Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Cows Have Brands! So, Authors, Why Don’t You?

Cows Have Brands! So, Authors, Why Don’t You? In this post about branding and marketing for authors, I approach the subject a little snarkier, a little differently than others might, but not too much different. Cows Have Brands! So, Authors, Why Don’t You? It’s a verifiable fact that people hate you when all you do…

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How Research Can Shape Your Novel

How Research Can Shape Your Novel As I continue writing my latest novel Moon Spyer, I can’t help notice how research can shape your novel. In the past couple of weeks, I’ve done several things regarding research, of which I posted on Facebook. You can see that post below. What I’ve noticed however, is not…

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Thursday Writer Resource Day

THURSDAY WRITER RESOURCE DAY It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything for Thursday Writer Resource Day. But, as I work toward the launch of my latest novel, THE DEATH OF VULTURES, I am given to post a list of book promotional and marketing ideas that I’ve been employing. And, no, I’m not an expert…

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Tuesday Dialogue Days

TUESDAY DIALOGUE DAYS Today’s post for Tuesday Dialogue Days will not feature a guest author because when I book someone and they don’t show up, then I have a “free” day on my podcast. In the past, I have (sometimes) given a brief blurb about the guest who couldn’t make it. But today, since I…

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Inspired Reading Equals Inspired Writing

Inspired reading equals inspired writing, from reading about scene-setting to characterization. I’ve been reading some great authors lately. What I enjoy is how each time I learn something helpful for my own writing. One writer will have an interesting nuance about how she links characterization to scene, how she gets to the heart of sensuous…

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Should You Hire an Independent Editor to Proof Your Story?

Should You Hire an Independent Editor to Proof Your Story? The answer is a big, fat, resounding, “YES!” And, after reading this first sentence, my editor, Kimberly Huther would make me take the “yes” from all caps to regular sentence case. And, she’d be right. So, I asked Kim to write a blog post today…

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