Category Archives: Writing Tips & Resources

Free Books! (And How To Organize a Group Promo, Part 2)

First off, check out this promo I coordinated. With the September 12th release of my new novel, The Secret Lives of Superhero Wives, I needed to build up my mailing list with readers who’d be interested in that story. To … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: Dialogue Tag Overload

I spend a lot of my time beta reading for other authors, and one thing that flags a new writer to me is their use of dialogue tags. What is a dialogue tag?  The most common one is the word “said.” “I … Continue reading

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A Method to Book Marketing

Ever wonder where to devote your time (and resources) in marketing a book? I’ve been asking that question this entire year as I plug away at my 1000 True Fans blog series. I stumbled upon a graph on how readers … Continue reading

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Oh the Pressure! A Writing Calendar

I love creating new characters, worlds, and writing about their journey, but I have a problem. I can’t do it fast enough. After that first draft is written, I spend countless hours rewriting, editing, and tweaking it until I’m not afraid … Continue reading

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The Myth Behind Social Media – Guest Post by Judy L. Mohr

As my loyal blog followers know, I’ve never had a guest post. Well, that is all changing right now. 🙂  Judy L. Mohr has been following my blog and commenting her useful tips on many of my posts. When she … 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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Cover Reveals or Cover Input?

I’m partaking in a HUGE event right now for writers and lovers of stories of suspense called Mystery Thriller Week. (Check out the giant calendar of events HERE.) Somewhere during the preparation for this event, I was asked by author … Continue reading

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