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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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Let’s Get Visible!

Now that my manuscript for The Final Ride is finished and awaiting my publisher’s approval, I have to turn my attention toward marketing the thing. I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve read a gazillion books about … Continue reading

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Working Your Facebook Author Page

Last October, I shared some tips about working your Facebook Author Page to appeal to your readers. Then I disappeared from my own author page for a while, posting sporadically, forgetting to respond to comments, basically violating everything I’ve ever said about … Continue reading

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Quick Note about the Facebook Hustle

Just read Edie Melson’s post on The Write Conversation, “Social Media Monday—How Facebook Changes for 2015 Could Affect Authors,” and I have to admit not being happy with my favorite playground. If you haven’t heard yet, Facebook plans to charge … Continue reading

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Making an Ad, for Newbies

Don’t you love this? I found it on Big Stock Photos. I find most of the images I use on either Big Stock or iStock, but there are so many sites out there–Flickr, MorgueFile, Photobucket. Probably more. Sometimes all you … Continue reading

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Picking Your Target

We had a blast at the Shelby County air show this past weekend. It was small, slow to get started, but once it did, it was great! But, here’s the problem. Since we both wanted to go to the air show, … Continue reading

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The Angst of a Diseased Author

Some comment in some post on somebody’s blog jinxed me. I don’t remember anything about it other than the commenter said many authors release only one book. He said they suffer from “second-book-itis.” I asked him to define it, but … Continue reading

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Lessons from Cat Tales

Each of my three cats have different personalities. Belle, the oldest, is laid-back and fearless. She’s quiet, rarely complains, and wants to be wherever I am–especially if I am in the kitchen.  Her favorite place there is between my feet. … Continue reading

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Kristen Lamb Can Hit a Nail

We’ve all done it: on Facebook, Twitter, or whatever your social poison, we’ve accepted a connection with someone who subsequently bombards us with pleas and demands to visit their page, read their posts, buy their books. Whether they’re begging for … Continue reading

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