7 Tips for a Great Book Signing Event

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It’s time for a book signing! Yeah!  Your book is ready to go. On the shelves and waiting anxiously for legions of readers to snatch it up. But because you are not David Baldacci, Dan Brown or The First Lady, publicity and marketing are up to you.  And you want to host a book signing,…

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Travel: Stay local, Eat Local & Meet Local

Travel! Writers need to travel sometimes. With that, let me share with you my travel tips that will help you get the most out of any place! Living in South Korea is a fiction writer’s dream! Seoul has direct flights to almost every major travel spot in Asia, which is good for me because I…

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4 Ways To Market Your New Book Into The Trash

So you want to market your new book? You want to put it into the hands of all the readers. Awesome! Do you know how to get that book and the next one in to a reader’s hands? This is something you absolutely can’t wing. You need to develop a brand and a marketing plan.…

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Writing Inspiration: Independence Day

Do you need a writing inspiration on Independence day? Give yourself the freedom to write. Bring the sites and sounds of the 4th of July to any genre! According to the History Channel,  July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to…

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Writer’s Block: What to do About it


Ok, I have it.  Writer’s Block. Today, I’m drawing a blank. Well, truth be told, for the passed ten days I’ve been drawing a blank. I have other friends who are going through the same thing. Some of this is definitely quarantine related. I can’t concentrate on anything but health issues, keeping my family safe…

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Best Marketing For Writers

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What is the best marketing for writers? The debate on what constitutes the best marketing for writers is a ferocious one. Is it books or presence? Will what works for one work for another? If you ask a public relations specialist, it will be the internet. And if you ask a marketing specialist, it will…

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Author Spotlight: Jodi Thomas

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Are you a writers conference goer? I love them! I attended my first Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers recently and they had the absolute best keynote ever. Jodi Thomas She is a 3-time RITA award winner and Romance Writer Hall of Famer. Her speech was absolutely inspiring and hilarious.  I’ve cataloged some of the best tidbits…

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