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Bracing for a whirlwind 2018, what I expect this year…

As I write this, I am sitting in the calm before the storm.  2018 is showing every indication of being a category 5 hurricane. I had high hopes this year of writing/publishing only four, maybe five books. You know, cutting … Continue reading

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What I learned in 2017 part 2: It really IS about the book #writetip

When authors ask “what can I do to promote my book?” publishing industry professionals often reply, “write a good book.” It’s easy to dismiss that advice as trite. Of course, you should write a good book! What ELSE can an … Continue reading

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Enter to win an autographed print copy of Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2

The Pets in Space 2 authors are giving away a signed paperback copy of Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2. All twelve authors have autographed it! The holidays are coming and this would make a great gift for pet … Continue reading

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Midweek #BookNews: what’s happening in my author world

I’ve had a lot going on lately. Here’s a quick recap of what’s new in my sci-fi romance author world: A limited time free book promotion A new release An upcoming release Wrapping up the writing of a new Cy-Ops … Continue reading

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Come see my new pretty conference banner & win a prize #giveaway #swag #OIBF2017

I finally ordered a vertical banner for use at conferences. Sweet ‘n Spicy Designs, who does most of my book covers, designed the banner. (She did all the covers in the sidebar except for Krinar’s Desire & Embrace the Romance). … Continue reading

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Where to advertise your free book…part 3 of a series

Welcome to part 3 of my series analyzing the results of a two-month free campaign. If you want to know what I did and how I did it, please refer to Part 1 and Part 2. In today’s segment, I’m … Continue reading

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Keeping track of a busy month…one author’s to do list!

May has seemed exceptionally for busy to me, but I can’t remember the last time I didn’t have a busy month! What makes May different is that I have several projects going for several books, as opposed to multiple activities going … Continue reading

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Got a newsletter? Now what? How to get subscribers…

One of the first questions authors have after opening a newsletter email list account is, “Now what? How do you get people to subscribe?” It’s not as daunting as it seems. I use MailChimp for my email newsletter list, but … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: what actually happens when you a release book

You want me to do what on release day? Nooooo…. On release day, I dance to a frenetic beat, a la “Maniac” from the movie Flashdance. (See it on You Tube here) I clear my calendar for the day and … Continue reading

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Coming on Thursdays: a look back at science fiction romance…#SFR #ScifiRom #TBT

On social media there is such a thing as Throwback Thursday (#TBT), in which people post old photos of themselves. I got to thinking, why isn’t there a TBT for books? Why not do a feature about backlisted books? New … Continue reading

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