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May I Have the Name of The Book Buyer?

by Amy Collins Today an author whom I do not know called and asked me for the names of my buyers so she could follow up on the presentations with new information. She is concerned that her publisher rep is not pitching her book “properly”. There is a lot of new information and media updates and the rep has...

Do You Have What it Takes to Be Published?

by Amy Collins It is every writer’s dream to see his or her book in the front window of the local bookstore. It is fun to imagine tall, colorful stacks of your books surrounded by throngs of curious readers flipping through the pages while others rush to the cash register with their copy. Feel free to...

For the Love of Writing

by Sherrie Wilkolaski Where would romance be without the written word? Or is it the other way around? If you think about it, love is what drives so many authors to write. Whether it is the love for another person, or being passionate about a particular subject, love is most seemingly, on one level or...

7 Free Tools to Market Your Book on Amazon

by Sherrie Wilkolaski It’s hard to find a needle in a haystack, not to mention a diamond in the rough, but if you look hard enough, you’ll find that Amazon offers a menu of free marketing tools for authors to promote their books. These are some real gems and the investment will last a lifetime....

Choosing An Editor

by Ellie Maas Davis When it comes to finding an editor to help you with your book, make sure it’s someone who responds to what you’ve written and how you’ve written it. Make no mistake: no one likes to be edited. It can be an incredibly painful process. You’re basically paying someone to poke holes in what...

Amazon’s Listmania! Is an Incredible Marketing Tool for Authors

by Sherrie Wilkolaski Knowing the ins and outs of Amazon is a must for any author, whether they are self-publishing or have a traditional publishing house behind them.  Either which way, it boils down to the author still being responsible for their own book marketing and Amazon has one free marketing tool,...

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