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The Odds of Advertising Your Book

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Richard Risemberg ? This is the way it is: if your book does not enjoy extensive publicity, it will not sell. This is not a hard and fast rule, as miracles do happen through word of mouth, but the odds favor ads in this word of…

Is Your Book on the Taste Test Table?

Originally posted on IRISH FIREBRANDS: A Novel ~ and Other Works by Christine Plouvier, Indie Author:
Some Indie Authors believe that readers’ ability to borrow books from public libraries reduces writers’ income, but there is really nothing to fear: Libraries do like to have book donations to stretch their budgets, but they will also buy Indie-authored…

Guest author: Jim Webster – A measured response… Episode 8

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Oh yes, sorry, I’m still here. Hope you’re enjoying the story, ‘A measured response.’ Have you worked out whodunit yet? As I was saying, I’ve just published, ‘A licence to print money: The Port Naain Intelligencer.’ It’s available on Amazon. In it, Benor, who just wants to…

New Release! Shadows of Tomorrow: 2 Post-Apocalyptic Short Stories

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? Hi all! It’s been due time for me to publish a book under my personal name, so here you are. I’ve been focusing on a pen name for a while, but that’s no excuse. I had the urge to write in a post-apocalyptic (which apparently is a…

12 Worst Blogging Mistakes

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by AR Huelsenbeck ? I read a lot of blogs. I follow nearly 300, and I check out new blogs all the time. If you follow me or you’ve left a comment on ARHtistic License or you’ve tweeted something that interested me, I’ve probably taken a look…

How Your Emotional State Can Affect Your Editing

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Andrea Lundgren ? I’ve been thinking about how we humans clean things up. Sometimes, we do it begrudgingly, sometimes compulsively. How we feel (and how close we are to a deadline) usually determines whether our efforts are frantic or methodical. When rushed or pressured, we can…

How to Write an Effective Chase Scene

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Doug Lewars ? Either a villain is fleeing from the forces of law-and-order or your hero is fleeing from overwhelming danger, but in either case you need a chase scene. Any form of transportation can be used and the overall structure of the narrative will be…

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