Category Archives: Promotion/Publicity/Marketing

Road Trip Results

Sometimes even the best-laid plans don’t turn out as well as you hope. Take this past event in Galveston, for instance. Texas Association of Authors’ founder and president Alan Bourgeois did everything right. He scouted the location, did tons of … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

I think I have everything ready for the Galveston Book Festival: Books, inventoried and boxed Price list Ebook cards, inventoried, priced, and prepped Cash to make change and Square for credit cards Table cloth and decorations Jar of giveaway candy … Continue reading

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Preparing for Public Book Sales

Spring’s coming, and along with it are my public appearance opportunities—speeches, book signings, fun festivals. I have to admit, I love meeting readers, and I’m happy to go wherever I can to reach them. Later this month, I and other … Continue reading

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Distribution: Going Wide

 I mentioned at the end of “After Revisions: What’s Next” that I might write another post about some of the things I didn’t mention in that one—like distribution. Well, here we go. I’ll let you in on my experiment. I … Continue reading

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After Revisions: What’s Next

 I finally—finally!—finished the revisions for Ride to the Altar.  This is the first time I’ve ever had to revise so extensively after writing “the end.” But I’m glad I did. I really love the results. But even now, I’m not finished. From … Continue reading

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Southern Writers Magazine Christmas Catalog!

Still shopping for Christmas presents? Haven’t even started? Here are some ideas for you, from the best of Southern authors! Be sure to look for mine!

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Building a Social Platform, a Personal Account

Lately, I’ve been reevaluating all my actions on social media, and I’ve reached the following conclusions: I stink at it. It takes too much time. I need to change what I’m doing. My Twitter feed reads like one long book … Continue reading

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Last Day

You remember that big ol’ Ryan Zee giveaway I wrote about—the one I probably shouldn’t have joined? Well, I paid for my ad, so I probably ought to promote the giveaway a little. After the initial reaction from several of my … Continue reading

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Major Goof. Major.

I get a lot of fodder for this blog from mistakes I see—author errors, newbie blunders, whatever—and believe me, I’m not immune to my own criticism. If you’ve read much at all here, you know I have several “do as … Continue reading

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Ebook Cards

  I got my cards in—too late for the festivals, but in great time for the rest of the events I have coming up this year. Now, whenever someone asks if my book is available in a digital version, I … Continue reading

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