A Valentine for Your Readers

by Gillian Nicol Nothing says reader appreciation like a good old-fashioned giveaway. Pairing a book giveaway offer with a holiday like Valentine’s Day is a sure way to attract attention and assure your readers that you care about them. Giveaways are a great way to engage readers while expanding your fan...

An Author’s Guide: The Do’s & Don’ts of Twitter

Originally published on authorsboutique.com by Gillian Nicol In the wide-wild-world of social media, Twitter can make or break your online presence. Despite being limited to just one hundred and forty characters to spread your message, it’s quite easy to find yourself falling into the “annoying zone” in the...

Digital Age Lends Advantage to Indie Authors

Originally published on authorsboutique.com by Gillian Nicol The publishing world is changing and that’s a fact. Gone are the days of piles of rejection letters and agents; being replaced instead by on demand eBooks and indie author sensations. Okay well, that’s not entirely true. Traditional publishing is...

Take Your Book to the Top of the Summer Charts

by Gillian Nicol The cool winter weather has finally left us for good and we’ve moved on to longer days and time spent outside enjoying the warm weather with family and friends. Many of us will be making trips to the beach or will curl up on the couch during an afternoon storm where we will more than likely...

Paper Is Not Dead!

Originally published on authorsboutique.com by Gillian Nicol My dad passed along this video to me through e-mail and I thought it was quite clever. Being an up and comer in the publishing industry it also got me thinking about the digital industry’s affect on books and authors. The question remains…is paper...

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