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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
Seven Most Important Lessons I Learned at Writing Conferences
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In every author interview I’ve given, one question invariably comes up. “What suggestions do you have for new and aspiring writers?” Although I could offer specific and concrete recommendations like write every day or commit to a 1000’s of words daily, I choose to go a different route. My first suggestion is always the same. Attend a writers’ conference. read more
Avoiding Agent Scams, New and Old
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I recently heard about a new kink in the old upfront-fee scam that less-than-ethical agents tend to use. I thought authors were getting wise to such things, but this scam and similar ones are getting worse if only because of they are finding new twists on old cons. read more
When Oprah Tolled the Bell for Her Book Club
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At first Oprah’s picks were authors of little renown. She chose novelists with important things to say and a unique way of saying them and didn’t give a T-tinkers darn who published the book or if the author’s name was known to anybody. read more