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Quick Link: Why Did I Get a ‘No’? – The Do’s and Don’ts of Query Letter Writing

Quick Link: Why Did I Get a ‘No’? – The Do’s and Don’ts of Query Letter Writing

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s offering is from Mark Gottlieb posting at Elizabeth Spann Craig and gives you hints and tips on query letter writing. Enjoy! ~ * ~ Why Did I Get a ‘No’? – The Do’s and Don’ts of Query Letter Writing by Mark […]

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Quick Link: Copyrighting Our Books

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s helpful post is from Best Selling Cozy Mystery Author Elizabeth Spann Craig and is one of those topics you don’t realize you need until you see it and then realize that copyrighting your book is a very good idea. It is […]

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Quick Link: The Power of a Permafree Book with Jennifer Waddle

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. One great and often overlooked marketing tool is the permafree ebook, especially for series. You can find a great post and podcast by Shelly Hitz and Jennifer Waddle that will help you utilize this great tool. Check it out! ~ * ~ […]

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Quick Link: Oops. That Book Review’s Not Verified

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. There have been a lot of changes with Amazon’s reviews lately. I understand the need to give readers better and more trustworthy reviews but it also needs to be balanced against how difficult it is to get reviews by writers. Big Al at […]

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Quick Link: Hints from the Pros: Book Tour Tips

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Are you thinking of doing a book tour? Want to know more about book tours? Head on over to Writer UnBoxed where Greer Macallister has gathered some helpful tips from book tour pros. What is your secret sauce for a great book […]

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Quick Link: Your Author Bio: Does it help your Book Sales or Stop Them Dead?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. When is the last time you looked at your author bio? I thought so. Often overlooked,  a good author bio can give a reader a sense of connection. Anne R. Allen has some great tips for creating or sprucing up your author […]

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Quick Link: Why I’m Turning Trad-Pub Deals Down

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Elizabeth S. Craig is adding her voice in the traditional vs self-publishing conversation. Elizabeth has many options but has opted to still self-publish, because it works better for her. Check the post out to see her reasons and let us know how […]

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Quick Links: Self-Publishing Success Stories: How I Do It – with John Nicholl

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Another success story in the world of self-publishing! Check out the interview with the bestselling author of three dark psychological thrillers, John Nicholl at the Alliance Of Independent Authors. ~ * ~ Self-Publishing Success Stories: How I Do It – with John […]

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Quick Link: How to Get the Most Marketing and Publicity Bang for Your Buck

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We can always use more information on how to market effectively. Good thing at Writer’s Digest we have an interview by award-winning author Kristen Harnisch with Caitlin Hamilton Summie, owner and founder of Caitlin Hamilton Marketing & Publicity. They discuss how marketing […]

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Quick Link: Should You Start a Video Blog?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Bless Laura Drake for being braver than me! She decided to start a video blog and posted her experiences and why you should start a vlog. She even included her first one at Writers In The Storm for you to check out! […]

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Quick Links: Looking for a Book Editor? Here’s How Much You Should Expect to Pay

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. If you have never hired a book editor and are curious at how much they cost or want to compare what you have paid, then read on for Blake Atwood’s post at The Write Life. Be warned, you might want to gird […]

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Quick Link:How to Start Your Own Publishing Company

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Not every indie writer needs to become a publisher, but there are a lot of advantages even if the only books you publish are your own. But it is always nice to give back and if you have figured out how to […]

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Quick Links: Author Blogs: 5 Bad Reasons for Authors to Blog and 5 Good Ones

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I LOVE this post by Anne R. Allen! In my day job, you know the one that pays the bills, I develop WordPress sites for people.  I still get people who think that if they put a post or two, the world […]

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Quick Link: Top Time Savers for Social Media and Blogging

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. A really great post from Elizabeth Spann Craig on how she saves time with her social media responsibilities. Worthy of a bookmark! ~ * ~ Top Time Savers for Social Media and Blogging by Elizabeth S. Craig, @elizabethscraig The biggest complaint I […]

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Quick Link: 7 Essentials for Your Book Launch

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s offering is about that most wonderful of things, getting ready to launch your book!  Hooray for you! But before you break open the champagne, check out the post by Keely Brooke Keith at Helping Writers Become Authors to make sure you […]

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