Nurturing an Author’s Legacy Through Perseverance: A Journey of Love and Resilience
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Tine Gregory embarks on a tender journey to honor her late son, Bastian Gregory, by promoting his book, “Aboard the Timeline.” In this article, she intertwines the challenges of book promotion with her personal journey of remembrance and healing.

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Five Ways to Change Your Attitude for a More Successful Writing Career
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Today, Carolyn Howard-Johnson explores the transformative power of words, offering insights on pivoting from negative connotations and harnessing vocabulary for personal growth. Join us as she reveals how to craft narratives that resonate and uplift.

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Defeating Reading Slumps
Defeating Reading Slumps: A Novel Approach
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Ever found yourself in a reading slump? You’re not alone. It’s that bizarre phase when the act of reading feels more like a chore than a joy. A reading slump isn’t just a lack of interest in reading. It can be a mix of mental fatigue, external stresses, and even an overexposure to repetitive storylines. It’s the reader’s equivalent of writer’s block!

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Market Your Socks off Without Getting Cold Feet
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Today author Kathryn Elizabeth Jones shares her candid journey through the often intimidating world of book marketing. Drawing from her personal experiences, she provides practical insights and creative strategies for both new and seasoned authors. Get ready to shed your fears, embrace innovative marketing techniques, and promote your work with confidence.

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Meet Matthew J. Holmes: Transforming Author Marketing with Innovative Facebook Strategies
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For those of you who have been keeping up with the news about our Literary Awards program, you know we are thrilled to have several new sponsors on board this year and over the next few months, we’ll be introducing these remarkable contributors!

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Book Awards and Reviews: How to Promote a Self Published Book Through Accolades
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Today, Hannah Jacobson, Founder of Book Award Pro, sheds light on the immense power of book awards and reviews in supporting self-published authors. Sharing valuable insights from her unique vantage point in the industry, she illustrates how these accolades are pivotal in authenticating the quality of an author’s work, turbo-charging marketing efforts, and unearthing thrilling professional opportunities.

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Author Street Teams: Building a Bookish Community
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Street teams. Don’t you just love that term? Picture it – people hitting the streets to deliver the news about your book! Learn how to find, connect, and nurture these teams to promote your work and deepen your connection with your audience.

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A Handy Tool for Creating Believable Characters
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Author Susan Golden shares insight on a powerful tool for character development, providing practical guidance on creating consistent and dynamic characters whose actions surprise and captivate readers. Explore invaluable resources, uncover expert insights, and learn how to infuse your narrative with authenticity and depth.

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Nurturing Your Well-Being on the Writing Journey
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Writing can be a fulfilling and rewarding journey – why else would we do it? But it also comes with its fair share of challenges – especially on your mental health and well-being. Let’s look at a few practical ways to nurture yourself on this journey.

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Engaging with Book Bloggers and Influencers as an Indie Author
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As an independent author, or any author for that matter, it’s easy to get lost in the vast landscape of the literary world. The writing part of your job is only half the battle; the other half is getting your book into the hands of readers. But how? One effective way to increase your reach and impact is by building relationships with book bloggers and influencers. Let’s take a look.

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