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Quick Link: Audiobooks are the Fastest Growing Book Market: How to Get Your Book Recorded

Quick Link: Audiobooks are the Fastest Growing Book Market: How to Get Your Book Recorded

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Audiobooks are growing in sales and are very popular. You can also use them as part of an up-sell or deal for your customer. Check out the article from Anne R. Allen’s Blog… with Ruth Harris that interviews someone who actually voices […]

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Quick Link: Audiobooks: What You Should Know

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Audiobooks are a hot and growing market. Definitely worth looking into for your title. Romance University‘s contributor Veronica Scott runs down what you need to know if you are thinking of going audio. ~ * ~ Audiobooks: What You Should Know – […]

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Quick Link: Inexpensive Promoting

Quick Link: Inexpensive Promoting

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. It’s summertime! That means lots of events and chances to promote your book! Check out the excellent post from Elizabeth Spann Craig that has some fantastic tips on how to publicize your story without breaking the bank. ~ * ~ Inexpensive Promoting […]

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Quick Link: 6 Ways You Are Destroying Your Chances of Finding Readers

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Getting readers who hopefully love your story is the whole reason behind publishing your stories. Make sure you are not doing any of these six mistakes from Laurence O’Bryan at Books Go Social! ~ * ~ 6 Ways You Are Destroying Your […]

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Quick Links: Guide to Self-Publishing Marketplaces

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s offering is a basic guide for self-publishers on the major different marketplaces. There are smaller places out there as well and niche stores, all of which a quick google search will show you. Writers And Authors poster Fred Johnson’s article is […]

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Quick Link: How to Write a (Romance) Blurb by Rosalind James

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Your book blurb is one of the best tools you have in marketing your book. You have gotten the potential reader interested enough to come look a little more at your title. This is where you can make a big impact on […]

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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: 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: Organic Marketing by Kristan Higgins

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I love this post from Romance University! Marketing is a very important part of being an author. But you don’t want to turn into one of those people who everyone tries to avoid at a party because all they do is try […]

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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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Quick Links: What Goes in a Press Kit?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Do you have a press kit? You should. Where else can people find pictures you will let them use and more information about you. If you don’t have a press kit or just want to make sure the one you have is […]

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Quick Link: Covers Can Make or Break a Book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Yea yea yea. I know, covers are important and you have been told that many times here and other places. But Darren Beyer, at Indies Unlimited, isn’t just telling you. He is showing you with a real world example of what a […]

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Quick Links – Should You Pay for a Publicist?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Dorit Sasson, posting at Jane Friedman, shares her experiences and costs of hiring a publicist.  As an indie author, you should be willing to spend a little money on a great cover and a great editor, but is it worth it to […]

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Quick Link: 7 Ways to Find Beta Readers and Reviewers for Your book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Beta readers are a great tool for success. They provide a fresh set of eyes to look over your manuscript and hopefully provide great feedback, so you can polish your story before putting it in front of agents or customers. But where […]

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Quick Link: “Going Wide” – Gaining Traction on non-Amazon Vendors Part 1: The Upload Process

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. eBook authors usually have a choice to be proprietary with Amazon, or go “wide” and try and get their books out to a bunch of different places. That is not as easy as it sounds but at Fiction University, Angela Quarles has […]

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