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A question of perception

Originally posted on M T McGuire Authorholic:
It’s another ‘I’m an idiot, learn from me’ post today. It’s also long. Apologies for that but there’s rather a lot to say. Recently I’ve been trying to get the initial ideas and machinery in place to launch a new book. There are several places where I’m stuck,…

Is Blogging A Waste Of Time?

Originally posted on K Morris – Poet:
A post in which L. L. Barkat argues that it is time for writers to stop blogging, (http://janefriedman.com/2013/03/15/its-time-for-many-experienced-writers-to-stop-blogging/). As an author with a blog and someone who blogs often, I don’t agree with Barkat’s perspective. Her views do, however deserve a hearing. Barkat’s main argument is that most…

Inviting Yourself into Someone Else’s House (Blog)

Publicity Tip #91 ~ flickr.com – neosnaps / Creative Commons License As a first-time author you might find yourself quite enthusiastic about doing guest blogs on topics you love (and finding a way to weave in mention of your book) to help publicize your new book while still keeping your budget in check. What you…

Missed Opportunities

Originally posted on All I Have to Say:
Last week, I discovered a broken link on my blog. This might not sound like a big deal to you, and in reality, it probably isn’t – unless my broken link directed a potential reader away from my blog. A broken link can cost you a book sale. It…

#MondayBlogs: The Stigma of Writing Horror

Originally posted on Shannon A Thompson:
Intro: Monday brings us a new blog post by a new guest blogger. Remember, if you want to guest blog, check out the information below this post, but be sure to read today’s post first! When author Alex Laybourne was asked why he chose to be a horror writer,…

Make a Difference in the Writing Community

Originally posted on All I Have to Say:
Most authors at one time or another have dreamed of taking the writing world by storm with a breakout bestselling novel. I’m sure most of us still harbor hope this will happen. Regardless of sales or monetary success, we can still make a difference in the writing community.…

All I need is Little Nellie! Learning to love #Christmas (and myself).#scrooge

Originally posted on M T McGuire Authorholic:
Christmas. The traditional time of unfulfilled expectations and almost unfailingly the death of a friend or relative. I have to admit that the best bit about Christmas, for me, is the day we get back from whoever we’ve been staying with that year, and I can relax in…

Author Presence: Choosing a Theme for your Author Blog

Originally posted on Lit World Interviews:
Author Presence: Choosing a Theme for your Author Blog The last article talked about Creating a Blog as in just getting your name set, and your Twitter Bio. The Creating a Blog part is pretty important as today we begin to look at Themes for our Blog. Yes, I…

Author Presence: About.me-What and How To.

Originally posted on Lit World Interviews:
Authors: Let’s get started setting up your web presence. Each day this week I will have an article about another piece to setup. I am not into doing everything at once in one article. We’re not in a hurry. Doing everything in one article makes people feel overwhelmed when…

Basics for Linking up with Readers.

Originally posted on Lit World Interviews:
Being a success: It’s not all about your writing. These days to be a successful author you have to be more than just a great writer. You have to be savvy about the ways of marketing and social networking. I can feel the cringe vibrate from your keyboard to…

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