Monthly Archives: April 2018

There’s Gold in Them Thar . . . Trunk Novels

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Welcome to a new week and the last day of April, friendly SEers! You’re with Mae today, and I’d like to chat about trunk novels. We’ve all got ’em—some more than most. Trunk novels are…

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How to Promote Your Blog Offline via @problogger

Originally posted on How To Ebook:
How to Promote Your Blog Offline Today I’m tackling questions from listener, Julianna Barnaby about whether it’s important to spend time offline building your blog’s personal brand and reputation. The answer is simple. “Yes.” Offline promotion…

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Facebook Floods Amazon With Fake Reviews

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
As you know, comments on an Amazon page can make or break a product. That’s why the company says that more than 99 percent of its reviews are legitimate because they are written by…

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Short Story/Serial Monday – Memories of Rachel – Part 9

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
I feel an ending coming to this story. It might be next week or the week after. This simulation of Ben’s wife began to remind me of the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. If…

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16 Query Tips From Agents

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Jacqui Murray ? When you read your story, does it sound off, maybe you can’t quite put your finger on it, but you know you’ve done something wrong? Sometimes–maybe even lots…

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A Spanish Love

Originally posted on Writers Envy:
I wondered for a moment if she were kneeling, perhaps stocking the shelves, she barely peeked over the bar, but her Spanish green eyes were bright when she smiled and she told me she didn’t…

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#MotownWriters 5 Smart Tips for Marketing Poetry Books

Originally posted on Motown Writers Network . . . Michigan Literary Network:
2 Author Marketing Experts, Inc. by Penny Sansevieri  / Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. – Robert Frost Such a beautiful statement by Robert…

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12 Small Writing Victories Still Worth Celebrating

Originally posted on Novelty Revisions:
1. You wrote today even though you didn’t feel like it! 2. You sent a big scary email to a stranger about writing! 3. You set a goal to finish something by a certain date!…

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4 Cs – a plotting formula for writers who hate the formulaic – guest post at Ingram Spark

Originally posted on Nail Your Novel:
How do we tease a bunch of ideas into a plot? How much notice should we take of common plot shapes such as the Hero’s Journey? Are they worn to death now? If we…

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10 Success Tips from Stephen King – From the Writers in the Storm Blog

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
By Jenny Hansen ? Last month, I shared J.K. Rowlings top tips on writing and success, and it was a tough choice between her and Stephen King. Those two write such wonderful books because they understand…

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