Monthly Archives: October 2014

Self-Publishing Tip #2 – Build Your Author Brand Series – Teasers #amwriting #indiepublished

This tip begins a five part series on Five Ways to Build Your Author Brand. The first tip is to use a teaser for your book. These are pictures that display a snippet or one liner about your story that you … Continue reading

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Writing Tip #3 – Avoiding Worn Out Phrases – Warning: Adult Content #amwriting

I think I’ll have a little fun today. I was participating in some readers’ forums on various sites and ran across this thread where readers commented on trite, overused, and worn out phrases that authors use in novels. I had … Continue reading

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Where Do Story Ideas Come From? The Daily News #amwriting

They say truth is stranger than fiction. I sure have found that to be the case. Whenever I’m searching for a story idea, I never have to go much farther than my own television. The daily news is a beehive … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Jenifer Ruff – What I’ve Learned Along My Publishing Journey #amwriting

Today I’d like to share a glass of tea with Jenifer Ruff, published author with World Castle Publishing. We are chatting about what she’s learned along her publishing journey. Let’s listen in: As a newly published author, I have several … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Tip #1 – NEVER Edit Your Own Work #amwriting

Everyone who owns a computer or tablet these days fancies themselves a writer. In my days as an EIC for a publishing company, I can’t tell you how many submissions I chucked due to poor editing, Gad Zooks! The manuscripts … Continue reading

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Put On Your Online Suit – Correct Spelling #amwriting #grammar

I have a lot of pet peeves as a writer, and I get “peeved” a lot when I view posts on social media. Just because it is a casual post does not mean you shouldn’t put your best foot forward. … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On the Porch with Kelly -Author Frank Allan Rogers – Organizing Book Signings

Today I’m sittin’ on the porch with author Frank Allan Rogers, The New F Word in Fiction. I just love that tag line and I just love Frank. He and I met many moons ago when we were both published … Continue reading

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