying. But the premise made me think, what if? It inspired me to build a story around it.
What do … [Continue reading...]
Are you sick of filling out forms every time you want to plan a sales promotion for your book?
Amazon created a new tool this week. Have you seen it? It avoids all the long, time-sucking forms you … [Continue reading...]
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Killer Nashville Claymore Awards Accepting Unpublished Manuscripts for entries until April 30th
NASHVILLE – Killer Nashville is one of the most well-respected … [Continue reading...]
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How do you hold up under criticism?
Do you retreat? Retaliate? Get angry? Do you lose your breath?
No one likes to be criticized. Yet as you rise to the top … [Continue reading...]
Thank you to those who entered the giveaway for the FICTION JUMPSTART program.
I wrote each entrant's name on a sheet of paper, placed the papers in a bowl, and had my husband draw five winners. … [Continue reading...]
When someone asks you what your book is about can you tell them in one sentence without missing a beat? If you're asked to speak at a local chamber meeting about your book, could you speak with … [Continue reading...]
10 Essential Tips to Make You a Better Writer, by Ben Russel
Writing is not something that comes naturally for everyone. It is something that takes patience and practice to master. There are many … [Continue reading...]
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2016 BOOK AWARD CONTESTS
by Alinka Rutkowska
My absolute favorite book award contest is: Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest
Deadline April 1, … [Continue reading...]
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It's that time of year again. TAX TIME. 1099's. Finding all those receipts you should have kept. Figuring out how much you owe the government. I just hung up … [Continue reading...]