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What authors can learn about publishing from real estate…#publishing #Indieauthor #writetip #pubtip

While watching my favorite real estate shows on HGTV, I had an epiphany…the book business is a lot like real estate. Using real estate as a metaphor illuminates why some books sell and others don’t—and/or what you can do to … Continue reading

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Just ducky! A serendipitous gift…

My husband surprised me with a gift—a glass duck because he said he knows I like ducks (I do.). I never mentioned it to him, but I’d been looking for a duck figurine for my office desk as a reminder … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday secret prize & drawing winner announcement…#giveaway

The surprise secret prize in the August Freebie Friday drawing is an autographed Alien Mate spiral bound notebook! The winner will also receive a $10 Amazon gift card. So who won? Drum roll, please…. Jocelyn R. Rodgers She was selected … Continue reading

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11 things you need to know about being an indie author #indieauthors #publishing

If you’re an indie author/publisher, you are a small business. Maybe a really small business of one, but still a business. In a recent USA Today article, Rhonda Abrams outlined 11 secrets of success for small businesses. Abrams is a … Continue reading

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Prize drawing! Win the Alien Mate that went to the Arctic Circle! #giveaway #SFR #FreebieFriday

Alien Mate, a mail order bride sci-fi romance, went to the Arctic Circle and you could win the actual book that made the trip. Autographed! My husband and I recently cruised to Norway, traveling more than 200 miles over the … Continue reading

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Alien Mate goes to the Arctic Circle! Pictures!

My husband and I recently took a cruise to Norway to see the Northern lights. The trip took us 200+ miles into the Arctic Circle. My science fiction  romance, Alien Mate, which is set on a planet caught in an ice age, … Continue reading

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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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