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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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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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Effective Linking with Bitly

Knowledge is everything in business. I know that, but I’ve been regrettably slow in learning how to accumulate it. Several publications down the line, I’m finally figuring things out. So tip #1: Learn this stuff early. With this new campaign … Continue reading

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Want to be a Team Member?

Elizabeth hasn’t been a member of my team for very long. She was so quiet, I wondered if she had actually joined. Then she wrote that she’d been reading through all the posts and was “in awe.” Made me feel good. … Continue reading

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Working the Festivals

I love working festivals, and this will be our fourth year at the job. Someday, I suppose, we won’t really need to anymore–if God blesses my work–but I think I’d still do it. It’s just too much fun. MSB and … Continue reading

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Ad Making

I have so much fun creating ads for my campaigns. I like the picmonkey to help me with the designs, although there are many other sites–not to mention photoshop or others that come with your computer. I find the pictures … Continue reading

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Before You Write the First Word

After all this time at the keyboard, I learned that I started out wrong–and I’ve been scrambling ever since. I was just playing around with my first manuscript, no particular goal in mind. I wasn’t looking to become an author, … Continue reading

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Doing It All

Yes, I want to be a writer. That’s all I want to do when it comes to this business. I want to write and send my manuscripts to someone who will turn them into books and market them and promote me and … Continue reading

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Bruisin’ My Forehead

Remember this one from a couple of Fridays ago? Just pretend that head of hair you see in the meme is red. I’m trying to be creative in two different fields right now–marketing and writing. That’s not unusual for most … Continue reading

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