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Dissecting A Publishing Contract – Part 4 of 4 – What is the Non-Competing Works Clause in a Publishing Contract? #amwriting

Before I share the final post for this series, I’d like to take a moment to express my gratitude to Kathryn for sharing her knowledge with all my readers. It’s been an enlightening series. At the end of this post I’ll … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author John Guzzardo – Learnings From The Publishing World #amwriting

Good Morning. Going to be about 73 degrees here in Florida land. A great day to sit on the porch and interview another one of my author friends. I’ve sweetened up the tea and I’m pouring a glass for John … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Tip #6 – Building Your Author Brand Series – Hiring Someone To Handle Social Media Posting #amwriting

While hanging out on various social media sites, I’ve seen some advertisements for companies that are charging for “Author Promotion”. To this end, some will offer to schedule book releases, blog hops, tweet blasts and other social media blasts. Having … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Penny Estelle – A Trip Down Reality Lane

On this sunny Saturday December morning, I’m sitting on the porch with author Penny Estelle. Much like some of my other porch guests Penny and I are talking about her writing journey and some of the realities we face along … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Lady Soliloque – The Benefit of Editors and Beta Teams

Today I’m joined on the porch by Lady Soliloque. It’s nice to have another Southern Lady with me today. We both appreciate the value of a good sweet tea, which is what we’re enjoying right now. It was a blistering … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author/Publisher Margo Bond Collins – On Being Indie #amwriting

Today I’m sittin’ on the porch with Margo Bond Collins, author and publisher extraordinaire. We’re sipping on some sweet iced tea and talking about Margo’s journey from author to publisher. She has some great insight we can all learn from. … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Missy Turner – Musings of a Debut Author #amwriting

It’s a bit nippy here again in the Sunshine State, but that still doesn’t stop me from sittin’ on the porch with some of my favorite authors. It’s a cuppa joe kind of day, so I’m sitting here with debut … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Tip #4 – Building Your Author Brand – Author Promotion Videos #amwriting

You have multiple books published and you’re wondering how to promote them all at once? Consider an Author Promotion Video. By pulling together short taglines about each book along with the book cover and other stock photos or video footage, … Continue reading

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Putting On Your Online Suit – Making Negative Comments About Your Publisher #amwriting

I know I’ve mentioned this before in some capacity, but I keep seeing posts on social media by authors and their content disturbs me. If you are an author, I would advise not making public posts that are negative in … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Tip #3 – Building Your Author Brand Series – Banners #amwriting

Web banners are a great way to build your brand as an author. You need a visual that readers can associate with you as an author. It can either contain graphics from your most recent release or something that brands … Continue reading

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