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Eight Big Reasons to Learn to Love Amazon
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Carolyn Howard-Johnson shares invaluable insights on why Amazon is essential for authors’ success. Dive into her expert advice for a thriving book journey. read more
Jumpstart Telling Your Story: Creating a Timeline
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JoAnn Vega discusses the value of constructing a personal timeline to unearth and organize one’s family history. She likens this process to a detective’s work, emphasizing its role in self-discovery and connecting with one’s ancestry. Vega’s method offers a unique lens through which to view and understand personal identity and history. read more
Writing A Novel: Lessons Learned
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J.L. Askew recounts transitioning from historical writing to penning the novel “Alaska Deadly,” drawing inspiration from a wolf photo and personal experiences. The author underscores their creative journey, the hurdles encountered, and the significance of critical feedback for enhancing their craft. read more
On Writing Chase Scenes
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Today on the blog, Carolyn Howard Johnson shares invaluable insights on refining action scenes in your writing, drawing from her experiences on a Greater Los Angeles Writers Society panel, and providing practical tips to elevate your manuscript’s pace and intensity, essential for engaging readers and attracting publishers. read more
Collaboration and Writing: How Producing Songs Made Me A Better Writer!
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From solitary writing to the synergy of collaboration, explore how teamwork in editing and marketing enhances the author’s journey. read more
Jumpstart Telling Your Story: Getting Started
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Joann Vega offers practical tips on memoir writing, inspired by her own journey with ‘Moments in Flight: A Memoir,’ and her program, Ancestry: Telling Your Story. She guides aspiring authors through the process of capturing and reflecting on their personal narratives. read more
Plan a Targeted Publicity Strategy Using Amazon’s Freebies
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From publicity pitfalls to leveraging Amazon’s hidden arsenal for authors, uncover how to turn your book’s presence from overlooked to outstanding without spending a fortune. Read more for insider tips on personalizing your book’s page and making your author profile work for you. read more
Three Most Important Components for Publishing an E-Book
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In the ever-changing world of digital publishing, knowing how to navigate from manuscript to e-book is essential. This article breaks down the three key components that make for a professionally produced e-book. read more
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. read more
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. read more