Book of Days

Dave Meigs

Life-Transforming Fiction

The DIY, Life-Transforming Novel

From time to time, I receive requests from authors to review their books. I enjoy doing this, particularly for emerging novelists. It is especially satisfying when they win awards or their sales breakout. It feels good knowing that I had a small part in helping to get the word out. Unfortunately, before I finish the first ten pages I disqualify...

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Deborah Anderson

Diary Of A Crazy Writer

The Dance

I’m still struggling with the marketing aspects of writing, especially when it comes to Facebook and Twitter. I’ve found both of them quite difficult. How are we supposed to know whom to accept as our friends and the proper way to communicate with them?

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jim Rubart

Quantum Marketing

Surefire Marketing Method for Selling More Books

Do you feel like everyone has a stellar marketing idea on how you can sell more books? The Internet is rampant with opinions. Some marketing gurus say Facebook and Twitter are part of the secret formula. Others say blogging consistently is the key. Still others tell you to become the Book Club Queen.

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Jeannie Campbell

Character Therapy

Six Traits of Self-Destructing Characters

I have a client who is the epitome of self-destructing. By self-destructing, I mean bent on a path that will lead to death eventually, not just self-destructing in an emotional or psychological sense.

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Jeannie Campbell

She Reads

Far from Here by Nicole Baart

Far from Here marks my transition from the CBA market to the ABA. There is some mild sensuality and mild profanity, but I certainly didn’t set out to write shocking things. Instead, I wanted to honor my characters and the journey they were on. To tell their story with honesty and integrity, I needed to step a bit outside of my comfort zone.

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