Monthly Archives: April 2017

Book Launch Results

Is there such thing as a perfect book launch? I have my new novel, Blood & Holy Water, set to launch this week. I’ve done a pile of reading, listened to as many podcasts and webinars as I could find, and spoke with other indie authors on successful techniques. As I’ve mentioned in past posts, just […]

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1000 True Fans – Domain Upgrade?

April’s focus in the 1000 “True” Fan blog series is SMALL CHANGES. This Weeks Mission: Adding a Newsletter Subscribe Pop-up to your Blog/Webpage Some time ago, I read that a pop-up subscription box could drive sign ups to your newsletter/mailing list. I remember reading one site that said, “If you don’t believe they’ll work, I challenge you […]

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Subject 23 – Free Prequel to Love, Lies & Clones

Sound the trumpets! I finished a short prequel to Love, Lies & Clones that I thought was a lost cause. It’s called Subject 23. Here it is: Subject 23 Alice Taylor poured her heart into the advancement of science. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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1000 True Fans – Novel Back Matter

April’s focus in the 1000 “True” Fan blog series is SMALL CHANGES. This Weeks Mission: Adding a Newsletter Subscribe Pop-up to your Blog/Webpage Some time ago, I read that a pop-up subscription box could drive sign ups to your newsletter/mailing list. I remember reading one site that said, “If you don’t believe they’ll work, I challenge you […]

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I Wrote ‘THE END’ Twice Today!

It amazing how productive you can be, if your mind is focused on your task. (AND you have a day off of work.) Today, I wrote “THE END” not once, but twice! Yup, twice. I always wish I’d only work on … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight – RETURN TO ROYALTY by E. Paige Burks

Novel: Return to Royalty Author: E. Paige Burks Genre: Urban Fantasy / PNR / New Adult How I found this book: The author of Return to Royalty and I mutually follow each other’s blogs and we both published our Fantasy novels at the same time. It seemed … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: Cutting Pesky Adverbs

I love beta reading a good story, and I’ve done a lot of it in the past  year. From the first page of a story, I can tell a new writer from one that’s more experienced by a handful of … Continue reading

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